Who is Camila Cabello?
Camila Cabello is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter who is best known for her iconic and hit songs “Señorita”, “Havana”, “My Oh My” and “South of the Border”. She is one of the former and founding members of the girl group Fifth Harmony. She left Fifth Harmony in December 2016.
Born on 3rd March 1997, Cabello was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Florida, United States.
With Mexican and Cuban family background, the Miami Palmetto High School graduate went from an unprofessional singer to becoming a budding superstar with her audition at The X Factor in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2012, joining Fifth Harmony, along with her fellow members.
She was listed as one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2016” by Time in 2016.
Childhood – Family
Camila Cabello was born as the daughter of Alejandro Cabello, from Mexico, and Sinuhe Estrabao, from Cuba. She is survived by her young sister, 13-year-old Sofia Cabello.
She spent her early days in the town of Cojímar in East Havana. The Cabello moved to Miami, Florida without the father, who joined the family almost 18 months later.
After she officially became an American citizen in 2008, Cabello attended Miami Palmetto High School but dropped out in 2012–2013 out to pursue her dream career. She ultimately graduated with a Bachelor of Arts/Science. She has no plans to attend college as she enjoys her music career.
|Real Name/ Full Name||Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao|
|Age||24 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||3rd March 1997|
|High School||Miami Palmetto High School|
|Debut Single||Crying In The Club|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign|
|Birth Place||Havana, Cuba|
Career – Works
Despite being eliminated from The X Factor, Simon Cowell combined her as the lead singer with her future music mates to form Fifth Harmony. They got quite famous after finishing in the third position. Together, they signed a deal with Syco Music, owned by Simon Cowell, and Epic Records.
She joined Fifth Harmony in 2012 and released the group’s debut single “Miss Movin’ On”, which was the highest-charting U.S. X Factor single at the time.
Cabello started her music career after she, along with her groupmates, released Fifth Harmony’s EP Better Together along with the studio albums Reflection and 7/27. By the time, they launched their hottest singles “Worth It”, “Sledgehammer” and “Work from Home”, which rocked the top 10 in international charts.
She also collaborated with the “Treat You Better” singer Shawn Mendes and wrote and release the single “I Know What You Did Last Summer” together.
Camila Cabello officially announced her departure from Fifth Harmony on 18th December 2016.
Fifth Harmony announced their split on March 19, 2018, to pursue solo careers after being focused more on the success of former bandmate Cabello than theirs.
In May 2017, Camila Cabello launched her first solo debut album “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving”. In the same year, she rocked the music industry after features with top artists such as Pitbull and J Balvin’s ‘Hey Ma’, earning the artists and herself a Grammy nomination.
She released her first studio album, originally titled The Hurting. The Healing., on January 12, 2018, but retitled the album ‘Camila’ with “Havana” serving as its official lead single. “Havana” won her biggest official success, earning a nomination at the Grammys for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Camila reunited with Shawn Mendes to released a new collaboration titled “Senorita”, which reached No.2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and No. 1 on Spotify’s Global Chart. In December 2019, Camila released her second album Romance, which debuted third on the Billboard 200.
Camila has won a total of 70 awards, including two Grammy nominations in 2018.
According to her date of birth, Camila Cabello is 24 years old in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
With a body measurement of 34-25-35 inches, Camila currently weighs 59 kilograms or 130 pounds, and she stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 2 inches or 157 centimeters. Having dark brown hair and brown eyes make her more attractive for modeling and brand endorsement.
Cabello revealed in a 2018 interview with The New York Times that she is a vegan diet follower.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||59 kg in Kilograms
130 lbs in Pounds
|Height||5'2" in feet and inches
157 cm in centimeters
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Shoe Size||6.5 (US)|
|Bust - Waist - Hips||34-25-35 inches (86-64-89 cm)|
With 26 million views on her single “Señorita” within 24 hours, Cabello has made millions of dollars since her debut. In 2017, Camila was chosen to be the face of the clothing brand Guess’s fall campaign, which is worth more than $14 million. She is set to appear in a film adaptation of Cinderella.
Camila Cabello has an estimated net worth of a whopping $14 million USD.
|Net Worth: 2019 – 2021|
|Net Worth in 2019||$8 million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$14 million|
|Net Worth in 2021||To Be Updated|
Dating Life – Boyfriend
|Michael Clifford||2015 (Rumored)|
|Matthew Hussey||January 2018 – June 2019|
Camila Cabello dated his first boyfriend American singer Austin Mahone in 2015. However, they broke up after Austin said he didn’t have a real relationship with anyone else before dating Becky G.
She was rumored to be dating The Five Seconds of Summer singer Michael Clifford in late 2015 after they were seen having dinner together. The duo broke up after Camila’s iCloud account was hacked, with her leaked messages about Clifford. However, it was never revealed if they ever dated.
Camila started dating the Essex-born coach Matthew Hussey in early 2018 and they were spotted together for the first time in February, at the Vanity Fair Oscars party. The duo was last photographed together in Los Angeles in May after they had been on a romantic trip to Italy. They broke up in June 2019.
Who is Camila Cabello Dating in 2021?
Camila Cabello is currently dating Shawn Mendes in 2021; they have been dating since July 2019. Shawn called Camila his “favorite person in the whole world”. The duo united to release their chemistry-filled anthem “Señorita”, which became the third best-selling single of 2019 worldwide.
During the coronavirus outbreak, the couple is quarantining together. They talked about favorite Harry Potter characters and revealed they are re-watching the whole film series.
Shawn Mendes: In Wonder
On November 23, 2020, his Netflix documentary, Shawn Mendes: In Wonder was released. Most notably, Mendes dedicated all the songs he had written in the documentary to Camila.
|New Boyfriend||Shawn Mendes (July 2019 – Present)|
10 Facts Only Camila Cabello Fans Know
- Her full name is Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao
Her last name Cabello is the Spanish word for “hair”
- Camila was the second youngest member of Fifth Harmony
- As of 2017, Cabello is the #1 most listened to female artist on Spotify
Growing up, she wanted to be a dentist, if not a singer
- As a solo artist, Camila reached number 1 in the UK within 9 months
Taylor Swift threw Camila a surprise birthday party for her 18th Birthday
Barack Obama said that one of his favorite songs is ‘Havana” by Camila Cabello
- Camila Cabello’s fanbase is known as “Camilizers
- The singer can’t ride a bicycle and she also can’t drive