Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande is a world-famous American singer-songwriter and actress. Ariana Grande has won several recognitions and awards on various platforms throughout her career.

Early Life

Ariana Grande was born on 26 June 1993 and she is currently 29 years old. She hails from Boca Raton, Florida, and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, her full name is Ariana Grande-Butera.

Talking about her family, Grande’s parents are Joan Grande and Edward Butera. Her mother is the Brooklyn-born CEO of Hose-McCann Communications whereas her father is a graphic design firm owner in Boca Raton. Sadly, her parents separated before Grande was even 10 years old.

Similarly, she has an older half-brother namely Frankie Grande and he is an entertainer and producer. Also, Grande’s maternal grandmother is Marjorie Grande.

Further, Ariana is of Italian descent and she describes herself as an Italian American with Sicilian and Abruzzese roots. Regarding her education, Grande attended the Pine Crest School and North Broward Preparatory.

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Caption: Ariana Grande and her father in past and present photographs. Source: Instagram

Professional life

Ariana Grande is a world-famous singer-songwriter and actress. Grande’s four-octave vocal range has helped her receive numerous accolades throughout her career. Some awards Grande has won include one Brit Award, one Bambi Award, two Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, nine MTV Video Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and 27 Guinness World Records.

Early Career

Talking about her early performances, Grande sang The Star-Spangled Banner at the Panthers’ home game against the Chicago Blackhawks on 16 January 2002. Back then Grande was only 8 years old. Also at age 8, this singer performed at a karaoke lounge on a cruise ship and with various orchestras including South Florida’s Philharmonic, Symphonic Orchestras, and Florida Sunshine Pops.

As a young child, this singer-actor performed with the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theater. For this, Grande played her 1st role as the title character in the musical Annie. Likewise, Grande also performed in their productions of The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast.

Grande started off her music career at the young age of 15 in the 2008 Broadway musical 13. The singer then rose to fame for playing Cat Valentine in Victorious from 2010 to 2013 and Sam & Cat from 2013 to 2014. The singer then signed with Republic Records in the year 2011. Grande’s 1950s doo-wop-influenced pop and R&B debut album Yours Truly was released in 2013.

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Caption: Ariana Grand during one of her performances. Source: US Weekly

Further Success

Ariana continued to explore pop and R&B in her 2nd and 3rd studio albums My Everything and Dangerous Woman released in 2014 and 2016 respectively. While her 2nd album experimented with EDM and achieved global success with its singles Problem, Break Free, and Bang Bang, her 3rd album Dangerous Woman became her 1st of four consecutive #1 albums in the UK.

Grande’s personal struggles influenced her trap-infused 4th and 5th studio albums Sweetener and Thank U, Next released in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The 4th album Sweetener won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, and the 5th album Thank U, Next broke the record for the largest streaming week for a pop album.

Similarly, the singles Thank U, Next, 7 Rings, and Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored made this singer the 1st solo artist to hold the top three spots on the Hot 100 simultaneously and the first woman to succeed herself in the top of the UK Singles Chart.

Further, Grande’s 2020 collaborations Stuck with U with Justin Bieber and Rain on Me with Lady Gaga helped her break the record for most #1 debuts on the Hot 100. Her collaboration with Lady Gaga won the Grammy Award for “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance”. Grande’s 6th studio album Positions released in 2020 is R&B-focused. The title track of this album debuted at #1 in the UK and US. In the year 2021, this singer had her 6th US #1 single after featuring on the remix of The Weeknd’s Save Your Tears.

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Caption: Ariana Grande performing ‘Rain on Me’ with Lady Gaga. Source: Glamour

More Details

Grande is often regarded as a pop icon and triple-threat entertainer and is one of the world’s best-selling music artists. As such, this singer has sold more than 85 million records globally. Likewise, all of her studio albums have been certified platinum or higher.

Among her Billboard chart records, Grande is the 1st artist and only woman to have five #1 debuts and to chart three #1 debuts in one calendar year. Similarly, she is also the 1st artist to debut her lead singles from all of her studio albums in the top ten and to have her first five number one singles debut at the top spot.

Similarly, this singer is the most streamed female artist ever and the most streamed female artist on Spotify and Apple Music. Likewise, Grande is also the most followed female artist on Spotify and the most subscribed female artist on YouTube.

Grande has been included on Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016 and 2019. Also, Grande was included in the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2019 and 2020. Furthermore, Billboard named Ariana the “Woman of the Year” in 2018, the greatest pop star of 2019, and the most successful female artist to debut in the 2010s.

Aside from music, Ariana worked with many charitable organizations. Additionally, this singer also advocates for animal rights, gender, racial, and LGBT equality, and mental health. She has also ventured into the world of cosmetics and beauty with r.e.m.beauty (@r.e.m.beauty).

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Caption: Ariana Grande performing with The Weekend. Source: uDiscoverMusic

Net Worth

Moving on, Ariana has a net worth of around $220 million US dollars. Grande’s main source of income is her career as a singer, songwriter, and actress. She is one of the most loved, successful, and world’s best-selling music artists who has sold over 85 million records.

Personal Life

Ariana Grande is happily married to Dalton Gomez (@dalton_jacob). The couple started dating in January 2020. Her relationship with Dalton was mostly private until some part of their relationship was made public in the music video of her and Justin Bieber’s charity single Stuck With U.

The lovely couple had their engagement on 20 December 2020. Then on 15 May 2021, this couple tied the knot in a private ceremony at Grande’s home in Montecito, California. Similarly, Grande’s wedding pictures became the most-liked Instagram post by a celebrity with over 26 million likes.

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Caption: Ariana Grande and her husband Dalton in their wedding photographs. Source: Instagram

Previous Relationships

This singer dated Graham Phillips from 2008 to 2011. She later dated Nathan Sykes between August and December 2013. Grande also dated rapper Big Sean from October 2014 to April 2015.  The singer started dating Mac Miller in 2016 and it ended in May 2018.

In May 2018, the singer started to date Pete Davidson and this celebrity couple became engaged the next month. Unfortunately, Grade and Pete called off their engagement and ended the relationship in October 2018.

Body Measurements

Ariana Grande stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches or 160 cm and her weight is 51 kgs or 112 lbs. Similarly, this singer has a chest-waist-hip measurement of around 33-24-33 inches. Further, Grande has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color which she often dyes blonde.

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Caption: Ariana Grande posing for a photo with her husband Dalton Gomez. Source: Wiki Fandom

Social Media

Ariana Grande’s Instagram username is @arianagrande which has over 324 million followers as of July 2022. On this platform, Grande became the most followed woman in 2019. Similarly, she has over 43 million followers on Facebook whereas her self-titled Youtube channel has earned over 51.6 million subscribers and 22 billion views since 22 January 2007.

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