Ariana Grande is an American singer, songwriter and actress best known for her chart-topping hits like “Problem,” “Thank U, Next” and “Break Up With Your Girlfriend.” The singer and actress started her career on Broadway and transitioned to Nickelodeon television shows before launching her successful solo career.
Throughout her career, she has received a number of awards and accolades, including multiple Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards, American Music Awards, MTV Music Awards and Guinness World Records.
As of August 2020, Ariana has more than 197 million Instagram followers, 17.6 million TikTok followers, 76.1 million Twitter followers, 42.6 million YouTube subscribers and 33.2 million Facebook fans.
Ariana started her career on Broadway when she made her debut in the Jason Robert-Brown musical “13.”
Following the musical, Ariana made her debut in the Nickelodeon show “Victorious” in 2010 as Cat Valentine and stayed on the show for the next few years. She then acted in “Sam & Cat” from 2013 to 2014. Those two popular Nickelodeon shows made her a household name for many.
In 2011, Ariana signed with Republic Records when the head of the label discovered YouTube videos of Ariana singing. Ariana has an expansive four-octave vocal range and whistle register, a rare feat for a singer. She released her debut album in 2013 titled “Yours Truly,” an R&B and pop album. The lead single, “The Way,” charted on the Billboard Hot 100.
Her second studio album in 2014 was titled “My Everything” and labeled her as an up-and-coming pop artist. “Problem” and “Bang Bang” became number one singles in the UK.
Her third studio album, “Dangerous Woman,” landed in 2016 and marked her first of three number one consecutive albums in the UK. She quickly released two more albums: “Sweetener” in 2018 and “Thank U, Next” in 2019. Both albums were massive hits commercially and critically.
Several singles from her 2019 album, “Thank U, Next”, “7 Rings”, and “Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored,” broke records. Those singles made Ariana the first solo artist to hold the top three spots on the Billboard Hot 100 all at the same time. She also became the first woman to overtake herself on the UK SIngles Chart and the first artist to chart lead singles from all of her five studio albums in the top ten on the BIllBoard Hot 100.
When she released “Stuck With U” and “Rain on Me” in 2020, Ariana became the first artist to have the most number one debuts on the Billboard Hot 100.
Ariana has won a number of awards and accolades throughout her career, including a Grammy Award, one Brit Award, two Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, five MTV VMAs and eight Guinness World Records.
In 2016 and 2019, Time Magazine named her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Ariana landed on Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid women in music twice: once in 2019 and once in 2020.
Billboard named her their Woman of the Year in 2018. They also called her the most accomplished female artist to debut in the 2010s.
Ariana has been recognized for her social media as well. She is the most-followed woman on YouTube and Spotify. She is also the most-followed woman on Instagram and has been known to use her platform to advocate for important social issues.
Debut TV- The Battery’s Down (2009)
Singles – “Put Your Hearts Up” (2011)
Album- Yours Truly (2013)
Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters – 161 cm
in meters – 1.61 m
in feet inches – 5’ 3”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 45 kg
in Pounds – 99 lbs lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-26-32|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
• Grande had issues with her former bestie, Jennette McCurdy, before they had worked in Nickelodeon show, Sam & Cat, in 2014. McCurdy had accused the network of being biased and payment inequality as Grande’s music career had taken a flight at that time. In 2015, McCurdy released a web series with an irritating character called “Gloriana.”
• In September 2014, she walked out of photoshoot midway in Sydney as she had endless demands, and was unhappy with her appearance in the photoshoot. She even said, “Don’t use natural light. Only shoot from the left side of my face.”
• In 2014, Giuliana Rancic, a journalist of E! News, said that Grande pushed her to the other side of the camera during an interview, to be on the left.
• In September 2014, after she had an interaction with her fans, she allegedly said, “I hope they all f**king die” as she felt irritated with regard to photos and autographs. Later, her representative dismissed the rumors with a post on Grande’s twitter account.
• In July 2015, Grande visited ‘Wolfee Donuts’ in California, and licked a doughnut on a counter that did not belong to her and inexplicably said, “I hate Americans. I hate America.” Later, she released a 4-minute video apology, on her YouTube page.
Boyfriends, Affairs and More
|Boyfriends/Affairs||Ricky Álvarez (2015 – 2016)
Big Sean (2014 – 2015)
Nathan Sykes (2013)
Jai Brooks (2012 – 2014)
Graham Phillips (2008 – 2010)
Ariana Grande Favorites
Hobbies: Swimming, Reading
Favorite Actor: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell
Favorite Actress: Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Food: Sushi, Cocoa Puffs
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ariana Grande
Does Ariana Grande smoke?: No
Does Ariana Grande drink alcohol?: Yes Ariana Grande Drinking Alcohol
Ariana was born into a Sicilian and Abruzzese Italian family.
She was named after the cartoon character of “Princess Oriana” from the film ‘Felix the Cat: The Movie’ (1988). Ariana Grande – Princess Oriana
Her mom is called Joan Grande-Butera and has dependably been an enormous impact in Ariana’s vocation.
Ariana’s parents parted up when she was 8 or 9.
Her favorite subject in school was Science.
She had her first kiss at the age of 14.
Though she had to leave high school to pursue her acting career, she received her diploma in 2012. Ariana Grande, a diploma holder
Her first Top 10 hit “The Way” features a sample from 90’s hip-hop single, “Still Not a Player” by Big Pun feat. Joe.
Her duet with Nathan Sykes, “Almost Is Never Enough,” is featured on the soundtrack of ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ (2013).
In November 2013, she announced on her Twitter page that she decided to turn completely vegan. Ariana Grande turned vegetarian in 2013
In June 2014, it declared that Ariana’s 90-year-old granddad beat a tumor. Arianators made the #WeAreProudOfGrandpaGrande drift on Twitter.
Her half-brother, Frankie Grande, was a 2016 Celebrity Big Brother finalist.
She’s allergic to cats, bananas, and shellfish.
She suffers from ‘Hypoglycemia’, low sugar levels in the blood.
She has her own signature shades of lipstick for MAC’s Viva Glam collection. Ariana Grande – Viva Glam collection
Ariana is a tremendous hockey fan. She used to go to each home session of the Florida Panthers. Additionally, Ariana Grande continued
getting hit with hockey pucks, which likely ought to have been an indication to quit heading off to each home diversion. When she was eight, she sang the National Anthem.
In spite of cherishing design, Grande says that she needs individuals to hear her out music “rather than look and judge”: “I don’t feel certain about my sexuality – or in my mold, It’s simply not in my psyche. I consider music first.” She uncovered that she cherishes thin wearing pants with edit tops and babydoll tank tops, and also “girly botanical bodices and peplum shirts.”