Cari Elise Fletcher, professionally known as Fletcher, is an American pop singer. Born on March 19, 1994, she is currently 29 years old. Fletcher rose to fame with her breakout single “Undrunk” in 2019, which not only charted on the Billboard Hot 100 but also reached number one on Spotify’s Viral Chart in the United States. With a career that began in 2015, Fletcher has been actively releasing music and has established herself as a successful pop artist.
Early Life and Career
Fletcher, born and raised in Asbury Park, New Jersey, had a vibrant upbringing in a household where her father owned car dealerships and her mother worked as a flight attendant. Even at a young age, Fletcher showed a deep passion for music, starting vocal lessons at the age of five.
After completing her education at Wall High School, Fletcher continued her pursuit of music by enrolling in the prestigious Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University (NYU). During her time at NYU, Fletcher took a break for a year to focus on her budding music career in Nashville. In 2016, she successfully completed her studies at NYU and graduated from the institute.
Fletcher’s journey in the music industry officially began with the release of her debut single “War Paint” in 2015. The song showcased her unique sound and powerful vocals, garnering attention and paving the way for her musical career. Since then, Fletcher has consistently released a series of singles and EPs, further establishing herself as an artist to watch.
In 2018, Fletcher signed with Capitol Records, a major milestone in her musical journey. This partnership opened doors to new opportunities and propelled her further towards success. With her distinctive voice and relatable lyrics, Fletcher continues to captivate audiences and make her mark in the music industry.
Achievements and Personal Life
Throughout her career, Fletcher has achieved remarkable milestones and made a significant impact in the music industry. Her accomplishments have solidified her position as a rising star. In 2022, she was honored to be included in Forbes’s esteemed “30 under 30” list, recognizing her talent and influence.
In addition to her recognition in Forbes, Fletcher has also showcased her captivating performances at renowned music festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Her dynamic stage presence and soulful voice continue to captivate audiences worldwide.
Beyond her musical endeavors, Fletcher is committed to using her platform to advocate for important causes. She actively supports sexual assault survivors and is a dedicated champion of LGBTQ+ rights. Her music often addresses these topics with heartfelt and empowering lyrics that resonate with many. Fletcher’s commitment to these causes extends beyond her songs, as she actively collaborates and supports organizations such as GLAAD, The Trevor Project, and It Gets Better.
In her personal life, Fletcher has been an open and proud member of the LGBTQ+ community. She has bravely shared her personal experiences and has become an inspiration to many. Fletcher’s relationship with YouTuber Shannon Beveridge has also garnered attention and support from fans worldwide. Through her sincerity and vulnerability, she creates a strong bond with her fans while actively championing inclusivity and love.