born June 26, 1993, Boca Raton, Florida, US
Nationality: United States of America
Specification: Pop, R&B.
Unique distinction: Ariana Grande is pop music sensation and the highly admired singers and actors today. She is famous as Cat Valentine in “Victorious” (2010 – 2013) (TV). Height 5’2” (157 cm), Weight 104 Lbs (47 kg), Measurements 32-24-32 in or 81-61-81 cm.
Quotes: 1. Life is beautiful. Cherish every moment even if you’re stressed or hurt or whatnot. There’s always tomorrow and it always gets better. 2. Don’t ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It’s too short, and you’re too special. 3. Life is beautiful. Be thankful for everything. Destroy your ego. Free hugs. Sing your hearts out in the street. Rock ‘n roll. 4. Block out all the negative energy, and just love. 5. Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are. 6. I don’t regret any of the decisions I’ve made in my life. Because with every choice I’ve made, I’ve learned something new. 7. Meditation is a great way to keep my body well-centered while juggling shooting schedules and recording sessions.
Video: Let Me Love You
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Social and professional position: Ariana Grande is an American singer, dancer and actress.
The main contribution to (what is known): She is famous for her role in “Victorious” (2010 – 2013) (TV) as Cat Valentine. Grande’s accolades include three American Music Awards, the Music Business Association’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year, an MTV Video Music Award, three MTV Europe Music Awards and two Grammy Award nominations.
Contributions: In 2013 Grande released her debut studio album, Yours Truly . The album’s lead single, “The Way”, debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and instantly became no. 1 after 7 hours of its release. It was sold over 120,000 units in the first 48 hours in March 2013.
The 2014 she release My Everything sold 169,000 copies in its first week, debuting at No. 1. With the singles “Problem”, “Break Free”, “Bang Bang” and “Love Me Harder” from that album. The single “Problem debuted at No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 100, selling more than 400,000 copies upon its release.
In 2015, Grande released Christmas & Chill, a holiday album, and the single “Focus,” which debuted at number seven on the Billboard’s Hot 100.
In February 2016, she released her third album Dangerous Woman, and the title track debuted at number 10 on the Hot 100 that March. She becoming the first artist to have the lead singles from her first three albums debut in the Top 10. The album Dangerous Woman debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.Grande has also appeared in a theatre, television and film roles and in a TV show.
At the age of 15, she began her career in the Broadway musical “13”. In 2010, she was given a role in Cuba Libre musical and in 2012 she appeared in the musical A Snow White Christmas.
Victorious 2 010–2013, Sam & Cat 2013–14, Scream Queens (2015), Hairspray Live! (2016)
Her first film was Swindle (2013) where she starred as Amanda Benson.
In 2016 she hit the big screen in a came o appearance in Film Zoolander No. 2
In 2016 she hosted Saturday Night Live, and has launched two fragrances “Ari by Ariana Grande” and “Frankie by Ariana Grande” with her brother Frankie Grande.
Ariana Grande supports various charitable causes. She is co-founded the singing group, consisting of youth, named, Kids Who Care. The group raised $500,000 in 2007 alone for charity purposes in the South Florida region.
Social media presence
Her popularity has been fueled by a strong social media presence. On 15 December 2016 she had more than 10 million subscribers on YouTube channel, her Instagram account had accumulated more than 91 million followers, her Twitter account had more than 43 million followers, and her Facebook page had more than 31 million “likes”.
In 2016, Grande was listed among Time’s100 most influential people in the world.
Her current Net worth is estimated to be around $12 million.
Honors and Awards: Grande has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and has won an MTV Video Music Award, three MTV Europe Music Awards and three American Music Awards (2013, 2015 and 2016). She has received seven Billboard Music Award nominations. She has won four Teen Choice Awards. ( “Best Newcomer” in 2013 Billboard Mid-Year Music Awards, 3 Teen Choice Award nominations, which include Best Love Song, Best Breakout Artist and Style Icon).
Creative style: Grande’s music is generally pop and R&B, and it has elements of funk, dance and hip hop. She boldly adapting to different styles. synthesizing even opposite genres. She says: “My personal style is a mixture of, like, girly, throwback, like retro ’50s pin-ups, floral, like hippies, like anything feminine, and like flirty”. Grande possesses a four-octave and a note soprano vocal range, and the whistle register.
Major works: Studio albums: Yours Truly (2013), My Everything (2014) and Dangerous Woman (2016). All three of them have been certified platinum by the RIAA. 27 Singles and 20 Music videos: “Put Your Hearts Up” (2011), “Baby I” , “Right There” , (2013), “Problem” , “Bang Bang” , “Love Me Harder”(2014), “Focus” , “One Last Time” (2015); “Dangerous Woman” “Let Me Love You” “Into You” “Side to Side” (2016).
Origin: Ariana Grande was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida, to Edward Butera, a graphic designer, and Joan Grande, a businesswoman and the chief executive officer of Hose-McCann Communications. Ariana is Italian-American, of half Sicilian and half Abruzzese origin. She has an older half-brother, Frankie Grande, who is an actor (starred in “Big Brother 16”)., dancer and producer, She is close with her maternal grandmother, Marjorie Grande and shared a great relationship with her deceased grandfather, Frank Grande. Her parents separated when she was around 8 or 9 years old. As a child, Grande performed with the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theater and she made her national television debut singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the Florida Panthers.
Education: She attended Pine Crest School and North Broward Preparatory School, in Boca Raton. In 2008 on the age of 15 she joined the musical 13 on Broadway, and left her high school, but she received all the required study materials from this school and continued to study with home tutors.
Influenced by: Judy Garland, Gloria Estefan, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Mariah Carey. She said: “Mariah and Whitney Houston were my goddesses growing up”.
Career highlights: In 2008, at the age of 15 she began her career in the Broadway musical 13, when she played the role of Charlotte Grande, for which she won a National Youth Theatre Association Award.
In 2010 she appeared in the musical Cuba Libre and later played the role of Cat on TV’s Victorious. (2 010–2013).
In 2011 Grande’s music career began with the soundtrack Music from Victorious.
In December 2012, Grande starred over the holiday season as Snow White in a pantomime-style musical theatre production called A Snow White Christmas.
In 2013 Grande starred on the television film Sam & Cat, which ended in 2014.
She signed a recording contract with Republic Records and released her debut studio album, Yours Truly in 2013. In this year she embarked on her First tour The Listening Sessions (2013), Grande’s second studio album, My Everything (2014), debuted at No. 1 in the US and charted well in various other countries.
In early 2015, Grande promoted My Everything with her second The Honeymoon Tour of North America and Europe, with several later stops in Asia and South America. The tour earned $14 million in its first 25 performances.
In this year she also released the single “Focus”, which debuted at No. 7 in the US, and a holiday EP album,Christmas & Chill .
In 2015 she returned to television with a guest appearance in the Foxcomedy horror television series, Scream Queens.
In March 2016, Grande released her third studio album “Dangerous Woman” as the lead single from the retitled album of the same name. The single debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. She became the first singer in history to have the lead single from each of her first three albums debut in the top 10.
In August, Grande released a third single from the album, “Side to Side”, featuring rapper Nicki Minaj.
In 2016, Grande appeared in a cameo role in the comedy film Zoolander 2 and she is also scheduled to play Penny in the December 2016 NBC television broadcast Hairspray Live! In this year she was a host of 2016 Saturday Night Live and won an online voting poll on Entertainment Weekly as the “best host of the season”.
She is also set to begin her third Dangerous Woman Tour on February 2, 2017.
Personal life: At the age of 15 Grande met American actor Graham Phillips in the cast of the musical 13 in 2008 and dated him until December 2011.
She dated Australian YouTube musician and comedian Jai Brooks from August 2012 to July 2013 and rekindled her relationship with Brooks in May 2014, though they separated again after three months of dating in July 2014 (2012-2013; 2013-2014).
From August 2013 to December 2013 Ariana Grande dated Nathan Sykes. They worked on one of the songs together for Ariana’s album titled “Almost Is Never Enough.”From 2014 to 2015Grande dated her favorite rapper and collaborator Big Sean. Their relationship ended in April 2015 after eight months of dating.
In June 2015 Ariana started dating Mexican her backup dancer Ricky Álvarez. They separated in July 2016.
In August 2016 she started dating rapper Mac Miller.
Zest: Her name was originally inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat (1959). She has an older brother, Frankie Grande (aka Frankie James Grande), who is 11 years older than her. He’s also a performer and producer, and went on tour with her as one of her dancers. She has followed Kabbalah teachings since the age of twelve or earlier, along with Frankie. Grande was deemed the “mini Mariah Carey” and the “new Mariah Carey”. She sang at the New York City jazz club, Birdland. She is hypoglycemic and hyperactive (ADHD). She is a beach lover and a purely vegetarian. She has a natural dark brown hair, a big brown eyes and dimple on left cheek. She uses contact lenses. She is a pet lover and has six dogs. She is a great fan of Helena Bonham Carter. Her Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl, Project Runway, her favorite movie: Bruce Almighty (2003) and song “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera. Favorite Book: Harry Potter