Date of Birth
26 December 1993, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
5' 0Â¼" (1.53 m)
Ariana is a singer and lyricist. She was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera, both of whom are of Italian descent. After growing up in Florida, She moved to Los Angeles when she received the role of Cat Valentine in Nickelodeon's 'Victorious', along with Victoria Justice and Elizabeth Gillies. Ariana's older half-brother, Frankie, is the only son of his and Ariana's mother, Joan Grande. Ariana has a love for fauna and has her own dog, Cocoa.
She was in a long-distance relationship with Janoskian musician Jai Brooks.
Ari is most famous for her role in 'Victorious' as Cat Valentine. She's made music videos for two of her own songs, 'Put Your Hearts Up' and 'The Way'.
Attended Pine Crest school in Boca.
She is hypoglycemic and hyperactive.
Is best friends with her Victorious (2010) co-star Elizabeth Gillies. They've known each other since they starred in 13 (musical) on Broadway back in 2009.
She is a natural brunette. Dyed her hair velvet red for the role of Cat Valentine on Victorious (2010) because the rest of the cast were brunette. Creator/executive producer Dan Schneider didn't want everyone to have brown hair.
Has an older brother Frankie James Grande who is 11 years older than her. He's also a performer and producer, and went on tour with her as one of her dancers.
She has a dog named Coco.
Daughter of Joan Grande & Edward Butera.
Her name 'Ariana' was originally inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat (1959).
Her role model is Judy Garland.
Has 3 pet dogs, Toulouse, Ophelia, and Coco.
In USA working on her song "The Way" feat. Mac Miller releasing March 26. [March 2013]
Red velvet hair
Big brown eyes
Dimple on left cheek
Half up/Half down hairstyle
You have to be thankful and I think being in this business is one of the most important things is to give back because there's no better feeling than knowing that your work is being appreciated by people.
One of the most terrible feelings in the world is knowing that someone else doesn't like you. Especially when you don't know what you've done to deserve it.