Ariana Grande did not become a superstar overnight as many of her fans know. She started out playing Cat Valentine on the popular Nickelodeon series Victorious, Afterwards, she landed a role in the spin-off show Sam & Cat opposite Jeanette McCurdy. But when the popular show came to an end in 2014 many wondered what was next for the talented young actress.
Grande then released her debut solo album “Yours Truly” and introduced the world to her amazing singing voice. The album became number one on the Billboard 200.
Here are a few additional things that you may not have known about the one and only Ariana Grande.
She Loves Halloween
Ariana is a Halloween fanatic and she even wishes that it could be Halloween every day of the year. She has always been infatuated with scary movies, even when she was younger. It came to a point that her mom became concerned that she was watching too many scary or violent movies.
She’s a Vegetarian
Ariana is happy to be a vegetarian. There is never any meat in her diet. She doesn’t consume any dairy products either and she doesn’t eat eggs. That could be the secret to her great figure and her endless amount of energy.
When She Got Her Big Break
While most people already know that she is a mega-talented artist, her career didn’t skyrocket to success until Ariana signed on with her current manager, Scooter Braun. He is also Justin Bieber’s manager.
She Does Use Profanity
This may come as a shock given her squeaky-clean Nickelodeon background,, but Ariana reportedly confessed that she uses profanity quite a bit. In fact, she recently confessed that she has a habit of cursing like a sailor. “I absolutely do. I’m Italian! I wish I could less. But I don’t know why people are so shocked by me. I guess it’s because of the character I played for so long being such a goody two-shoes.” She said in an interview with OK! Magazine.
Surprising Fact About her Ex
Ariana is convinced that one of her ex-boyfriends once cheated on her with another man. When she spoke out about one of her songs, she said, “It’s about a boy who cheats on a girl with another boy…it’s one of my favorites on the album. And it’s really funny because I believe it has happened to me. I’m not 100 percent positive, but I’m 99.9 percent positive.”
Her Impressive Record Sales
According to biography.com, Her single “The Way” was the first single from her album “Yours Truly”. The single landed in the top 10 in the United States and also went triple platinum. In 2014, she released “My Everything”, which sold nearly 170,000 copies within the first week, and debuted at number one. Her single, “Problem” featuring Hip Hop sensation Iggy Azalea, debuted at number three on Billboard’s Hot 100 and sold over 400,000 copies once released.
Her Grandmother is an Advocate for Naked Sleeping
Ariana shared an interesting fact in an interview with Us Weekly, and we’re not judging of course, but isn’t this a weird thing to have such a strong opinion on? It is akin to being an advocate for pulp orange juice.
She is a Hockey Fan
A woman of multiple interests, Ariana used to attend every single home game of her favorite team the Florida Panthers. Once source close to her reports that she’d repeatedly get hit by hockey pucks, which is only just slightly terrifying. When she was 8 years old, Ariana sang the national anthem at a Panther’s home game.
The First Person She Ever Saw in Concert was Katy Perry
And oddly enough it was only around four years ago. Katy is certainly a fan of Ariana’s as well. She has gone on record saying that the “Problem” singer has the “best female voice in pop music today.”
The First Role She Ever Played Was Annie
Right around the same time that she got the chance to sing the national anthem, Ariana got her first acting gig as the redheaded orphan that we all know and love. She recently told Complex magazine that she “never stopped” acting after that.
Ariana has a great influence on the internet and she reportedly has more than 21 million followers on Twitter, millions of YouTube views and 23 million likes on her Facebook page. Outside of music, Ariana is involved with various causes such as “Kids Who Care”, which is a group that raises funds for charities in the South Florida area.