The artist who grew up in Florida has been in the spotlight since she was a teenager. In 2008, she made her Broadway debut and two years later played the role of Cat Valentine in Nickelodeon’s production “Victorious”.
What is Ariana Grande’s net worth?
Ariana Grande is one of the most popular and highest-paid celebrities in the world at this moment, with a net worth of $220 million. At the time this article is written she has 329 million followers only on Instagram, approximately 52 million subscribers on YouTube, almost 28 million followers on TikTok, and around 82 million followers on Twitter.
In a given year Ariana Grande makes $20 to $30 million or even more. For instance, she earned $70 million between June 2019 and June 2020 from her different endeavors.
Early life and career beginning
Ariana Grande was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida. She began singing on stage as a child, then acted in a play on Broadway, before appearing in television series or being the voice behind certain characters in animated movies.
She acted in several plays before becoming a teenager, then at the age of 15, she won the role of Charlotte in “13: The Musical” (2008), her first appearance in a Broadway production. In the end, the famous singer also received an award from the National Association of Theater for Youth.
In 2009, she had a supporting role in a TV series, “The Battery’s Down”, and in 2010, she appeared in the musical “Cuba Libre”. She then played the role of Cat Valentine, in the show for teenagers and children “Victorious” on the Nickelodeon channel. Fans voted the show as their favorite in 2012 at the Nickelodeon Awards. The star also appeared, briefly (2013-2014), in another TV production.
She has enjoyed success in her music career, releasing six studio albums, Yours Truly in 2013, My Everything in 2014, Dangerous Woman in 2016, Sweetener in 2018, Thank U, Next in 2019, and Positions in 2020.
Success and Awards
Ariana Grande’s music career began in 2011 with the soundtrack of the musical “Victorious”. In 2013, she released her first studio album “Yours Truly”, which entered the US Billboard 200. The album’s lead single, “The Way”, debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard 100, receiving numerous comparisons, vocally, with Mariah Carey.
Ariana’s second studio album, “My Everything”, reached number one in the US and reached the Top 10 in 24 other countries. The following year, the singer had her first world tour to promote her songs from the album.
In 2016, she released her third studio album, “Dangerous Woman”, which peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. The song of the same name again reached number one on Billboard’s Top 10, becoming the first person in Billboard history to occupy the leading position in the Top 10 in the USA, consecutively for the first three albums. In total, until June 2017, Ariana Grande’s music videos have been viewed over nine billion times online.
The fourth album of the artist exceeded the record for the most streams made in the first week after the release of the album, for a pop artist. “Sweetener” is Ariana’s third album that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The 3 videos of the artist, released for the songs on the album “Sweetener”, “No Tears Left To Cry”, “The Light Is Coming” and “God Is A Woman” were officially certified platinum.
The latter title, for most songs to debut at number one after release, was received after her single “Position” reached number 1 as of November 7, 2020. This song, along with four others, made for Ariana to set this record. The other songs that have been at number one since its release are “Thank u next”, “7 rings”, “Stuck with U” with Justin Bieber, and “Rain on Me” with Lady Gaga.
Ariana Grande’s Top Records
As we said, Ariana Grande holds numerous world titles. Among the most important titles are:
- most songs to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100;
- the title for the most streamed song on Spotify in a week;
- most followers on Spotify;
- most US Top 40 singles released by a woman;
- first solo song to occupy the top three positions simultaneously on the US charts (for singles);
- three songs released within a short time of each other by a female artist that reached number 1 in the UK.
Hobbies outside acting and music career
In addition to her musical and acting projects, Ariana Grande launched two fragrances “Ari by Ariana Grande” and “Frankie by Ariana Grande” with her brother Frankie Grande.
The singer launched her third perfume, “Moonlight”, in September 2015, with which she made a lot of money. More precisely, $150 million, in two years from the launch.
As we already mentioned in the beginning, Ariana makes anywhere between $20 and $30 million per year or even more from her different endeavors. For example, she earned $50 million between June 2018 and June 2019.
For every stop of her 34-stop Sweetener World Tour Ariana Grande made $1 million before taxes.
In 2019 Ariana Grande was paid $8 million for performing both days at California’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Ariana Grande secretly married real estate agent Dalton Gomez on May 15, 2021. The wedding was held in the artist’s house in California with only 20 guests.
Ariana Grande has been following a vegan diet since 2013. From then until now, the star has managed to understand which foods make her feel the best. In addition to a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, Ariana Grande goes to the gym and does not miss the workouts that give her strength and good mobility. Also, she makes sure not to exaggerate movement to avoid injuries and overwork.
Ariana Grande purchased a house in the Hollywood Hills for $13.7 million in 2020 but sold it for $14 million in October 2021.
Also, she purchased a house in Montecito, California from the well-known Ellen DeGeneres for $6.75 million in June 2020.
During her stays on the East Coast, Ariana Grande lives in a 4,000-square-foot apartment which is located within the Zaha Hadid Building which is worth $16 million.
Ariana bought a house in Los Angeles in March 2021 for $9 million.
At the same time, she supported a number of charitable organizations, and in 2016 Time magazine named Ariana Grande one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
In May 2017 a tragedy occurred after the singer finished a concert in the city of Manchester, England. Less than a day after the bloody attack, Ariana Grande suspended her “Dangerous Woman” tour. 13 days after the tragedy, she returned to Manchester and held a charity concert for the victims of the event. The concert was also attended by other artists including Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Miley Cyrus.
Before the concert, the star visited her fans who were victims of the attack and offered 14,000 free tickets to people who attended the concert in May.