Natalia Noemi Cappuccini is an English singer-songwriter, actress and short-film director who performs under the stage name Natalia Kills. Kills was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire to a Jamaican father and Uruguayan mother. She was raised in Leeds, London and Barcelona, studying at the Yorkshire College of Music and Drama and at age fourteen she moved to London to pursue her passion in dramatic art. Both her parents taught and trained professionally in combat sports and were award winning martial artists. She was partly raised by her grandparents.