Ariana Grande is an American singer and an actress who came to fame when she appeared in the 2010 Nickelodeon sitcom, “Victorious”. The series came to an end in 2013 and it marked the rise of a musical career for this beautiful lady. She has been one of the best singers in recent years, constantly releasing billboard hits such as “Bang Bang”, “Thank You, Next”, “7 Rings”, etc.
Ariana is still a young lady with her whole career laid in front of her. With the amazing talent that she possesses, she can go down to make her own history in music. Let us now get to know a bit more about this actress turned singer, shall we?
Ariana Grande: Early Life and Education
Ariana Grande -Butera was born on the 26th of June, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida. She was born to parents Joan Grande and Edward Butera, both of whom are of Italian descent. Evidently, Grande’s ethnicity is also Italian while her nationality is American. Ariana’s dad worked at a visual computerization firm while her mom was the CEO of “Steed McCann Communications”.
Grande had a passion for music from a very young age. She would perform at Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre having learned the art when she was only 13. At the same age, she went to LA to record an R&B collection. For her education, Grande joined North Broward Preparatory School but left the school to pursue a career in music.
Ariana Grande: Career
Ariana first began working on television in 2010 when she landed the role of Cat Valentine in the sitcom, “Victorious”. After spending some time with the show, she began considering a future in music. With that in mind, she was able to release the song, “Surrender it” from the soundtrack of “Victorious”. Impressed by her amazing talents in music, Ariana got signed for by the “Republic Records” label. In the next few years, Ariana gave her voice to the soundtracks of “Successful 3.0” and “Triumphant 2.0”. However, despite slowly finding fame in music, she was still not giving up a career in television. Grande was cast for the sitcom, “Sam and Cat” on Nickelodeon.
Next, Ariana released her new track “Yours Truly” in August 2013. Just a month later, she was able to secure the top spot in the US ‘Bulletin 200’ commencement. She also began releasing singles like “Issue”, “Break Free”. Moreover, the young girl from Florida sang the song “Bang Bang” with names like Nicky Minaj and Jessie J. Whilst “Yours Truly” was the best song she ever released, her good did not stop. In more recent years, Ariana released the song, “Thank You, Next” which has a staggering 128 million views on YouTube.
Ariana Grande: Personal Life
Now looking at the personal aspects of Grande’s life, she has been together with various men. She has gone on to date some of the most famous names like Nathan Sykes, Mac Miller, and Jai Brooks. Ariana went out with Sykes, the English singer in 2013 however, things were clearly not working for them. After having been together for a couple of months, the two decided to split up. Just a year later, Grande began going out with the internet sensation Jai Brooks. A few months later, she was together with Big Sean.
In more recent years, Ariana was dating the Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson. Things were going amazingly well for this beautiful couple. They began dating in May 2018 and were even engaged. However, after having dated for over 5 months, the pair ended things. Both Ariana and Pete were broken since their relationship came to an end. Moreover, as per reports, her song, “Thank You, Next” was about the very breakup.
Ariana Grande: Net Worth and Social Media
For such a young personality, Ariana is undoubtedly one of the best singers and songwriters in recent years. With sheer hard work and determination, Grande has been able to climb to the top of the music industry. As one of the most successful artists of all time, she has a net worth of over $35 million. Moreover, reports suggest that she makes over $6 million every year.
Evidently, Ariana is incredibly popular on social media platforms. She has over 148 million followers on Instagram where she goes by the handle @arianagrande. You can also subscribe to her on YouTube on her channel Ariana Grande.