Ashley Nicolette Frangipane who is also known as Halsey is an American song writer and singer who was born in September 29, 1994. Halsey became popular by uploading her music on social media platforms. Astralwerks signed Halsey in 2014 and send her for tour with Imagine Dragons and The Kooks so that she was able to promote her debut album named Room 93.

The debut studio album of Halsey which was in 2015 was Badlands and it was certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Halsey released four singles from her this album and all four of them were commercial hits. Halsey the 22 years singer has a net worth of over 5 million.

Early life

Halsey was born in Clark, New Jersey on the 29th of September 1994. Halsey was born to Nicole Frangipane who used to work for security in a hospital and Chris Frangipane used to manage a car dealership. Halsey grew up with two brothers who were younger to her named Sevian and Dante.

Halsey is African-American from her father’s side and Hungarian Italian from her mother’s side. When Halsey was growing up she was interested in musical instruments and would play the violin, cello, guitar and viola.

Halsey was dating a heroin addict and started doing recreational in his influence. Halsey was detected with bipolar disorder. After finishing high school Halsey went to study at the Rhode Island School of Design but when she realized she was unable to pay tuition fee she dropped out of college as a result of that she was thrown out of her house by her parents.


After dropping out of college and getting thrown out of her house Halsey used live in a besetment of a friend’s house. Halsey describes her life to be very dark because at that point in his life she has to sleep at streets in the fear of getting raped or kidnaped. She eventually started doing shows in different cities and was able to arrange money to live. She moved to her grandmother’s house and stayed with her for some time.

Halsey has been writing poems all these years and then when she was living a life of chaos started to write songs. Halsey was able to meet a producer at a party who offered her to collaborate an after the song was released in sound cloud it became viral. After the massive response from the song Halsey got a lot of offers from different record labels but went on to sign a contract with Astralwerks because it gave her more creative freedom from others.

Halsey is one of the four female artists who have partnered with MAC Cosmetics for the Future Forward line for them and she has also released a lipstick named after her. Halsey worked with the Chainsmokers on a single named ‘Closer’ in 2016 which became the most successful single of that year and was her first song to reach the number one position in the Billboard.

Halsey has also made guest appearance in the seventh episode of the Showtime series named Roadies in 2016. Halsey have also released a song named ‘Not Afraid Anymore’ in 2017 for a digital download which was later used in the sound track of the movie Fifty Shades Darker.

Personal Life

Halsey was born to her parents Nicole Frangipane who was a security guard at a hospital and Chris Frangipane who used to manage a car dealership. She was born in a town called Clark in New Jersey. When Halsey was growing up she learned a lot of music instruments. Halsey started doing recreational drugs when she was dating a heroin addict after college.

After that she went to college to study and was not able to continue there because she was not able to afford the tuition fees. So she dropped out of college and went to community college. She was thrown out of her house on her decision of dropping out of college. She realized in 2015 that she was bisexual and bipolar which made her do recreational drugs. She has always been very open about her previous drug problem and her sexuality.

When she was working for her debut studio album she toured with The Kooks in the year 2014. During 2014 Halsey was in an on and off relationship with a producer from Norway named Lido. Halsey released her debut album named Room 93 on October 27. The album came close to 200 in the Billboard and was also in number 3 on Top Heatseekers.

Halsey’s debut studio effort named Badlands was released on August 28 in 2015 where the co-writer of all her songs on the album was and it was produced by her then boyfriend Lido.

The album Badlands was sold around 97,000 copies on the first week and till 2017 it has almost sold around 504,000 copies in just the United States of America and was hence certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Halsey sang a song named ‘The Feeling’ along with Justin Biber for his album Purpose which was never officially released but the song was in top forty in the Billboard 100.

After her success she is now dating rapper G-Eazy from the early September and is very open about it to the media.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Ashley Nicolette Frangipane

Date of Birth: 29th September 1994

Birth Place: Clark, New Jersey, United States

Age: 23 years

Profession: Singer, Song writer

Height: 1.63m

Weight: 54 kilograms

Net worth: $5 million