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Ariana Grande

KCA 2013-2

Picture
Ariana Grande at the KCA 2013
Birthname
Ariana Joan Grande
Born
26 June 1993 (1993-Template:Pad2digit-Template:Pad2digit) (age 24)
Origin
Boca Raton, Florida USA
Genre(s)
Pop rock, pop, teen pop
Occupation(s)
Actress, singer
Instrument(s)
vocals
Years active
2008–present
Label
Universal Republic, Nickelodeon Records
Associated acts


Ariana Joan Grande(born June 26, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She currently plays the role of Cat Valentine in the American sitcom Victorious. On August 10, 2011 she announced on her Official Twitter account that she has a signed a recording contract with Universal Republic Records and will be releasing her first single soon.

Early life

Grande was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She is of Italian descent, half Sicilian, half Abruzzese. Her older brother is actor-producer Frankie Grande. She studies voice with Eric Vetro. As a child, Grande began performing at Boca Raton’s former Little Palm Theatre for Young People. A few years later, she started to perform in Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater (FLCT).

Career

In 2008, Grande played the role of Charlotte in the musical 13 on Broadway, for which she won a National Youth Theatre Association Award. When she joined the musical, Grande left her high school, North Broward Preparatory School, but continued to be enrolled. The school sent materials to her for study with tutors. She played the role of Miriam in the first reading of the forthcoming musical Cuba Libre composed by Desmond Child. Grande teaches music and dance to children in South Africa each year as a member of "Broadway in South Africa".

Personal life

Grande revealed on an Ustream broadcast that she is Hypoglycemic. She has also revealed on her Tumblr that she has an allergy to shellfish.

Stage and screen credits

Ariana Grande

Grande at the film premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in July 2011

Movies & Televisions
Year Show Role Act In Notes
2010–2013Victorious Cat Valentine Tv SeriesMain character
2011iCarly (iParty with Victorious) Cat ValentineTv Series Special guest star
2011Winx Club Princess Diaspro MovieRecurring role, voice only
November 6'2011Halo Awards 2011HerselfAwardsGuest
2013-PresentsSam & CatCat ValentineTv SeriesMain character
August 24 2013SwindleAmandaTV MovieAdventure
December 31 2013/
January 1 2014
Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2014HerselfPartySinging / Perform
Broadway
Year Show Role Notes
200813Charlotte (u/s Patrice)Original Broadway Cast
Music video
Year Main artist song Notes
2010Victoria Justice Freak the Freak Out Cameo
2011Victoria Justice Beggin' on Your Knees Cameo
2011Greyson Chance Unfriend You Cameo; main antagonist
2011Victoria Justice All I Want Is Everything Cameo

Awards and nominations

Grande won a Billboard Mid-Year Music Award in 2013 in the category Best Newcomer. Billboard's 21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Minors, ranks her at fourth place on the list of the 21 most attractive young artists of 2013.

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 National Youth Theatre Association Awards Best Actress 13 Won
2010 Hollywood Teen TV Awards Teen Pick Actress: Comedy Victorious Nominated
2012 Favorite Television Actress Won
2013 Billboard Mid-Year Music Awards Best Newcomer
Won
Teen Choice Awards Best Love Song The Way Nominated
Best Breakout Artist
Nominated
Candies' Style Icon
Nominated
Mtv Europe Music Awards Artist On The Rise Nominated
American Music Awards New Artist of The Year
Won
2014 People's Chice Awards Favorite Breakout Artist
Pending
April 26 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards ?????? (Ahhhh x3 Radio Disney Awards)
Won x3

Discography

Victorious (soundtrack):

External links

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