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Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress who became famous after the huge successes of her music albums

InformationDetail
BirthdayJune 26, 1993
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses, Singers, Rhythm & Blues Singers, Pop Singers, ESFJ
City/StateFlorida
Nick namesAri, Little Red, Riri
SiblingsFrankie J. Grande
Known asAriana Grande-Butera, Riri, Little Red, Ari
Universities
  • North Broward Preparatory School
Birth PlaceBoca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Height153
GenderFemale
FatherEdward Butera
MotherJoan Grande
Sun SignCancer
Born inBoca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Famous asSinger, Actress

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Who is Ariana Grande?

Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress who has been making waves world over for her singing prowess. Since a very young age she participated in plays and sang at public events, and gradually decided that she wants to do this all her life. Her first tryst with the world of entertainment was through the ‘Broadway’ musicals ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’. She was also a part of the ensemble of various television shows, but later Ariana Grande decided to devote her attention mostly towards music. Her debut album ‘Yours Truly’ shattered several records and ruled the ‘Billboard Top 100’ chart for several weeks. Several hundred thousand copies of this album were sold and eventually Ariana Grande went on to become a huge star. She released a few more albums later and all of them managed to garner both commercial and critical acclaim.

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Childhood & Early Life

Ariana Grande-Butera was born to Joan Grande and Edward Butera on 26 June 1993 in Florida, United States. While her father owned a graphic design firm, her mother was the CEO of ‘Horse-McCann Communications’.

Ariana’s parents had relocated to Florida from New York when her mother Joan was pregnant with her. She pursued her primary education at ‘Pine Crest School’ and ‘North Broward Preparatory School’.

Since a very young age, Ariana Grande was very fond of acting and had even worked on two plays, namely ‘Beauty And The Beast’ and ‘The Wizard Of Oz’. She was seen on national television at a young age singing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’.

To pursue her dreams, Ariana Grande travelled to Los Angeles at the age of 13 with a desire to record an R&B album. However, the managers of record labels didn’t take her too seriously and thought she’s too young.

She also bagged a supporting role in the musical ‘13’, which was staged at the famous Broadway theatre. She discontinued her studies for a brief period to work on ‘13’.

Career

Ariana Grande’s big break came in 2009, when she was chosen to play the role of Cat Valentine in the sitcom ‘Victorious’, which was aired by ‘Nickelodeon’. Renowned actress Elizabeth Gillies was also a part of this sitcom’s impressive star cast.

The next year, she was seen in the musical ‘Cuba Libre’, produced by well-known American musician Desmond Child.

In 2010, Ariana Grande decided to take a break from her acting assignments and focused on polishing her singing skills. A year later, her song ‘Give it Up’ from the soundtrack of ‘Victorious’ was released. Her voice got the attention of Monte Lipman, a top executive of the label ‘Republic Records’, who was moved by her singing prowess.

Soon, Ariana Grande signed a contract with the record label and in late 2011 and her first single ‘Put your hearts up’ was released.

The same year she dubbed for the character Princess Diaspro from the animated series ‘Winx Club’, for a total of 13 episodes. She was also the voice of the lead character from ‘Snowflake, The White Gorrilla’, an animated film which was dubbed in English.

The soundtracks ‘Victorious 2.0’ and ‘Victorious 3.0’ were released in 2012, for which Ariana Grande lent her voice in two songs. These tracks were ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ and ‘L.A Boyz’.

She next played Snow White in the theatrical adaptation of the famous literary work ‘A Snow White Christmas’. Veterans like Neil Patrick Harris and Charlene Tilton were also a part of this performance, which was staged at the famous venue ‘Pasadena Playhouse’.

Ariana Grande was chosen to play the character of Sam Puckett in the popular American sitcom ‘Sam & Cat’, which was aired on Nickelodeon during 2013-14. However, the series wasn’t revived after the end of first season, despite its popularity.

She released her debut album ‘Yours Truly’ in August 2013 and within a month the album secured the top spot in the US ‘Billboard 200’ countdown.

The track ‘The Way’ from this album received a lot of acclaim and secured the 10th spot on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ and remained on the chart for a few months.

In 2013, Ariana Grande’s EP ‘Christmas Kisses’ released and around the same time her television film ‘Swindle’ was aired on ‘Nickelodeon’.

Her second album, ‘My Everything’, which released in mid-2014, garnered immense critical and commercial acclaim. In a matter of just 1 week, a whopping 169,000 copies of the album were sold and the album bagged a top spot in the ‘Billboard 200’.

Two of the singles from the album, titled ‘Problem’ and ‘Break Free’ were big hits with music lovers. Both the songs bagged the no.3 and no.4 spots respectively on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’. The track ‘Problem’ also featured renowned Australian rapper Iggy Azelea.

She also sang the track ‘Bang Bang’ from English singer Jessie J’s album ‘Sweet Talker’, which released in 2014.

Ariana Grande returned to acting in 2015 through the comedy-horror series ‘Scream Queens’, which was aired on the ‘Fox’ channel. The same year, she also released her third album, titled ‘Dangerous Woman’.

In 2016, she was seen in the Ben Stiller starrer comedy flick ‘Zoolander 2’ in a cameo role. The same year, she collaborated with the legendary singer Stevie Wonder for the song ‘Faith’, from the 2016 film ‘Sing’.

Her critically and commercially acclaimed album ‘Dangerous Woman’ was released in March 2016. The title track and the single ‘Be Alright’, from this album went on to become chartbusters.

According to sources, Ariana Grande would soon embark on a musical tour across the United States and Europe

2017 Manchester Arena Explosion Incident

On 22 May 2017, an explosion occurred just outside the Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom, where Ariana Grande had just performed at a concert, which was a part of her 'Dangerous Woman Tour'. The explosion resulted into 19 deaths and about 59 people were reported to be injured. The explosion took place at the end of the Ariana Grande's concert, but Grande was not hurt during the incident.

Major Works

’Yours Truly’ is undoubtedly one of the best works of Ariana Grande and brought her a lot of fame. More than 500,000 copies of this album were sold worldwide. The album also helped her earn the reputation of being the 15th female artiste of all time to rule the music charts with her debut album.

Awards & Achievements

Arianna Grande’s hit single ‘Dangerous Woman’ has earned her a nomination for the ‘2017 Grammy Awards’. She has been nominated for the prestigious award four times so far.

In 2014 alone, she had won the ‘Young Influencer Award’ at the ‘IHeart Radio Music Awards’ ceremony. The same year she was felicitated with a ‘Bambi Award’ for ‘Best Newcomer’.

The ‘Time’ magazine had included her in their list of ‘100 Most Influential People In The World’.

Personal Life & Legacy

She is the half-sister of actor Frankie Grande, who has been making waves for his great acting and dancing skills.

Although Ariana Grande has been a follower of Christianity since her younger days, she is a staunch follower of Judaism too.

The media has spoken about Ariana Grande’s life quite often. Apparently, she has dated actor Graham Phillips and comedian Jai Brooks in the past. Quite recently, she was seeing musician Big Sean, who collaborated with her on several musical endeavours.

Trivia

It is believed that her name has been derived from the character Princess Oriana from the animated film ‘Felix The Cat’.

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Ariana Grande's awards

YearNameAward

MTV Video Music Awards

2014Best Pop VideoAriana Grande Feat. Iggy Azalea: Problem (2014)

People's Choice Awards

2014Favorite Breakout ArtistWinner

Ariana Grande biography timelines

  • // 26th Jun 1993
    Ariana Grande-Butera was born to Joan Grande and Edward Butera on 26 June 1993 in Florida, United States. While her father owned a graphic design firm, her mother was the CEO of ‘Horse-McCann Communications’.
  • // 2009
    Ariana Grande’s big break came in 2009, when she was chosen to play the role of Cat Valentine in the sitcom ‘Victorious’, which was aired by ‘Nickelodeon’. Renowned actress Elizabeth Gillies was also a part of this sitcom’s impressive star cast.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Ariana Grande decided to take a break from her acting assignments and focused on polishing her singing skills. A year later, her song ‘Give it Up’ from the soundtrack of ‘Victorious’ was released. Her voice got the attention of Monte Lipman, a top executive of the label ‘Republic Records’, who was moved by her singing prowess.
  • // 2011
    Soon, Ariana Grande signed a contract with the record label and in late 2011 and her first single ‘Put your hearts up’ was released.
  • // 2012
    The soundtracks ‘Victorious 2.0’ and ‘Victorious 3.0’ were released in 2012, for which Ariana Grande lent her voice in two songs. These tracks were ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ and ‘L.A Boyz’.
  • // 2013 To 2014
    Ariana Grande was chosen to play the character of Sam Puckett in the popular American sitcom ‘Sam & Cat’, which was aired on Nickelodeon during 2013-14. However, the series wasn’t revived after the end of first season, despite its popularity.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, Ariana Grande’s EP ‘Christmas Kisses’ released and around the same time her television film ‘Swindle’ was aired on ‘Nickelodeon’.
  • // Aug 2013
    She released her debut album ‘Yours Truly’ in August 2013 and within a month the album secured the top spot in the US ‘Billboard 200’ countdown.
  • // 2014
    Her second album, ‘My Everything’, which released in mid-2014, garnered immense critical and commercial acclaim. In a matter of just 1 week, a whopping 169,000 copies of the album were sold and the album bagged a top spot in the ‘Billboard 200’.
  • // 2014
    She also sang the track ‘Bang Bang’ from English singer Jessie J’s album ‘Sweet Talker’, which released in 2014.
  • // 2014
    In 2014 alone, she had won the ‘Young Influencer Award’ at the ‘IHeart Radio Music Awards’ ceremony. The same year she was felicitated with a ‘Bambi Award’ for ‘Best Newcomer’.
  • // 2015
    Ariana Grande returned to acting in 2015 through the comedy-horror series ‘Scream Queens’, which was aired on the ‘Fox’ channel. The same year, she also released her third album, titled ‘Dangerous Woman’.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, she was seen in the Ben Stiller starrer comedy flick ‘Zoolander 2’ in a cameo role. The same year, she collaborated with the legendary singer Stevie Wonder for the song ‘Faith’, from the 2016 film ‘Sing’.
  • // Mar 2016
    Her critically and commercially acclaimed album ‘Dangerous Woman’ was released in March 2016. The title track and the single ‘Be Alright’, from this album went on to become chartbusters.
  • // 2017
    Arianna Grande’s hit single ‘Dangerous Woman’ has earned her a nomination for the ‘2017 Grammy Awards’. She has been nominated for the prestigious award four times so far.

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Ariana Grande's FAQ

  • What is Ariana Grande birthday?

    Ariana Grande was born at 1993-06-26

  • Where is Ariana Grande's birth place?

    Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

  • What is Ariana Grande nationalities?

    Ariana Grande's nationalities is American

  • What is Ariana Grande nick names?

    Ariana Grande's nickNames is Ari, Little Red, Riri

  • Who is Ariana Grande siblings?

    Ariana Grande's siblings is Frankie J. Grande

  • What was Ariana Grande universities?

    Ariana Grande studied at North Broward Preparatory School

  • How tall is Ariana Grande?

    Ariana Grande's height is 153

  • Who is Ariana Grande's father?

    Ariana Grande's father is Edward Butera

  • Who is Ariana Grande's mother?

    Ariana Grande's mother is Joan Grande

  • What is Ariana Grande's sun sign?

    Ariana Grande is Cancer

  • How famous is Ariana Grande?

    Ariana Grande is famouse as Singer, Actress