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Alessia Cara Net Worth

Alessia Cara Net Worth, Salary Source of Income
Net Worth$4,000,000
Full NameAlessia Caracciolo
Date of Birth/AgeJuly 11, 1996 (age 23)
Source of wealthSinger, Songwriter, Instrumentalist
Country of originCanada
State/City of originBrampton, Ontario
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Alessia Cara net worth is $4 million dollars.

How Much Alessia Cara Make a Year

Alessia Cara’s annual salary has not been published at the moment.

How does Alessia Cara make her money?

Alessia is already building her fortunate from her young music career. Initially, she was a Youtuber and made money off of her channel, but now she is a huge star and has earned millions of dollars from her music over just a few years.

She earns income from her shows, guest appearance performances, and music albums.


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Alessia Cara is a Canadian Singer and Songwriter who earned her place in the music industry must faster than the average newcomer.

She has worked so hard for her career and she has a large fan base who appreciates it. One of her most popular songs to date is “Scars to your beautiful”. Let’s take a close look into Alessia Cara’s net worth, career history, biography, and personal life.

Early Life

Alessia Cara’s full name is Alessia Caracciolo. She was born on July 16, 1996, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Cara’s father is a Canadian with Italian parents and her mother, an immigrant, is also Italian. Her mother is actually from South Italy.

Cara speaks Italian fluently and gets her musical taste from her mother who loves Eros Ramazzotti, Beatles, and Queen. She has three siblings who are Dante, Dario, and Danica. Alessia was involved in theatre and poetry writing when she was little.


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Her parents quickly picked up on her interest in entertainment and purchased her a guitar at 10 years old. She instantly learned how to play several songs on the instrument.

The self-taught star had a YouTube channel at the age of 13, and that’s where she would post covers of songs she would sing. The 5’1″ singer and songwriter attended Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School where she graduated in 2014.

Cara has mentioned that her childhood was rather boring and she didn’t enjoy going out. People thought she was a little weird, and they would phone her parents to check on her.


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Personal life

There has been a rumor that Alessia was dating her boyfriend of several years named Kevin Garett. News surfaced on many platforms of the couple splitting up. Reports are saying that her song “Not Today” is about her ex-boyfriend Kevin.

In November 2018 Cara posted a tweet about the song saying it was just something allowing her to wallow in misery until she pursued happiness once more. There used to be posts of Cara and Kevin, but now those posts have all been removed, further confirming to fans that the couple has split up.


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Alessia enjoys exploring places and traveling. She often posts scenic pics on her Instagram page. One of her most recent trips was a vacation to Italy.


In 2014 after Cara finished high school she had scholarship offers from various universities, but she listened to her guy and sat out for a year to pursue her dreams in music.

During that same year, Alessia’s acoustic covers posted on YouTube got her signed with EP Entertainment and Dej Jam Recordings.

The very next year she was already releasing her EP “Four Pink Walls” which peaked at number 11 in Canada. In late 2015 her debut single and studio album “Know-It-All” was dropped. Her album peaked at number 9 in the US.


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Her single “Here” made it to number 1 with the US R&B chart and number 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. This track was extremely popular with the teenage crowd. The song represents all young people who don’t fancy the large party crowd and prefer a smaller gathering.

She says this song was a reflection of her own personal experience. She says throughout her years she would tag along with her outgoing friends, but only to realize it wasn’t the right fit for her. In the spring of 2015, several magazines listed the song as a must-hear.

One of the biggest magazines was Cosmopolitan. Billboard listed the song as one of the summer jams on a list of 20 pop tracks.

Another single she released in 2015 was “Wild Things”, it was successful across the globe. In 2016 during Christmas time Cara dropped a new music video for the song “Seventeen”.


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Her most recent hit to date has been a song called “Stay”. It was produced by German disc jockey record producer whose real name is Anton Zaslavski.

Cara’s sound is often said to be a cross between Lorde, Amy Winehouse, and Rihanna. She puts on a simple yet very strong performance.

Her first real television appearance was on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”. She has returned to the show to perform several more times since then. Another show she has been on as a musical guest includes Saturday Night Live.

Cara was nominated 67 times and won 17 awards. She has made history being the first Canadian female recording artist to win a Grammy.

She has won a Streamy Award, a Much Music Video Award, an ASCAP Pop Music Award, a Juno Award, and a SOCAN Award. She has been named as one of the year’s breakthrough artists.


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Interesting Facts

  • Cara really enjoys festivals and she attends several of them. She prefers the smaller festivals and one that she has performed at is the Glastonbury Festival.
  • Cara is good friends with Australian singer Troye Sivan. He records songs in a genre like hers. He recently put out a new album called “Blue Neighbourhood”. He has reached out to Cara several times to perform with him during his tour to help boost her fame. He wrote the song “Wild” but compiled a studio remake with Alessia.
  • Cara was honored to be involved in the song “How Far I’ll Go” featured in Disney’s Moana. The song was written by Lin-Manuel Mirand.
  • Cara’s preferred music genres are synthpop, indie, and alternative rock.
  • Cara is great with other artist impressions and she gets asked to do one every time she visits a talk show. She can do Lorde, Arian Grande, Iggy Azalea, and Christina Aguilera.


  • Alessia is a fan of Coldplay and she has been involved in one of the group’s concerts.
  • Alessia gets a lot of love from fans because of the passion and soul in her music. She wrote all of her songs and each one represents a real-time in her life.
  • Alessia’s biggest musical influences are Amy Winehouse, Mariah Carey, Drake, and Ed Sheeran.

Favorite Quotes from Alessia Cara

“Flannel shirts, denim, Converse, a guitar, messy hair? That’s literally me.”

“Realize that everyone that you think is perfect feels like they’re not good enough, too.”

“Success is when you see something and you say, ‘I want to do that’ and then you do it. It’s being happy with what you do and doing what you love every day.”