Who are the Fifth Harmony Girls?
Fifth Harmony is a girl band which originally consisted of five members – Camila Cabello, born on 3 March 1997, Ally Brooke, born on 7 July 1993, Lauren Jauregui born on 27 June 1996, Dinah Jane born on 22 June 1997 and Normani Kordei, born on 31 May 1996. However, Cabello left the band in 2016, and in March 2018, the rest of the girls took an indefinite hiatus to concentrate on solo careers. They are known for songs such as ‘’Worth It’’, ‘’Work From Home’’ and ‘’Boss’’.
So just how rich are the Fifth Harmony girls? According to authoritative sources, the previously mentioned band has a net worth of over $10 million, accumulated from their six years-long career in the mentioned field, including from albums and extended play sales, and their tour “7/27”, which was named after their second studio album, and which began in Lima, Peru.
The beginning of the Fifth HarmonyIn 2012, all of the members of the group that was yet to be formed competed in “The X Factor”, a worldwide popular television series which follows the competition for the next music prodigy. As all of the members of the group failed to progress as solo singers in the Teens and Young Adults categories, they were eliminated. Nevertheless, the judges including Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato recognized their talents and vocal skills, and the girls were invited back to the stage, and eventually competing as the band named Fifth Harmony. The girls went on to achieve notable success in the competition, being eventually placed third after they failed to qualify for the grand finale.
Fifth Harmony went on to release their debut extended play under the title “Better Together” The through Epic Records and Syco Records – the latter being owned by one of ‘’The X Factor’’ judges, Simon Cowell. Ultimately, “Better Together”, which consisted of five songs such as the title song – “Better Together”, “Leave my Heart out of This”, and “Miss Movin’ On”, received a generally positive response from the audience and did well commercially, in the first week selling more than 23,000 copies, and debuting at number six on digital albums and number 22 on Canadian albums chart. However, it was with their debut studio full-length album, ‘’Reflection’’, that the Girls made their breakthrough, and became widely known in the music field. In 2014 it was announced that Fifth Harmony was working on their debut album, with artists such as Kid Ink, Eric Federic, Joe Spargur, Gamal Lewis and Taylor Parks. ‘’Reflection’’, which featured 11 songs such as ‘’Boss’’, ‘’Sledgehammer’’ and ‘’Worth It’’, and which achieved vast success, allowing the girls to gain more recognition and fans. Several songs from the album made references to powerful women such as Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama and Mariah Carey, and were highly influenced by Beyonce Knowles’ music.
Besides that, “Reflection” was given positive reviews from sources such as the Billboard, AllMusic, Rolling Stone, Spin and Pitchfork, and was described as ‘’21st century’s pop music’s premier powerhouse’’. ‘’Reflection’’ was subsequently certified triple platinum in Brazil, having sold more than 120,000 copies, gold in Canada with 40,000 copies sold, and platinum in the US by RIAA for selling more than a million copies. In the same year, the group announced that they would be releasing yet another studio album, in the making of which Lauren Jauregui and Dinah Jane wrote several songs, working with writers such as Jason Evigan, Aaron Pierce and Mitch Allen. Eventually they named their album “7/27” after the date on which they were formed as a band in “The X Factor”, featuring songs such as ‘’Work from Home’’ recorded with the Ty Dolla Sign, “The Life”, “Write on Me” and “All in My Head”. “7/27” received a generally positive response from the audience and critics from sources such as AllMusic, Atlantic, Digital Spy, Idolator and Pitchfork, and was certified triple platinum for selling more than 120,000 copies in Brazil, gold in Denmark selling over 10,000 copies, platinum in Canada – 80,000 copies – and additionally platinum certification in the US with more than a million copies sold. The album performed well on Australian, Japanese, Mexican, and Portuguese charts too, giving the girls worldwide exposure.
Cabello’s Departure and Third Studio Album
In 2016, it was announced that one of the members, Camila Cabello, would be leaving the group to pursue her solo career. Originally, the singer intended on staying in the band while working on her solo projects, however, this proved impractical, but she subsequently established herself as a successful solo singer. This left Fifth Harmony with four members, and in 2017 the girls released their first studio album as a band of four members, the self-entitled album “Fifth Harmony”, featuring songs such as “Down”, “She Like That”, “Deliver” and “Angel”, which received a generally positive response from the critics, and debuting at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also reached the top 50 on a several charts in countries such as Slovakia, Portugal, Canada and UK. However, in March 2018, the remaining members of Fifth Harmony announced that they would be taking an indefinite hiatus, to concentrate on their further careers as solo artists.
— Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony) December 19, 2016
Fifth Harmony Private Lives and Relationship StatusesSpeaking about the love lives of the Fifth Harmony girls, they share a fair amount of information on that topic. Ally Brooke was in a short relationship with Drew Chadwick, her colleague from “The X Factor”, and after their relationship fell through, she began dating Troy Ogletree, whom she broke up with in November 2015. Normani Kordei was in a long relationship with Arin Ray, who also participated in “The X Factor”, and Lauren Jauregui was in a relationship with Keaton Stromberg for a year, but in 2014 began dating Luis Santos, although having broken up with him, she was dating Brad Simpson for eight months, but as of the most recent past, she is rumored to be dating Ty Dolla Sign. Last but not least, Dinah Jane has kept her love life away from the media, however, she was spotted with Jarryd Hayne, an NFL player, and they were rumored to be dating.
— Dinah Follow Me Please… (@Carol_Ilaisaane) March 12, 2018
Interesting Facts and Social Media
The band was originally supposed to be named LYLAS, which stood for Love You Like A Sister, however, another group under Bruno Mars had already taken the name, so the girls had to choose a different name. In late 2014, the group performed for then-president, Barack Obama. In 2016 in Mexico, Ally Brooke was attacked twice by the fans. Their collaborative Instagram account is followed by 10.5 million people.