Normani Kordei Hamilton is an African-American who is known best as a member of the Fifth Harmony girl group music band. She is not only a singer but also a dancer and a model.
She is the third youngest in the girl group and is a lyric mezzo-soprano with 4 octaves and 2 notes.
Normani Hamilton’s birth, age, family, and childhood
If we look at the biographic details of this singer, we find that she was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA on 31 May 1996. That makes her age 21 years now. Her parents are Derrick and Andrea Hamilton
. Her grandmother is Barbara Steward. She has two older half-sisters named Ashlee and Arielle Hamilton. Her early childhood was in New Orleans, Louisiana.
When the Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the family relocated to Houston, Texas in 2005.
Her mom was diagnosed with cancer when Normani was 6 years old, but she stayed strong. When small, Normani was very much interested in sports and beauty pageants and used to regularly participate in gymnastics and beauty shows. She was also into singing and had recorded her first song when she was just 13 years old. She preferred soul, R&B, jazz and pop genre of songs.
Normani Hamilton’s singing career
Normani took part in 2012 in season 2 of The X Factor US. She advanced to the next round but was subsequently eliminated. However, she was brought back to the show by Simon Cowell and put into a group with four other girls. These included Dinah Jane Hansen, Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui, and Camila Cabello, and was called as the Fifth Harmony.
The group made it to the third place on the show. Talking about Simon Cowell, Normani had once said:
“There’s definitely a lot of pressure on us, being part of the team of Simon Cowell, because he is one of the most respected search engine talent in the world. The fact that they believe in our potential as a group is a great achievement.”
In October 2013, Fifth Harmony released their first EP called Better Together. Their debut album called Reflection was released in 2015. Their second album 7/27 came out in 2016. Their third studio album was released in August 2017.
In 2015, Normani also released two dance videos. She also released three cover mash-ups. She is also working on new song ideas with Khalid. She competed on Dancing with the Stars season 24 and came 3rd place. Her partner was a professional ballroom dancer named Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
She has also done a small role in a film called Book. It deals with bullying and social prejudice. She has also cat-walked for major brands and also models for brands such as Target.
In 2016, she had quit Twitter due to the racist trolls against her. She owns 2 dogs called Pepper and Paris, two turtles, and a fish called Gypsy.
Normani Kordei Hamilton’s relationships, boyfriends, and breakups
Normani Kordei Hamilton was said to be dating Arin ray in 2012 and 2013. She was later said to be dating Dinah Jane Hansen’s cousin Thomas Hansen. Due to their great on-stage chemistry, Normani was said to be dating her dancing partner Valentin as well. She is currently single with no boyfriend, relationship, husband or marriage.
Reference: (Wikipedia.org, people.com)