Who is Frankie Grande?
Frankie Grande is an American dancer, actor, singer, producer, television host and YouTube personality. He is best known as the older half-brother of singer and actress Ariana Grande. He launched a YouTube channel in 2012 and has since grown his fan base on Twitter and Instagram. In addition, Frankie featured as a contestant on Big Brother 16, a reality television show in the United States, in 2014.
Frankie Grande Age
Grande is 39 years old. He was born on January 24, 1983 in New York City, New York in the United States.
Frankie Grande Height
Grande stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Frankie Grande Family
Grande was born in New York and brought up in Englewood, New Jersey, by his parents. His father Victor Marchione is a physician while his mother Joan Grande is the chief executive officer of telephone and alarm system company Hose-McCann Communications. At the age of 10, he moved with his mother to Boca Raton, Florida and later attended Pine Crest School.
Frankie Grande Sister | Brother
Grande’s half-sister, Ariana Grande is a singer and actress. He also has a half-brother named James Marchione.
Frankie Grande Fiance
Grande is openly gay. He started dating actor Hale Leon in 2019 and the pair confirmed their engagement on June 8, 2021.
Frankie Grande Education
Grande graduated in 2005 from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, where he majored in biology, drama, and dance. He considered medical school but opted to study theater for a year instead.
Frankie Grande Net Worth
Grande has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He has earned this figure from his career. His exact net worth figure will be updated soon.
Frankie Grande Career As a Producer
Grande started perfoming professionally in 2007 as Boots the Monkey in a nationwide tour of Dora the Explorer Live! (Dora’s Pirate Adventure). He has appeared in regional theater plays such as the main character in George M!, Mike Costa in A Chorus Line, and Lewis in Pippin. He has been on Broadway as Franz in the musical Rock of Ages (2014–2015) as well as in regional theater productions and on tour.
He has produced Broadway productions as well as cabaret acts, including his own one-man show, and has both produced and participated in all of them. In 2011, he also produced Brooke Shields’ one-woman cabaret show. He played Finch in a Muhlenberg production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in July 2018. In late 2019, he returned to the role of Franz in a Rock of Ages production in Los Angeles.
Frankie Grande and Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Throughout her career, she has won several awards, including two Grammys, three American Music Awards, nine MTV Video Music Awards, and 26 Guinness World Records. She made her Broadway debut at the age of 15 in the 2008 musical 13. She became famous for her role as Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television shows Victorious (2010–2013) and Sam & Cat (2013–2014).
Grande is widely considered as a pop superstar and one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 85 million records worldwide and having all of her studio albums certified platinum or higher. Grande is the most streamed female artist of all time, the most listened female artist on Spotify, and the most subscribed female artist on YouTube. Moreover, she signed with Republic Records in 2011 after label executives saw videos of her doing song covers on YouTube.
Grande was raised Roman Catholic but left the church during Benedict XVI’s reign, alleging its anti-homosexuality policy and the fact that her half-brother Frankie is gay. She and Frankie have been studying Kabbalah, a kind of Jewish mysticism, since she was 12 years old. According to her, “the basis is in the belief that if you’re kind to others, wonderful things will come to you.” Several of her songs, like “Break Your Heart Right Back,” advocate for LGBT rights. She has also been named a “promoter of a sex-positive mentality.”
Frankie Grande Movies and TV Shows
- Henry Danger
- Danger Force
- Big Brother
- Haters Back Off
- Style Code Live
- Beauty and the Beat Boots
- Trivial Takedown
Frankie Grande Socials
Does Frankie Grande dance for Ariana?
Ariana and Frankie performed the “Gangnam Style” dance together. Ariana appears in some of Frankie’s weekly “FrankieFriday” videos. They watched the series finale of Gossip Girl together.
Do Ariana Grande and Frankie have the same dad?
Ariana’s parents are Joan Grande and Edward Butera, who were married from 1992 to 2003. Ariana was born the only child of her parents, although she has a half-brother, Frankie, who is also a singer. Frankie’s parents are Victor Marchione and Joan Grande. Frankie and Ariana share the same mother but different dads.
Did Ariana Grande come from a rich family?
Ariana grew up in a wealthy family of two successful parents. Her mother, Joan Grande was the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a manufacturing firm. Her father, Edward, ran a graphic design company in Florida.