Halle Bailey is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame with her sister Chlöe Bailey as part of the musical duo Chloe x Halle. They released the albums The Kids Are Alright (2018) and Ungodly Hour (2020) and together earned five Grammy nominations.
As an actress, Bailey had a supporting role in the television series Grown-ish (2018–2022). In 2023, she played her first lead role as Ariel in Disney’s musical fantasy film The Little Mermaid.
Age- 23 years
Height- 5 feet 1 inches
Weight- 45 kg
Birthdate- 27 March 2000
Birthplace-Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profession-American singer and actress
Instruments- Vocals; guitar
Halle Bailey was born on 27 March 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States to parents Courtney Bailey, and Doug Bailey. She has elder sisters named Chloe Bailey and Ski and a younger brother, Branson.
As children, Chloe and Halle began writing their own 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.
Bailey’s pastimes include swimming, running, and biking as well as making beaded earrings and necklaces, which she started selling on Etsy in April 2021, and the following May, she adopted a cat named Poseidon.
Halle Bailey and her boyfriend Darryl Dwayne ‘DDG’ Grandberry Jr.Actress Halle Bailey and rapper Darryl Dwayne “DDG” Grandberry Jr. initially crossed paths through their professional pursuits. Reflecting on their connection, the Little Mermaid star expressed her admiration, stating in November 2022 to Essence, “I’ve been a fan of his for years.”
Halle Bailey Education
She has completed her schooling at a local school. There is no further information presented publicly about her educational qualification
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. They 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 and Ally performing the song “Unstoppable” the following September. In May 2015, both sisters were in talks to sign on with Parkwood Entertainment, with the contracts submitted to the Manhattan Supreme Court, as both sisters were then minors detailing that they “[would] receive at least $60,000 and advances that could total almost $1 million if they make at least six albums.” Parkwood Entertainment, which was founded by Beyoncé, finally signed them in 2016 for a five-year contract, becoming “[her] first true musical successors,” per NPR, as well as being considered “Beyoncé’s prodigies.” The Bailey sisters were featured, along with Beyoncé, twin sisters Lisa-Kainde Diaz and Naomi Diaz, Amandla Stenberg, and Zendaya in the clip for Freedom in the foremost’s eponymous visual album Lemondade, which premiered on HBO in April 2016.
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, Chloe x Halle released their critically acclaimed mixtape, The Two of Us, on March 16, 2017, on YouTube. The mixtape was featured on Rolling Stone magazine’s Best RandB Albums of 2017 list. On December 29, 2017, the duo released the theme song for the TV series Grown-ish, entitled “Grown”. Halle had a recurring role as Skylar “Sky” Forster in the first season before becoming a series regular in the second season. She left the series at the end of the fourth season when her character graduated from college. Their single “Warrior” appeared on both the soundtrack to A Wrinkle in Time (2018) and their debut album.
On May 31, 2018, they were announced to open the US leg of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On the Run II Tour with DJ Khaled. The duo was nominated for two Grammy Awards in December 2018, namely for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album (The Kids Are Alright). On February 3, 2019, Chloe x Halle’s performance of “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LIII was praised by several news outlets as well as their mentor Beyoncé. A week later, on February 10, 2019, the duo paid tribute to American musician Donny Hathaway by performing his 1972 single “Where Is the Love” at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
Chloe x Halle performed the US National Anthem at the 2020 NFL season opener in September 2020. They also received nominations for Best Progressive RandB Album, Best RandB Song, and Best Traditional RandB Performance at the upcoming 63rd Grammy Awards. T
On July 3, 2019, Disney announced that Bailey had been cast as Princess Ariel in the upcoming film The Little Mermaid, directed by Rob Marshall.
On October 1, 2021, Bailey made her debut solo performance of the Disney song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” during Disney’s celebration of The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World. 50th anniversary of the world. In May 2023, wearing a beautiful off-the-shoulder blue dress with an elaborate train and stunning skirt, Bailey gave a stunning performance of the iconic number on Disney Night.
As of May 2024, Halle Bailey’s net worth is approximated to be $3 million.
Latest News about Halle Bailey
Halle Bailey welcomes 1st baby with boyfriend DDG
Halle Bailey, renowned for her portrayal of Ariel in The Little Mermaid, has joyfully embraced motherhood with the arrival of her first child, a son, alongside her boyfriend, the rapper and singer-songwriter DDG. Sharing the news on Instagram, Halle posted a photo and disclosed that they have chosen the name Halo for their newborn.
Sharing the picture, she wrote, “Even though we’re a few days into the new year, the greatest thing that 2023 could have done for me, was bring me my son.. welcome to the world my halo (three heart face, angel face and sparkles emojis) the world is desperate to know you (winking face, rolling on the floor laughing and black heart emojis).”