Raising Careers to New Heights – The Ariana Grande Story


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Ariana Grande at the 2020 Grammys

Sarah Navidad, Student Reporter / Gossip Columnist

Ariana Grande is an American singer and song writer turned actress and is the first artist in the Billboard Hot 100 to debut all of her lead singles from five different albums in the top 10! As of January, 2019, she has won 108 awards and has had 220 nominations.

Early Years

Ariana was born on June 27th, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida. She took to singing and acting lessons from a young age and made her way onto the local theater before she was even a teenager. Her first big break came in 2008 when she was 15 years old, when she obtained the role of Charlotte in the Broadway production of 13. Her performance in the musical led her to win a National Youth Theatre Association Award.

Album and songs

Ariana’s music career launched with her first big single “The Way” from the Yours Truly album. The album featured the hits and took her career a long way, bringing  her a lot of attention. Her album hit the top of 100 list, winning a Grammy and positive reviews.

To date, Ariana Grande has won six iHeart Radio Music Awards, five MTV Music Video Awards and three American Music Awards. She has also earned 12 Grammy nominations, winning one.

Acting Career

Ariana Grande joined “The Voice” season 21 as the new judge for 2021! She made a big entrance and fans are beyond excited. We’re here for it. She has been the biggest start yet on the show and has had millions of viewers tune in.

It appears she was also excited to start breaking some rules. Even though she has not been on “The Voice” for long, Ariana says she has broken every rule laid out for the judges. Additionally, she’s so excited about the artist in her team that’s not afraid to break rules. For example, Ariana talking to her artist through instant messaging and outside the show, which is against the rules, but it is so sweet of her.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ariana Grande’s net worth is $200 million. From the show she is likely receiving between $20 or $25 million to appear on the show. This makes her the highest paid judge and singer to ever host on The Voice! Thanks to her massive popularity as an artist it contributes her to a higher paycheck.

Current Life

Ariana Grande married Dalton Gomez in 2021 and had an “at-home wedding.” Ariana said she wanted the wedding to be private and small affair, with only close friends and family members in attendance to keep it special. Ariana continues to be dedicated to creating music and new projects for her fans. Additionally, she recently released a perfume, which immediately sold out worldwide, and has announced the launch of her own cosmetic line, fittingly titled R.E.M.

What the Future Holds

Rumors abound that Ariana Grande is planning to release a Christmas Album. Ariana is not new to making songs for Christmas, having made a holiday single called “Santa Tell Me”, which still holds up since its initial release in 2014. However, a representative for the singer stated, “There are no plans for a Christmas Album”. Only time will tell.