Ariana Grande is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the world's leading recording artists with six Grammy nominations and one win to her name. She also has platinum certifications by RIAA for her five full-length albums.
Ariana rose to prominence for her teenage acting roles on Nickelodeon. Later on, she put more focus on becoming a full-time musician and part-time actress. Since then, she has evolved into one of the most powerful and followed singers and performers in the world.
Ariana Grande profile summary
- Full name: Ariana Grande-Butera
- Date of birth: 26th June 1993
- Place of birth: Boca Raton, Florida
- Ariana Grande age: 27 years
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Italian
- Height: 5 feet
- Weight: 50 kg
- Ariana Grande parents: Joan Grande, Edward Butera
- Relationship status: Single
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, fashion designer
- Net worth: $150 million
Ariana Grande biography
The singer was born on 26th June 1993 in Boca Raton Florida. Is Ariana Grande her real name? Yes, she was born as Ariana Grande-Butera but later on dropped the name Butera.
The talented singer is the daughter of Joan Grande (mother). She is the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, which specializes in the manufacturing of communication and safety equipment. Her father, Edward Butera, is the owner of a graphic design firm in Boca Raton.
Ariana is not the only child, as many would assume. She has an elder half-brother who goes by the name Frankie. Ariana Grande brother is a producer and an entertainer.
Is Ariana Grande English or American? The singer is of Italian descent, and she likes to refer herself as an Italian America of half Sicilian and half Abruzzese descent.
What languages does Ariana Grande speak? The singer speaks English. Her family had relocated to Florida from New York City before she was born.
Grande's parents separated when she was around nine years old. She has a very close relationship with her maternal grandmother, who goes by the name Marjorie Grande. The actress studied at Pine Crest School before joining North Broward Preparatory School.
Ariana displayed a keen interest in music and acting when she was a little girl. She performed The Wizard of OZ and the Beauty and the Beast at the age of 8.
Her career as an actress started with Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious which propelled her to the teen idol status. After the end of season one of Victorious, Ariana began to perform cover songs by Mariah Carey.
She released her first debut single dubbed Put Your Hearts Up in 2011. Some of her songs include:
- Rain on Me
- 7 Rings
- Bang Bang
- Thank You, Next
- God is a Woman
- Side to Side
- No Tears Left to Cry
- One Last Time
- Break Up With Your Girlfriend
- Into You
- Love Me, Harder
- Dangerous Woman
- Don't Call Me Angel
- Almost is Never Enough
- Break Free
- The Way
- Freak the Freak Out
- In My Head
- Bad Idea
- Goodnight n Go
- Fake Smile
- Touch It
- Beauty and the Beast
- Right There
- Baby I
The singer has three albums, namely:
- 2013 - Your's Truly
- 2014 - My Everything
- 2016 - Dangerous Woman
- 2018 - Sweetener
- 2019 - Thank You, Next
As an actress, Ariana has starred in the following films and television shows:
- 2011 - iParty With Victorious
- 2011 - Snowflake, the White Gorilla
- 2013 - Underdogs
- 2016 - Zoolander 2
- 2016 - Hairspray Live!
- 2019 - The Lego Movie 2: The Second part
- 2019 - Men in Black International
Ariana Grande husband and dating life
Is Ariana Grande married? No, she is not married. However, she has been in many relationships. Here is the breakdown of her love life:
- 2008 to 2011 - Graham Phillips
- 2012 to 2014 - Jai Brooks
- 2014 - Nathan Sykes
- 2014 to 2015 - Big Sean
- 2015 to 2016 - Ricky Alvarez
- 2016 to 2018 - Mac Miller
- 2018 - Pete Davidson
Her paternal grandfather was Anthony Vincent Charles Butera. He was born to Charles Antonio Butera and Mary Passalacqua in New Jersey.
Her paternal grandmother goes by the name Florence P Citrano. She was born in New Jersey. The surnames Butera and Cintrano are from Sicilian ancestry.
The singer's maternal grandfather was Frank Anthony Grande. He was the son of Antonio Grande and Filomena Lavenditti. He was born in New York City after his Italian parents moved to the United States.
Her maternal grandmother, Marjorie M Damico, is the daughter of John Viovanni Damico and Felomina Gigante. She was born in New York City to Italian parents.
As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be $150 million. Some of the cash has been earned through music and acting. She also makes a good amount of money from endorsements. Some of the companies which have endorsed her are Reebok, MAC Cosmetics, T-Mobile, and Apple.
Ariana Grande has made a considerable contribution to modern music culture. Millions of people across the world love her songs. She is also a style icon and a role model to many.
She is also a respected philanthropist, businesswoman, former model, and TV personality. Her kindness and generosity in helping the less fortunate is the most admirable trait to many people who adore her.