Who is Joan Grande?
Joan Grande is best known as the mother of music superstar Ariana Grande, and reality star Frankie Grande. She is also Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hose-McCann Communications, the company known for manufacturing safety and communications equipment. Joan is also popular on social networks, Instagram and Twitter, on which she has a large number of followers.
Joan Grande Age, bio, personal life
Joan Marguerite Grande was born on the 11e June 1968, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA; she is the second child of Marjorie and Frank Grande, and has an older sister Judy. The family suffered a significant loss in 2014 when their father lost his battle with cancer.
Joan has had two marriages, first to Victor Marchione and the second to Edward Butera. On the 24e In January 1983, Joan gave birth to her first son, and she and Victor named him Frankie. However, achieving this love did not help the couple overcome all marital crises. Joan contracted cancer, but divorced Victor and raised her son as a single mother. Beating cancer, Joan was poised for new victories – she met and married Edward in an intimate ceremony in Manhattan in 1992. Edward Butera is a graphic designer and founder of IBI Designs, Inc. While Joan was pregnant in 1993, the couple moved to Boca Raton, Florida. Unfortunately, this marriage also failed and the couple officially divorced in 2003.
Joan Grande Career
There are no precise details as to where she completed her education, but we do know that she is the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a leading provider of total communications solutions for use on land and at sea. The company was founded in Brooklyn in 1923 by partners Charles G. Hose and Thomas J. McCann. In 1964, the company was purchased by the Grande family and moved to Deerfield Beach, Florida to be closer to the thriving marine and shipbuilding industry. Joan Grande is now the president and CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, Inc. While these positions bring her a large annual income, Joan is also considered an influential influencer on social networks.
Joan Grande daughter – Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, actress and songwriter; born in Boca Raton, Florida, on the 26e June 1993. She has Italian ancestry and likes to say she is Italian-American of “half Sicilian and half Abruzzese” descent. Her older half-brother is entertainer and producer, Frankie Grande. Her career started when she was a young girl – Ariana performed with the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theater playing her first role as the main character in their version of the musical “Annie”, then she performed at the same theater in the musicals “The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’.
Her first television appearance was on national TV singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a Florida Panthers game.
She was 13 when she went to Los Angeles to meet her future managers and start her professional music career. Ariana won a National Youth Theater Association Award in 2008 for the supporting role of cheerleader Charlotte in the Broadway musical “13”. In 2009, Ariana played the “cutely silly” Cat Valentine in the sitcom “Victorious,” co-starring Elizabeth Gillies. Even though she was a high school student, the role required Ariana to dye her hair every two weeks to satisfy demanding producer Dan Schneider.
Rise to stardom
The series became hugely popular and had over a million viewers, with Ariana being compared to the actress Brittany Murphy.
Ariana loved to sing, and she posted her cover videos on YouTube, singing Adele’s songs, and soon a friend of Republic Records CEO Monte Lipman came across one. He was impressed by her vocal skills and in 2011 Ariana released her first single “Put Your Hearts Up”. In 2012, she recorded a duet with Mika and starred as Snow White in a musical theater production called “A Snow White Christmas” at the Pasadena Playhouse. In three years, Ariana recorded her first studio album ‘Yours Truly’, initially titled ‘Daydreamin’. During this period, several offers were opened for her and she began collaborating with rappers Mac Miller and Big Sean, and joined Justin Bieber on his tour.
That 2013 was very successful for her, and she received the “New Artist of the Year” award at the American Music Awards and the “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” award from the Music Business Association. In 2014, she continued to perform and released her second studio album “My Everything” which debuted atop the Billboard 200.
The single “Problem” features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, becoming Grande’s first number one single in the UK, winning Best Pop Video and performing the song at the opening of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. In 2015, Ariana embarked on The Honeymoon Tour , with shows in North America, Asia, Europe and South America.
The same year, Ariana began recording songs for her third studio album, “Dangerous Woman”, and debuted with the promotional single, “Be Alright”. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best Pop Vocal Album” and the title track for “Best Pop Solo Performance”. In 2016, Ariana began working on her fourth studio album, Sweetener, with Pharrell Williams. She then released the single “Thank U, Next” and announced her fifth eponymous studio album in 2018.
In her brilliant career, she has worked with Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey and many more. Her music is generally described as pop and R&B with elements of hip-hop and trap. She has often pointed out that Whitney Houston was the biggest influence on her work.
Ariana Grande Relationships and Net Worth
Ariana is known for several high-profile relationships; her first romance was with actor Graham Phillips from 2008 to 2011. In 2012, she met Mac Miller, with whom she started a romance in 2016, but it all ended in 2018. After this, she announced that she is in a relationship with actor and comedian Pete Davidson, and the two even got engaged just a month after they started their relationship, but it was all called off in October 2018.
Sources estimate that Ariana Grande’s net worth as of early 2020 is a whopping $120 million.
|First and last name||Joan Grande|
|Children||Ariana Grande, Frankie J. Grande|
|Parents||Frank Grande, Marjorie Grande|