H.E.R. Biography: Net Worth, Boyfriend, Age, Height, Songs, Awards, Parents, Husband

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye March 7, 2024

H.E.R. is a multi-talented R&B singer and songwriter who has dazzled the world with her soulful voice and expressive lyrics.

Her stage name, which stands for “Having Everything Revealed,” reflects her desire to let the music speak for itself rather than reveal her personal identity.

She has won several prestigious awards, including an Academy Award, a Children’s and Family Emmy Award, and five Grammy Awards.


  • Full name: Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson
  • Nickname: H.E.R.
  • Date of birth: June 27, 1997
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Vallejo, California, U.S.A.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer and songwriter
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in (170 cm
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $3 million

Early Life and Education

H.E.R., now 27 years old, was born on June 27, 1997, in Vallejo, California, to a Filipino American mother and a Black father.

She grew up in a musical family, as her father was a musician in a cover band. She started playing the piano at age five and later learned to play the guitar, drums, and bass. She also sang in the church choir and participated in various talent shows and competitions.

She attended the School of Rock, a music program for young musicians, where she honed her skills and performed on various stages.

She also attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in New York City, where she studied vocal music. She graduated from high school in 2015.

Personal Life

H.E.R. has kept her personal life private and has not revealed much about her parents, siblings, or romantic relationships. She has said that she prefers focusing on her music rather than her identity.

She has also said that she wants to inspire young girls, especially those of mixed race, to pursue their dreams and be confident in themselves.

She has been linked to some celebrities, such as singer Daniel Caesar, rapper Cordae, and actor Ashton Sanders, but none of these rumors have been confirmed.

She has also been spotted with singer-songwriter Bryson Tiller, but they have not confirmed their relationship status.

H.E.R. was once in a relationship with the likes of Jaylen Brown (2021) and Skip Marley (2020).


H.E.R. began her career at 14 when she signed with R.C.A. Records under Sony. She released her debut single, “Something to Prove,” under her birth name, Gabriella Wilson, in 2014. She also collaborated with artists such as Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, and Wyclef Jean.

She adopted the stage name H.E.R. in 2016 and released her debut E.P., H.E.R. Volume 1, which received critical acclaim and attention from artists like Rihanna, Usher, and Pusha T. The E.P. featured songs such as “Losing,” “Focus,” and “Every Kind of Way.”

She followed up with four more E.P.s: H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017), H.E.R. Volume 2: The B Sides (2017), I Used to Know Her: The Prelude (2018), and I Used to Know Her: Part 2 (2018).

She released her first compilation album, H.E.R., in 2017. The album included songs from her previous E.P.s as well as new songs, such as “Best Part” (featuring Daniel Caesar) and “Lights On.”

The album was nominated for five Grammy Awards and won two: Best R&B Album and Best R&B Performance (for “Best Part”). She also performed at the 2018 Grammy Awards, where she impressed the audience with her vocals and guitar skills.

She released her second compilation album, I Used to Know Her, in 2019. The album included songs from her I Used to Know Her E.P.s as well as new songs, such as “Hard Place” and “Slide” (featuring Y.G.).

It was nominated for five Grammy Awards and won three: Song of the Year, Best R&B Song (for “I Can’t Breathe”), and Best Traditional R&B Performance (for “Anything for You“).

In 2021, she won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Fight for You,” which was featured in the film Judas and the Black Messiah.

She also won the Children’s and Family Emmy Award for contributing to Barack and Michelle Obama’s animated series We the People.

She released her debut studio album, Back of My Mind, in 2021, which received positive reviews from critics and fans.

It peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart and featured songs such as “Damage,” “Come Through” (featuring Chris Brown), and “We Made It.” She also collaborated with artists like DJ Khaled, Ed Sheeran, Jazmine Sullivan, and Lil Baby.


H.E.R. has won several awards throughout her career, including:

  • Academy Award for Best Original Song (for “Fight for You” from Judas and the Black Messiah, 2021).
  • Children’s and Family Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song in a Children’s, Young Adult, or Animated Program (for “Change” from We the People, 2021).
  • Five Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year (for “I Can’t Breathe,” 2021), Best R&B Album (for H.E.R., 2019), and Best R&B Performance (for “Best Part” featuring Daniel Caesar, 2019).
  • B.E.T. Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist (2020).
  • Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration (for “Slide” featuring Y.G., 2020).
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist (2020).
  • Billboard Women in Music Award for Rule Breaker (2019).

Net Worth

H.E.R. has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

She earns most of her income from music sales, streaming royalties, tours, and endorsements.

Social Media

H.E.R. is active on social media, interacting with her fans and sharing updates on her music and personal life. She has the following social media accounts:

  • Instagram: @hermusicofficial
  • Twitter: @HERMusicx


H.E.R. has appeared in some films and T.V. shows, either as herself or as a voice actor. Some of her filmography includes:

  • Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) – performer and writer of “Fight for You”
  • We the People (2021) – performer and writer of “Change.”
  • Yes Day (2021) – performer and writer of “Hold Us Together.”
  • The Disney Family Singalong (2020) – performer of “Baby Mine.”
  • The Lion King: The Gift (2019) – performer and writer of “Water.”
  • The Oscars (2019) – performer of “Hard Place.”


  • Back of My Mind (2021) – studio album
  • I Used to Know Her (2019) – compilation album.
  • H.E.R. (2017) – compilation album.
  • I Used to Know Her: Part 2 (2018) – E.P.
  • I Used to Know Her: The Prelude (2018) – E.P.
  • H.E.R. Volume 2: The B Sides (2017) – E.P.
  • H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017) – E.P.
  • H.E.R. Volume 1 (2016) – E.P.
  • Something to Prove (2014) – single.

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