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Ariana Grande's mum and brother are very important to the Sweetener song maker but the same can't be said for her dad - here's everything you need to know about Joan, Frankie and her family.
You’d have to have been living under a rock not to know who Ariana Grande was, but we’d forgive you for not being so well-versed with the rest of the Grande family… that’s where we come in.
Here’s everything you need to know about Ari’s family members from her mum, dad and even her famous brother Frankie Grande.
Fans will know that Ari's mom is called Joan Grande and she's a HUGE fan of her daughter's work - having appeared on Ariana's social media raving about her new music. Joan's job was as the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a telephone and alarms company.
mommy ! i love you so so so much. thank you for being a mom and a dad, a best friend, an inspiration, a comedian, a healer, a genius and a brilliant example of a woman. I hope I can be even half the superwoman you are someday. happy happy mother’s day mommy ! you deserve the whole universe and more.
Ariana's dad is called Edward Butera (hence her full name being Ariana Grande-Butera) and he owned a graphic design firm in Boca Raton, Florida, where Ariana grew up. He and Ariana's mother split up when she was eight or nine years old and he and Ariana have had a tumultuous relationship including a big fall out in 2013 when they stopped speaking.
Happy Birthday Ariana...love Daddy. pic.twitter.com/SI5BBYqMhJ— Edward Butera (@CaptainEddieB) June 26, 2017
Ari has an older half-brother called Frankie Grande. His full name is Frank James Michael Grande Marchione, and he is on her mother's side. He works as an entertainer, doing everything from TV hosting to producing. He even took part in Celebrity Big Brother over here too in 2016!
Ariana has a gran called Marjorie Grande, on her mother's side, and the pair are very close. Ariana calls her Nonna and she regularly appears on Ari's social media.
Ari's granddad was called Frank Grande, the pair were extremely close but he sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer in 2014. Ari has since had the word 'bellissima' - his nickname for her, meaning 'beautiful, tattooed on her.