Birth Name: Cassandra Monique Batie
Place of Birth: Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 30, 1984
Andra Day is an American singer and songwriter. She stars in the film The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. For the role, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Drama, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Her parents are both black.
Andra was raised in southeast San Diego, California, including in Chula Vista. A picture of Andra with her father can be seen here.
Andra’s paternal grandfather was named Jones Batie.
Andra’s paternal grandfather was Dorothy Wright (the daughter of Mark Wright and Glennie Booker).