Who is Ariana Grande?
Ariana Grande Butera, or typically known as Ariana Grande, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on June 26, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida and was raised there until she was a teenager.
Even since youth, the singer always had a love for singing and acting. At the age of 15, she stared in her first Broadway musical called “13”. With this, and a few other small roles, she landed a big role in a Nickleodeon show.
Ariana landed the role of Cat Valentine in a popular 2010 Nickleodeon show “Victorious”. The show did so well, she was then casted in a spinoff called “Sam & Cat”.
As years went on, she became more and more interested in the music industry. During “Victorious”, she began singing soundtracks for the show, then signing with Republic Records in 2011. Every one of her albums did well, even since the beginning. Her first debuted album was “Yours Truly” in 2013, then “My Everything” in 2014, “Dangerous Women” in 2016, “Sweetener” in 2018, and “Thank U, Next” in 2019. She became so successful, Butera was the number 1 artist for Billboard Hot 100 for three years in a row and won tons of awards. She is one of the most successful female artists in the world today.
Throughout the years, she had many relationships. Her first well-known relationship to the public was with Big Sean in 2014 and only lasted a year. Ariana then dated Rickey Alvarez (who was one of her dancers) in 2015-2016. Following that, she dated the late singer Mac Miller from 2016-2018. Her last public relationship was with Pete Davidson, and even led to an engagement, but was later called off in October of 2018.
When it comes to family, she is very family oriented. Born to Italian parents- Joan Grande & Edward Butera, her parents divorced when she was very young, but has a good relationship with them now. She has an older half-brother named Frankie Grande, and both have a strong connection to their parents and grandparents.
Ariana Grande is the most followed female star on Instagram, with over 186 million followers.