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Who Is Ariana Grande? Check-Out Real Name, Net-Worth, Awards And Quotes

Birth Name: Ariana Grande-Butera

Nickname/Stage Name: Ariana Grande

Birth Date: June 26, 1993

Genres: Pop, R&B

Occupation(s): Singer, Actress

Years Active: 2008 till Present

Label: Republic

Net Worth: $180 million

Latest Song: POV

 

Personal Life

Ariana Grande was born in Florida. She dated actor Graham Phillips in 2008 and their relationship ended in 2011. From October 2014 to April 2015, she was romantically linked with rapper Big Sean.

In 2016, she moved on to hip hop star Mac Miller and they had musical collaborations. They split in May 2018. Miller died from a drug overdose that September.

Grande began dating actor and comedian Pete Davidson in May 2018 and they got engaged the next month. Their engagement was called off and the relationship came to an end in October 2018.

The singer started going out with real estate agent Dalton Gomez in January 2020, and she revealed that they were engaged in December of that year.

Grande and Gomez got married in May 2021.

Education

She attended North Broward Preparatory School. 

Career

She decided to pursue a career in music at the age of 13, expressing her desire to release an R&B album when she traveled to Los Angeles to meet her managers.

In 2008, she was cast as a cheerleader in the Broadway musical 13. She was subsequently cast in the Nickelodeon TV show Victorious alongside 13 co-star Elizabeth Gillies in 2009. She starred as Cat Valentine. She had to have her hair dyed red every other week for the role.

After the firsts season of Victorious, Grande wanted to concentrate on her music career and started working on her debut album in August 2010. She voiced the character of fairy Princess Diaspro in the Nickelodeon revival of Winx Club.

Her first single Put Your Hearts Up was released in December 2011. It was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Victorious came to an end after four seasons and the singer starred as Snow White in the musical theatre production A Snow White Christmas. Sam & Cat, a Victorious spin-off was created by Nickelodeon. It starred Grande and Jennette McCurdy.

Grande’s debut studio album Yours Truly was released in August 2013, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 albums chart.

She released her second album in August 2014. Titled My Everything, it also debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. Her third studio album Dangerous Woman was released on May 20, 2016, and it debuted at number 2 on the Billboard chart.

Sweetener, her fourth album was released in August 2018, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. Grande’s next album Thank U, Next was released on February 8, 2019, and it debuted at the number one spot on the Billboard chart, receiving critical acclaim.

Her sixth studio album Positions was released on October 30, 2020. It claimed the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. 

Awards

National Youth Theatre Award (2009)

American Music Award (2013, 2015, 2016)

Music Business Association Award (2013)

Bambi Award (2014)

Teen Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021)

MTV European Music Award (2014, 2016)

Billboard.com Mid-Year Music Award (2014)

Billboard Women in Music Award (2014, 2018)

MTV Video Music Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Japan Gold Disc Award (2015, 2017, 2019)

MTV Millenial Award (2015, 2016, 2020)

YouTube Music Award (2015)

MTV Italian Music Award (2016, 2017)

BBC Radio 1’s Teen Award (2017, 2019)

FiFi Award (2017, 2019, 2020)

iHeartRadio Music Award (2018, 2019)

ASCAP Pop Music Award (2018, 2019, 2020)

MTV Play Award (2018, 2019)

NME Award (2018)

NRJ Music Award (2018, 2019, 2020)

GAFFA Award (2018, 2019) 

Guinness World Record (2018, 2019, 2020)

Billboard Music Award (2019)

Brit Award (2019)

Ticketmaster Award (2019)

iHeartRadio Titanium Award (2019, 2020)

Grammy Award (2019, 2021)

Hip Hop Music Award (2020)

Jux Thailand Music Award (2020)

People’s Choice Award (2020)

Collaborations

The Way ft. Mac Miller

Side to Side ft. Nicki Minaj

Love Me Harder ft. The Weeknd

Dangerous Woman ft. Christina Aguilera

Don’t Call Me Angel ft. Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey

Good as Hell with Lizzo

Rain on Me with Lady Gaga

Stuck with U with Justin Bieber

Quotes

“I don’t regret any of the decisions I’ve made in my life because with every choice I’ve made, I’ve learned something new.”

“When you feel your best, everybody else can feel it too.”

“Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks.”

Trivia

She has an older half-brother, Frankie Grande, who is an entertainer and producer.

Her parents separated when she was nine or ten years old.

Is the only artist to have five number-one debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart.

She is the most streamed female artist of all time.

Albums

Yours Truly (2013)

My Everything (2014)

Dangerous Woman (2016)

Sweetener (2018)

Thank U, Next (2019)

Positions (2020)

Filmography

Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)

Underdogs (2016)

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You (2020)

Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (2021)

Don’t Look Up (2021)