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An actress should be able to create the universe in the palm of her hand, this line is very well proved by Cassandra Monique Batie popularly known by her stage name, Andra Day who is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. She is eminently known for her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” which was released in 2015.
Her debut album reached 48th position on the US Billboard Hot 200 chart and it also earned her a nomination for Best R&B Album. Recently, she came into the limelight by winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Billie Holiday in the 2021 biopic “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 30 December 1984, this gorgeous diva has turned 38 years old. She has a perfect height which is 173 centimeters and is 5’8” in feet & inches. She seems as fit as fiddle with a weight of 59 kilograms and 130 lbs in pounds.
Her beauty is enhanced by her dark brown eyes and brown hair. she is very conscious about her health and maintains her figure with the measurement of 37 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 38 inches hips approximately.
As a singer and actress, Andra has quite a good earring from her professional career. Having started her career initially as a YouTube singer covering popular songs, she has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the popular Grammy-nominated singers and also a marvelous actress in her decade-long career.
Her sources of income are surely her music deals, songs, movies, and contracts. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $4 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born in Edmonds, Washington D.C, United States, Andra belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. however, she was born into a middle-class family. When Andra was just three, her family moved to southern California and she got raised along with her sister in Southeast San Diego, California.
She is quite private about her personal life so she never disclosed much information about her family and siblings. As of her education, she completed her schooling at Valencia Park Elementary School.
During her childhood, she was very much fond of singing and dancing rather than playing with dolls. So she also took part in the school’s music and theatre team. Later she also joined the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts in Paradise Hills and later got graduated in 2003.
|Birth Place||Edmonds, Washington D.C, United States|
|Date of birth||December 30, 1984|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’8”
In centimeters: 173 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 59 kg
In pounds: 130 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|School||Valencia Park Elementary School|
|College||San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts|
|Home town||Edmonds, Washington D.C, United States|
|Fathers name||Not Known|
|Mothers name||Not Known
Career / Fashion and Style
Andra started her bright career initially when she got signed to a development deal with Buskin Records in 2011. She initially gained huge popularity when she began uploading her cover songs and mashups on YouTube including Jessie J’s “Mamma Knows Best”, Eminem‘s “Lose Yourself”, and Muse’s “Uprising” among others.
Later, she started to perform at several shows; “Good Morning America”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, 2015 Special Olympics, and 2015 BET Awards. Furthermore, on August 28, 2015, she made her official debut with the release of her first studio album, “Cheers to the Fall”.
It was also nominated for the 58th Grammy Awards that peaked at 48 on the Billboard 200 list. Later in August and September 2015, she began her national tour. Her single, “Rise Up” was so famous that she performed the song at The White House. she even received the Powerhouse Award at the Billboard Women in Music event, in December 2016.
she became a crucial part of the lead single of the film, “Marshall” titled “Stand Up for Something” with rapper Common which even got nominated for Academy Awards in the year 2017. She also performed with the Baltimore Children’s Choir for the opening musical performance at the March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018.
Apart from that, Andra’sdebut movie was “Marshall” where she had a minor role of nightclub singer followed by the voice role of Sweet Tea in “Cars 3”.
Moreover, she gained huge popularity in the world of cinema when she has cast the lead role of Billie Holiday in the bio-pic film, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” in 2021. In fact, she also won a Golden Globe for Best Actress–Drama for this.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Currently, Andra is single. However, she has been in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend Don Bowie before in 2015. Moreover, Don is known as a professional Canadian high altitude climber about whom she opened up while her interview with Glabor in 2016.
Unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t long last. In May 2021, she disclosed her porn and sex addiction in her recent interviews and further said that playing Billie Holiday helped her find strength after battling that addiction.
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Andra Day:
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Some Interesting Facts About Andra Day
- Her Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- she had her image on around 50 million cups at McDonald’s in the year 2016.
- After her high schooling, she worked about 20 different jobs even performed at a strip mall.
- Andra started taking her dance classes at the age of 5.
- Day grew up in a religious family where she used to visit the church regularly.
- With her growing popularity, she has managed to amass a healthy following on Instagram has more than 419K followers.