Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Halsey is an American singer and songwriter born on September 29, 1994. She’s won awards like Billboard Music Awards and has been nominated for Grammys. Time even named her one of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2020.

Halsey was born and raised in New Jersey. She gained attention by releasing her music on social media and signed with Astralwerks in 2014. Her debut EP “Room 93” came out that year. Her first full album “Badlands” was a big hit in 2015 reaching number two on the Billboard 200 chart. Songs like “Colors” “Gasoline” and “New Americana” from that album did well with “New Americana” even making it onto the Billboard Hot 100.

In 2016, she collaborated with The Chainsmokers on “Closer” which was a huge success worldwide. Her second album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” came out in 2017 and was more mainstream. It peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and songs like “Now or Never” and “Bad at Love” did well on the Billboard Hot 100.

Halsey’s third album “Manic” released in 2020 became her best-selling album globally. The single “Without Me” from that album topped the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified diamond by the RIAA making it her most successful song to date as a lead artist. Her fourth album “If I Can’t Have Love I Want Power” released in 2021 marked a departure to a darker industrial sound.

It received positive reviews and was produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails. She later left Capitol Records in 2023 following some controversy around her non-album single “So Good” released the previous year.

Billboard reported in 2020 that Halsey had sold over one million albums and had billions of streams in the US. Beyond music, she’s been active in raising awareness for suicide prevention advocating for sexual assault victims, and participating in racial justice protests.

Full NameHalsey
Date of BirthSeptember 29, 1994
Place of BirthEdison, New Jersey, USA
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
Height5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)
PartnerAvan Jogia
Alev Aydin
ChildrenEnder Ridley Aydin
Net Worth$30 million

Halsey’s Early Life and Education

Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane known as Halsey was born in Edison New Jersey on September 29, 1994. Her parents Nicole and Chris Frangipane had to leave college when they found out Nicole was pregnant with her. Her mom is an emergency medical technician and her dad manages a car dealership. Her background is a mix of Italian Hungarian African American and Irish ancestry. She has two younger brothers Sevian and Dante.

Growing up Halsey learned to play the violin viola and cello before picking up the guitar at age 14. Her musical influences include Alanis Morissette, Justin Bieber, and Brand New. Due to her parents’ jobs, her family moved a lot during her childhood and she attended six different schools by the time she was a teenager. She was raised in the Catholic faith.

Despite her musical talents and background, Halsey faced bullying in school. At 17 she attempted suicide and spent nearly three weeks in the hospital. It was then that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a condition she shares with her mother. Coping with this she began using drugs and described herself as an “unconventional child”.

At 17, she started a relationship with an older man near Halsey Street station in Brooklyn where she took her stage name. She found solace in writing music seeing it as an escape from her small-town life in New Jersey. Halsey in a way represents the exaggerated parts of herself—an alter ego.

After graduating from Warren Hills Regional High School in 2012 she briefly attended the Rhode Island School of Design but left due to financial struggles. She then tried community college but eventually dropped out leading to a difficult period where she lived in a Lower Manhattan basement with a group of friends.

At times she stayed in homeless shelters and even considered prostitution to survive. During her lowest points, she recalls having just $9 in her bank account and relying on Red Bull to stay awake for days preferring not to sleep in random places out of fear for her safety. She occasionally found refuge with her grandmother during this turbulent time.


Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Halsey began her music journey at 17 and gained attention by posting videos online especially a parody of Taylor Swift‘s song “I Knew You Were Trouble.” This led to more songs about her experiences like “Ghost” which quickly gained popularity on SoundCloud. Record labels noticed her and she chose Astralwerks for their creative freedom.

Using the name Halsey (an anagram of her first name and a nod to a NYC subway stop she frequented) she performed acoustic shows and found solace in music after a challenging upbringing.

Her debut EP “Room 93” came out in 2014 followed by her first studio album “Badlands” in 2015. This album inspired by a futuristic society wasn’t packed with radio hits but won praise from critics and sold well globally.

In 2016, Halsey collaborated with The Chainsmokers on “Closer” a massive hit that topped charts worldwide. This success paved the way for her second studio album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” which debuted at number one in 2017 exploring themes of love and identity.

Halsey’s music has resonated widely throughout her career, from singles like “Bad at Love” to collaborations with artists like G-Eazy and DJ Khaled. She’s also been involved in films and TV showcasing her diverse talents beyond music.

After Halsey’s album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” she moved to Capitol Records the parent company of Astralwerks. Her first single there “Without Me” came out on October 4, 2018. It’s a deeply personal song for her. The music video released on October 29 features someone who looks like G-Eazy reflecting on their second breakup. “Without Me” became her biggest solo hit reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and staying in the top five for 22 weeks. It was also a major hit in several other countries earning multiple platinum certifications.

Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Throughout early 2019, Halsey released several songs and collaborations including a remix of “Without Me” with Juice WRLD “11 Minutes” with Yungblud and Travis Barker, and “Boy with Luv” with BTS. She also appeared on Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest gaining praise and a younger audience. In March she announced her third studio album “Manic” which came out on January 17, 2020.

In 2019, she also released singles like “Nightmare” and “Graveyard” and announced her “Manic World Tour.” She continued to collaborate appearing on projects like Lil Dicky’s climate change awareness song “Earth” and Bring Me the Horizon’s EP.

In 2021, Halsey surprised fans with her fourth album “If I Can’t Have Love I Want Power” produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails. The album was critically acclaimed and supported by singles like “I Am Not a Woman I’m a God.” It debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In 2022, Halsey faced a controversy with Capitol Records over the release of her song “So Good” which she criticized for delays related to viral marketing on TikTok. This led to discussions about the pressures of social media on artists.

In 2023, Halsey released “Die 4 Me” followed by news that she had parted ways with Capitol Records and signed with Columbia Records in mid-2023. She performed orchestral versions of her songs and began working on her fifth studio album.

On June 4, 2024, she released “The End” the lead single from her upcoming fifth album which addresses her health struggles. She’s also set to appear in the film “MaXXXine.”

Net Worth

Hasley has an estimated net worth of $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Halsey’s net worth comes from her music career. She earns money from selling albums, streaming her songs online, and performing concerts.

Additionally, she makes income from merchandise sales, endorsements, and appearances. Halsey has achieved success with hit songs and albums, which have boosted her popularity and financial earnings. Her net worth reflects her success in the music industry and related ventures.

Personal life

Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Halsey’s dating life has seen a few notable relationships. She dated Matty Healy the lead of The 1975 until 2015 after meeting at one of his concerts. He was a big influence on her early music career. From 2015 to 2016, she dated Lido a Norwegian producer who helped with her albums “Badlands” and “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.” Then in 2017, she started dating G-Eazy an American rapper and they collaborated on the song “Him & I.”

Their relationship had ups and downs until it ended in September 2018 inspiring her song “Without Me.” After that, she dated Yungblud an English musician from late 2018 to 2019, and then Evan Peters an American actor from late 2019 to early 2020.

In June 2021, Halsey’s son with Alev Aydin was born. They separated amicably and by April 2023 Halsey filed for primary custody of their son to take him on tour while sharing decision-making and expenses with Aydin. In 2023, Halsey began dating Avan Jogia a Canadian actor.

Throughout her career, Halsey has been open about her health challenges. She has bipolar disorder diagnosed when she was 17 and has spoken about how music helps her manage its symptoms. She also revealed she was diagnosed with ADHD in high school and began medication for it during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Halsey was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2016 which caused her to suffer a miscarriage in 2015. Despite these struggles, she has been vocal about her condition advocating for awareness and support. She also deals with several other health issues including gluten intolerance and has quit smoking after a decade.

Recently in June 2024, Halsey shared that she has been diagnosed with lupus and a T-cell disorder. Her openness about her health challenges continues to inspire her fans and raise awareness about these conditions.


Halsey Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In the 2016 US presidential election, Halsey strongly supported Bernie Sanders and encouraged her fans to vote for him. She was part of the charity single “Hands” in July 2016 which honored the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting joining 26 other artists. During the 2020 Democratic primaries on March 11, 2020, she again endorsed Sanders using social media and a promotional video with his campaign to urge her fans to support him.

Halsey has been vocal about mental health awareness and suicide prevention since she survived a suicide attempt at 17. She participated in the “I’m Listening” campaign hosted by Entercom in September 2017.

She identifies as a feminist and showed her support by promising to donate to Planned Parenthood after the 2017 Women’s March contributing $100000. At the 2018 Women’s March instead of a typical speech, she performed a powerful poem titled “A Story Like Mine” where she shared her own experiences of sexual assault and violence. She emphasized solidarity among all victims of sexual assault regardless of race gender identity or religion.

In March 2018, Halsey joined other celebrities at the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. advocating for gun control. She criticized Ivanka Trump in May 2018 for not taking a stronger stance against her father’s immigration policies.

Despite performing at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in November 2018 she criticized the company a month later for excluding transgender models. Her performance of “Without Me” on The Voice was criticized for its sensuality which she defended against accusations of homophobia.

In a January 2019 interview with Glamour, she called for more representation of women in the music industry. She also participated in the climate change awareness single “Earth” in April 2019 and joined protests in Los Angeles in May 2020 following George Floyd’s murder.

In June 2020, she launched The Black Creators Fund to support black artists financially and provide them with resources and a platform.