Norah Jones

Singer-songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist
Hometown The City of New York
Religion Christian
Height 5' 1" (155 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater University of Nor...
High School Booker T. Washing...
Other Names Shankar, Geethali...
Eye Color Brown - Dark

Norah Jones is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress. She is the daughter of Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. She is also Anoushka Shankar's half-sister. In 2002, she launched her solo music career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album Come Away with Me, a fusion of jazz, pop, and country music, which was certified diamond album, selling over 26 million copies.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Norah Jones.


1979 Birth Jones was born Geetali Shankar in 1979 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, to American concert producer Sue Jones and Indian Bengali sitar player Ravi Shankar.
1986 7 Years Old After her parents separated in 1986, Shankar lived with her mother, growing up in Grapevine, Texas. … Read More


1999 20 Years Old In 1999, Jones left Texas for New York City. … Read More
2000 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Jones has won nine Grammy Awards and was 60th on Billboard magazine's artists of the 2000–2009 decade chart. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
…  Her subsequent studio albums Feels Like Home, released in 2004; Not Too Late, released in 2007, the same year she made her film debut in My Blueberry Nights; and 2009's The Fall all gained Platinum status, selling over a million copies each. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Jones appeared on the Foo Fighters' album In Your Honor, performing piano and vocals on the song "Virginia Moon". The track was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, in 2006.
2006 27 Years Old Jones worked with Mike Patton in 2006 providing vocals on the track "Sucker" on the Peeping Tom project. … Read More
Jones made her film debut in 2007 in the romance/drama film My Blueberry Nights, directed by Wong Kar Wai, co-starring Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz and Natalie Portman. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old This album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year at the 50th Grammy Awards in 2008; Jones was credited as a featured artist, her ninth Grammy win. … Read More


2009 - 2010 2 More Events
2011 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Jones collaborated with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane on his Grammy-nominated 2011 debut studio album Music Is Better Than Words on the song "Two Sleepy People". … Read More
2013 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2013, it was revealed that Jones and Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong would be releasing a duets LP. … Read More
2014 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Jones played with her label mates including Jason Moran, John Patitucci, Brian Blade, Wayne Shorter in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records in the Concert Hall of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. … Read More
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