Birth Name: Ashley Nicolette Frangipane
Place of Birth: Edison, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 29, 1994
*father – African-American, small amount of Irish
*mother – Italian, Hungarian
Halsey is an American singer, songwriter, and activist. She is also known by her given name Ashley Frangipane.
Halsey is the daughter of Nicole and Chris Frangipane.
She is biracial. She has said:
my dad is black and a little Irish and my mom is Italian and Hungarian!
A picture of Halsey with her maternal grandmother can be seen here.
Halsey’s maternal grandfather is named Richard Jacobs.
Halsey’s maternal grandmother is Annette Canace (the daughter of Vito Canace and Josephine Fortunata Minervino). Vito was born in New Jersey, the son of Dominick/Domenico Canace and Maria Canace. Josephine was the daughter of Charles Minervino and Antoinette Barras.