Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She made her performance debut on Broadway at age 15. Recently, she has gained attention for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious.
Grande plays the character Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television show Victorious, which premiered in March 2010.In 2008, Grande played the role of Charlotte in the musical 13 on Broadway, for which she won a National Youth Theatre Association Award. When she joined the musical, Grande left her high school, North Broward Preparatory School, but continued to be enrolled. The school sent materials to her for study with tutors. She played the role of Miriam in the first reading of the forthcoming musical Cuba Libre composed by Desmond Child. Grande teaches music and dance to children in South Africa each year as a member of Broadway in South Africa.
In May/June 2011, she was featured in Greyson Chance's music video for the single "Unfriend You", playing Chance's ex-girlfriend.
Grande was featured in Dream Magazine as the cover girl for the August 2011 issue.
Midway through July 2012, it was announced that Ariana will be starring in a new show with another Nickelodeon star Jennette McCurdy. In the following month it was also announced that Victorious's current season (Season 3) will be the last. Grande tweeted stating that she wasn't hoping for it to end and was looking foward to being on both shows.
Stage and screen creditsEdit
|2010–present||Victorious||Cat Valentine||Main character|
|2011||iCarly ("iParty with Victorious")||Cat Valentine||Special guest star|
|2011||Winx Club||Princess Diaspro||Recurring role, voice only|
|2012||Figure It Out||Herself||Panelist|
|2013||Sam & Cat||Cat Valentine||Main Role|
|2008||13||Charlotte (u/s Patrice)||Original Broadway cast|
- Music video
|2010||Victoria Justice||"Freak the Freak Out"||Cameo|
|2011||Victoria Justice||"Beggin' on Your Knees"||Cameo|
|2011||Greyson Chance||"Unfriend You"||Cameo; main antagonist|
|2011||Victoria Justice||"All I Want Is Everything"||Cameo|
|2012||Ariana Grande||"Put Your Hearts Up"||Lead role|
|2012||Victoria Justice||"Make It In America"||Cameo|
|2011||"Put Your Hearts Up"||TBA|
|2012||"Do You Love Me"||TBA|
|2011||"Give It Up"||Victorious cast and Elizabeth Gillies||Victorious (soundtrack)||Lead vocalist|
|"I Want You Back" (Jackson 5 cover)||Victorious cast||Backing vocals, additional vocals|
|"Leave It All to Shine"||Victorious cast, iCarly cast,
Victoria Justice and Miranda Cosgrove
|Backing vocals, additional vocals|
|"You're My Only Shorty" (demo)||Demi Lovato and Iyaz||Unbroken||Demo artist only, not featured in album|
|2012||"5 Fingaz to the Face"||Victorious cast||Victorious 2.0||Lead vocalist|
|"Don't You (Forget About Me)"||Victorious cast||Backing vocals|
|"Take Care"||Leon Thomas III||Metro Hearts||Featured artist|