|Estimated value:||€25 million|
|Country of origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||singer|
Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress. She started out as a child star on Nickelodeon and has since released several albums as a singer.
Ariana Grande-Butera was born on June 26th, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. Her parents are immigrants from Italy and the family has roots in Abruzzo and Sicily. She also has a brother named Frankie, who is also an actor. She began acting at Boca Raton’s former Little Palm Theater for Young People and even dropped out of school to pursue acting. However, she remained enrolled and worked on the missed content at home with a private teacher. In 2008 she played for the first time on Broadway in New York in a musical.
In 2009, Ariana Grande auditioned for the series Victorious, which was scheduled to air on Nickelodeon. This was produced by Dan Schneider, who was also responsible for the hit series iCarly. There she took on the role of Cat Valentine, one of the main roles in the series. From then on she also played in some of the music videos for the leading actress Victoria Justice. Ariana Grande released her first songs in 2011. Some of these came from the Victorious series. Shortly before the end of 2011, on December 28th, Ariana Grande gave her first concert. In 2013 her debut album “Yours Truly” was released. Her second studio album “My Everything” was released in 2014. To date, Ariana Grande has released five albums. It was joined by Dangerous Woman (2016), Sweetener (2018) and, six months later, Thank U, Next (2019).
All of Ariana Grande’s albums have achieved platinum or double platinum status in the United States. In addition, all of her studio albums, with the exception of Dangerous Woman, reached number one on the Billboard charts. She won the National Youth Theater Association Award in 2008 for her role in the musical 13. Her breakthrough came in 2013 and she won New Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards. She also won 2015 (Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist) and 2016 (Artist of the Year) for the same award. Ariana Grande has also won the MTV Europe Music Awards and MTV Video Music Awards multiple times. 2014 in the categories Best Song (with her single Problem), Best Female, Best Pop Video (with the video for her single Problem) and in 2018 the Best Pop Video award again (with the video for her single No Tears Left to Cry) . Ariana Grande has also received awards from Nickelodeon (Kids Choice Award), the Teen Choice Awards and Disney. Finally, in 2019, Ariana Grande also won the world’s largest music awards. This was followed by wins at the Brit Awards for Best International Female Solo Artist, the Grammys for Best Pop Vocal Album Sweetener and the Billboard Music Awards (Top Female Artist, Billboard Chart Achievement).
- “To all the youngsters out there who love to sing, who love to dance and who love to act. Don’t ever stop!”
- “Imperfection is beauty, weirdness is genius, and it’s a world better to be silly or ridiculous than completely boring.”
- “I don’t believe in such things as fashion rules. I think fashion is a form of self-expression and you should always wear what you want to wear.”
A suicide bomber blew himself up after an Ariana Grande concert in May 2017. The concert took place in Manchester. 23 people died, 512 people were injured. A benefit concert initiated by Ariana Grande took place on June 4th, 2017.
According to Ariana Grande, she has been vegan since 2013 and regularly campaigns for the protection of animals.
Ariana Grande was dating rapper Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose four months after the couple split. She is single and has no children, but is currently in a committed relationship with a real estate agent.
|Estimated value:||€25 million|