Kimbra Lee Johnson (known as Kimbra) was born in Hamilton, N.Z on March 27, 1990. She is famous for being featured in Gotyes hit song, 'Somebody That I Used to Know.'
Kimbra began writing songs at just 10 years old. She learnt to play the guitar at 12 years old and would sing at her schools jazz choir.
In 2004, Kimbra was runner up in Smokefreerockquest, which gained her fame in her country. She then recived funding to release two singles called 'Simply on My Lips' and 'Deep for You'.
At the age of 17 Kimbra was signed to Forum 5. She then moved to Australia and started working on an album. Through Forum 5 she released her first single 'Settle Down' in 2010.
In 2011 she was signed by Warner Brothers Records and released her debut album 'Vows.'
Kimbra's popularity skyrocketed when she feautured on Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know.' The song won ARIA and Grammy Awards.
Kimbra's musical influences include Prince, Minnie Riperton, Bjork and Jeff Buckley.