American singer-songwriter Halsey has faced numerous trials on her road to fame. His childhood was not very good. He was often bullied. But these difficulties never prevented him from fulfilling his dreams. Despite an uphill battle and a lack of support, Halsey has become an internet phenomenon. Many people like his songs. Let’s talk about facts about the famous artist that you may not have heard about yet.
1. Ashley Nicollette Frangipane, known as Halsey, was born on September 29, 1994 in New Jersey, USA.
2. Halsey’s mother, Nicole, is of Irish descent, while her father, Chris, is African American.
When her parents found out that Nicole was pregnant with Halsey while she was in college, they dropped out.
3. Nicole works as an ambulance paramedic and her father runs a car dealership.
4. Halsey has two younger brothers named Sevian and Dante.
5. Halsey learned to play the violin and cello.
At the age of 14, he began playing the acoustic guitar.
6. As a teenager, he moved a lot because of his family’s work.
As a result, Halsey changed schools six times.
7. He was bullied in high school. So he attempted suicide at the age of 17 and was in the hospital for 17 days.
8. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 17.
His mother also suffered from this disease.
9. At 17, she fell in love with a 24-year-old boy who lived on Halsey Street in New York. Here he first started writing songs and felt like a part of something.
10. After that, Halsey became her stage name. This name is also an anagram of her real name “Ashley”.
11. Graduated from Warren Hills County High School in New Jersey in 2012.
12. He went to Rhode Island Design University, but due to financial problems, he had to transfer to a public school.
He dropped out of the state university and was kicked out of the family home as a result.
13. At one time he was homeless and sometimes visited his grandmother.
But other than that, he spent most of his time in a basement in lower Manhattan with drug addicts. He also occasionally ended up in some of the homeless shelters in New York.
14. Halsey started uploading music to YouTube and especially Tumblr between 2012 and 2014 despite her troubled past.
Back then, his username was @se7enteenblack.
15. In 2012, he released parody music for Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
The parody titled “The Haylor Song” was inspired by Swift’s relationship with Harry Styles at the time.
16. In 2014, Halsey uploaded a recording of her song “Ghost” to SoundCloud after collaborating with a musician she met at a party.
Within hours of being uploaded, the song had been listened to millions of times.
17. After the release of Ghost, several labels contacted Halsey.
The girl decided to sign a contract with Astralwerks, as she felt that they give her creative freedom.
18. Toured with The Kooks as a backing band in 2014.
This was his first official tour as Halsey.
19. Halsey’s debut album Badlands was released on August 28, 2015.
It sold over 626,000 copies in the US and was certified double platinum by the RIAA. The album sold 106,804 copies in the UK and was certified gold.
20. He collaborated with Justin Bieber on “The Feeling” in 2015.
21. Halsey was the lead singer of The Chainsmoker’s 2016 hit “Closer”.
The song became the first number one hit for Chainsmoker and Halsey on the Billboard Hot 100.
22. He often talks about bisexuality, mulatto and bipolarity.
23. In 2016, Halsey was diagnosed with endometriosis.
She announced this to her fans on Twitter. She said it was for this reason that she had a miscarriage in 2015. On the same day, she sadly learned that she had a miscarriage and became pregnant.
24. Halsey released her second album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom on June 2, 2017.
It sold 106,000 copies in its first week of release in the US.
25. With Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, she became the first woman to hit number one in the US in 2017.
26. Halsey bought her first property in 2017.
He spent $2.23 million on this house in Beechwood Canyon in Los Angeles, California.
27. She starred in two films in 2018.
She voiced Wonder Woman in Teen Titans Go! He also played himself in A Star Is Born with Lady Gaga.
28. Halsey founded The Black Creators Fund in June 2020 to provide financial support and resources to black artists.
29. He has at least 30 tattoos.
30. Halsey’s height is 163 cm.
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