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Halle Bailey Profile
Halle Bailey also known by her mononym Halle is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for being one half of the musical duo Chloe x Halle with her sister Chlöe Bailey, together earning five Grammy Award nominations since 2018.
Halle Bailey Age
Bailey is 23 years old as of 2023. She was born on 27th March 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 27th March every year.
Halle Bailey Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Halle Bailey Family
Halle Lynn Bailey was born and raised in Mableton, Georgia, by Courtney Bailey and Doug Bailey with her older sister Chloe Bailey, later moving together to Los Angeles in mid-2012. The sisters started singing since Chloe harmonized with “Mary Had a Little Lamb” while their mother did the housework. They also started writing their songs and learning to play instruments through watching YouTube tutorials. Their father and co-manager, Doug Bailey, who “taught them to do everything on their own,” began teaching them how to write songs at the ages of 8 and 10.
Halle Bailey Boyfriend
In late 2021, she began dating rapper and YouTuber DDG. Bailey’s pastimes include swimming, running, and biking as well as making beaded earrings and necklaces. Additionally, she started selling on Etsy in April 2021, and the following May, she adopted a cat named Poseidon. Bailey resides in North Hollywood, Los Angeles with her sister.
Halle Bailey Early work
While in Georgia, Bailey played minor acting roles in films such as Joyful Noise (2012), having begun a career in acting at the age of 3, and the Disney television film Let It Shine (2012). The duo launched a YouTube channel at the ages of 11 and 13 respectively. With a cover of Beyoncé’s “Best Thing I Never Had”. Their first video to go “viral” was a cover of another of Beyoncé’s tracks, Pretty Hurts.
hey first performed as Chloe x Halle when uploading covers of pop songs onto their channel. The duo made their talk show debut when they appeared on The Ellen Show in April 2012. In 2013, the Bailey sisters won Season 5 of Radio Disney’s The Next Big Thing, with them making a cameo appearance in the Disney series Austin & Ally performing the song “Unstoppable” the following September.
Halle Bailey record deal
Chloe and Halle Bailey, the sister duo behind the R&B group Chloe x Halle, were in talks to sign with Parkwood Entertainment in May 2015. The contracts were submitted to the Manhattan Supreme Court, as both sisters were minors at the time. The contracts stated that the sisters would receive at least $60,000 and advances that could total almost $1 million if they made at least six albums.
Parkwood Entertainment, founded by Beyoncé, finally signed the Bailey sisters in 2016 for a five-year contract. The sisters became known as “Beyoncé’s first true musical successors” and “Beyoncé’s prodigies.”
In April 2016, the Bailey sisters were featured in the music video for Beyoncé’s song “Freedom” from her visual album Lemonade. The video also featured twin sisters Lisa-Kainde Diaz and Naomi Diaz, as well as actors Amandla Stenberg and Zendaya.
Halle Bailey Chloe x Halle
Chloe x Halle made their professional debut with the EP, Sugar Symphony, which was released under Parkwood on April 29, 2016. The duo was also featured as the opening act for the European part of Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour. Held between late June and early August 2016. Nearly a year after, the duo released their critically acclaimed mixtape, The Two of Us, on March 16, 2017. The mixtape was featured on Rolling Stone magazine’s Best R&B Albums of 2017 list. On December 29, 2017, the duo released the theme song for the TV series Grown-ish, entitled “Grown”. Halle played Skylar “Sky” Forster in a recurring capacity in the first season before being upgraded to series regular starting with the second.
She departed the series at the end of the fourth season when her character graduated from college. Both “Grown” and “The Kids Are Alright” served as the lead and second singles respectively of Chloe x Halle’s debut studio album. The Kids Are Alright, which they announced in late February 2018. The album was paired with a visual. Chloe x Halle released their debut studio album, The Kids Are Alright, on March 23, 2018, to critical acclaim. Their single, “Warrior”, appeared on the soundtrack for the film A Wrinkle in Time (2018), as well as their debut album. On May 31, 2018, it was announced that they would be the opening act for the U.S. leg of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On the Run II Tour, alongside DJ Khaled.
Halle Bailey Grammy Awards
The duo was nominated for two Grammy Awards in December 2018, namely Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album (for The Kids Are Alright). On February 3, 2019, Chloe x Halle’s performance of “America the Beautiful”. At the Super Bowl LIII was praised by their mentor Beyoncé in addition to several news publications. A week later, on February 10, 2019, the duo honored American musician Donny Hathaway. By performing his 1972 single “Where Is the Love” at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
On June 12, 2020, the duo released their anticipated sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, to critical acclaim. The album debuted at number 16 on the Billboard 200 chart with 24,000 units sold. “Do It” also became their first entry on the Billboard Hot 100, debuting at number 83, on the chart dated June 27, 2020. Chloe x Halle performed the American national anthem at the kickoff game for the 2020 NFL season in September 2020. The duo hosted the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in October 2020. In November 2020, they received nominations for Album of the Year. Song of the Year, Video of the Year, and Best Dance Performance. And The Ashford And Simpson Songwriter’s Award at the 2020 Soul Train Music Awards.
Halle Bailey Career
Her role as Skyler Forster in the television sitcom Grown-ish has earned her a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress. In a Comedy Series at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards. She will star in the 2023 film adaptation of The Color Purple. In the same year will portray Ariel in the live-action Disney film The Little Mermaid.
Halle Bailey The Little Mermaid
On July 3, 2019, Disney announced that Halle Bailey had been cast as Princess Ariel in the upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. The director, Rob Marshall, praised Bailey’s talent, saying that she has the “spirit, heart, youth, innocence, and substance,” as well as a “glorious singing voice” that are all necessary to play the iconic role.
Some people criticized the casting because they felt that Bailey was not faithful to the original character, who is white. However, Disney responded by saying that the most important thing is to tell the story and that the spirit of a character is what matters. Ariel’s original voice actress, Jodi Benson, also defended Bailey, saying that she is “perfect” for the role.
On October 1, 2021, Bailey made her debut solo performance with a rendition of the Disney song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” in the televised event The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World.
Halle Bailey Net Worth
Bailey has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 10 million to $50 million earned from her career as an Actress and Musician.
Halle Bailey Social Media Platforms
Bailey is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 1.6 Million followers on Twitter, 3.8 Million followers on Instagram, and 23k followers on Facebook.