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Overview Edit

Full Name - Ariana Grande-Butera

  • Born - 26th June 1993
  • Parents - Edward & Joan Grande
  • Siblings - Frankie Grande (Half Brother)
  • Lives - In Beverly Hills
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Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American actress & singer. She gained popularity when she played the role of Cat Valentineon the Nickelodeon TV series, Victorious, and afterwards portrayed the same character on the spin-off, Sam & Cat. She broke out musically in 2013 with her debut single, "The Way" from her No. 1 debut album, Yours Truly in 2014, she achieved worldwide success with "Problem" which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and released her sophomore album, My Everything on August 25, 2014. In March 2016, Ariana released her lead single "Dangerous Woman" for her third studio album of the same name, the song debut to No. 10 in the Billboard Hot 100 making her the first artist in the history of the chart to have all her lead singles from her first three albums debut in the top ten. She went on the Dangerous Woman Tour in 2017, and the tour grossed $71M. She has officially been made a honorary citizen of Manchester after the One Love Manchester event. Curently, She is an ambassador for Reebok and is on a social media hiatus.

Early life Edit

Ariana was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera.[2] Ariana is of Italian descent.[3][4][5] Her name was inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat and the shortened name of an Italian Car manufacturer Ferrari. She has an older half-brother, Frankie, who is a performer and producer. When she was 8 years old, she went on a cruise with her family and she sang karaoke when Gloria Estefan (a famous Latin singer) was listening to her sing. She told Ariana to follow her dreams, which inspired Ariana to do singing and acting.[6]Ariana then did musicals at her local theater, her first being Annie, before taking music seriously when she was 13.

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