Banks

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Birthday
16, 1988
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
California

About

Born Jillian Banks and best known by the stage name of Banks, this California-based vocalist and songwriter released her debut album, Goddess, in 2014. She was nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2014 honor and for MTV's Brand New award.

Before Fame

She began writing songs in her mid teens and released her first single, "Before I Ever Met You," a decade later.

Trivia

She toured with Canadian R&B star The Weeknd.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Orange County, California and grew up in the Los Angeles area. Her parents divorced when she was young, and a friend gave her a keyboard in the hope that music would help her process her emotions.

Associated With

She was influenced by the work of fellow singer and songwriter Fiona Apple.