Alessia Cara Biography, Height, Family, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Facts

Who is Alessia Cara?

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.


Personal Life

Alessia Cara was born on the 11th of July 1996, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. She’s currently 23 years old.

Birth NameAlessia Caracciolo
NicknameAlessia Cara
Date of BirthJuly 11, 1996
Place of BirthBrampton, Ontario, Canada
Age23 years old
Sun SignCancer
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter

Family and Education

Speaking about Cara’s personal life, very little information regarding her family and childhood is available. Her family is from Calabria. Her father was born in Canada to Italian parents and her mother is an Italian immigrant. She has two brothers, Dario and Dante and a sister, Danica.

Alessia graduated from Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School in Brampton in 2014.

Boyfriend and Dating Life

Alessia revealed in interviews that she had a boyfriend in high school. She was in a relationship with fellow singer-songwriter Kevin Garrett from 2016 to 2018.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 1 inch
Centimeters – 155 cm
Meters – 1.55 m
WeightKilograms – 55 kg
Pounds – 121 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements34-26-35
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe Size5 (US)
Dress Size6 (US)
Distinctive Features Petite Body Frame
Luscious Lips
Curly Hair

Professional Statistics

Album Debut

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.

Film Debut

She did not act in any film to date.

Television Debut

Alessia made her first appearance on television, performing her single, “Here” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on July 29, 2015.

Famous For

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.

Brand Endorsements

Alessia was featured in The Sound Drop commercial.

Favorite Things

  • 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.

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.

She 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 have been compared to singers such as Lorde, Amy Winehouse, Rihanna, and Norah Jones.

Cara released her second studio album, The Pains of Growing, on November 30, 2018, which debuted at #71 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. the album also peaked atop the US iTunes Pop Chart.

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