Ariana Grande-Butera, commonly known as Ariana Grande, is a famous American actress, as well as a singer and songwriter. Ariana Grande rose to prominence in 2009, when she starred alongside Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III and Matt Bennett in the sitcom called “Victorious”. Released to generally mixed reviews, the series managed to premiere to an audience of 5.7 million viewers, while the premiere of the second season succeeded in attracting 6.1 million viewers. For her role in the series, Grande received a Hollywood Teen TV Award, and was nominated for Australian Kids’ Choice Awards. When “Victorious” ended in 2013, Grande subsequently starred in her own spin-off series entitled “Sam & Cat” with Jennette McCurdy and Cameron Ocasio. The pilot episode of the series was watched by 4.2 million viewers, while its later episodes enjoyed an audience of 4.8 million. Aside from acting, in 2013, Grande came out with her debut album called “Yours Truly”, which received favorable critical reviews.
Ariana Grande Net Worth $45 Million
A well-known singer and actress, how rich is Ariana Grande? According to sources, in 2013 her salary amounted to $6 million, while her album sales, as well as tours earned her approximately $9 million. In 2014, she received a payment of $43,000 from the sales of her album called “My Everything” from Brazil alone. In regards to her overall wealth, Ariana Grande’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million, most of which she has accumulated from her singing and acting career.
Ariana Grande was born in 1993 in Florida, United States. As a child, Grande was a part of an acting troupe called “Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre”, with which she performed various plays. Even though she initially desired to pursue a career as a singer, Grande decided to focus on theatre and acting. She landed her first role in 2008, in Jason Robert Brown’s musical called “13” with Graham Phillips, Allie Trimm and Eric Nelsen in the main roles. For her portrayal of Charlotte, Grande received a National Youth Theatre Association Award for Best Supporting Actress. This gave her an opportunity to star in “Victorious” and later in “Sam & Cat”.
Aside from acting, Grande launched her career as a singer with “Yours Truly”, the success of which was followed by the release of her second studio album in 2014 called “My Everything”. Upon its release, the album peaked at #1 on the music charts in the United States, Canada and Australia, and made it to Top 10 in 20 other countries. In addition to producing such singles as “Break Free”, “Problem” and “Love Me Harder”, “My Everything” received a nomination for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Pop Vocal Album.
In regards to her personal life, Ariana Grande had been dating a member of the comedy group “The Janoskians” Jai Brooks from 2012 until 2013. Soon afterwards, the couple got back together but they split up once again for good. In 2014, Ariana Grande addressed the rumors of her dating a rap artist Big Sean, which she confirmed.
She turned 21 in 2014 but is still prominently featured on the covers of teen magazine at an age when previous "teen queens" had disappeared from those covers.
Her grandfather, Frank Grande, passed away on July 22, 2014 from cancer.
She is a vegan. After watching Blackfish (2013), she urged her fans to stop supporting SeaWorld.
Her first hit single 'The Way (feat. Mac Miller)' instantly became no. 1 after 7 hours of its release on March 26th, 2013. She released her second single 'Baby I' on July 22 2013 and her album 'Yours Truly' on September 3rd 2013, which became no. 1 on Billboard.
She has 5 pet dogs; Toulouse, Ophelia, Coco, Cinnamon, and Sirius. She did have a sixth dog, Fawkes, but she had to get rid of him because he did not get along with the other dogs.
Her role model is Judy Garland.
She is Italian-American.
Her name 'Ariana' was originally inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat (1958).
She is the Daughter of Joan Grande & Edward Butera.
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 is a natural brunette. Dyed her hair velvet red for the role of Cat Valentine on Victorious (2010) because the rest of the cast were brunette. Creator/executive producer Dan Schneider didn't want everyone to have brown hair.
She is best friends with her Victorious (2010) co-star Elizabeth Gillies. They've known each other since they starred in 13 (musical) on Broadway back in 2008.
She is hypoglycemic and hyperactive.
Attended Pine Crest School and North Broward Preparatory School in Boca Raton.
Half up/Half down hairstyle
Dimple on left cheek
Big brown eyes
One of the most terrible feelings in the world is knowing that someone else doesn't like you. Especially when you don't know what you've done to deserve it.
You have to be thankful and I think being in this business is one of the most important things is to give back because there's no better feeling than knowing that your work is being appreciated by people.