Well known for her chart topping single "Hideaway," she is a pop and house music singer and songwriter as well as artist and trained ballerina. She performs under the name Kiesza.
She was featured in the popular Finnish song "Triggerfinger" by Donkeyboy.
She has written songs for artists including Kylie Minogue, Rihanna, and Icona Pop.
As a former tall-ship sailor, the Army once attempted to train her as a sniper. For school, she attended Selkirk's music school in Hawaii for one year and then attender Berklee College of Music in Boston.
She was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and later resided in New York City.