Alessia Cara is a well-known Canadian singer and songwriter who stormed the music world with her smashing hit single, “Here”, the lead single from her album, Know-It-All. The single peaked at #19 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart while the album itself reached number 8 on the Canadian Albums Chart and number 9 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. She won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2018.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Alessia Cara was born on 11 July 1996, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
She’s currently 21 years old.
Her ancestry is Italian.
Alessia graduated from Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School in Brampton in 2014.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Dario (Brother), Dante (Brother), Danica (Sister)
Alessia revealed in interviews that she had a boyfriend in high school. She hasn’t disclosed who she is currently dating.
- In feet – 5 feet 1 inch
- In centimeters – 155 cm
- In meters – 1.55 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
- Measurements – 34-26-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Alessia Cara released her debut single, “Here” in April 2015, which reached number 19 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her debut album, Know-It-All was released on November 13, 2015, reached number 8 on the Canadian Albums Chart and number 9 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States.
She did not act in any film till date.
Alessia made her first appearance on television, performing her single, “Here” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on July 29, 2015.
She is best known for her acoustic covers of popular hit songs which she uploaded on her YouTuber channel.
She gained both popularity and recognition among the music lovers for her debut album, Know-It-All.
Alessia was featured in The Sound Drop commercial.
Alessia Cara Favorites
- Favorite Food – Hot Wings
- Favorite Disney Movie – Alice in the Wonderland (2010)
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite City – London
Alessia Cara Net Worth
Alessia net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
Social Media Profiles
Alessia Cara Facts
Growing up, she did theatre, wrote poetry and learned herself how to play guitar when she was 10 years old.
At 13, she launched her own YouTube channel, which has now over 2.5 million subscribers and 38 million views.
In the early days of her musical career, she posted acoustic covers of popular songs to her YouTube Channel.
Cara cites include Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Pink, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, Drake and Ed Sheeran as her musical influences.
In July 2015, she got endorsed by Taylor Swift on social media for creating a playful acoustic cover of her Bad Blood song on BBC Radio 1’s Piano Sessions.
Cara won the Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammy Awards making her the first Canadian artist to win this award.
Cara’s singing and writing style has been compared to singers such as Lorde, Amy Winehouse, Rihanna and Norah Jones.