She first gained recognition after posting videos on YouTube as a teenager, and made it through to Hollywood week on the ninth season of American Idol in 2010.
After failing to reach the top 24 on American Idol, she learned how to play the guitar, composed original song pieces and recorded them herself on her computer.
Tori began posting her performances on YouTube, and quickly reached over 1,000,000 subscribers.
She independently released her self-produced debut EP in 2012, Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly.
She has released several albums and singles, including Unbreakable Smile, Hiding Place and Inspired by True Events.
Tori has also collaborated with other artists, such as Ed Sheeran, Lecrae and Kirk Franklin.
Additionally, Tori has appeared in several films, including Sing and its sequel Sing 2.
She has also made guest appearances on television shows, such as The Voice and Saturday Night Live.
Tori Kelly parents
Tori’s parents are Allwyn Kelly and Laura Kelly.
Allwyn, is of Afro-Jamaican and Puerto Rican ancestry. He is also described as Jamaican, Trinidadian and Puerto Rican.
On the other hand, Tori’s mother, Laura, is of Irish and German descent. She is also mentioned as being half Irish and half German.
Tori has credited her parents for influencing her music career and giving them a lot of credit for exposing her to a variety of music.
She has a younger brother named Noah.
It is worth noting that the information provided is based on the available information and may not be exhaustive.
Tori Kelly health update
Tori recently experienced a health scare that resulted in her hospitalization for blood clots.
The singer has since given fans an update on her health through a handwritten letter posted on Instagram.
In a statement, she expressed gratitude for the support and love she has received from her fans during this difficult time.
Tori shared that she experienced “unexpected health challenges” that led to her hospitalization, but did not provide specific details about her condition.
She assured fans that she is doing better now and is on the road to recovery and emphasized the importance of taking care of one’s health and listening to one’s body.
Kelly thanked her medical team for their care and support, further expressing excitement about getting back to making music and performing for her fans.