|Celebrated Name:||Norah Jones|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Geethali Norah Jones Shankar|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 30, 1979|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, New York, USA|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Not known|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes(2)|
|Is Norah Jones Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, pianist|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Norah Jones is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and occasional actress. She is known for her sweet voice and also for her mystic personal life. She has some bad relations with her father, who is a Bharat Ratna winner Ravi Shankar. Well, her life is full of mysteries. She is well settled and has acted in some of the movies.
Maybe you know about Norah Jones very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Norah Jones’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Norah is one of the most prominent Jazz Singers in America. She is the daughter of Indian Sitar legend and Bharat Ratna awardee Ravi Shankar. She was born as Geetali Shankar in Brooklyn, New York, in 1979, but her parents never got married, and they were separated in 1986. Norah was only six years old when her parents got separated. Her mother, Sue Jones, was a concert producer.
She had a passion for music since she was in High school, and she started singing in the school choir. Later she took voice lessons and learned to play different musical instruments like saxophone and the piano. Then she attended the University of North Texas, and there she did a major in Jazz Piano. Here she met Jesse Harris, and in 1999 she started a band with Harris.
She has always loved the music of Bill Evans and Billie Holiday, and she once said that her mom once had eight albums of Bill and Billie, which she used to listen continuously.
Norah isn’t much open about her personal and love life. The big primary things that we know about her are that she has two children, and her husband is a mystery. She dated fellow musician Lee Alexander in 2000, but they broke up in 2007.
Another exciting thing about her is that she is the daughter of Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar. Ravi Shankar was never married to her mother. She kept her distance from her father, but after a specific period of estrangement, Jones traveled to New Delhi to meet him and spend time with him.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 30, 1979, Norah Jones is 42 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2021. Her height is 5.15ft tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
Norah was a lounge singer before going mainstream and becoming a recording artist. She also performed with Wax Poetic, Peter Mallick, and Charlie Hunter before releasing her first album.
Norah relocated to New York City, and there she signed the recording contract with Blue Note Records in 2001. The EMI Group owns Blue Note. She appeared in the sampler First Sessions, and her music Come Away with Me (2002) was highly praised for its blend of acoustic pop with soul and jazz. It reached No. 1 on US Billboard 200 soon as it debuted at number 139.
She was later nominated in the 2003 Grammy Awards. She was nominated for eight awards and won five, Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Record of the Year, and Best Female Pop vocal Performance for “Don’t Know Why.”
Her other single Feels Like Home debuted at No.1 in 2004 in at least 16 countries. Later she won one Grammy in 2005 as Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “Sunrise.” Meanwhile, she won other awards like the best album too. Late in 2016, her Day Breaks, which included nine new songs, was released in three cover versions. The album marked her return to the piano world.
Awards & Achievements
Norah has won many awards and here is a list of few awards:
- Jones has won over eleven Grammies.
- Norah has been nominated two times for MTV Asia Awards.
- She has also been nominated one time for the MTV Video Music Awards.
- She was once nominated for Best Music for the movie “Ted” by Online Film and Television Association.
Net Worth & Salary of Norah Jones in 2021
Norah Jones’ first album, “Come Away with Me” sold over 26 million copies and ‘Feels like home’ sold over 12 million copies worldwide. As of December 2021, she has achieved a lot of success, and due to this, net worth is estimated to be $30 million right now. She has been through a lot of hard paths in her success journey and has given us many great singles. Norah has been listed as one of the top jazz artist of the 2000-2009 decade by Billboard magazine. Most of the earnings come from her music and some of the royalty fees from the movies that she did earlier.
Norah Jones is a great inspiration for all of us. She has given us a lot of great albums, and she has been in this music industry. Her music is soulful, and it is beautiful; she knows her music, and we can say that she has made it big in this industry.