The two times Grammy Award nominated singer Ariana Grande is an actress turned singer. With hit numbers “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder”, she is swiftly making her way to the top.
Ariana Grande was born to Joan Grande and Edward Butera in Boca Raton, Florida. She attended Pine Crest School and North Broward Preparatory School. She made her national television debut singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" for the Florida Panthers. In 2008, Grande was cast in the supporting role of cheerleader Charlotte in the musical 13 on Broadway, for which she won a National Youth Theatre Association Award.