Camila Cabello biographyCamila Cabello’s story resembles a fairy tale: for the first time making herself known on The X Factor talent show, already a few years later the daughter of immigrants from Cuba became one of the brightest stars in the orbit of modern pop music. Net worth: $18 million.
Childhood and familyCamila Cabello (Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao) was born on March 3, 1997, in the picturesque town of Kokhimar, Cuba. It was there that Ernest Hemingway, who lived in his estate in the suburb of Havana from 1949 to 1952, often went fishing, and it was there that he met Gregorio Fuentes, the local fisherman who became his friend and the primary character of the novel The Old Man and the Sea, for which the writer won the Pulitzer Prize.
At birth, the girl was named Karla Camila. Her parents were Mexican Alejandro Cabello, who owned a small business, and Cuban Sinuhe Estrabao, an architect. So the first years of her life, parents and their baby lived in two countries. And only when Camila turned 5, the family stopped roaming from Cuba to Mexico and back, and settled in Miami.
The family lived with friends for two years. She worked in the shoe shop Marshals, and Alejandro worked at a car wash. In the evenings, the oldest members of the family attended English courses, and Camila learned the language, watching television shows and talking to her peers.
The second daughter of Alejandro and Sinuhe, Sofia, was born already in Miami when Camila went to Palmetto Elementary School.
Camila’s musical abilities manifested themselves early, but she began to practice singing at the age of 12 when her parents were able to pay for her tuition.
Career. Fifth HarmonyIn 2012, Camila left school and went to North Carolina to take part in The X Factor show. She was barely 15 but she was already confident in choosing the path of life. Later she graduated from high school as an external student.
On the show, the girl sang Aretha Franklin’s song, but her performance was not shown due to the ridiculous mistake of the show employees, who did not document the right to use the sing Respect.
The judges of the competition tried to rectify the situation and offered Camila to enter the girl’s band, where Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke, and Normani Cordey were also invited. At the competition, the girls took third place. In the episode Duet with a star, they were lucky to sing with Demi Lovato, who was a member of the judges.
After the end of the project, Fifth Harmony signed a contract with Syco Music and in 2013 released a mini-album Better Together. Throughout the year, the group toured the cities of America and accompanied Demi Lovato, performing before her concerts during the Neon Lights Tour.
According to Zoomboola.com, in 2015, a full-fledged album Reflection was released, which was certified Gold and included in Billboard 200. In the same year, the girls performed in the White House at the annual Easter concert and opened the MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony, and at the end of the year, Camila announced her intention to leave the group to take up a solo career seriously.
Solo careerIn the fall of 2015, the composition I Know What You Did Last Summer with Camila and Canadian star Shawn Mendes was released. The song marked the rise of a new star and hit the top charts of America and Canada.
Throughout the year, the young singer released singles together with performers such as Pitbull, Norwegian stylish DJ Cashmere Cat, Quavo, J. Balvin, and Machine Gun Kelly, and at the end of 2016, she was mentioned on the list of America’s most influential teenager according to Time magazine.
During Bruno Mars’s tour, Camila sang before his concerts, and in 2017, she signed a contract with Guess, becoming the face of the autumn campaign of the elite brand.
At the beginning of 2018, the fans of the young star received a gift in the form of her debut album, which included 11 tracks, including the super-popular song Havana, a hot video for which was released in the summer of 2018. The song became a No. 1 hit in the States, Canada, and in Europe countries, and the album was certified platinum, which brought the young star a fortune.
In the spring of 2018, Camila went on a solo tour for the first time. In October 2018, the singer announced that she was starting work on a new album, and in November she became an event of MTV Europe Music Awards, becoming the best performer and winning in three more categories.
Camila Cabello personal lifeAt various periods, the young star’s lovers were Austin Harris and Michael Clifford, however, as the singer herself stated, the relations between them were very chaste and friendly and did not grow into something more.
In early 2018, Camila began dating Matthew Hussey, a British psychologist and personal relationships coach, the author of the 2013 best seller on how an ordinary girl can get the guy of her dreams. Matthew is almost ten years older than the singer, but this does not embarrass Camila, who said that she was always attracted to adult and accomplished men.
The couple met on the set of Today show. Both Camila and Matthew publish romantic photos on their pages on social networks and often attend public events together.
Camila confessed that she considered Madonna her inspirer, and the Prince as an icon of style.
The Cuban girl’s favorite designer is the rebel, Vivienne Westwood. It was her dress that Camila chose for the Grammy ceremony, complementing the image with a diamond bag, worth almost 180 thousand dollars.
Camila Cabello nowAt the beginning of 2019, the star opened the Grammy ceremony with her hit Havana. She became the first Latin American invited to open the event, about which she wrote on Twitter. Camila was nominated for the Grammy for Best Pop Solo Performance category, but Lady Gaga won the award.
In the same year, Camilla released the single "Señorita" with Shawn Mendes. The listeners really liked it and took 2nd place in the Billboard Hot 100. In February 2020, Cabello shared a new video "My Oh My" with rapper DaBaby with fans.
In the spring of 2020, Camila Cabello spoke about her psychological problems. As it turned out, the girl suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. She copes with the symptoms of the disease through therapy and meditation.
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