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Robert England "Rob" Grant Jr. (born June 16, 1953, in Evanston, IL), is the father of American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey. He is known for his work as a domain developer, with his business operating around 1,600 websites and around 8,000 domain names.[1]

Early life[]

Grant was born to his mother Cynthia Grant and father Robert Grant Sr. in Evanston, IL on June 16, 1954. He graduated from Prescott College in Arizona.


Grant began working as a Grey Group executive copywriter. After working as a major executive, he began investment in web domains in the late 90s, and as a result became a self-made entrepreneur. Grant won the Developer of the Year Award at the domain conference and event T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2011.

Personal life[]

Grant married Patricia Grant on June 12, 1982, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church.[2] They later had their first daughter and oldest child Lana Del Rey in New York City, and shortly moved to Lake Placid. Following this, they had their second daughter Chuck Grant then their first son and youngest child Charlie Grant. He has one granddaughter, Phoenix Pickens-Grant, the daughter of Chuck.

Robert Grant and his wife currently live in Lake Placid, New York. He usually interacts with his daughter's fans through social media. He has also made several domain name donations to various organizations, most notably the Kent School that Del Rey attended as a young girl.[3]

Work with Lana Del Rey[]

As lead artist[]

"Lost at Sea" and "Hollywood Bowl" are songs from Robert's debut album Lost at Sea, both performed by Grant and Del Rey. "Lost at Sea" was released on June 1, when "Hollywood Bowl" was released on June 8, 2023, both as singles from the record. The album reached number one on the Classical Albums Chart, number 18 on the Official Albums Sales Chart and Official Physical Albums Chart, and number 20 on the Official Record Store Chart in the UK, and number 25 on Official Scottish Albums Chart.[4]

Other work[]

Songs from Blue Banisters (2021)[]

  • 15. "Sweet Carolina"
    • Production role: Songwriter.
    • Instrumentation: Piano.