Who is singer Camila Cabello? Her Wiki-Bio: Singing Career, Albums, Net Worth, Dating, Parents, Family

Who is singer Camila Cabello?

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao was born on 3 March 1997 in Cojímar, Eastern Havana, Cuba and is best known as a former member of the girl band Fifth Harmony. However, as of today she is a solo artist, and has released her debut album ‘’Camila’’, to wide critical acclaim.

Ethnicity and Family

Cabello was born into the Cuban-Mexican family of Alejandro and Sinuhe Cabello, and has one sibling, a sister named Sofia Cabello.

Camila Cabello Body Measurements

When it comes to Camila’s body measurements, she is 1.57 meters tall and weighs 50 kg. She has naturally dark brown hair, and as she is of Latin descent, her skin is olive. The brown-eyed singer is also recognized for her sense of fashion, and often rocks Latin-styled clothing.

Net Worth and Assets

So just how rich is Camila Cabello as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this singer has net worth of over $6 million, accumulated from her six years-long career in the mentioned field. In early 2018, the singer purchased her own house located in Miami, which includes a swimming pool.

Career and Rise to Fame

Cabello’s rise to fame began when she auditioned for ‘’’ in Greensboro, North Carolina, and performed ‘’Respect’’ by Aretha Franklin, however, her audition never aired on television because ‘’The X Factor’’ didn’t get the right to play the song on TV. After one elimination, she was called back to the stage, and side by side with four more contestants – Normani, Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke and Lauren Jauregui – and the five of them would shortly after that form a girl band known as Fifth Harmony.

The band ultimately finished in third place in the competition, and after that went on to sign a deal with Epic Records and Syco Music, with the latter being owned by Simon Cowell, one of the judges of ‘’The X Factor’’. As of 2013, Fifth Harmony released the EP under the title ‘’Better Together’’, which featured five tracks such as ‘’Don’t Wanna Dance Alone’’, ‘’Miss Movin’ On’’ and ‘’Leave My Heart out of This’’. In 2015 the girls released the album ‘’Reflection’’, consisting of 11 songs such as ‘’Boss’’, ‘’Worth It’’ and ‘’Sledgehammer’’ with all of the mentioned songs achieving success worldwide. The album was highly influenced by Beyonce, and several songs refer to powerful women including Michelle Obama and Mariah Carey. ‘’Reflection’’ additionally achieved chart success, and peaked at number five on US Billboard 200, number seven on Brazilian Albums (ABPD) and number eight on New Zealand Albums (RMNZ) and Canadian Albums (Billboard). In the following year, the group released yet another album, under the title ‘’7/27’’, with songs such as ‘’That’s My Girl’’ and ‘’Work from Home’’, with the latter being a collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, which also did well on the charts, peaking at number one on Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE), number four on US Billboard 200 and number six on UK Albums (OCC). Additionally, it earned silver, gold, platinum and triple platinum certifications in countries such as the UK, US and Canada.

Departure from the Group and Solo Career

In late December 2016, Fifth Harmony announced that Camila would be leaving the group. According to the latest news, Cabello originally intended on staying in the group and working on solo projects at the same time which, however, didn’t work out. Following her departure from Fifth Harmony, Cabello worked on the song ‘’Love Incredible’’ alongside Cashmere Cat, a Norwegian DJ. The song was leaked in late January 2017, and was subsequently featured on Cashmere’s first studio album. Then Camila made ’Hey Ma’’, in collaboration with the worldwide acclaimed singer, Pitbull, and J Balvin, and the song was subsequently featured on ‘’The Fate of the Furious: The Album’’.

The video and the Spanish version of the mentioned song were released in early March 2017, whereas the English version ended up being released in early April. In May of the same year, Cabello announced her debut album, which was at that time entitled ‘’The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving’’, with the singer describing her project as her journey from darkness into light. She went on to release her first solo single under the title ‘’Crying in the Club’’, followed by performing it at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. It peaked at number 47 in the US, while Cabello joined Bruno Mars’ tour as an opening act. After that, the singer released ‘’Havana’’, her most popular single as of today, which lived up to expectations, peaking at number one on charts in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, and was later on featured on her debut album, which was renamed to ‘’Camila’’ and released in January 2018. The album features 11 songs such as ‘’Never be the Same’’, ‘’Real Friends’’ and ‘’All These Years’’. ‘’Camila’’ additionally reached high positions on charts, and peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200, Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan), Portuguese Albums (AFP) and Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE), and received silver, gold and platinum certifications for its success.

Musical Influences

Camila usually stays within pop and R&B genres, but is also influenced by Latin music. Her first album is the mixture of reggaeton, hip hop and dancehall, with the singer stating that she looks up to singers such as Celia Cruz and Alejandro Fernández.

Camila Cabello Tour

Cabello was previously a part of Bruno Mars’ and Taylor Swift’s tours, however, her solo tour ‘’Never be the Same’’ will begin in April 2018, and as a part of it, she will be performing in cities such as Vancouver, Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles.

Camila Cabello Relationship Status

In the past, there were certain rumors about her dating Shawn Mendes, with whom she has previously collaborated, but the rumors were denied as two of them are just friends. As of today, she is in a relationship with a coach named Matthew Hussey; the couple was spotted at the airport in Los Angeles, and according to photos that paparazzi took, they are very happy in their relationship.

Camila Cabello on Social Media

Cabello shares a fair amount of information with her fans through her social media accounts. She is active on Twitter and Instagram, followed by 6.57 million people on the former and 17.9 million people on the latter.

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