Ariana Grande trivia:Attended Pine Crest school in Boca.
She is Hypoglycemic.
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 2008.
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.
She has a dog named Coco.
She is allergic to shellfish and bananas.
She is allergic to cats.
Daughter of Joan Grande & Edward Butera.
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.
Grande plays the character Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television show Victorious, which premiered in March 2010.
In May/June 2011, she was featured in Greyson Chance's music video for the single "Unfriend You", playing Chance's ex-girlfriend.
Stage and screen credits
- "Put Your Hearts Up"
- "Honeymoon Avenue"
- "Give It Up" (with Victorious cast and Elizabeth Gillies)
- "I Want You Back (Jackson 5 cover)" (with Victorious cast)[
- "Leave It All to Shine" (with Victorious cast, iCarly cast, Miranda Cosgrove & Victoria Justice)
- "You're My Only Shorty" (backing vocals; demo; featuring Iyaz, later included in Demi Lovato's album Unbroken)
TelevisionYearShowRoleNotes2010–presentVictoriousCat ValentineMain character2011iCarly ("iParty with Victorious")Cat ValentineSpecial guest star2011Winx ClubPrincess DiasproRecurring role, voice onlyBroadwayYearShowRoleNotes200813Charlotte (u/s Patrice)Original Broadway castMusic videoYearMain artistSongNotes2010Victoria Justice"Freak the Freak Out"Cameo2011Victoria Justice"Beggin' on Your Knees"Cameo2011Greyson Chance"Unfriend You"Cameo; main antagonist2011Victoria Justice"All I Want Is Everything"Cameo2012Ariana Grande"Put Your Hearts Up"Lead roleGrande performing on New Years Eve inHershey, Pennsylvania