Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American actress & singer. She currently plays the role of Cat Valentine on Victorious. On August 10, 2011 she announced on her Official Twitter account that she has a signed a recording contract with Universal Republic Records and will be releasing her first single soon.
Ariana Grande was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She is of Italian descent, half Sicilian, half Abruzzese. Her older brother is actor-producer Frankie Grande. She studies voice with Eric Vetro. As a child, Grande began performing at Boca Raton’s former Little Palm Theatre for Young People A few years later, she started to perform in Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater. Grande revealed on an Ustream broadcast that she is Hypoglycemic.
Ariana also tweeted thats there will be a Cabbie episode where Cat and Robbie get together. In an interview, she states that Robbie will kiss Cat in a future episode.