Joan Grande: Where Is Ariana Grande’s Mother Now?

Joan Grande

Who is Joan Grande?

Joan Grande is the mother of singer, songwriter, and actress Ariana Grande-Butera. Joan’s daughter is not just famous on-screen but also prominent on the internet and has many followers on different social media platforms. Ariana has a large following on social media; she became the most followed woman on Instagram in 2019 and has over 350 million followers as of 2023. She is one of the most successful and influential entertainers. Joan is also the mother of dancer Frankie Grande.

Joan Grande: Bio Summary

Name Joan Grande
Date of birth June 10, 1957
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Famous as mother of Ariana Grande and Frankie Grande
Parents Marjorie Grande and Frank Grande
Sibling Judy Gallagher
Spouse Edward Butera
Victor Marchione
Children Ariana Grande and Frankie Grande
Occupation Entrepreneur

Joan Grande was born on June 10, 1957, in Brooklyn, New York, United States to Marjorie Grande and Frank Grande. She is the sister of Judy Gallagher. She is of Italian descent. She has not provided much information about her early life. Joan is the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a manufacturer of communications and safety equipment owned by the Grande family since 1964. She is the head of Diamond Dog Entertainment. According to their website,

“Diamond Dog Entertainment is a production company founded by Joan Grande and a team of partners who have spent their careers in the industry. DDE is focused on fostering talent in a collaborative environment and investing in diverse projects that seek to change the landscape of the entertainment world”.

Joan Grande is also an actress and producer. Her IMDb profile reveals that she has been credited for Ariana Grande: Positions (2020), Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber: Stuck with U (2020), and The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards (2020).

Joan Grande has been married two times. She was married to Victor Marchione, a physician from 1982 until they divorced in 1987. In New York City, on January 24, 1983, they welcomed a son Frank James Michael Grande Marchione (Frankie Grande).

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Frankie Grande is a dancer, actor, singer, producer, television host, and YouTube personality. Frankie is the co-founder of the non-profit arts organization “Broadway in South Africa” and works for buildOn. He is openly gay and has been married to Hale Leon since May 4, 2022.

Joan Grande & her children

Joan Grande married Edward Butera, a graphic design firm owner in Boca Raton from 1992 until they divorced in August 2003. On June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida, they welcomed Ariana Grande-Butera. Ariana is a singer, songwriter, and actress.

Ariana Grande rose to fame for playing Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious (2010–2013) and Sam & Cat (2013–2014). Ariana has been married to Dalton Gomez since May 15, 2021.

Where is Joan Grande now?

Joan Grande is living somewhere in the United States. She is still alive and will be celebrating her 66th birthday on June 10, 2023. She is believed to be in good health. She is quite active on social media platforms, such as Twitter, and Instagram.

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Joan Grande has a verified Instagram account @joangrande with 676k followers. She often shares posts about her family and personal life.

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