Halle Bailey is set to play Ariel in The Little Mermaid live-action, which is set for a 2023 release date, but little is known about the singer and actress. So here are some interesting facts, from her star sign to whether she has a boyfriend, that you should know…
The ‘Wonder What She Thinks Of Me’ singer has been cast as the main character in one of Disney’s most highly-anticipated remakes, The Little Mermaid, which she said has ‘changed her life’.
However, what many don’t know is that Halle Bailey was actually making headlines around the world long before being cast as Ariel in live action remake.
Halle first shot to fame alongside her sister, Chloe Bailey, as a musical duo that has received critical acclaim.
Now that’s she set for acting stardom too, as we’re sure Jonah Hauer-King will be after being cast as Eric, it’s time to become a Halle Bailey superfan and know everything from her age to whether she has a TikTok account.
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How old is Halle Bailey and what is her star sign?
Halle Bailey is 22 years old. She was born on March 27, 2000. This makes Halle Bailey’s star sign Aries.
According to IMDb, the ‘Happy Without Me’ singer was born in the US in Atlanta, Georgia.
Does Halle Bailey have a boyfriend?
Just like Ariel has Prince Eric, Halle Bailey has her own Prince Charming.
Halle Bailey is dating American rapper DDG, otherwise known as PontiacMadeDDG. Although it’s unclear when romance between the pair first blossomed, rumours began back in January 2022 when the two were spotted at Usher’s Las Vegas residency together.
DDG officially confirmed the relationship when he took to Instagram in March and made an adorable post to celebrate Bailey’s birthday.
In an interview with Essence with her sister Chloe, Halle Bailey revealed that she had been a ‘fan’ of DDG ‘for years’.
The 22-year-old told the publication: “I grew up being on YouTube and would always see the young Black creators and was constantly inspired by them. He was one of them.
“I completely forgot about him. But then I saw that he was dropping music, and I really gravitated toward this one song. Coincidentally he messaged me – and the rest is history.”
Does Halle Bailey have Instagram and TikTok?
Halle has an Instagram account with a staggering 3.6 million followers. Her handle is simply @hallebailey.
The ‘Ungodly Hour’ singer has over 190 photos on her account and typically, she uploads selfies and chic outfit shots.
To the delight of crazy cat ladies, she also uploads snaps of her fluffy friend, Poseidon – which true Little Mermaid fans should know ties in with the movie.
Halle also has a popular TikTok account (under the username @hallebailey) and she has 1.3 million followers on the platform.
She often uploads videos of herself singing and chilling with her cat.
Are Halle and Chloe Bailey twins?
Halle and Chloe Bailey have often been mistaken for twins but actually, the pair are simply sisters.
The Ariel star is the younger sibling, as Chloe Bailey was born in 1998 and is 24 years old.
The R&B singers rose to fame together as a musical duo. Over the years, the pair have been nominated for five Grammys.
Is Halle Bailey related to Beyoncé?
Many fans have speculated that she is related to pop star Beyoncé. However, this isn’t the case.
Although Beyoncé has referred to Halle and Chloe Bailey as ‘family’ on multiple occasions, the pair are simply signed to the ‘Halo’ singer’s record label, Parkwood Entertainment.
The sisters were snapped up by Beyoncé back in 2013 when they covered the artist’s hit ‘Pretty Hurts’ on YouTube.
Back in 2021, Halle and Chloe Bailey chatted to E! New’s Daily Pop and said they were ‘constantly’ inspired by the ‘Crazy in Love’ singer.
Revealing the advice Beyoncé gave the pair, Chloe said: “What she told us is the ‘no scroll rule’. Don’t read any comments. Don’t read what people have to say about you.
“And right now, I’m learning that outside opinions and other people’s validation don’t make me worthy or tell me about myself or how good of a person I am.”
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