Iis Dahlia is an Indonesian singer and actress. She rose to fame after the release of her 1990 dangdut album Tamu Tak Diundang. She is best known for her songs “Cinta Bukanlah Kapal”, “Payung Hitam” and “Ser”.
Early life and career
Dahlia began singing onstage in elementary school. She studied voice at HAPMI (The Association of Indonesian Singer Artists and Musicians). She then moved to Jakarta to attend high school. Similarly, at age 14, she began singing professionally at Ancol Dreamland amusement park. In 1985, she first came to widespread attention when she appeared on the TVRI series Wajah Baru.
Likewise, in 1986, she signed a contract with Akurama Records to release six albums. She changed her name to Isis Dahlia and released one unsuccessful album. However, the title track from her album Tamu Tak Diundang became a surprise hit and Dahlia soon gained a reputation as a more sophisticated dangdut singer. Furthermore, she won an HDX Award for her album sales in 1990. Since 1997, she won the Best Female Dangdut Singer at the inaugural Indonesian Dangdut Awards (ADTPI). Moreover, in 2000, she recorded a new version of the Kuch Kuch Hota Hai theme song with Indian singer Ashraff. Early in her career, Dahlia would sing at various dangnut nightclubs, including Bintang-Bintang in Blok M.
In 2011, she performed at the World Interfaith Harmony Week celebration in Jakarta. She has released around 40 albums during more than 30 years in the music industry and has acted in films like Kentut (since 2011).
Dahlia was married to Indonesian businessman Dadang Indrajaya. In 1998, the couple had a daughter. The couple later divorced and Dahlia married pilot Satrio Dewandono with whom she has one son.
Dahlia is a supporter of the environmental movement. Her 2004 album Samudera promoted marine conservation. She has also appeared in public service announcements to raise awareness of the risks of pregnancy-related complications.
- Full Name: Iis Laeliyah
- Date of Birth: May 29, 1972
- Age: 47
- Birth Place: Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia
- Nationality: Indonesian
- Occupation: Singer, actress
- Years active: since 1987–present
- Children: Devano Danendra, Juwita Salshadilla
- Spouse: Satrio Dewandono (m since 2001), Dadang Indrajaya (since m 1993–1998)
- Albums: Tamu Tak Diundang, Lupa Diri, Juned, Darah Biru, Kejam, etc.
- Awards: AMI Award for Best Dangdut Female Solo Artist, etc.
- Net Worth: $100,000 – $1M
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