The 2008 rising star Ariana Grande is an actress, singer, songwriter. She was born on June 26, 1993 (20 years old) She started on The Battery’s Down as Bat Mitzvah Riffer in 2009. Then from there on she went to starr on Victorious as Cat Valentine from 2010-2013. Then in 2011 she went on iCarly as Cat Valentine for one episode. This year she started her own series with Jennette Mccurdy at her side. In this series she is still the same red headed girl Cat Valentine. Last but not the very least she starred in the Nickelodeon hit movie Swindle as Amanda Benson.
Ariana is not only an actress she also is a singer/songwriter. She has written the song The Way featuring Mac Miller and has hit number four. Some of her songs are “Baby, I” “Put your Hearts up” “Honeymoon Avenue” “Tattooed Heart” “Almost is never enough” “Lovin’ it” “Right There” “You’ll Never Know” “Piano” “DayDreamin’” “Better Left Unsaid”. And those are just the ones for 2013!
Ariana has also been nominated or won a number of prestigious awards. She won National Youth Theatre Association Awards for best actress in her work on 13.In 2010 she was nominated at the Hollywood Teen TV Awards for Teen Pick Actress: Comedy on her work on Victorious and then she won in 2012 for Favorite Television Actress. In 2013 she won the Billboard Mid-Year Music Awards for best newcomer. She was nominated three times at Teen Choice Awards 2013 and even though she did not win this year, Ariana’s many fans believe she will win this one in the future..