May 26, 2024

Alessia Caracciolo (born on July 11, 1996) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known professionally as Alessia Cara. She gained prominence and captured the attention of music lovers with her captivating tracks like “Love Yourself” and “Sweater Weather.” She is also signed to two famous record labels, Ep Entertainment, and Def Jam Recordings.

Early Life 

Alessia was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario, and grew up in Brampton, where she spent her formative years. She was raised by her Italian-Immigrant parent,  Enza Ciccione, and her father, Vincenzo Caracciolo

Alessia was one of the four children of two brothers, Dante Caracciolo and Dario Caracciolo, and a sister, Danica Caracciolo

She completed her secondary education at Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School in Brampton, where she began developing an interest in music.

Career 

Alessia’s musical journey took off in July 2014, marking a significant milestone in her career. She began appearing on various radio stations in Boston, capturing the attention of industry professionals. This led to her signing with the Ep Entertainment imprint, in collaboration with Def Jam Recordings, for distribution.

Undeterred by the early success, Alessia embarked on a bold endeavor by working on her debut studio album. In February 2015, she released her official debut single titled “HERE,” a powerful composition produced by Pop & Oak and Sebastian Kole. 

The song quickly garnered attention and acclaim, catching the ears of music enthusiasts. Spin hailed it as a can’t-miss track, while Cosmopolitan listed it as a must-hear song. Complex Magazine even recognized it as the best Canadian song in April, and by the end of 2015, it secured the 21st spot on the prestigious list of the year’s top 50 songs.

On June 1, 2018, she was honored with the Best New Artist award at the Grammy Awards, a testament to her rising star. Fueling her momentum, she continued releasing captivating singles showcasing her growth as an artist. “GROWING PAINS” was announced on June 1 and released on November 30. “A LITTLE MORE” followed on July 11, while “TRUST MY LONELY” was unveiled on October 5. Alessia’s relentless pursuit of excellence culminated in the release of “NOT TODAY” on November 13.

As of 2022, Alessia remains determined to make a breakthrough in the music industry. Her debut singles have gained significant popularity and acclaim, but she is far from resting on her laurels. With unwavering dedication and a commitment to her craft, Alessia strives for greater heights, leaving an indelible mark on the music scene.

Personal life 

In addition to her bustling music career, Alessia led a serene and balanced life beyond the realm of music. While not in the spotlight, she cherished the simple joys and found solace in her personal pursuits. One of her cherished companions is her dog named Cloe.

Alissia has previously been in two relationships, one of which she dated Kevin Garett, an R&B singer from Pennsylvania. They dated for two years before eventually splitting for some unknown reasons.

She began a romantic relationship with Tyler Antonio, and they exchanged vows in 2021. But unfortunately, they split just a year later, and Alissia has remained single and focused on her career.

Discography 

  • Here
  • Scars to Your Beautiful
  • Wild Things
  • How Far I’ll Go (from Disney’s Moana soundtrack)
  • Stay (with Zedd)
  • Growing Pains
  • A Little More
  • Trust My Lonely
  • Not Today
  • Out of Love
  • Rooting for You
  • October
  • I Don’t Want to
  • Ready
  • All We Know (with The Chainsmokers)
  • Seventeen
  • My Kind
  • Best Years
  • Sweet Dream
  • Shapeshifter

Social Media

Net Worth

Alessia has an estimated net worth of US$5 million.


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