Who is Normani Kordei from “Fifth Harmony”?
Normani Kordei Hamilton was born on 31 May 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and is best known as a dancer and a singer, who was additionally a member of the girl band Fifth Harmony.
Early Life and Education
Normani was a student of Trinity Episcopal School, which she attended while living in New Orleans. However, her family ended up moving to Houston, Texas after the Hurricane Katrina, in 2005. Normani competed in beauty pageants and dance, performed gospel music and made her first song at the age of 13.
Normani Kordei Net Worth
So just how rich is Normani Kordei as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this singer has net worth of $3 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her over seven years long career in the mentioned field.
Normani Kordei Ethnicity and Family
Normani Kordei is African-American. She was born to Derrick and Andrea Hamilton and has two older half-sisters, Arielle and Ashlee Hamilton.
Normani Kordei Body Measurements
Normani is 1.63 meters tall and weighs 62 kilograms..
Nomani Kordei and Fifth Harmony
Kordei auditioned for ‘’The X Factor US’’ in 2012, and performed ‘’Chain of Fools’’ originally recorded by Aretha Franklin. She ended up getting a positive response from the judges and was advanced to the next round. However, she was eliminated during the second round of boot camp, which ended her competition as a solo singer. Nevertheless, as her talent was recognized, she was later on brought back to stage by the judges and was put in a band with Camila Cabello, Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke and Lauren Jauregui. Their band became known as Fifth Harmony later on, and they ultimately finished competition in the third place. Additionally, the girls went on to sign record deals with Syco Music and Epic Records. In October of the following year, Fifth Harmoney released their debut EP, under the title ‘’Better Together’’, which including tracks such as ‘’Miss Movin’ On’’, ‘’Better Together’’ and ‘’Don’t Wanna Dance Alone’’ ended up doing fairly well on charts, debuting at number three on Digital Albums and at number 18 on the New Zealand Albums Chart. Fifth Harmony went on to record their debut studio album entitled ‘’Reflection’’, featuring songs such as ‘’Boss’’, ‘’Sledgehammer’’ and ‘’Worth It’’, all of which achieved vast success worldwide, and being certified gold, platinum and silver in countries such as the US, Canada and Brazil.
In September 2015, the girls announced that they were working on their second studio album, which was eventually released in 2016 and entitled ‘’7/27’’, featuring 10 songs such as ‘’ Work from Home’’, ‘’That’s My Girl’’ and ‘’Write on Me’’, and ultimately receiving a generally positive response, peaked at number one on Brazilian Albums (Billboard), number two on Japan International Albums (Oricon) and number three on Taiwanese Albums (Five Music), and did well on the UK and US charts as well. In August of 2017, the band – from which Camila Cabello had departed – released the album entitled ‘’Fifth Harmony’’, which featured ten songs such as ‘’Down’’, ‘’He Like That’’ and ‘’Deliver’’. In the recent past, as of March 2018, the band announced they would take an indefinite hiatus to dedicate efforts to their solo careers, and other projects on a more serious level.
Normani’s Solo Work
As of 2015, Kordei released dance videos, performing ‘’Do Not Disturb’’ and ‘’Commas’’ alongside the group’s choreographer Sean Bankhead and uploaded the videos to her YouTube channel. In December 2017, she made cover mashups of Drake’s ‘’Fake Love’’/ ‘’Sneakin’’ and Solange’s ‘’Don’t Touch My Hair’’/’’Cranes in the Sky’’, on which she worked alongside The Invaders, a group of producers. Additionally, the audience was able to see her compete in ‘’Dancing with the Stars’’, in which her partner was Valentin Chmerkovskiy – the duo ultimately reached the finals and finished in third place. Subsequently, she was featured in Khalid’s music video for ‘’Young, Dumb & Broke’’ and later on announced that they were working on some new song ideas. In late October, her signing with S10 Entertainment as a solo artist was announced. In mid-February 2018, she collaborated with Khalid, and the result – ‘’Love Lies” – was a part of the soundtrack for the drama comedy movie ‘’Love, Simon’’, and debuted at number 43 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Private Life and Philanthropy
Kordei’s relationship status is a topic that has many interested, ever since her time at the X Factor House. During that period, she was rumored to be dating her fellow singer Arin Ray, whom she met during the boot camp stage, and Arin ended up openly dedicating some of his performances to Kordei. They eventually split up in 2013. Moving forward, according to some sources she dated her ‘’Dancing with the Stars’’ colleague, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, but there is no further information regarding that topic.
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Kordei is additionally recognized for her charity work. In that field, she has worked with Girl Scouts of America and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, and as of late September 2016, she became the Diversity Ambassador for The Cybersmile Foundation, which focuses on supporting victims of cyberbullying. In early 2017, Kordei officially became the first celebrity ambassador for Stars & Strikes Celebrity Bowling Event & Tournament. Additionally, she serves as a global ambassador for the American Cancer Society, raising awareness for the mentioned cause.
Normani Kordei Instagram
Normani shares a fair amount of information through her Instagram page, which is followed by 3.4 million people.