160 Facts About Ariana Grande


Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer and actress.


Ariana Grande is noted for her four-octave vocal range and whistle register, which have received critical acclaim.


Ariana Grande began her music career at age 15 in 2008 Broadway musical 13.


Ariana Grande signed with Republic Records in 2011 after label executives viewed YouTube videos of her covering songs.


Ariana Grande expanded on the trap genre with her sixth studio album, Positions, which both the album and its title track debuted at number one in the UK and the US.


Ariana Grande is one of the world's best-selling music artists; she has sold over 90 million records globally and all of her studio albums have been certified platinum or higher.


Ariana Grande has broken many different records on the Billboard chart, with her albums, songs and as an artist.


Ariana Grande is the most streamed female artist on Spotify and Apple Music, the most followed female artist on Spotify, and the most subscribed female solo artist on YouTube.


Ariana Grande is the female artist with the most one billion songs on the former platform.


Ariana Grande has been included on Times annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world and the Forbes Celebrity 100.


Ariana Grande was named Woman of the Year, the greatest pop star of 2019, and the most successful female artist to debut in the 2010s by Billboard.


Besides music, Ariana Grande has worked with many charitable organizations and advocates for animal rights, mental health, and gender, racial, and LGBT equality.


Ariana Grande-Butera was born on June 26,1993, in Boca Raton, Florida.


Ariana Grande is the daughter of Joan Grande, the Brooklyn-born CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a manufacturer of communications and safety equipment owned by the Grande family since 1964, and Edward Butera, a graphic design firm owner in Boca Raton.


Ariana Grande is of Italian descent and has described herself as an Italian American with Sicilian and Abruzzese roots.


Ariana Grande has an older half-brother, Frankie Grande, who is an entertainer and producer, Her family moved from New York to Florida before her birth, and her parents separated when she was eight or nine years old.


Ariana Grande performed in their productions of The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast.


When she joined the musical, Ariana Grande left North Broward Preparatory School, but continued to be enrolled; the school sent her materials to study with tutors.


Ariana Grande sang various times at the New York City jazz club Birdland.


Ariana Grande was cast in the Nickelodeon television show Victorious along with 13 co-star Elizabeth Gillies in 2009.


Ariana Grande had to dye her hair red every other week for the role, which severely damaged her hair.


In May 2011, Ariana Grande appeared in Greyson Chance's video for the song "Unfriend You" from his album Hold On 'til the Night, portraying his ex-girlfriend.


Ariana Grande made her first musical appearance on the track "Give It Up" from the Victorious soundtrack in August 2011.


Ariana Grande voiced the title role in the English dub of the Spanish-language animated film Snowflake, the White Gorilla in November 2011.


In December 2011, Ariana Grande released her first single, "Put Your Hearts Up", which was recorded for a potential teen-oriented pop album that was never issued.


Ariana Grande later disowned the track for its bubblegum pop sound, saying she had no interest in recording music of that genre.


In December 2012, Ariana Grande collaborated on the single version of "Popular Song", a duet with British singer and songwriter Mika.


Ariana Grande starred as Snow White in the pantomime-style musical theatre production A Snow White Christmas with Charlene Tilton and Neil Patrick Harris at the Pasadena Playhouse.


Ariana Grande played Amanda Benson in Swindle, a 2013 Nickelodeon film adaptation of the children's book of the same name.


Ariana Grande was later sued by Minder Music for copying the line "What we gotta do right here is go back, back in time" from the 1972 song "Troglodyte " by The Jimmy Castor Bunch.


Ariana Grande recorded the duet "Almost Is Never Enough" with Nathan Sykes of The Wanted, which was released as a promotional single in August 2013.


Ariana Grande joined Justin Bieber on his Believe Tour for three shows and kicked off her own headlining mini-tour, The Listening Sessions.


Ariana Grande released a four-song Christmas EP, Christmas Kisses in December 2013.


Ariana Grande received the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award from the Music Business Association, recognizing her achievements throughout 2013.


In March 2014, Ariana Grande sang at the White House concert, "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House".


Ariana Grande released her second studio album My Everything on August 25,2014, and debuted atop the Billboard 200.


Ariana Grande performed the song as the opening of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, and won Best Pop Video for "Problem".


Ariana Grande was the musical performer on Saturday Night Live, with Chris Pratt as the host on September 27,2014.


Ariana Grande later released the fifth and the final single from My Everything, "One Last Time", which peaked at number 13 in the US.


In February 2015, Ariana Grande embarked on her first worldwide concert tour, The Honeymoon Tour, to further promote My Everything, with shows in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.


Ariana Grande was featured on Cashmere Cat's song "Adore", which was released in March 2015.


Ariana Grande filmed an episode for the Fox Broadcasting Company reality TV series Knock Knock Live, but the show was canceled before her episode aired.


Ariana Grande recorded the duet "E Piu Ti Penso" with Italian recording artist Andrea Bocelli, which was released in October 2015 as the lead single from Bocelli's album Cinema, and covered the song "Zero to Hero", originally from the animated film Hercules, for the compilation album We Love Disney.


Ariana Grande began recording songs for her third studio album, Dangerous Woman, originally titled Moonlight, in 2015.


Ariana Grande was featured in the remix version of "Over and Over Again", a song by English singer Nathan Sykes' debut studio solo album Unfinished Business, which was released in January 2016.


Ariana Grande made a cameo appearance in the comedy film Zoolander 2 starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson.


In March 2016, Ariana Grande released "Dangerous Woman" as the lead single from the retitled album of the same name.


Ariana Grande garnered positive reviews for her appearance on the show, including praise for her impressions of various singers, some of which she had done on The Tonight Show.


Ariana Grande won an online voting poll on Entertainment Weekly as the "best host of the season".


In May 2016, Ariana Grande appeared on The Voice season 10 finale, performing the second single from the album, "Into You", which peaked at number 13 in the United States, and duetted with Christina Aguilera on "Dangerous Woman".


In March 2021, she returned to the show, to join as a coach of the twenty-first season of The Voice; Ariana Grande became the highest-paid coach in the show's history, earning a reported $25 million per season.


Ariana Grande released Dangerous Woman on May 20,2016, and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.


Ariana Grande recorded the title track of the soundtrack for the 2017 live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast.


Ariana Grande began working on songs for her fourth studio album, Sweetener, with Pharrell Williams in 2016, but "the events in Manchester gave a hard reset to the project's expectations".


Ariana Grande released "No Tears Left to Cry" as the lead single from Sweetener in April 2018, with the song debuting at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, making Ariana Grande the only artist to have debuted the first single from each of her first four albums in the top ten of the Hot 100.


Ariana Grande simultaneously charted nine songs from the album on the Hot 100, along with a collaboration, making her the fourth female artist to reach the ten-song mark.


Ariana Grande gave four concerts to promote the album, billed as The Sweetener Sessions, in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London between August 20 and September 4,2018.


In October 2018, Ariana Grande participated in the NBC broadcast, A Very Wicked Halloween, singing "The Wizard and I" from the musical Wicked.


In November 2018, Ariana Grande released the single "Thank U, Next" and announced her fifth studio album of the same name.


In January 2019, it was announced that Ariana Grande would be headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, where she became the youngest and only the fourth female artist ever to headline the festival.


In February 2019, it was reported Ariana Grande wouldn't attend the Grammy Awards after she had a disagreement with producers over a potential performance at the ceremony.


Ariana Grande ended up earning her first Grammy, for Best Pop Vocal Album, for Sweetener.


Ariana Grande embarked on her third headlining tour, the Sweetener World Tour, to promote both Sweetener and Thank U, Next, which began on March 18,2019.


Ariana Grande was nominated for 9 awards at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, including Top Artist.


Ariana Grande performed at the event via a pre-recorded performance from her Sweetener World Tour.


In June 2019, Ariana Grande announced that she co-executive produced the soundtrack to the film Charlie's Angels; a collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey, titled "Don't Call Me Angel", was released as the lead single on September 13,2019.


Ariana Grande co-wrote singer Normani's debut solo single "Motivation", which was released on August 16,2019.


Ariana Grande won three awards at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Artist of the Year award.


Ariana Grande was nominated for 12 awards in total, including Video of the Year for "Thank U, Next".


Ariana Grande was featured on the remix of American singer and rapper Lizzo's song "Good as Hell", which was released on October 25,2019.


Ariana Grande became the most streamed female artist of the decade on music streaming service Spotify.


In January 2020, Ariana Grande received multiple nominations at the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Female Artist of the Year.


The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Ariana Grande's third chart-topping single.


Alongside Bieber, both artists tied Mariah Carey and Drake for the most songs to debut at number one on the Hot 100; Ariana Grande is the first artist to have her first three number ones debut at the top, following "Thank U, Next" and "7 Rings".


Ariana Grande released a collaboration with Lady Gaga, "Rain on Me", as the second single from Gaga's sixth studio album Chromatica.


In 2020, Ariana Grande became the highest-earning woman in music on Forbess 2020 Celebrity 100 list, placing 17th overall with $72 million.


Ariana Grande won four awards, including Song of the Year for "Rain on Me".


Ariana Grande became the first artist to have five number-one debuts on the Hot 100 and the first to have their first five number ones debut at the top.


Ariana Grande released a "34+35" remix featuring American rappers Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion on January 15,2021.


Ariana Grande was named the most-played artist on iHeartRadio's stations in 2021, reaching 2.6 billion in audience.


In December 2021, Ariana Grande appeared in Adam McKay's film Don't Look Up, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Meryl Streep.


At the 27th Critics' Choice Awards, Ariana Grande received nominations in the categories Best Song and Best Acting Ensemble, as a part of the cast.


Ariana Grande received a nomination at the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.


On November 13,2020, Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance on the Adult Swim Festival, performing alongside music artist Thundercat, performing his song "Them Changes", which Ariana Grande had previously covered.


Ariana Grande released the concert film for her Sweetener World Tour, Excuse Me, I Love You, on December 21,2020, exclusively on Netflix.


Ariana Grande joined Paul McCartney as the only artist to earn three number-one duets on the Hot 100.


Ariana Grande performed virtually as the headline act of the "Rift Tour" on the video game Fortnite from August 6 to 8,2021.


Forbes estimated that Ariana Grande would earn over $20 million from merchandise sales alone.


On Sweetener, Elias Leight of Rolling Stone opines that Ariana Grande "set her sights on conquering trap, savage basslines and jittery swarms of drum programming" and "embraces the sound of hard-bitten Southern hip-hop", exploring funk music with themes of love and prosperity.


Ariana Grande grew up listening mainly to urban pop and 1990s music.


Ariana Grande credited Gloria Estefan with inspiring her to pursue a music career after Estefan saw and complimented Grande's performance on a cruise ship when she was eight years old.


Ariana Grande is literally my favorite human being on the planet.


Ariana Grande reflects on her childhood by posting videos of herself singing songs from Dion's 1997 album Let's Talk About Love on her social media.


Ariana Grande is a light lyric soprano, possessing a four-octave vocal range and a whistle register.


Ariana Grande is subverting it with cute, comfortable, and on-trend dresses with a feminine slant.


Ariana Grande cited Audrey Hepburn as a major style influence in her early years of fame, but began to find emulating Hepburn's style "a little boring" as her career progressed.


Ariana Grande drew inspiration from actresses of the 1950s and 1960s, such as Ann-Margret, Nancy Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe.


Ariana Grande's modest look early in her career was described as "age appropriate" in comparison to contemporary artists who grew up in the public eye.


Ariana Grande's style is often imitated by social media influencers and celebrities.


Ariana Grande subsequently apologized, saying that she is "EXTREMELY proud to be an American" and that her comments rather referred to obesity in the United States.


Ariana Grande later released a video apology for "behaving poorly".


Ariana Grande has a large following on social media, and is one of the most influential celebrities on the internet.


Ariana Grande became the most followed woman on Instagram in 2019.


In 2016 and 2019, Ariana Grande was named one of Times 100 most influential people in the world.


Ariana Grande was included in Pitchfork's list of "The 200 Most Important Artists of Pitchfork's First 25 Years" for "emerging with music that pushed her artistry further as it asserted a magical trifecta of hope, joy, and a powerhouse voice".


Ariana Grande's song "Thank U, Next" was in Rolling Stone 2021 revision of their 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


Ariana Grande is with over 30 billion streams among the top ten of the most streamed artists, being only one of two female artists on the ranking.


Ariana Grande became the most streamed female artist on Spotify, surpassing Rihanna, and held the record for over two years, after being overtaken herself.


Ariana Grande became the first woman with one and two billion streams with one album, 3.5 billion streams on three separate albums, the first artist to have five albums with four billion streams, and the first female artist who surpassed one billion streams with nine songs each.


Ariana Grande has won two Grammy Awards, one BRIT Award, nine MTV Video Music Awards, three MTV Europe Music Awards and three American Music Awards.


Ariana Grande has received 34 Billboard Music Award nominations and won two in 2019, including Top Female Artist.


Ariana Grande has won six iHeartRadio Music Awards and twelve Teen Choice Awards.


Ariana Grande was named Billboard Women in Music's Rising Star in 2014 and Woman of the Year in 2018, the greatest pop star of 2019, with honorable mention in 2014 and 2018, and the most successful female artist to debut in the 2010s by Billboard.


Ariana Grande is the sixth highest-certified female digital singles artist in the US, with 63.5 million total equivalent units certified by the Recording Industry Association of America.


Ariana Grande is one of the most certified artists in the UK, with nearly 25 million units.


Seven singles by Ariana Grande have topped the US Billboard Hot 100, her most recent being "Die for You".


Ariana Grande has a total of fourteen top ten debuts thus far, beginning with her first single "The Way"; the lead single from each of her first five studio albums have debuted in the top ten, making her the only artist to achieve this.


Ariana Grande would become the first artist to have three singles debut at number one on a single calendar year.


Ariana Grande later broke the record for most simultaneously charting songs on the top 40 of the Hot 100 for a female artist with the release of her fifth studio album, Thank U, Next, when eleven of the twelve tracks charted within the region.


Ariana Grande was named the Billboard Year-End Top Female Artist for 2017 and 2019 and was named the sixth top female artist on the magazine's Decade-End Top Artists Chart for the 2010s.


At age ten, Ariana Grande co-founded the South Florida youth singing group Kids Who Care, which performed at charitable fund-raisers and raised over $500,000 in 2007 alone.


Ariana Grande was featured with Bridgit Mendler and Kat Graham in Seventeen magazine in a 2013 public campaign to end online bullying called "Delete Digital Drama".


In September 2014, Ariana Grande participated at the charitable Stand Up to Cancer television program, performing her song "My Everything" in memory of her grandfather, who had died of cancer that July.


Ariana Grande has adopted several rescue dogs as pets and has promoted pet adoption at her concerts.


Later that year, Ariana Grande headlined the Dance On the Pier event, part of the LGBT Pride Week in New York City.


Ariana Grande noted that she has "more to talk about" concerning her music and accomplishments rather than her romantic relationships.


That year, Ariana Grande joined Madonna to raise funds for orphaned children in Malawi; she and Victoria Monet recorded "Better Days" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.


In September 2017, Ariana Grande performed in A Concert for Charlottesville which benefitted the victims of the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Ariana Grande donated the proceeds from the first show in Atlanta on her Sweetener World Tour to Planned Parenthood in a response to the passage of a number of anti-abortion laws in several states including Georgia.


Ariana Grande supported a COVID-19 fund named Project 100, which aimed to provide $1,000 digital payments to 100,000 families who have been greatly impacted by the pandemic.


In May 2020, Ariana Grande announced that all net proceeds from her collaboration with singer Justin Bieber, "Stuck With U", would be donated to the First Responders Children's Foundation to fund grants and scholarships for children of frontline workers who are working during the global pandemic.


That month, Ariana Grande joined a Los Angeles protest against the murder of George Floyd, demanding justice and asking fans to sign petitions condemning the act of police brutality.


Ariana Grande highlighted white privilege and called for more activism outside social media.


Ariana Grande apparently withdrew her support after the company's ban of Black Lives Matter apparel, which has since been lifted.


Manchester Foundation Trust Charity revealed that Ariana Grande had gifted nearly 1,000 presents to patients across the hospital network's children's wards and newborn intensive care units in 2021.


In May 2022, Ariana Grande was among 160 artists and influencers, who signed a 'Bans Off Our Bodies' full-page advertisement in The New York Times, in support of abortion rights in the US.


In June, Ariana Grande endorsed Karen Bass for 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election.


In February 2016, Ariana Grande launched a fashion line with Lipsy London.


In 2017, Ariana Grande collaborated with Square Enix to create a character based on herself for the mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius.


In May 2019, Ariana Grande was announced as the face of Givenchy's Fall-Winter campaign.


Ariana Grande has appeared in commercials for Macy's, T-Mobile, and Apple, as well as for her own fragrances.


Since 2019, Ariana Grande was among the ten of the highest paid individuals on Instagram.


In 2023, Ariana Grande earns $1.6 million per sponsored Instagram post.


Ariana Grande launched her debut fragrance, Ari by Ariana Grande, in 2015.


Ariana Grande then released the duo fragrance collection Mod Vanilla and Mod Blush.


In March 2022, Ariana Grande released the brand's Chapter Two: Goodnight and Go line.


Ariana Grande then released Chapter 3: On Your Collar, which included various lip products, and Chapter 4: Out Of Body, which included a concealer available in 60 different shades.


Ariana Grande has said she struggled with hypoglycemia, which she attributed to poor dietary habits.


Ariana Grande has said she has been in therapy for over a decade, having first seen a mental health professional shortly after her parents' divorce.


Ariana Grande was raised Roman Catholic, but left the church during the pontificate of Benedict XVI, opposing its stance on homosexuality and noting that her half-brother Frankie is gay.


Ariana Grande has said that she and Frankie have followed the teachings of Kabbalah, a branch of Jewish mysticism, since she was 12.


Ariana Grande said that they believe "the basis lies in the idea that if you're kind to others, good things will happen to you".


In November 2019, Ariana Grande endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders' second presidential bid.


Ariana Grande purchased a mansion in Hollywood Hills for $13.7 million in June 2020.


In September 2022, Ariana Grande put her Montecito, California house, which had a break-in three months before, up for sale.


Ariana Grande met actor Graham Phillips in the cast of the Broadway musical 13 in 2008 and dated him until 2011.


Ariana Grande dated English singer Nathan Sykes between August and December 2013, and then dated rapper Big Sean from October 2014 to April 2015.


In May 2018, Ariana Grande began dating actor and comedian Pete Davidson, and they became engaged the next month.


Ariana Grande began dating real estate agent Dalton Gomez in January 2020.


Ariana Grande announced their engagement on December 20,2020, after 11 months of dating.