10 things you didn’t know about Ariana Grande – 1NEWS

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Have fans worldwide and is one of the most popular artists of the last decade. 28-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, designer, businesswoman and philanthropist Ariana Grande is a true all-rounder. Here are ten things you may not have known about this vocalist who has been compared to the likes of Mariah Carey.

1. His three nationalities

Ariana Grande has three nationalities: British, American and Italian. He was born in Boca de Ratón, Florida, United States, on June 26, 1993. His name is inspired by the cartoon of Felix the Cat, where the character of Princess Oriana appeared. When he was 11 his parents divorced.

2. Meeting with Gloria Estefan

When she was eight years old, Ariana went on a vacation with her family on a cruise. There he picked up the microphone from the ship’s karaoke room and began to sing. Among the audience was the Cuban Gloria Estefan. When she finished listening to her, the artist spoke with the girl, congratulated her and told her to continue in the music, because “you are destined for this”.

3. Musical takeoff

Ariana’s career in the music world took off in 2011, when she was part of the series’ soundtrack. Victorius, aired on Nickelodeon, where she played the role of Cat Valentine. Earlier, in 2008, he had acted professionally in the musical Pass de Broadway.

4. Your brother will be married soon

The singer has an older half brother named Frankie Grande (38), who is an actor and producer. She recently announced that she will marry her boyfriend of two years ago, actor Hale Leon (28). Regarding the engagement, Ariana said: “I love you both very much. Congratulations to two of the most incredible men I know. ”

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