Birth Name: Normani Kordei Hamilton
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 31, 1996
Ethnicity: African-American, Indian, French
Normani is the daughter of Derrick and Andrea Hamilton. She stated in an interview that she is of African-American, Indian, and French decent.
Normani spent her early years in New Orleans. Her family moved to Houston, Texas after Hurricane Katrina, in 2005. Normani has two older half-sisters, Arielle and Ashlee. She has been performing since she was three, and was an award-winning dancer and gymnast before recording her first single at age thireen. She also had a role on the HBO series Treme.
Normani’s great-grandparents were Robert Normand “Bob” Bissant, Sr. and Annabel Hymes. Annabel was the daughter of Mitchell Hymes and Ida Villavaso.
Sources: Obituary record of Normani’s great-grandfather, Robert Normand “Bob” Bissant, Sr. – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Normani’s great-grandmother, Annabel (Hymes) Bissant – http://obits.nola.com
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