Ladies and gentlemen, after much speculation, the good folks over at TheHairPin have located “Royals” singer Lorde‘s birth certificate, and she really is 17.Rumors swirling around the teenage pop singer’s age have been ongoing since she became an overnight success in the States. Lorde was born on November 7, 1996, which makes the two-time Grammy Award winner a very fresh 17. Here’s the proof:
What’s most interesting about Lorde’s birth certificate is that the New Zealand native actually has three first names – Ella Marija Lani.
So there you have it. Lorde is 17, until proven otherwise by another birth certificate.