Norah Jones
Norah Jones (Image source: Norah's Instagram)

It is said,” you aren’t born with success, it is something that you need to earn by working hard”. Likewise, Norah Jones aka Geethali Norah Jones Shankar, also worked hard to make her place in the music industry. At the present time, she is a renowned and irreplaceable personality in the American as well as the global music industry. 

Norah Jones is a popular American singer, musician, actress, and songwriter. Norah Jones has always had a passion for singing. She became famous after releasing her debut album, Come Away With Me, in the year 2002. All her albums have become a huge success and have sold millions of copies worldwide.

Who Are The Parents Of Norah Jones?

Norah Jones was born on March 30, 1979, in Manhattan, New York City. She is 42 years old as of 2022. She is a citizen having American nationality. Her astrological sign is Aries. She belongs to American-Indian ethnic background. Moving onto her parent's details, her mother, Sue Jones is an American concert promoter, while her father, Ravi Shankar is a renowned Indian musician. Her parents weren’t married when they brought Norah into the world.

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Similarly, her parents separated when Norah was still a kid. After her parent’s separation, Norah and her mom shifted to Grapevine, Texas, and she was raised there. She was raised by her mother only. So, she loves her mom dearly and is very thankful to her mother, who sacrificed everything to give her every opportunity to pursue her career. Likewise, Norah’s relationship with her father Ravi Shankar, wasn’t good. After Norah reached the age of nine, she stopped having contact and conversation with her father for 9 years.

Norah even changed her surname from Shankar to Jones because she didn’t want to have any connection with her father and even disliked being introduced as Ravi Shankar’s daughter. Later, at the age of 18, she went to meet her father, who was living in California with her stepmother and half-sister, Anoushka Shankar. It initially took some time for Norah and her father to feel at ease with one another, but over time, their distance narrowed. Her father, Ravi Shankar, passed away in 2012 at the age of 93 years old. 

Norah Jones is a famous American singer and songwriter

Moreover, Norah attended the University of North Texas, where she majored in jazz and piano. 

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What Is The Professional Career Of Norah Jones?

Norah Jones has always had a passion for singing. When she was a child, she sang in a church and also learned to play piano, guitar, and alto saxophone. She even majored in jazz and piano at university. Later, in 1999, at the age of 20 years old, she moved back to her hometown New York City and considered continuing her musical career there. Norah then started performing with different artists and bands, such as Wax Poetic and the Peter Malick Group. In 2001, she signed a recording contract with Blue Note Records. A year later, Norah released her debut album, Come Away With Me, in 2002.

Her first album sold over 20 million copies worldwide and about 10 million copies in the United States and also helped her win five Grammy awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. It has been twenty years since she released her first album. Her second solo album, Feels Like Home, released in 2004, was also a big hit and became the best-selling album of 2004. The album sold 4 million units in the U.S. and over 10 million worldwide, earning her another Grammy for her song “Sunrise.”

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Norah Jones has started her own podcast where she invites many artist

Her third, fourth, and fifth album named, Not Too Late (2007), The Fall (2009), and Little Broken Hearts (2012), was also great success and all achieved multi-platinum status. Moreover, she made her acting debut in the drama film My Blueberry Nights, directed by Wong Kar Wai, in 2007. Since then, Norah has contributed to a number of films, documentaries, and television programs. Norah has also started her own podcast, inviting guests and talking with them. 

Is Norah Jones Married?

According to the wiki, Norah Jones is a married woman. Her husband is Pete Remm, who is a musician and keyboardist by profession. Norah Jones has kept her personal life very private. She hasn't disclosed any information about her married life with Pete, including their wedding date and dating history. Additionally, there are rumors that Pete's identity was unintentionally leaked to the public by another singer after she requested that journalists not reveal her husband's identity during promotional interviews she gave in 2016. 

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As of now, Norah is living with her partner Pete Remm in their house in Brooklyn. The couple is also the parents of two children- one son and one daughter. The couple welcomed their first son in 2014 and their daughter in 2016. Norah has tried to conceal details of her family and kids' names from the public eye. 

What Is The Net Worth Of Norah Jones?

As of 2022, the total net worth of Norah Jones is estimated to be around $25 Million. Her major source of income is her singing career. All her albums have sold millions of copies worldwide and have become huge successes. 

What Is The Height Of Norah Jones?

Norah Jones stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch tall. She is around 55 kg. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She has a round face with a fair complexion. The most attractive part of her face is her smile.

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