Known for her ever-changing wigs and style in both fashion and music, Halsey blew up with her first song Ghost that was uploaded on SoundCloud and subsequently charted. Her ever-growing fame accelerated with her collaboration with The Chainsmokers on the song “Closer,” and she further expanded her fan base with her collaboration with South Korean boy band, BTS on the song, ‘” Boy With Luv.” Outside of her music Halsey is known for being unfiltered and outspoken about various issues.
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ashley Nicolette Frangipane|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 September 1994|
|Birth Place:||Edison, New Jersey, United States|
|Yes (Evan Peters)|
|Profession:||Singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2020|
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane was born on September 29, 1994, in Edison, New Jersey, United States. Неr father, Сhrіѕ Frаngіраnе, who is African-American with some Irish ancestry, is in the management of car dealership. Her mother, Nісоlе Frаngіраnе, who is of Italian, Hungarian, and Irish descent, works in а hоѕріtаl ѕесurіtу team. Ѕhе has two younger brothers, Dante Frаngіраnе, and Ѕеvіаn Frаngіраnе.
Halsey graduated from Warren Hills Regional High School in Washington, New Jersey, in 2012. After graduating, she enrolled in the Rhode Island School of Design but had to quit due to financial reasons. She then enrolled in the community college but dropped out of that too, which resulted in her having a disagreement with her parents and her leaving home.
Halsey has been outspoken about being Bisexual and dating both girls and boys in her life. She has alluded to this in her song “Bad At Love,” where she mentions her failed relationships with her exes of both genders.
Halsey has also dated some famous people, starting with Matt Healy from English pop-rock band The 1975 in 2015. It is widely suspected that her song “Colours” was about him while her debut EP, “Room 93”, was named after a hotel room the pair had spent a night in. She then dated Norwegian producer Lido from 2015 and 2016. Her album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” was inspired by their relationship.
Halsey dated American rappers Machine Gun Kelly and later G Easy, which resulted in them having a feud with her as the centre. Her relationship with G Easy was very public, with them often posting about each other on social media. During their relationship from 2017 to 2018, they made a duet called “Him & I.” Halsey confirmed that her single “Without Me” is partially about their relationship. Halsey began dating English alternative rock musician Yungblud in November 2018, which resulted in their collaboration on “11 Minutes”. She is currently dating actor Evan Peters.
Halsey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 17. She is also open about her having endometriosis and underwent surgery in an attempt to lessen the pain caused by the disorder in January 2017. She had a miscarriage in 2015 due to her endometriosis.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29 September 1994, Halsey is 26 years old as of today’s date 29th September 2020. Her height is 1.63 m. Tall, and weight is 54 kg.
Halsey used to post covers and songs on various social media. She became famous for a parody of Taylor Swift‘s song “I Knew You Were Trouble.” She chose Halsey as her stage name as it is an anagram of her first name, and also refers to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, where she has spent considerable time as a teenager.
After her song “Ghost” that she had released on SoundCloud did well in the alternative charts just the day after release, many companies contacted her. She ended up signing with Astralwerks as she thought they gave her the most creative freedom. She released her debut extended play, Room 93, on October 27, 2014.
Halsey debuted with her first album “Badlands” on August 28, 2015, with four singles “Ghost,” “New Americana,” “Colours,” and “Castle.” “Petrol” became one of the most famous songs despite not being single. Castle was rerecorded to promote the film “The Huntsman: Winter’s War.” On July 29, 2016, Halsey’s collaboration with The Chain smokers’ “Closer” released and became a huge success.
Halsey released her second studio album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom,” on June 2 with the single “Now or Never” and promotional singles “Eyes Closed” and “Strangers.” The second single from the album was “Bad at Love.”
On October 4, Halsey released a single titled “Without Me,” her first single through Capitol Records. “Boy with Luv” by South Korean boy band BTS featuring her was released on April 12. She then proceeded to release another single “Nightmare” on May 17. Manic, her third studio album was released on January 17, 2020, with singles “Graveyard,” “Clementine,” “Finally // Beautiful Stranger,” “Suga’s Interlude,” and “You Should Be Sad.”
Awards & Achievements
Halsey has been awarded quite a few awards from iHeartRadio Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, American Music Awards, Global Awards, and much more. Some notable awards are Billboard Women in Music: Rising Star (2016), GLAAD Media Awards: Outstanding Music Artist (2018), and Songwriters’ Hall of Fame: Hal David Starlight Award (2019).
She also entered the Guinness World Records with BTS in 2019 for Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group, Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours and Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours.
Net Worth & Salary of Halsey in 2020
As of September 2020, Halsey has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. She made her fortune from the great songs and albums she’s been releasing and selling, and from the tours that she goes on. Halsey’s first album “Badlands” made around 1 million sales in the United States and the United Kingdom, and her new album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” has peaked at one on top charts in several countries.
Badlands was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales of 1,000,000 units; Hopeless Fountain Kingdom followed its footsteps to being certified Platinum by the RIAA. She has had two headlining concert tours to support her two albums, and her third; The Manic World Tour, began on February 6. She Made Forbes’ 2016 “30 Under 30” list for music.
Some Unknown Facts about Halsey
You might be familiar with Halsey’s amazing songs and music videos, but here are some lesser-known facts about her:
·She is biracial, and her diverse background influences her music. In 2019, she revealed that she quit smoking after ten years. Halsey went back on stage to perform even after she had a miscarriage.
·She had no representations when she dropped her first single and asked her friend to pretend to be her manager.
·Even though her genre is labelled as pop, she calls herself an “anti-pop star.” She donated $100,000 after tweeting that she would donate one dollar to Planned Parenthood for every retweet she received after she had attended the 2017 Women’s March. She has directed her own music videos for the songs Now or Never, Bad At Love, Sorry, Alone and Strangers.
Halsey has garnered a loyal fan base due to her eclectic taste in music and fashion, and her openness about various issues. She has made quite an impression with her unique voice and relatable lyrics. Halsey is one of today’s most loved singers. She had tough times during her teenage period, but she managed herself to get through it and be one of the best singers. Halsey has released two studio albums, including “Badlands” and “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.” She is doing well as an artist with chart-topping songs and sold-out tours.