Modern R&B music since its inception in the 1940s, is considered one of the most popular music genre, which has continued to entertain the world with thrilling vocalists. From multi-platinum albums, to melodious recordings, to groundbreaking shows, to exciting tours, the R&B world continues to be stream of excitement to its fans. One of the recent stars who have found success, as an icon in this genre is the American superstar, Ariana Grande.
Ariana Grande – Butera is an American musician, and actress who was born on the 23rd of June, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida in the United States. The pop star has had claims of having an Italian ancestry, although being an American. She currently resides in Manhattan, although having other houses in Beverly Hills, and in California.
Ariana as a child practiced roles in a theater, as acting was one of her hobbies since she was young. She also practiced her singing, which she claimed was the paramount to her. She attended pine crest school in Boca Raton, before enrolling into another preparatory school.
At her teen she had played roles in musicals, and taken part in karaokes, she would eventually travel to Los Angeles in quest of her strong desire of becoming a musician. On arrival she had intentions of creating an album which was a surprise to her managers, as sh was only fourteen.
2010 saw the launch of the Nickelodeon T.V show, Victorious which featured Ariana, she subsequently also featured in it’s spin-off, Sam&Cat. By 2013, she was able to have accumulated over $6 million partly attributed to her various acting appearances.
Ariana also provided vocals to the Victorious show sound track, which was her first major recording. She would however gain greater recognition after her various cover-tracks of different artists on YouTube, as her vocal skills was acknowledged by the CEO of Republic Records, leading to her putting pen to paper for the recording label.
Ariana also owns the second largest instagram account, in exclusion of the official instagram company account, as she has an audience of over 165 million followers, from which she earns a range of three hundred to five hundred thousand dollars on each sponsored content. She also has a YouTube channel with over thirty-seven million subscribers, which gains her hundreds of thousands of dollars annually. Among her other social media accounts are; her thirty-two million plus Facebook account, and her sixty-four million plus Twitter page.
The prolific singer and songwriter has equally through her immense popularity and fan base been able to endorse reputable brands such as Nike, Reebok, Guess and a whole others, generating quite a hefty return from these.
Ariana has been able to manage her set of diverse skills, paying required attention and effort to each of her endeavors. She has tried to attain the best from herself, this has lead her to many accomplishments in her many professions.