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30 Cool Facts About Camila Cabello Every Fan Must Know

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Camila Cabello, since her very first entry into the music industry, has managed to capture the hearts of millions of people around the world, not just with her hit after hit songs, but her mesmerizing smile. She is currently one of the most popular artists, making headlines with almost everything she does, not to mention her boyfriend Shawn Mendes. Still, even with all this fame and success, the numerous accolades to her name, she stays very down to earth. Here are some really interesting things to know about Camila that will make fans love her more:

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  1.  In December 2018, her performance of “Havana,” at the Grammys, with guests Ricky Martin, Young Thug and J Balvin, at the start of the ceremony, made her the first female Latin artist to open the show.
  2.  With her singles “Havana” and “Never Be the Same,” she became the first artist to top Mainstream Top 40 and Adult Top 40 airplay charts with the first two singles from a debut studio album.
  3.  Her debut solo single “Crying in the Club,” released on May 19, 2017, peaked at #47 in the United States. She performed it at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, held on May 21, 2017.
  4.  In mid-March 2020, Cabello participated in iHeart Media's Living Room Concert for America, a benefit to raise awareness and funds for the COVID-19 pandemic.
  5.  It was announced in April 2019 that she would star in the Sony Pictures’ movie adaptation of “Cinderalla,” directed by Kay Cannon, scheduled to be released on September 3, 2021.
  6.  Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao was born on March 3, 1997, to Alejandro Cabello and Sinuhe Estrabao in Havana, Cuba. She grew up with her younger sister named Sofia, in Cojimar, East Havana.
  7.  Her father was a Mexican who moved to Cuba. In fact, during most of her childhood, she and her family were constantly moving between Havana and Mexico City.
  8.  She moved to United States – Miami, Florida, with her mother, when she was just six years old, as her father was not able to obtain a visa. After nearly 18 months, he joined the family in Miami.
  9.  She went to Miami Palmetto High School, but quit schooling in 2012, while studying 9th grade, in order to pursue her singing career.
  10.  In the year 2012, she auditioned for the talent competition show “The X Factor,” in Greensboro, North Carolina, performing Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.”
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  12.  But, as the series was unable to get the rights for the song, her auditioned was not aired. She was also eliminated during the bootcamp.
  13.  However, she was called back to the stage, along with four other contestants – Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui, Normani, and Dinah Jane.
  14.  All the five contestants together formed the girl group – “Fifth Harmony,” and finished third place on the show. They signed a joint deal with Syco Music and Epic Records.
  15.  She collaborated with Shawn Mendes on a duet – “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” in November 2015, which she co-wrote with him.
  16.  The single, which her debut single as a solo artist, went on to certify platinum by the RIAA, having charted at number 20 in the US charts and 18 in Canada.
  17.  She worked on a joint single – “Bad Things,” with American rapper Machine Gun Kelly, released on October 14, 2016, peaking at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.
  18.  She announced her departure from Fifth Harmony on December 18, 2016. However, her statement explaining the circumstance of her exit from the group, contradicted the Fifth Harmony’s.
  19.  She performed at Zedd's WELCOME! Fundraising Concert which raised money for ACLU on April 3, 2017. She also announced that she was donating all proceeds of “Havana” to the ACLU for DREAMers.
  20.  In the year 2017, Camila recorded “Hey Ma,” with rappers Pitbull and J Balvin for “The Fate of the Furious” soundtrack. There are two versions of the song – Spanish and English.
  21.  Her single “Havana” featuring Young Thug, reached #1 in Australia, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, as well as the US. In fact, it spent seven weeks atop the US Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart.
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  23.  “Havana” became the Spotify’s most streamed song ever by a solo female artist in June 2018, with over 888 million streams at that time.
  24.  Her debut album “Camila,” peaked at #1 in the United States, just as it was release on January 12, 2018, with 119,000 album-equivalent units, including 65,000 from pure album sales.
  25.  In April 2018, Cabello embarked on the Never Be the Same Tour, her first headlining concert tour as a solo artist. She headlined an arena for the first time on July 31, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
  26.  She met dating coach and writer Matthew Hussey on the sets of “The Today Show,” and began dating him in February 2018. The relationship did not last long, and the couple broke up in June 2019.
  27.  She partnered with Save the Children in February 2016, to design a limited-edition “Love Only” T-shirt to help raise awareness of issues involving girls’ equal access to education, health care and opportunities to succeed.
  28.  In November 2018, Cabello became an ambassador for Save the Children. In September 2019, she pledged to raise $250,000 for Save the Children organization.
  29.  She has been dating the Canadian singer Shawn Mendes since July 2019, with whom she had collaborated twice. The relationship started just after they joint single "Señorita" was released on June 21, 2019.
  30.  This led to various accusations that the duo were attempting to form a relationship for publicity. However, the duo denied it stating it is “definitely not a publicity stunt.”
  31.  In May 2020, Camilla, alongside her boyfriend Mendes, joined protests in Miami for racial justice following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
  32.  She appeared with Kate Middleton and Prince William at Kensington Palace in support of the finalists for the BBC Radio 1 Teen Heroes Awards on October 22, 2019.
  33.  Camila Cabello Net Worth: $14 Million

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