Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara

Pop Singer

Alessia Caracciolo, known professionally as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Born in Mississauga, Canada, to Italian parents, she began posting covers of songs on YouTube at age 13.

Full Name
Alessia Caracciolo
Jul 11, 1996
5′ 2″
Net Worth


Alessia Caracciolo, known professionally as Alessia Cara, was born on July 11th, 1996 in Brampton, Ontario. She is a Canadian singer and songwriter who began her career at the age of 15 by posting covers of songs on YouTube. At the age of 18, she signed with EP Entertainment & Def Jam Recordings and released her debut single “Here” in 2015. Her debut album Know-It-All (2015) peaked at number eight on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was certified platinum by Music Canada and gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Cara has won four Juno Awards and one Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2018. In 2019, she released her second studio album The Pains of Growing which debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 albums chart. She has collaborated with artists such as Zedd, Logic, Khalid, Shawn Mendes and Ryan Reynolds among others. Cara has also acted in films such as Miles from Tomorrowland (2016) and Blockers (2018).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Alessia Cara is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On July 11, 1996, Alessia Cara was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Single "Here"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cara releases her debut single "Here", which goes on to become an international hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Best New Artist at the GRAMMYs</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Alessia Cara wins Best New Artist at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album "Know-It-All"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Alessia releases her debut studio album "Know-It-All" which peaks at number 8 on the Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Second Studio Album "The Pains of Growing"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Alessia releases her second studio album "The Pains of Growing" which debuted at number 21 on the Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Best Pop Solo Performance for "Out of Love"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cara wins Best Pop Solo Performance at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards for her song "Out of Love".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Studio Album "This Summer"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Alessia releases her third studio album "This Summer".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Excellent Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alessia Cara is an excellent role model for young people. She encourages her fans to embrace their individuality and be proud of who they are. She also advocates for mental health awareness, self-love, and acceptance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She Makes Great Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alessia Cara's music is incredibly catchy and easy to listen to. Her songs often have a powerful message that can touch the hearts of her listeners. She has released multiple chart-topping singles in both Canada and the US, making her one of the most successful pop singers in recent years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Down to Earth</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">What makes Alessia Cara so endearing is her down to earth personality. Despite her success, she remains humble and stays connected with her fans through social media. She often responds to messages from fans and makes them feel appreciated.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Writing Songs at Age 11</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alessia Cara started songwriting when she was 11 and was inspired to do so after hearing a Sarah McLachlan song.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Signed to Def Jam Recordings at Age 18</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 18, Alessia Cara signed with Def Jam Recordings, becoming their youngest artist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Won a Grammy Award at Age 20</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At just 20 years old, Alessia Cara won her first Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2018.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Wrote an Unreleased Song with Ed Sheeran</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Alessia Cara wrote an unreleased song with Ed Sheeran titled “River” which she performed at the Jingle Ball.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Voice in Pixar's Onward</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alessia Cara provided the voice for the character of “Manticore” in Pixar’s 2020 animated film Onward.</p></div>


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