- Date of Birth:
- July 11, 1996
Alessia Cara (born Alessia Caracciolo on July 11, 1996 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Alessia got her start on YouTube by doing acoustic covers of songs by her favorite artists. Her debut single “Here,” from her debut studio album, Know-It-All, was released on Nov. 13, 2015. The song hit the top 5 in the United States and reached the top 20 in Canada.
Best Known For:
Alessia is best known for her debut single “Here” and for singing the theme to Disney’s Moana, “How Far I’ll Go.”
Alessia was born in Canada, to Italian parents, with her mother being an Italian immigrant. When she was young she wrote poetry and acted in school plays.