Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress from Boca Raton, Florida.
Grande is of Italian descent. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2009. Grande starred on the spinoff, Sam & Cat. She has also appeared in other theatre, television and film roles and lent her voice to animated television and films. Ariana has been featured on the cover of numerous teen and music magazines. Her music career began with the soundtrack Music from Victorious. She released her debut studio album, Yours Truly in 2013, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. Ariana can next be seen playing the role of Chanel #2 on the new Fox comedy-horror TV series Scream Queens.