Ariana Grande is one of the most popular young musicians right now. The 22-year-old has a cult following and openly adores her fans. However, there are some things about Grande that very few people are aware of. Here, PPcorn presents 15 facts you probably didn’t know about Ariana Grande.
Number Fifteen: She Loves Halloween
In an interview, she has said, “I wish every day were Halloween. I have had a sick obsession with horror movies since I was little. My mom thought I’d grow up to be a serial killer because I wore Halloween masks around the house.” This is ironic considering her seemingly innocent and happy disposition.
Number Fourteen: She Holds a Really Cool Record
Grande is the very first female artist who has had two albums debut at number one since 2010. The albums of hers that debuted at number one were 2013’s Yours Truly and 2014’s My Everything. Susan Boyle was the last person to achieve this feat.
Number Thirteen: She Has an Interesting Grandmother
Grande’s grandmother is an advocate for sleeping naked. Grande shared this little piece of information in an interview with Us Weekly. She also said that she calls her grandmother Nonna, rather than grandmother.
Number Twelve: She Really Likes Hockey
Grande used to attend a lot of hockey games. In fact, she loved the Florida Panthers so much that she sand the national anthem at one of their games when she was just eight years old!
Number Eleven: Her First Ever Role Was as Annie
Yes, little orphan Annie! Once Grande played the role of Annie, she fell in love with acting immediately.
Number Ten: She Can Play the French Horn
Apparently, Grande used to play french horn a lot. She played in middle school and was apparently quite talented.
Number Nine: Ariana Grande Likes Jim Carrey
Although Jim Carrey’s film Bruce Almighty did not get very high ratings and did not do so well in the box office, Grande really likes it. She said that the 2003 movie is the “greatest movie ever” in an interview.
Number Eight: The First Concert She Attended Was Katy Perry
And it wasn’t too long ago, either! Katy loves Grande, too. She has said that Grande has the “best female vocal in pop music today.”
Number Seven: She Is a Vegan
Grande has said in an interview that she loves animals more than humans, so it should not come as much of a shock to learn that she’s vegan. She said that she believes in eating a plant-based diet and when she’s out, she eats “veggies, fruit and salad.”
Number Six: Ariana Grande Has Had a Demonic Experience
When visiting the Stull Cemetery in Kansas City in 2013, Grande said that she felt demons in an interview. She said, “I felt this sick, overwhelming feeling of negativity over the whole car nd we smelled sulfur, which is the sign of a demon… Then I took a picture and there are three super distinct faces in the picture – they’re the faces of textbook demons.”
Number Five: Her Favorite Artists Are All Women
In an interview, the pop star said that her favorite musical artists are Imogen Heap, India Arie, and Madonna. Girl power!
Number Four: She Is Afraid of Heights
She has also said in an interview that she is terrified of any heights. However, she then went on to say that she loves riding roller coasters. She loves theme parks, and one of her favorite nights is Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights.
Number Three: She Likes Monopoly
Even though the singer has called Monopoly “a long-ass game.” She said that she never gets tired of it.
Number Two: She Loves the Ocean
Grande grew up in Florida, so it’s no surprise that the “Problems” singer loves the ocean. She says that she also loves “all kinds of sea creatures.”
Number One: Her Favorite Color Is…
Lavender! The singer is a big fan of the light pastel purple.