20 facts about Halsey.

  1. Her real name is Ashley Frangipane.
  2. She was originally born in New Jersey on September 29th, 1994.
  3. She identifies herself as bisexual.
  4. She’s of mixed race. Her mother is White and her father is African American
  5. After her career started, she used her earnings to put her younger brother through college.
  6. During her last year of college, she received a scholarship to major in fine arts, but declined because she couldn’t afford some of the education fees.
  7. Her name Halsey was inspired by a street sign she saw after her first concert on the subway.
  8. Her first Ep. was called “Room 93”.
  9. Her first album she produced with Astralwerks was named “Badlands.”
  10. The name “Badlands” is a reference to Halsey’s state of mind while writing the album, to give a physical place as a metaphor for a desolate and lonely mind.
  11. Halsey has a tattoo on her arms that is a matchstick. She says she’ll have it done with a fire around it when she reaches her full potential.
  12. She did a collaboration with the group “The Chainsmokers” to produce the song “Closer.”
  13. “Closer” stayed on the top of the charts for almost 12 weeks, making it Halsey’s most popular song.
  14. Halsey has also done collaboration with Justin Bieber and Lido, a Norwegian rapper.
  15. Halsey has preformed on the MTV awards twice.
  16. During her Billboard Awards performance, she says she gave her most angriest performance because she was going through a miscarriage and was allowed to leave.
  17. She said one of her most memorable performance was at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon.
  18. In her free time, she enjoys drawing her surroundings.
  19. Her first written song was “Ghost,” and it was written in a basement with her high school friends.
  20. After recording that song, 5 record labels wanted to sign her.
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