Birth name Ariana Joan Grande
Born June 26, 1993 (1993-06-26) (age 18)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Occupations Actress, singer
Ariana Joan Grande (born June 26, 1993) is an American actress & singer. She currently plays the role of Cat Valentine on 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.
Ariana 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). Grande revealed on an Ustream broadcast that she is Hypoglycemic.
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".
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