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Ariana Grande Biography , Career, Relationship, Net Worth

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Biography

Full Name: Ariana Grande-Butera

Birthdate: June 26, 1993

Age: 24

Birth Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Nationality: American

Occupation: Singer, Actress

Ariana Grande is an American singer as well as an actor. She was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton Florida, USA. Her father Edward Grande is the owner of a  graphic design firm and her mother Joan Grande was the CEO of the telephone and alarm system company named “Horse-McCann Communication”. When her mother was pregnant with her, her parents moved to Florida from New York. She also has an elder half-brother named Frankie Grande who is also an entertainer and producer. She is also very close with her maternal grandmother Marjorie Grande. At the age of 8, her parents got separated.

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From childhood, Grande was very fond of singing and acting. She also participated in plays such as “Beauty and The Beast” and “The Wizard of Oz”. She also appeared on the national television where she was seen singing “The Star Spangled Banner”. At the age of 13, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career as a singer. However, at the time no record label signed her because they thought she was too young for a serious career.

Career and Net Worth

In 2005, 15-year-old Ariana was cast in the Broadway musical “13” where she got the supporting role. For her performance, she also earned a National Youth Theatre Association Award. At the age of 16, Ariana was cast in the Nickelodeon sitcom “Victorious” where she played the role of the character named Cat Valentine. The star cast of the show also included actress Elizabeth Gillies. For the role, Grande has to dye her hair red every week as required for her character’s personality. However, she was more interest to pursue her career in music rather than in acting. In an interview, she said that doing the show was “fun, but music has always been first and foremost with me.” The show premiered in 2010, and her performance received a lot of positive reviews. The show was a huge success and was aired for four seasons.

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During the show, in 2011, Grand made her debut in singing when she appeared in the song “Give It Up” which was one of the soundtracks of the show “Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show”. She then made many covers of songs by Whitney Houston, Maria Carey, and Adele and posted them n YouTube. Later, the videos were discovered by one of the friends of the CEO of the Republic Records Monte Lipman and were very impressed with her singing skills. He then sent the link to the video to Lipman and later Grande was offered a deal with the record. Later that year, Grande released her first single “Put Your Hearts Up”. The single was actually recorded for a pop album, however, the album was not issued. Later, the song was certified gold by the RIAA.

Also in 2011, Grande appeared in the music video of the song “Unfriend You” from the album “Hold On ‘til the Night” by Greyson Chance. She also did the voice-over for the title role of the English version of the animated movie “Snowflake, the White Gorilla” and for the character of fairy princess Diaspro in 13 episodes of the animated TV series “Winx Club”, Spanish version. Later, Grande also sang the songs “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” in the soundtrack “Victorious 2.0” and “L.A Boyz” from the soundtrack “Victorious 3.0”. After the show ended in 2013, Grande was cast as Snow White in a musical theatre production titled “A Snow White Christmas” at the Pasadena Playhouse. Later that year, she starred in the Nickelodeon movie “Swindle” as Amanda Benson.

Also in 2013, Nickelodeon created a spin-off show of “iCarly” and “Victorious” named “Sam & Cat” which starred Grande and Jennette McCurdy where they reprised their roles as Cat Valentine and Sam Puckett respectively. The show premiered on June 8, 2013, and was aired for 36 episode until July 17, 2014. On August 30, 2013, Grande released her debut studio album titled “Yours Truly”. Later, the album reached number one on the US Billboards 200 album charts. This made Grande the first female artist to have her debut album on number one after Kesha. The album reached top 10 in many countries including the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, and Ireland. The album was later certified platinum by the RIAA. The songs “The Way” and “Baby I” both reached top 10 on the US Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart making the only female artist to do so in 2013.

Later, Grande was featured in the song “Almost Is Never Enough” by The Wanted along with Nathan Sykes. She also performed in three show with Justin Bieber in his Believe Tour. She also carried out her own mini-tour “The Listening Sessions”. Later, she earned the New Artist of the Year award at the American Music Awards. At the end of the year, she released an EP with 4 songs titled “Christmas Kisses” which received critical acclaims. She was then awarded the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Awards by the Music Business Association. In 2014, Grande started working on her second studio album.

On August 15, 2014, Grande released her second studio album titled “My Everything” which also reached number 1 on the US Billboards 200 album charts. From the album, the singles “Problem” and “Break Free” reached the top 10 positions on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Later, she along with Nicki Minaj were featured in the song “Bang Bang” by Jessie J for her album “Sweet Talker”. The song was a major hit and reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart making it Grande’s 3rd song of the year in the top 10. N 2015, Grande made her comeback in acting in the comedy horror series “Scream Queens”.

In 2016, Grande made a guest appearance in the comedy movie “Zoolander 2”. She also did the voice-over for the character Faith in the animated movie “Sing”. Later, on May 10, 2016, Grande released her third studio album titled “Dangerous Woman” which also received critical acclaims. The title track “Dangerous Woman” and “Be Alright” from the album became chart-busters. In 2017, Ariana along with John Legend recorded the title track for the Disney live-action remake “Beauty and the Beast”.

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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ariana Grande’s total net worth is estimated to be 35 million dollars. She currently lives in a luxury house in Florida which is estimated to be worth 2.4 million dollars. She also owns a number of cars including a Range Rover.

Relationship

Back in 2008, Ariana Grande used to date the American actor Graham Philips. They first met when they performed together in the musical “13” in Connecticut. During the play, Ariana had to kiss Graham which was her first kiss. They also sang the song “O Holy Night” together. The pair also attended the 2010 Emmy Awards together. In an interview, when asked about Graham, Ariana said  “definitely one of my favorite people in my life. It’s really good to have someone who you trust and who you can talk to all the time about anything.” The pair dated for 3 long years and broke up at the end of the year 2011. However, when a dinner was held for the cast of “13” the two seemed comfortable with each other which shows that the two are still good friends.

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Ariana Grande with Jai Brooks

In 2012, Ariana started dating Jai Brooks who is an American Musician. The two first met in 2011 and became friends. After Ariana’s break-up with Graham, the two started dating around summer of 2012. The two were also spotted spending the whole day in New York. Later, they also celebrated the New Year’s Eve with each other. Later, in 2013 the two broke up due to the longs distance. After their break-up, Ariana briefly dated the British singer Nathan Sykes. They first met for the song “Almost Is Never Enough”. They again met for the movie “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” and became good friends. Later, they dated for about 4 months in 2013. However later, Ariana got back together with Jai in 2014 but again called it quits after a few months of dating. According to sources, Ariana was the one to dump Jai saying that he was not supportive enough.

In 2015, Ariana started dating Big Sean who is a well-known American rapper. Initially, the rumors of the two dating started in 2014 when they began to be spotted frequently with each other. They were also spotted going on a movie date where they were caught holding hands and kissing. The two didn’t confirm their relationship publicly but they seemed like they were dating. According to the reports, the pair dated for about 9 months and then split up. Later in 2015, Ariana started dating her background dancer named Ricky Álvarez. The two were caught kissing in the backstage during one of her tours. The two dated for a year and later split up.

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Ariana Grande & Mac Miller

Currently, Ariana is dating the American rapper, Mac Miller. The two first met when they collaborated for the song “The way” in 2013 and became good friends. Later, they started dating in 2016. The two have been spotted in multiple romantic dates. They also went on a vacation in Colorado to take some time off from their work and spend time with each other. The pair seems to be very happy with each other currently.

Joe Jonas Biography Career Relationship Net Worth

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Biography

Full Name: Joseph Adam Jonas

Birthdate: August 15, 1989

Age: 28

Hometown: Casa Grande, Arizona, USA

Occupation: Singer, Actor

Nationality: American

Joe Jonas is an American singer and actor who became famous for the boy band Jonas Brother along his brothers Kevin and Nick. He was born on August 15, 1989, in Casa Grande, Arizona. His father Paul Kevin Jonas is a musician, songwriter and former ordained minister at the Assemblies of God church and his mother Denise is a former singer and sign language teacher. He is the middle child in the family. He has an older brother named Kevin Jonas and two younger brothers named Nick Jonas and Frankie Jonas.

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Jones was raised in a Christian family so he is very religious himself. He said once “I believe in God, and that’s a personal relationship that I have, but I’m not religious in any way.” Everyone in his family was in the field of music, so naturally, Joe was also interested in music. His brother Nick was later signed by the Columbia records and seeing his brother having so much fun being a musician, he too wanted to become like him. So, he got inspired by his brother and decided to follow his footsteps.

Career and Net Worth

Joe Jonas started his career at a very young age of 12. He first appeared in the Baz Luhrmann’s Broadway production of Giacomo Puccini’s opera ‘La Bohème’. After 3 years, Joe joined his brothers Nick and Kevin and recorded their first song together titled “Please Be Mine”. After the song was released, the Steve Greenberg, the president of Columbia Records heard the song and was very impressed with the boy. He immediately signed them and gave them the name “Jonas Brother”. Initially, the named selected for them was “Sons of Jonas” but was later changed as it seemed a bit long.

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The group started working for their debut album in 2005. During the time, they also toured alongside artists including Jump5, Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney, the Backstreet Boys, and The Click Five. At the end of the year, the band released their first single “Mandy” from the debut album. On August 8, 2006, the band released their debut album “It’s About Time”. However, the album was no much of a success and sold just 50,000 copies. Due to this, the label lost interest in promoting the band and in 2007 it was announced that the band has been dropped by the label.

Later, the band was signed by the Hollywood Records and they started working on their next studio album. This album was self-titled and was released on August 7, 2007. The album was a success and reached the top five in the US Billboard 200 charts. In the same year, Joe along with his brothers made their acting debut on the Disney series “Hannah Montana” in which they performed the song “We Got the Party” with the lead actress Miley Cyrus. Later, the episode became the most watched series telecast ever in the basic cable.

In 2008, the Jonas Brothers got their own Disney series titled “Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream”. In the same year, Joe along with his brothers made their debut in a movie with the Disney movie “Camp Rock” alongside Demi Lovato. For the movie, Joe also recorded a duet with Demi titled “This Is Me” which reached the top ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was the first song Joe did outside the brother band. Also in the year, the Jonas Brothers released their next album titled “A Little Bit Longer” and debuted in number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The following year, the boys starred in a biopic titled “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.

In 2011, it was announced that Joe Jonas was planning on releasing a solo album. On June 3, 2011, he released his first single “See No More” from his solo album. On October 11, 2011, the solo album was released with the title “Fastlife”. The album reached number 15 on the US Billboards 200 charts. On May 2, 2012, it was confirmed that Joe Jonas had parted away from Jonas Brother and Hollywood Records.

After officially parting from the Jonas Brothers in 2013, Joe decided to form his own band with Jack Lawless and JinHoo Lee. Later, Cole Whittle the member of the rock band Semi Precious Weapon also joined the band and the band was named as “DNCE”. In 2015, the band released their debut single titled “Cake By the Ocean” which was a huge success.

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According to the Celebrity net worth, Joe Jonas’ total net worth is estimated to be 18 million dollars. Joe owns a number of luxury cars including the Audi R8 Spyder, the Mercedes G500, the Fisker Karma, and the Aston Martin.

Relationship

Back in 2005, Joe Jonas briefly dated his best friend Mandy VanDuyne. Mandy was very close to Joe and his whole family. Joe also wrote the songs “Mandy” and “Underdog” for her. She also appeared in one of the music videos of Jonas Brothers named “I Wanna Be Like You”. However, the two decided to end thing and just remain friends. In a recent interview, Mandy said “Most high school relationships end disastrously, but ours didn’t. We both realized that as much as we loved each other, we were better off as friends. I was in high school and he was touring and his career was just starting to take off, he needed a friend more than a girlfriend.”

Then, Joe started dating the American actress AJ Michalka. The two first met at a Christmas Tour in 2005. According to AJ, Joe was his first kiss. The two dated for almost year and then split. However, in 2012, AJ posted a picture of the two hanging out which meant that the two were still good friends. In 2006, Joe started to date the American model Amelia Than-Aye. According to sources, they were first introduced by Joe’s ex-girlfriend Mandy and started chatting at before meeting. Later, the two were spotted on dinner dates and were close to each other. However, the two split up after dating for about a year but remained friends.

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The following year, Joe started dating the American singer Taylor Swift. In an interview at the time, when asked about their relationship, Taylor said “For me, in dealing with things that people write, I try not to let it affect my life… He’s an amazing guy, and anyone would be lucky to be dating him.” However, later Joe dumped Taylor for his video co-star Camilla Belle. Later, Taylor dedicated the song “Better Than Revenge” to him from her album “Speak Now”.  However, in 2015, the two became friends again, when Joe started dating he friend Gigi Hadid and remained friends even after his and Gigi’s break up.

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In 2008, Joe started dating Camila Belle who is an American Actress. The two first met on the set of the music video of “Lovebug”. The two dated for almost a year and then split up. Then in 2010, Joe started dating the American singer and actor Demi Lovato. They actually met in 2008 in an audition for a Disney series. Later, the two worked together on the set of “Camp Rock” Demi also admitted and she had a crush on Joe before they dated. Later, the two dated for just 4 months and spilt up saying that their friendship was more important for them.

After the two separated, Joe started dating the American actress Ashley Greene. The two dated for about a year and then split up. Joe also admitted he gave his virginity to her. Later, in 2012 Joe started dating Blanda Eggenschwiler who is a Swiss Model. The two were seen multiple times in dates and they also attended multiple red carpets together. However, the two split up after dating for about two years. In 2015, Joe dated the American model for Gigi Hadid for 5 months.

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In 2016, Joe started dating the “Game of Thrones” star, Sophie Turner. The two dated for about a year and got engaged on October 15th, 2017. The two are currently very happy with each other. However, the wedding dates have not been confirmed. The two are seen in multiple events enjoying their time together. The pair has also attended multiple red carpets together.

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