Normani Kordei Hamilton is an American singer and dancer from the United States. Normani became famous in 2013 as a part of the girl band Fifth Harmony.
The singer later became an independent artist and was a major hit by performing songs such as “Love Lies,” “Waves,” “Dancing with a Stranger,” and “Wild Side.” Also, Normani released a two-song E.P. featuring Calvin Harris named “Normani x Calvin Harris.”
Normani Early Life
Normani Hamilton was born on May 31 the year 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Andrea and Derrick. She has two older half-sisters whose names are Arielle as well as Ashlee.
Normani lived much of her childhood in New Orleans, Louisiana, before moving to Pearland, Texas, following Hurricane Katrina.
She competed in dance and gymnastics competitions and beauty contests in her youth. Normani was homeschooled since the sixth grade.
Normani Family and Education
Normani has the parents, Derrick Hamilton and Andrea Hamilton. She was raised with her two older half-siblings, Arielle Hamilton and Ashlee Hamilton, in New Orleans, Louisiana. She’s of African American, Indian, and French heritage.
In August 2005 in 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and its surrounding regions, causing severe destruction, which led to the family’s relocation to Texas. She graduated from Trinity Episcopal School, located in Richmond, Virginia.
At a very young age, she discovered a passion for music and dancing. Since her time, she’s been into gymnastics, competitive dancing, and beauty contests. She started her career in her teens, and she recorded her first single at the age of 13.
Normani Personal Life
Concerning her private life, nothing is known about her romantic relationships. Numerous speculations are suggesting that the singer Arin Ray had a relationship when they were in X Factor USA.
She was in a relationship with Thomas “Masi” Hansen, Dinah Jane Hansen’s cousin, from 2015 until 2015. It is believed that she is dancing with dancer Rameer Colon.
Normani Singing Career
Normani first gained national recognition after her appearance in The second episode of the reality show The X Factor USA as a member of the girl’s group Fifth Harmony, comprising Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane as well as Camila Cabello. They could make it to the finals and then win the performance.
After the band’s indefinite hiatus in 2017, Normani started her solo career. She released her first single with Khalid called “Love Lies” in 2018. The song peaked at 9th at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
Her debut album “Normani x Calvin Harris” was released on October 22, 2018, and included three tracks “Checklist” with Wizkid and “Slow Down”. She worked on the track with Sam Smith on the song “Dancing with a Stranger,” released on January 11, 2019. The track ranked in seventh place in the U.S. and the third position in the U.K.
She also collaborated with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj on the track “Bad to You”, which was released as the soundtrack to the film Charlie’s Angels.
Recently, Normani collaborated with rapper Megan Thee Stallion on the track “Diamonds”, which was released as the lead singer for the soundtrack for the film about superheroes Birds of Prey (2020).
Normani Net Worth
Because of her hard work, Normani has already become an established musician even at a young age. She has made a profession through her love of and passion for music.
Through her professional pursuits, Normani has accumulated a net worth of $4 million made through her successful career in the field of music. She collaborated with artists like Calvin Harris, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and Sam Smith.