Ariana Grande is an American performance and singer who currently has a net worth of $35 million. Her real name is Ariana Grande Butera. She was born in Boca Raton, Florida (USA) on June 26th, 1993. Her parents are Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She also has an older brother, Frankie Grande, who also pursues a career as an actor and dancer, along with the production of some shows.
Grande has Italian ancestry, so she considers herself Italian-American. Her mother, Joan Grande runs a telephone company and alarm system, and her father Edward Butera owns a successful graphic design company in Boca Raton, who had to move to New York when Joan Grande was pregnant with Ariana. But later, Grande’s parents split up when she was barely nine years old, and since then her relationship with her father has become difficult for her.
Ariana Grande cultivated her grandparents’ interests, and by their influence, she liked everything related to classics, such as, Marlene Dietrich, Frankie Valli, The Four Seasons and Connie Francis, among others. She also liked everything about horror movies, Halloween time, and Christmas.
Passion for music.
Her passion has been always music, although she began her career through acting, which she considers her second passion. After being raised in Florida, she moved to Los Angeles where she could get the role of Cat Valentin in a famous Nickelodeon series Victorious.
she began at Boca Raton’s former Little Palm Theater for Young People, a year later she performed at Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theater (FLCT). She is “technically involved” with the program, which means she liked to help and see the producers together in songs, on camera shots. Ariana Grande holds concerts singing and doing covers of songs which she has published in her YouTube account.
By 2008, she got the part of Charlotte in the musical of 13 in Broadway, role that gave her the National Youth Theater Association Award.
From 2010 to 2014, Grande played Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon, Victorious and Sam & Cat series, the first co-starring and the second is a derivative series starring opposite Jeannette McCurdy.
During March, 2013, Ariana Grande could get commercial hits for her song The Way. Her first album that became on top-10 on Billboard Hot 100 chart in United States.
Grande’s voice is soprano record and covers four octaves and a few, because of her wide vocal range, her voice was compared to that of Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. Her music is generally pop and contemporary R & B, and it has hip hop features.
At the age of 10, she co-founded with some young people a group called Kids Who Care, with whom she sang in South Florida for charity fundraising events, raising more than $ 500,000 for works by Charity, only in 2007. And for the summer of 2009, as a member of charitable organization, Broadway in South Africa.