Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, most popularly known as her stage name ‘Halsey’ is an American singer-songwriter, writer, and activist.
She started to rise in stardom by self-releasing songs that she wrote online which rapidly gained attention worldwide. Halsey then signed with Astralwerks and successfully released her debut extended play, Room 93 in 2014.
Halsey has earned certified two-times platinum with her two single-albums titled Badlands and Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.
The songs also peaked at the top following its release. She also collaborated with several reputable artists in the industry including Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, G-Eazy, and more.
Halsey also gained much more recognition when she was awarded by the Business World Records for her featuring in the song Boy with Luv with a korean boy band named BTS.
Halsey is notorious for her distinctive and dignified singing voice which earned her numerous awards and nominations including four Billboard Music Awards, American Music Award, one GLAAD Media Award, Guinness World Records, MTV Video Music Award, Grammy Award, and so on.
Apart from music, Halsey is also involved in spreading awareness and upholding advocacy making an inspiration to a crowd who needed a light in their lives.
If you want to know more about Halsey’s net worth, early life, personal life, career, and achievements then keep on reading as we will provide you with enough information you will need.
Full Name: Ashley Nicolette Frangipane
Stage Name: Halsey
Birthday: September 29, 1994
Place of Origin: Edison, New Jersey, United States
Age: 26 years old
Height: 5’4” ft
Weight: 54 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Total Net Worth: $16 million
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, also known as Halsey was born on September 29, 1994 in Edison, New Jersey to Nicole, an emergency technician and Chris, a car dealer. Halsey has two younger brothers named Sevian and Dante.
The singer has been interested in music since she was young. At an early age of fourteen years old, Halsey was able to play different stringed instruments such as violin, vello, viola, and acoustic guitar.
She grew up watching notorious singers in the music industry such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Brand New, Alana Morisette, and so on.
Her family has been moving a lot which made her attend a total of six schools in highschool. Halsey experienced being bullied at school which resulted for attempted suicide. The singer was hospitalized and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
She started writing music after being romantically involved with a man six years older than her. The singer also added that ‘Halsey’ is her alter ego that help her express the exaggerations in her life.
Halsey started to build her reputation through music with her parody of Taylor Swift’s song ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’. Soon, Halsey began posting in her social media accounts such as YouTube, Kik, and Tumblr.
Later, she posted a song titled ‘Ghost’ in soundcloud that gained her numerous positive feedback. As a result, Halsey was contacted by several record labels and the song hit off for weeks both online and on radio.
Halsey signed with Astralwerks which gave her enough freedom to write songs and explore her alter ego ‘Halsey’. This also became a therapeutic way for her to address her rollercoaster ride life she had endured.
In 2014, she released her debut extended play, Room 93 which charted at the US Billboard 200 and peaked at number three for the Top Hotseekers chart. From there, Halsey continued writing songs and lyrics more seriously.
Her first studio album titled Badlands was critically acclaimed worldwide. Badlands peaked at number two in US Billboard 200 and was certified two-times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Halsey has also been collaborating with reputable artists such as Justine Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Juice WRLD, Yungblud, Lil Dicky, and her most notable featuring with Korean boy band BTS on 2019.
Aside from music, Halsey was also making TV appearances, endorsement deals, and is currently releasing her first book of poetry titled ‘I Would Leave Me If I Could’.
As a teenager, Halsey has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder which made her take recreational drugs.
But this condition did not hinder her from doing the things she loved instead it fueled her to thrive for something better for herself. Halsey also added that making music and performing became a therapeutic measure for her.
Later in 2016, Halsey was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2016. She also revealed that this was a result of miscarriage, her hectic touring schedule, and disregard for her health condition. In 2017, Halsey underwent a surgery which was kept private.
Apart from her health condition, Halsey also stated openly that she is bisexual and have dated girl prior her singing career.
Halsey dated Norwegian producer, Lido for a year. Lido helped produce Badlands and was the inspiration fro her second album. She also began dating G-Eazy in 2017 following their song collaboration titled ‘Him & I’.
Her recent boyfriend is actor Evan Peters which Halsey confirmed their break up in September 2020.
Achievement and Awards
Halsey was able to garner achievements and awards over the years of her music career. She was able to win Billboard Women in Music, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Global Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, Guinness World Records, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and American Music Awards.
The artist alo received countless nominations for various awards every year and was blessed with supportive fans worldwide who understood her health condition. She also has millions of views for every track released and was able to gain millions of followers online.
Halsey Total Net Worth
Halsey has an estimated $16 million net worth as of January 2021. This was possible from her platinum selling album releases from Badlands to Hopeless Fountain Kingdom and several music tours.
Apart from that she also has an income stream coming from her YouTube account, endorsement deals, and TV appearances.
It is also expected for Halsey’s net worth to continue increasing as she is still preparing for album releases in the coming years as well as music tours when everything is going well over the course of time.