Ariana Grande


Ariana Grande-Butera


June 26, 1993 (age 19)




Actress, singer, dancer

Years active


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.

She plays Cat Valentine on Victorious. She is also a person in the ship Eliana.

Early lifeEdit

Grande was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She is of Italian descent, half Sicilian, half Abruzzese.


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.

Grande plays the character Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television show Victorious, which premiered in March 2010.

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.

Stage and screen creditsEdit

Year Show Role Notes
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
Year Show Role Notes
2008 13 Charlotte (u/s Patrice) Original Broadway cast
Music video
Year Main artist Song Notes
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



Year Song Album
2011 "Put Your Hearts Up" TBA
2012 "Do You Love Me"[11] TBA

Album appearancesEdit

Year Song Artist(s) Album Appearance
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"[12] Leon Thomas III Metro Hearts Featured artist