Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara

Who is Alessia Cara?

Alessia Cara is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist who is better known for her single "Here" from her debut album "Know it All" that reached number 19 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and was a sleeper hit in the United States, peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Cara is also famous for winning the Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammy Awards, making her the first Canadian artist to win this award.

What is Alessia Cara Famous for?

Alessia Cara is best known for her single "Here" from her debut album "Know it All" that reached number 19 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and was a sleeper hit in the United States, peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Cara is also famous for winning the Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammy Awards, making her the first Canadian artist to win this award.

Where was Alessia Cara Born?

Alessia Cara hails from Brampton, Ontario, Canada as Alessia Caracciolo to Italian parents, Enza (Ciccione) and Vincenzo Caracciolo who hail from Calabria. Her father was a welder born in Canada to Italian parents and had to travel between Canada and Italy, her mother is an Italian immigrant. Alessia has three siblings, Dairo, Dante, and Danica revealed yet. She is a Canadian by nationality and belongs to Italian-Canadian ethnicity. She follows Christianity and her zodiac is Cancer. As a child, she wrote poetry and did theatre. She began playing guitar at the age of 10 and taught herself how to play various songs. At the age of 13,  she began her own YouTube channel where she posted covers of songs that she performed. she attended Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School.

How is Alessia Cara's Career?

Cara's music career started when she was noticed by Tony Perez’s(the founder of EP Entertainment) daughter who contacted Alessia Cara after watching her videos from the youtube, earning her a record contract with Def Jam Recordings in 2014. Her debut single "Here" released in 2015 gained her huge success and brought her international acclaim. The following year, Alessia made her first televised debut in July, performing "Here" on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon which was nominated for the Original Song at the Streamy Award.

She released the EP Four Pink Walls, containing five songs, including her debut single. Her debut album, Know-It-All, was released on November 13, 2015. Cara was awarded as Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2016 Juno Awards. She released music videos that include, "Wild Things"(2016), "How Far I'll Go"(2016), "Seventeen."(2017), "Growing Pains"(2018), "A Little More"(2018) and many more. On January 28, 2018, Cara was named the Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammy Awards, making her the first Canadian artist to win this award. Cara's second studio album, The Pains of Growing, was released on November 30, 2018, that reached number 1 on the US iTunes Pop Chart less than two hours after its release. In July 2019, Cara released her two singles, "Ready", "Rooting For You," and she is still marching on rapidly to mark her imprint in the musical industry. 

What are Alessia Cara's Achievements?

She was awarded the Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2016 Juno Awards and was short-listed for the BBC Music Sound award for 2016. She was nominated for her first four Grammys and won the Best New Artist on January 28, 2018, making her the first Canadian artist to win this award. She has also received nominations at the American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards and won an iHeartRadio Music Award, two Juno Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and an MTV Europe Music Award. Other awards include two MTV Video Music Awards, two Canadian Music Awards and a Radio Disney Music Award.

What is Alessia Cara's Net Worth?

Her net worth has been estimated to be $4 million which came from record sales, concert tours and ads earnings from Youtube. Exact information regarding her house, cars, business, and their worths are still under review.

How is Alessia Cara's Personal Life?

Cara is currently single. However, she was in a relationship with fellow singer-songwriter Kevin Garrett from 2016 to 2018. The duo did a joint concert tour in 2016 and has already released some cover songs together online.

How Tall is Alessia Cara?

Cara stands 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 53kg. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes. Her body measurements are 34-26-35(Bust-Waist-Hip). Her shoe and dress size is 6(US). She wears a bra of size 32B. She has a straight sexual orientation. 

Alessia Cara is very active in social media. she has over 3.3 million followers on Instagram profile, alessiasmusic. Her Twitter profile, @alessiacara has 1.35 million followers and her Facebook profile, @alessiacara 928.1k fans. Her self entitled youtube channel has 3.2 million subscribers.

Facts to be known about Alessia Cara:

  1. She can speak Italian. The girl who sang that she used to believe that her dreams only existed in her dreams and has been pretending to win Grammys since she was a kid in her shower eventually won a Grammy. Her parents gave her an acoustic guitar on her 10th birthday.
  2. Her first cover was Price Tag and her Sweater Weather by The Neighborhood cover became very popular on YouTube that it garnered over 800,000 views in 2013.
  3. On November 13, 2018, Cara released a song, entitled "Not Today." The release date coincides with the three-year anniversary of the release of her debut album, "Know It All". 
  4. Cara has revealed on separate occasions that she experiences synesthesia and has keratosis pilaris.
  5. Cara is an R&B[64] and an alternative R&B[65] singer. She also creates music in the pop, soul, and indie pop genres.
  6. Her influences include Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Pink, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas,[68] Drake and Ed Sheeran.
  7. She used to do all of her recordings in the early days for youtube covers in bathrooms not to disturb her small brother.
Alessia Cara
Quick Facts of Alessia Caracciolo
Celebrated Name Alessia Cara
Age 24 years old
Nick Name Alessia Cara
Birth Name Alessia Caracciolo
Birth Date 1996-07-11
Gender Female
Profession Canadian singer-songwriter
Nationality Canadian
Famous for "Here" single debut
Place of Birth Brampton, Canada
Father Vincenzo Caracciolo
Mother Enza Ciccione
Siblings Dairo, Dante, and Danica
Religion Christanity
Horoscope Cancer
Education Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status single
Height 5 feet 1 inch
Weight 53 kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Measurement 34-26-35(Bust-Waist-Hip)
Dress Size 6(US)
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