Alessia Cara (born July 11, 1996) is a Canadian Singer and Songwriter from Mississauga, Ontario. She became a huge sensation in the music industry after winning the Grammy Award for Best New Artist 2018. Furthermore, the 22-year-old singer’s first single “Here” reached the top 5 in the US and top 20 in Canada.
Alessia released her first official studio album named ‘Know-it-all” in 2015. Moreover, it also reached at the 19th position on US Billboard 200. The singer later signed to EP Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings.
Her 2016 single “Scars to Your Beautiful” also peaked at the top 10 on US Billboard Hot 100. In addition, Cara’s real full birth name is Alessia Caracciolo. She started her music career in her early teens.
Caracciolo used to post her songs covers to her YouTube channel. Later, she started performing on various Radio Stations like “15 seconds of Fame” in 104.1 FM of WBMX Boston. Her cover of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” released in July 2015. It also became a huge hit.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The singer was born on the 11th of July 1996 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Therefore, Alessia Cara’s age is 22 years old, as of 2018. Her father is of Italian descent but born in Canada. Her mother is an Italian immigrant. Hence, she belongs to Italian-Canadian.
Furthermore, Cara has three siblings i.e. brothers Dario & Dante Caracciolo and sister Danica Caracciolo. Alessia attended Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School and graduated in 2014.
Moreover, she wrote poetry and acted on stage as a child. Later, the singer also self-taught herself to play the guitar. At the age of 13, she began her YouTube channel and uploaded various songs cover.
Her popularity from YouTube led her to sign a contract with EP entertainment. In fact, she also has a skill in mimicking. As of relationship, Cara once told that she dated her boyfriend in her high school. But we have no information about him.
Real Full Birth Name
Singer and Songwriter.
Winning Grammy Award for Best New Artist 2018.
Single: Here in April 2015. Studio-Album: Know-It-All in November 13, 2015.
Age (As of 2018)
22 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday
July 11, 1996.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
Feet & Inches: 5′ 2″. Centimeters: 157 cm. Meters: 1.57 m.