Nessa Barrett is a social media influencer, dancer, singer, composer, and TikTok celebrity. Initially, she gained popularity on TikTok by posting vlogs, lip-sync videos, and humorous content. In the entertainment sector, Nessa Barrett has already established herself, and people are curious to know more about her despite her advanced age.

    Nessa Barrett is a well-known social media influencer who enjoys a sizable follower base across several social media networks. In addition, she is a budding vocalist who has put out two EPs, Hell Is a Teenage Girl (2023) and Pretty Poison (2021), in addition to her studio album Young Forever (2022).

    Nessa Barrett
    Nessa Barrett


    Full nameJanesa Jaida Barrett
    Gender Female
    Date of birth6 August 2002
    Age 21 years old
    Place of birthGalloway Township, New Jersey, United States
    Current residenceAbsecon, New Jersey, USA
    Nationality American
    Sexuality Bi
    Height (inches)4’11
    Height (cm)150
    Weight (pounds)97
    Weight (kilograms)44
    Hair colourDark brown
    Eye colourGreen
    FatherMr. Drew Barrett
    Siblings 1
    Relationship statusSingle
    ProfessionSinger, songwriter, content creator, social media influencer
    Net worth$1 million
    X (Twitter)@nessabarrett
    FaceBook@Nessa Barrett
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    Early Life

    Barrett, who comes from a Puerto Rican background, was born and raised in Galloway Township, New Jersey. She faced challenges growing up, being one of the few Puerto Ricans in her community and one of the rare students raised by a single mother after her parents’ divorce.

    Her father, Drew Barrett (born 1980), is a rapper, actor, and motivational speaker who had a music studio at their residence. Barrett mentioned that she has been writing songs “since [she] could walk and talk.”


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    Early Career and Pretty Poison 2019–2021

    Starting her journey on TikTok in 2019, Barrett’s talent caught the attention of Warner Records, ultimately leading to a recording contract. Her debut single “Pain” was released in July 2020, followed by her second single “If U Love Me” in October of the same year. In December 2020, Barrett offered her own twist on the holiday classic “Santa Baby.

    Collaborating with Jxdn and producer Travis Barker, she released the song “La Di Die” in February 2021, delving into the challenges that come with fame. Live performances of the track were showcased on popular shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Ellen DeGeneres Show in April 2021.

    On June 25, 2021, Barrett released “Counting Crimes,” a track she described as focused on moving past toxic situations. This was followed by her Billboard Hot 100 debut in August 2021 with “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead,” peaking at number 88. On World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2021, she unveiled her debut EP, “Pretty Poison,” featuring seven fresh tracks.

    Present Young Forever- 2022

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    In February 2022, Barrett launched her single “Dying on the Inside.” Later, in June 2022, she released “Die First,” the lead single from her debut studio album, as a tribute to her late friend Cooper Noriega.

    The song expresses her desire to never endure the pain of losing her mother and her hope that she will pass away before her. Barrett then unveiled “Madhouse,” the album’s second single, on September 9, 2022, addressing topics such as bullying, slut-shaming, and mental health challenges.

    In December 2022, Barrett disclosed the Young Forever Tour alongside Isabel LaRosa, scheduled to kick off in February 2023, with a total of twenty events planned. Subsequently, in February 2023, she launched her track “BANG BANG!” Following this, she unveiled her EP “Hell is a Teenage Girl” in July, including the song “sick of myself” featuring Whentan. Lastly, on October 6th, she released the song “club heaven,” dedicated to her close friend Cooper Noriega.

    Personal life

    Barrett has been candid about her struggles with borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, despair, and suicidal ideation. Her first suicide attempt occurred at the age of 14 when she overdosed on an analgesic, leading to her admission to a mental health facility. She had commenced treatment at the age of six.

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    At seventeen, she left her family to live in Los Angeles, against her parents’ wishes, hoping for better job prospects. At 18, she received a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. She made another suicide attempt in 2022 following the accidental overdose death of her close friend Cooper Noriega on June 9, 2022.

    Following that incident, her manager admitted her to a mental health facility. Subsequently, Barrett authored two books about Noriega, titled “Die First” in 2022 and “Club Heaven” in 2023. In an interview with Zach Sang, Barrett credited her Christian faith with helping her navigate her friend’s passing and her mental health struggles.

    Despite her 4 feet 11 inches height, Barrett remains self-conscious about her stature. She identifies as bisexual. Barrett began dating Josh Richards, a popular TikTok user, in November 2019, before the pair split in March 2021. Later, she was in a relationship with Jxdn. She confirmed their engagement before they separated in May 2022.

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