Jorja Smith Dating Status, Boyfriend, Parents, Tour, Songs
Singer-songwriter Jorja Smith is a Grammy Award nominee and an R&B sensation; she was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist category in 2019. She released her first album, Lost & Found, on the 8th of June 2018 under the label FAMM.
On top of that, she released two Extended Plays (EP) titled Project 11 on the 17th of November 2016 and Spotify Singles on the 13th of December 2017.
She has collaborated with various top artists such as Stormzy, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Khalid, etc. She is also featured in other projects of artists like Cadenza, H.E.R., and Maverick Sabre.
Jorja’s Personal Life
Jorja was in a relationship with fellow singer-songwriter Joel Compass. She started dating her ex-boyfriend from September of 2017.
During their time together, the former couple also co-wrote a song named The One. They were even rumored to be engaged. However, that rumor turned out to be false.
Jorja Smith with Joel Compass at the Royal Albert Hall in September of 2017 (Photo: Joel Compass's Instagram)
Their relationship came to an end in 2019. Their split was confirmed by Joel while replying to a fan on one of his Instagram posts.
Parents and Family
Jorja is the daughter of jewelry designing businesswoman Jolene Smith and human resource officer Peter Smith. The singer also has a brother named Luca, with whom she grew up in England.
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It was her father who pushed her to pursue music. He advised her to take music lessons and learn piano. Peter was also in a singer in a neo-soul group called Second Nature.
Jorja’s debut album Lost & Found contains 12 tracks. The most-famous tracks from the album are Teenage Fantasy, On Your Own, The One, Blue LIghts, Tomorrow, and Don’t Watch Me Cry.
The video of Blue Lights has over 4.4 million views on YouTube, and the video for her performance of the song Don’t Watch Me Cry at the BRIT Awards has more than 3.5 million views.
Her song Get It Together, which was a collaboration with Drake, and Black Coffee peaked at number 45 in the Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2017. It peaked on the 8th of April 2017 and stayed on the charts for two weeks.
Jorja has done tours and concerts in the past. She peaked in the number of concerts played in 2018 with 76, followed by 40 concerts in 2019, 23 concerts in 2017, and finally, ten shows in 2016.
The singer is on tour as of January 2020. The tour is going to last for the next five months.
Interesting Facts About Jorja Smith: Age, Height, and Others
- Jorja was born on the 11th of June 1997 in Walsall, West Midlands, England, the UK.
- Her full name is Jorja Alice Smith.
- She stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.6 meters.
- Her father is Jamaican, and her mother is of English descent.
- She was 11 when she wrote her first song Life is a Path Worth Taking.