Camila Cabello Biography
Camila Cabello is an American singer and songwriter whose ancestor were from Cuba. She was born on March 3, 1997, in Cojimar, Eastern Havana, Cuba. Her father is Sinuhe Estrabao who is from Mexico city and mother is Alejandro Cabello who is from Cuba. She also has a younger sister named Sofia Cabello who is currently 10 years old. Soon after Camila’s birth, her family shifted to Mexico. There she spent the first five years of her life. After that, her family shifted to the United States and settled in Miami, Florida.
In Miami, Camila attended the Miami Palmetto High School. Since childhood, Camila wanted to become a successful singer. When she reached 9th grade, she decided to start her career as a singer so she left school. However, she did receive her high school diploma. After that, Camila auditioned for the X Factor in Greensboro, North Carolina where she sang the song “Respect” by Aretha Franklin. After the audition, Camila was selected but her performance was not aired on the TV as the show didn’t get the rights to the song.
During the show, Camila was eliminated in the boot camp portion of the show in Miami Florida. However, later she was called back to the show along with other contestants who were Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, and Dinah Jane. After they met, the show put the team into a group and the group of five was given the name “Fifth Harmony”. The group became third in the show and signed a deal with the Synco Music which was owned by Simon Cowell, one of the judges of the show. They also signed a deal with the Epic Records, L.A. Reid’s record label.
Camila Cabello Career and Net Worth
On October 18, 2013, Camila along with her group released their debut song “Better Together”. Along with this, a Spanish version “Juntos” and “Juntos Acoustic” was also released and later an acoustic version of Better together was also released. The song debuted at number on the list if Billboard 200. In 2015, they released the album “Reflection” and the following year, they released “7/27”. From these albums, the song “Worth It” and “Work from Home” were the most popular ones reaching the top 10 spots in several international charts.
Till 2016, Camila performed in various World Tour along with her group The Fifth Harmony. At the end of 2016, on December 18, The Fifth Harmony announced that Camila will be leaving the group. After the announcement, both the group and Camila explained the reason for Camila’s departure. After their departure, Camila appeared in the performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
Later, Camila released two hit song alongside Shawn Mendes in “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and Machine Gun Kelly in “Bad Things”. The first song was written by Shawn and Camila together and ranked at number 20 in the US and 18 in Canada. It was also certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The second song ranked number 4 on the list of Billboard Hot 100 in the US. Camila was later listed on the 25 Most Influential Teens of 2016 by Time.com.
On February 16, 2017, Camila was featured in Cashmere’s debut studio album 9’s song “Cashmere Cat”. Later she was also featured in “Hey Ma” alongside Pitbull and J Balvin for the Album “The Fate of the Furious: The Album”. There was also a Spanish version of the music video released on March 10, 2017, and the English music version was released on April 6, 2017. Camila also featured in the song “Know No Better” along with Major Lazer, Travis Scott, and Quavo.
On March 10, 2017, Camila announced her debut solo album “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” would be released that year. She also described the album as “the story of my journey from darkness into light, from a time when I was lost to a time when I found myself again.” On May 19, 2017, Camila released the first song from her upcoming album “Crying In the Club” and also performed the song at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Later, Camila joined Bruno Mas in his 24K Magic World Tour and performed the opening acts at several locations.
On August 3, 2017, Camila released another song “Havana” which topped the charts of Australia, United States, and the United Kingdom. On January 12, 2017, her debut album released with the name “Camila”. Initially, the album was to be released in September of 2017 however the release date was postponed in order to improve the album. After the release, the album topped on the list of US Billboard 200.
When Camila was in the Fifth Harmony, her net worth was 1 million dollars. However, after the release of her singles, her net worth is estimated to be around 12 million dollars. While most of the rich teenager such as Kylie Jenner spends their money on Luxuries, Camila contributes to various charities. In 2016, Camila collaborated with Save The Children to support the children in the developing countries. She also collaborated with the non-profit art organization named OMG Everywhere to record the song “Power in Me”.
Camila Cabello Relationships
Camila’s first boyfriend was the American singer Austin Mahone. The 16-year-old Camila met 17-year-old Austin for the first time at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The two became very good friends after the meeting and started hanging out with each other more often. During the time, there were a lot of rumors of them dating but both denied their relationship.
On November 3, 2014, Camila finally officially confirmed her relationship with the singer. After some time, Austin also confirmed their relationship and opened up about each other. In an interview with the Teen Vogue Austin gushed about his girlfriend saying “She’s an amazing girl, and we have the best time together.” Also, She and her bandmates joined Austin on his Tour.
On November 24, 2014, Camila announced that the pair had separated during an interview at 36.1 KISSFM. After that, During the time when Camila collaborated with Shawn Mendes, there were rumors of the two dating. Camila also performed with Shawn in his tours. After the tour, the two became very good friends which lead fans speculating. Shawn also said in an interview that he would “Wife Camila up”. However, the two never confirmed the rumors.
Camila was also rumored to be dating the 5SOS member Michael Clifford in 2015. The 5SOS and Fifth harmony used to hang out a lot during the time and Camila was also spotted on a dinner date with Michael. However, the two were never seen together after that.
Camila Cabello has started dating British dating coach and writer Matthew Hussey on Jan 2018.