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Lights (Valerie Anne Poxleitner) was born on 11 April, 1987 in Timmins, Canada, is a Musician,singer,songwriter,illustrator,author. Discover Lights's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 33 years old?
|Popular As||Valerie Anne Poxleitner|
|Age||34 years old|
|Born||11 April 1987|
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Lights Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Lights's Husband?
Her husband is Beau Bokan (m. 2012)
|Husband||Beau Bokan (m. 2012)|
Lights Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Lights worth at the age of 34 years old? Lights’s income source is mostly from being a successful Musician. She is from Canada. We have estimated Lights's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Musician|
Lights Social Network
Lights has collaborated with artists such as Bring Me The Horizon, Deadmau5, Felix Cartal, Owl City and Sleepy Tom among others. Lights signed with Fueled by Ramen in 2019 and released Skin&Earth Acoustic which included three new songs.
On May 12, 2019, it was announced that she had signed to Fueled by Ramen; in-conjunction, the release of Skin&Earth Acoustic was announced, as well as a North American concert tour. The acoustic album was released on July 12 with three additional new songs.
In November 2018, Lights collaborated with Deadmau5 on his track "Drama Free", which was released on his Mau5ville: Level 2 EP on November 16. In February 2019, Lights collaborated with Felix Cartal on a track "Love Me". In March 2019, Lights collaborated with Sleepy Tom on a track "Amateurs".
In April 2017, Lights announced the forthcoming release of her fourth studio album, Skin & Earth. A comic book series drawn by the singer accompanied the release of the record, with the first edition published in July 2017. New music was released with each edition on a monthly basis until the album was released in full. Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun collaborated on the album tracks "Savage" and "Almost Had Me". On June 8, she released a snippet of the song, and revealed the title, "Giants", on June 15. "Giants" and its accompanying music video were released on June 23. The song peaked at number eighteen on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart. On July 14, Lights released a promotional single from the album, titled "Skydiving". The album was made available for pre-orders on August 11, 2017, and was released on September 22, 2017. Lights released the song "Savage" on August 11, 2017, followed by "New Fears" on September 15, 2017. The album track "Fight Club" is featured in the game Just Dance 2018, released in October. On November 7, Lights announced the "We Were Here Tour" with Chase Atlantic, Dear Rouge and DCF. In January 2018, Lights embarked on the tour across North America, where she played 46 shows, in support of the album. On February 2, 2018, Lights released the music video for her song "We Were Here". She joined Young the Giant's fall tour in October as the supporting act.
In December 2017, Lights came out as bisexual during an interview with People magazine.
In 2015 the artist continued touring extensively in venues such as Old National Centre in Indianapolis in support of the album. That year she began work on an EP titled "Midnight Machines". It was released on April 8, 2016 and included six tracks from Little Machines, as well as two new songs called "Follow You Down" and "Head Cold." Avatars of Lights with her band and her songs "Same Sea" and "Up We Go" were featured in the 2016 video game "LOUD on Planet X".
In July 2014, Lights' album, Little Machines, became available for pre-order on iTunes with its lead single, "Up We Go", available to download. The album was released on September 23 in the US and Canada. It debuted at number five in Canada. "Running with the Boys" received radio play early 2015 as the second official single, while "Portal" and "Same Sea" received promotional releases.
In September 2014 the music video for "Up We Go" was released. This video was filmed all in one take and currently has more than 3.5 million views. In October, Lights parted ways with her long-time manager Jian Ghomeshi.
– Lights revealing where her nickname came from, 2008
In March 2013, Lights released an acoustic version of "Cactus in the Valley", featuring Owl City, as a single in the UK.
Siberia Acoustic, was released in April 2013, and reached Number 7 in Canada. She toured around North America in support of the album, with Dear Rouge opening some dates and Lianne La Havas opening others.
At the June 2011 Utopia Music Festival, Lights performed three new songs, "Toes", "Where the Fence is Low," and "Everybody Breaks a Glass." The single "Toes" was released in August as the first single to Lights' second studio album, Siberia. Lights signed with Last Gang Records; concerns by the label executives about her shift in style to a more gritty sound caused delay in the release of the album, but it was eventually released online in the US and Canada on October 4 and later that month in iTunes stores in Australia. Siberia received positive reviews and was nominated for a Juno Award for Best Pop Album of the Year. It debuted at number three on the Canadian Albums Chart, while selling more than 10,000 in its first week. It sold more than 40,000 and was certified gold in Canada on April 27, 2012. Lights said in an interview that her favorite song on Siberia was "Flux and Flow."
Lights was introduced to Beau Bokan, the lead vocalist of metalcore band Blessthefall, at a Taking Back Sunday concert in Los Angeles, and the two quickly started dating. After becoming engaged in September 2011, they were married on May 12, 2012, and Lights added "Bokan" to her last name (now stylised as Poxleitner-Bokan). They got matching tattoos to commemorate their wedding date. On November 4, 2013, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child. Lights gave birth to their daughter, Rocket Wild Bokan, on February 15, 2014.
Lights contributed vocals in Ten Second Epic's song "Every Day" and appeared in their music video. The song appeared on the Big Shiny Tunes 14 compilation album and the music video was nominated for Best Independent Music Video at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards. She is also featured on the soundtrack (songs "Ben" and "Climbing") for the 2008 Canadian film One Week, starring Joshua Jackson. She was a guest vocalist on the album A Shipwreck in the Sand, released in 2009 by post-hardcore band Silverstein from Burlington, Ontario.
In March 2010, Lights was named on the American music website Shred News's 10 Artists to Watch in 2010. During January–May, she toured with contemporary synthpop artist Owl City in Canada, the United States, and Europe. She was featured on Owl City's song "The Yacht Club" on the 2011 album All Things Bright and Beautiful, and appeared in the music video for their song "Deer in the Headlights." Additionally, Lights was a special guest for pop-rock band Hedley's The Show Must Go... On The Road Tour, as well as These Kids Wear Crowns.
Lights released an acoustic EP titled Acoustic in July 2010. Her debut for the album was at the University of Waterloo, where she had received most of her inspiration for the album. That same month, she began her six-date tour around the US, performing her songs acoustically. In September, she toured with Hedley for eight dates on the Ontario leg of their Canadian tour. In October 2010, Bring Me The Horizon's album There Is a Hell Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven Let's Keep It a Secret featured Lights as a guest vocalist on the songs "Crucify Me" and "Don't Go." She is also featured on The Secret Handshake's song "Used to be Sweet" from their album Night and Day.
In October 2010, Lights released "My Boots." She also left on her headlining tour with Jeremy Fisher. In November 2010, her debut album The Listening was given a gold certification by the Canadian Recording Industry Association for sales of 40,000 units. The certification trophy was presented during her Toronto concert on November 18, 2010.
Her debut EP Lights EP was released on September 2008 achieved commercial success which enabled release of her first full-length album, The Listening on September 22, 2009. Her second album, Siberia was released on October 4, 2011. Both albums has since been certified gold in Canada. Lights released her third studio album, Little Machines on September 19, 2014, which debuted on the Canadian Albums Chart at number five. Her fourth album, Skin&Earth, which featured "Giants" was released in September 2017 accompanied by a graphic novel of the same name. The albums have won Juno Award for Pop Album of the Year in 2015 and 2018 respectively.
In 2009, Lights released her third single to Canadian radio stations called "Ice" with a homemade video released on her Myspace. She also released a second video for "Ice" in Canada on November 10, 2009. It was released in the United States on November 11, 2009. On August 10, 2009, her music video for "Saviour" was released.
Lights won the 2009 Juno Award for New Artist of the Year. The Listening sold more than 80,000 copies and was certified gold in Canada. In September 2009, Lights toured with the British band Keane on their Canadian/Pacific Northwest tour.
Starting in early 2008, Lights toured cities in the Great Lakes region, in both Canada and the United States. Around the same time, her song "Drive My Soul" rose to No.18 in the Canadian Hot 100. In late 2008, she toured the United States.
In August 2008, Lights signed a record deal with Toronto-based label Underground Operations. She also signed an American partnership deal with Warner Bros. along with Doghouse Records. Her EP was released in stores in September. Her second single, "February Air," which had been used in a commercial for Old Navy in early 2008, released in December and sold about 12,000 copies. The EP's commercial success, enabled the release of her first full-length album The Listening after a year.
In high school, Lights played guitar and sang in the metal band Shovel Face. She set up a page on Myspace, accumulating a following. She began her music career writing for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, and composed music for the television series Instant Star. She and Luke McMaster are credited with composing "Perfect," sung in the role of Jude Harrison on the show by Alexz Johnson. In 2007, she contracted with Jian Ghomeshi, who acted as her manager until late 2014.
Lights Poxleitner-Bokan (born Valerie Anne Poxleitner; April 11, 1987), known mononymously as Lights (previously stylised as LIGHTS), is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician from Timmins, Ontario. She is known for singles "Drive My Soul", "February Air", "Ice", "Second Go", "Toes", and "Up We Go". She was awarded the 2009 Juno Award for New Artist of the Year and two 2009 Astral Media Radio awards during Canadian Music Week.
Lights was born Valerie Anne Poxleitner in Timmins, Ontario, to missionary parents, Virginia and Eric Poxleitner on 11 April 1987. She has one older sister, Jess. She was home-schooled and was also taught guitar by her father. She produced her first song "Saturn's Rings" with an eight-track recorder she purchased with inheritance money from her grandmother in 2001. She spent her childhood in many parts of the world, including the Philippines, Jamaica and Ontario. She moved to Toronto at the age of 11 and changed her legal name to Lights. She got the nickname "Lights" from her last name Poxleitner. As there was already a signed band named "Lights", having her name officially changed was a way to use it despite prior use.