Ariana Grande was a star in the 2008 Broadway musical “13” before rising to popularity playing Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon TV show “Victorious” and “Sam & Cat.” She has since focused more on her music and is signed with label Republic Records. She’s known for several hits such as “The Way,” “Problem,” “One Last Time,” “Dangerous Woman,” “Side To Side,” “No Tears Left To Cry” and “Thank U, Next.” Here are 23 other facts about the actress and singer-songwriter:

1. Her full name is Ariana Grande-Butera.

2. She’s 25 years old and was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

3. She is of Italian descent. Her family is from Sicily and Abruzzo.

4. She is 5 feet tall (about 153 cm).

5. Her name was inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat.

6. Her parents are Joan Grande and Edward Butera. Edward is a graphic designer, and Joan owns a company that manufactures communications equipment for the Navy and Marines.

7. She has a half-brother named Frankie Grande.

8. She attended Pine Crest School and North Broward Preparatory School.

9. She has six adopted rescue dogs named Coco, Toulouse, Ophelia, Fawkes, Cinnamon and Sirius Black.

10. She's allergic to cats and bananas.

11. She has been a vegan since 2013.

12. Her debut single “Put Your Hearts Up” was released in 2011.

Victorious Cast, Ariana Grande Actors Michael Eric Reid, guest, Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Gillies, Avan Jogia and Daniella Monet arrive at Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. Before her music, Grande is most known for playing Cat in the TV show "Victorious." Jason Merritt/Getty Images

13. She named Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Brandy, Destiny's Child, Fergie, Christina Aguilera, India.Arie, Amy Winehouse and Imogen Heap as her musical influences.

14. She has a four-octave, semitone soprano vocal range and a whistle register.

15. She got her start in acting at 15 years old. She got to perform with the Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater and Little Palm Theater.

16. She ended up working on Broadway as a cast member of “13.” She played a cheerleader role in the show and won a National Youth Theatre Association Award.

17. In 2018, she's the 10th most streamed artist of all time on Spotify.

18. She used to post song covers on YouTube.

19. She has five studio albums and four concert tours so far.

20. She can make great impressions of popular singers Celine Dion, Britney Spears and Shakira.

21. After her time in Nickelodeon, she still continued acting and had roles in “Scream Queens,” “Hairspray Live!” and films “Sing” and “Zoolander 2.”

22. In 2017, she postponed her tour and got diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety caused by the Manchester bombing at one of her concerts.

23. Grande started a makeup line for MAC Cosmetics in 2016. All proceeds were donated to AIDS research. In 2017, her “One Love Manchester” charity concert raised $23 million for the Manchester victims' families.