Tori Kelly is an American professional songwriter, vocalist and recording producer. She has gained a lot of her popularity after selling one of her original covers of the famous Frank Ocean called Thinkin Bout You that by the time it became popular had become viral on the YouTube. She went on to score the song that won the 2021 Academy Awards for Best Music Feature and was nominated for it. She has also been nominated four times for Best Music Guest during the 2021 Academy Awards.
Tori Kelly was born in Southern California and grew up listening to the sounds of surfboards and waves off the Pacific Ocean. After high school she went to college in Southern Oregon and studied music production. Her first musical experience came when she was hired mutation Don Williams to play keyboards and guitar in a band called Powertone. She then went on to play bass with the band overhauling it into what is now known as Blur.
|Real Name||Victoria Loren Kelly|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 ft 4 in|
|Height in Centimeter||163 cm|
|Height in Meter||1.63 m|
|Weight in Kilogram||55 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||121 pounds|
|Feet/ Shoe Size||8.5 (US) or 39 (EU)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) or 36 (EU)|
|Body Measurements||34-25-33 in or 86-63.5-84 cm|
|Waist Size||25 Inches|
|Hip Size||33 Inches|
|Hair Color||She has naturally “Dark Brown” hair.
But, dyes them blonde.
|Date of Birth||December 14, 1992|
|Birth Place||Wildomar, California, USA|
|Ethnicity||She has Irish, Puerto Rican, and
Jamaican ancestry on her father’s side,
while she is of Irish, English, and
German descent on her mother’s side.
|Current Relationship/ Affair||Andre Murillo (2017-Present)|
|First Television Show||Star Search|
|First Album||As a singer, she has released various singles
and Extended Plays (EPs) starting from 2011.
|Favorite Film||Bridesmaids (2011)|
|Favorite TV Show||Unknown|
|Facebook Fan Page||torikellymusic|
Tori Kelly signed with Don Williams and the band went on to be called Blur and they re-formed in 2021. They spent the next seven years touring the United States and putting out music as Blur. The band went inactive in 2021 but was back together in 2021 when they released a handful of their songs and Tori Kelly produced the songs. This reunion tour lasted for two years but in the summer of 2021 the band broke up again and never made another album until recently when they were finally brought back together by singer Ashlee Simpson.
Tori Kelly was born in Los Angeles where she grew up surrounded by the art and culture of the music and recording industry. She started attending the Academy of Fashion Design in Los Angeles when she was still a young woman and earned a degree in fashion marketing and management. She then pursued several different acting and music roles in both films and television before landing a job as a music producer with Don Williams. The position paid little and Tori Kelly only made one album as a result, her self-titled debut.
After several years of working as a record producer for Don Williams and other successful acts, Tori Kelly decided to go back to the studio and work with her friend Don Henley. She produced their album called Roses and was responsible for the band’s success. While she is no longer associated with the band, she does still have a hand in their livelihood and makes music under her own name. Her credits include producing Underoath’s new album Rekindle the Sleeping Giant and the American Songwriter’s Hall of Fame induction.
Tori Kelly was raised in Southern California and attended the private school Belmont University where she graduated in 1980. Her background is steeped in her love of country music, which is evident in her bio where she lists her favorite artists including Johnny Cash, Mersey Wilson, Elvis Presley, Wilson Pickett, and others. Tori Kelly is the widow of an American football player who played college football at the University of Alabama. She has a master’s degree in teaching and lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Tori Kelly was nominated for multiple awards for her role as an MTV VJ on MTV Live and worked with some of the biggest names in music. When Tori Kelly did not get signing during the time that she was a member of Taking Back Sunday, she fought back by hiring herself on the tour with a guitar, microphone, and a singalong. She was able to get signed with her second album called Fruity Loops by Outkast and has been playing live ever since. Tori Kelly has also won many awards for her performances and has received gold and platinum plaques for her work with Outkast as well as contributing articles to several publications.
While Tori Kelly has been nominated for Grammys in the past, her most famous claim to fame may have to do with her time on Take That. Tori Kelly is currently performing across the globe in support of her third album. While the cover for her first album was a little controversial due to the song title, her most memorable songs have been ones with controversy. As you read Tori Kelly’s biography and look through her history, you will learn about her wild early life and the journey that she has taken since then to become one of today’s most talented kids and adults.