Daphne Willis Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Daphne Willis Quick Info
Height5 ft 2 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthMarch 10, 1987
Zodiac SignPisces
Girlfriend Unknown

Daphne Willis is an American singer-songwriter who was born to musically talented parents. She has done more than 1000 shows all over the country. Her talent even caught the ears of Sony/ATV Music Publishing for a contract deal. Her album, Because I Can peaked at #2 on iTunes in their Top 40 Singer/Songwriter chart. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Daphne Willis

Nick Name

Daphne

Daphne Willis in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017
Daphne Willis in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017 (Daphne Willis / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Residence

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

Education

After completing her high school, Daphne Willis joined DePaul University in Chicago in 1989 to major in English.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Colin Willis (Worked at CBR Records/Sony Music)
  • Mother – Hazel Thornton (Trained Classical Vocalist)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Daphne Willis is managed by Chris Allen and Justin Levenson independently from Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Genre

Rock, Pop, Hip-hop, Electronic Dance Music

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano

Labels

  • Independent
  • Vanguard Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Daphne Willis has rarely spoken about her relationship in her interactions with the media, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about her dating history and love life.

Daphne Willis in an Instagram post as seen in April 2018
Daphne Willis in an Instagram post as seen in April 2018 (Daphne Willis / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Lesbian

Distinctive Features

  • Tattoos on her body
  • Thin lips
  • Cropped hairstyle

Brand Endorsements

Daphne Willis has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Chicago Music Exchange
  • Van Wild Music
  • Sony/ATV Music Publishing
  • SiriusXM
  • United Nations
  • Motor City Pride
  • Starbucks
  • Fūl Bags
  • Taylor Guitars

Religion

Her religious views aren’t known publicly.

Daphne Willis (Right) and Gizzle as seen in August 2018
Daphne Willis (Right) and Gizzle as seen in August 2018 (Daphne Willis / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Her incredibly personal lyrics and her ability to shift between the wide genre of music like rock, hip-hop, electronic dance, and folk
  • Her album Because I Can (2011) which peaked at #2 on iTunes’s Top 40 Singer/Songwriter chart. One of the songs named “Sad” was featured on the popular TV series One Tree Hill on CW Network. In the track “Circumstances”, of the same album, Trevor Hall made an appearance.

First Album

In February 2010, Daphne released her first solo album titled What to Say with Vanguard Records. The album was produced by Gary Pascoza and Tim Lauer and has 12 songs.

Personal Trainer

Daphne Willis works out regularly. While traveling, she likes to carry her own resistance bands and strings to tone up her muscles. Also, she likes to go hiking and trail running.

Daphne Willis Favorite Things

  • Tree – Aspens
  • About Chicago – Vibe of the city and train
  • About Nashville – Its creative buzz
  • To Do – To be outside and go to shows and festivals, and do arts and crafts.
SourceSoundigest, Instagram, Pledge Music
Daphne Willis as seen in February 2012
Daphne Willis as seen in February 2012 (Daphne Willis / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Daphne Willis Facts

  1. She grew up in San Antonio and Chicago before moving to Nashville to pursue her music career.
  2. Daphne started singing when she was very young.
  3. She began playing guitar in the junior year of high school.
  4. At the age of 19, she started writing her own songs and began performing at open-mike nights and coffee shops.
  5. She has been influenced by the music of The Beatles, Elvis Costello, and Michael Jackson.
  6. She supports organizations like the American Red Cross, Addiction Campuses, Los Angeles LGBT Center, and The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
  7. Her music was discovered by Kevin Welk of Welk Music Group, through the in-flight entertainment system while traveling on American Airlines.
  8. She came out to her family and friends as a lesbian when she was in high school.
  9. In June 2015, she signed a publishing deal with Sony ATV Music.
  10. She co-wrote “Done with Being Done” with Meghan Trainor which was a part of Daphne’s six-song EP Get It.
  11. She has a dog named Boo.
  12. The song “Somebody’s Someone” reflects her personal struggle with depression and insomnia.
  13. Visit her official website @ daphnewillis.com.
  14. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Daphne Willis / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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