Frankie J. Grande is an American dancer, actor, voiceover artist, singer, producer, television host, and YouTube personality who is the older half-brother of singer and actress Ariana Grande. He has performed both on Broadway and Off-Broadway and has been a part of a variety of shows which include The Adventures of Kid Danger, Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul, Big Brother 16, Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew, Good Morning America, Candy Crush, Henry Danger, Celebrity Big Brother 18 (UK), E! True Hollywood Story, Danger Force, Unfiltered, and Haters Back Off. On America’s Best Dance Crew, he was cast as a judge on the 2015 season and has served as a co-host for Style Code Live, a live Amazon fashion and shopping show that streamed on weeknights. Moreover, he has also co-founded the non-profit arts organization named Broadway in South Africa.
Frank James Michael Grande Marchione
Frankie Grande, Frank, Frank Star, Rinestone
New York City, New York, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Frankie attended Pine Crest School in Boca Raton, Florida.
In 2005, Frankie graduated by majoring in biology, theatre, and dance from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.
YouTube personality, dancer, musical theatre singer and actor, producer, TV host
- Father – Victor Marchione (Physician)
- Mother – Joan Grande (Served as the CEO of Hose-McCann Communications)
- Siblings – Ariana Grande (Younger Half-Sister) (Singer, actress), James Marchione (Half-Brother)
- Others – Frank Anthony Grande (Maternal Grandfather), Marjorie M. Damico (Maternal Grandmother)
As per this tweet, it seems the fan mail address of both Ariana and Frankie is the same. Ariana is signed with Untitled Entertainment.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
66 kg or 145½ lbs
Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse
Frankie J Adams has dated –
- Zach Rance (2014) – In 2014, he appeared in the reality show Big Brother alongside Frankie. In 2020, he revealed that he had hooked up with Frankie while on the show.
- Tayte Hanson (2017) – In 2017, Frankie was linked with adult film star Tayte Hanson.
- Daniel Sinasohn, Mike Pophis (2018) – In the latter half of 2018, Frankie was linked to a married couple Mike Pophis and Daniel Sinasohn. Mike is a doctor and Daniel is a lawyer. They were seen together many times.
- Hale Leon (2019-Present) – Frankie started dating Hale Leon in 2019 and the couple later confirmed their relationship by attending the 2019 Coachella Music Festival together. In June 2021, Frankie and Hale got engaged. The couple tied the knot on May 4, 2022, in a Star Wars-themed ceremony in Frankie’s family home in Florida. They wanted to get married at Walt Disney World but didn’t. Instead, they went on a mini-moon at the Star Wars Hotel.
Race / Ethnicity
Frankie J. Grande is of Italian descent.
- Thin frame
- Multi-colored hair (Keeps Pink colored hair)
- Several tattoos on the body
- Front gapped tooth
Ariana Grande changed her religion from Roman Catholic to Kabbalah after they didn’t accept her gay brother, Frankie into the Catholic faith.
Best Known For
Being a social media mogul, dancer, performer, and TV host
First TV Show
In 2014, Frankie was a contestant in the reality television show Big Brother. He appeared in a total of 27 episodes.
Frankie has a nice body and it is due to his regular efforts, he put while working out.
You can have a look at his abs workout on YouTube here and here.
He keeps sharing his body selfies on social media.
Frankie J. Grande Favorite Things
- Color – Rainbow
- Designer – Versace
- Vacation Destination – Hawaii
- Festival/Holiday – Halloween
- All-Time Favorite Director – James Cameron
Source – Twitter, UsMagazine.com
Frankie J. Grande Facts
- Born in NYC, he was raised in Englewood, New Jersey.
- At 10, along with his mom, he relocated to Boca Raton, Florida.
- When he was in fifth grade, Frankie started performing in musicals.
- After having majored in biology, he thought of pursuing a career in the medical field. But, he finally decided to take a year off and instead started a career in theater.
- He started performing professionally by 2007.
- During the “Mr. Broadway 2007” charity event, he was titled “Mr. Broadway.”
- Frankie co-founded the “Broadway in South Africa” charity in the past. Now, it has merged with buildOn.
- Grande is an advocate of anti-smoking.
- Frankie is not good at chess. When he played chess with Cody at Big Brother, he couldn’t even tell the difference between queen and king pieces.
- In 2014, he appeared in the reality television series Big Brother 16.
- Frankie judged America’s Best Dance Crew during their 2015 season.
- Along with his sister Ariana, he has 6 pet dogs named Cinnamon, Coco, Toulouse, Ophelia, Fawkes, and Sirius Black.
- Alongside Joe Keery, Sasheer Zamata, Mischa Barton, John DeLuca, Josh Ovalle, Lala Kent, Kyle Mooney, and David Arquette, he co-starred as Richard in the black comedy horror film, Spree, in 2020.
- In 2021, along with Hector Navarro, Frankie had co-hosted a SpongeBob SquarePants re-watch podcast called SpongeBob BingePants which consisted of 40 episodes.
- Frankie is certified in scuba diving.
- Frankie knows the complete lyrics of Billy Joel’s song We Didn’t Start the Fire.
- He has a photographic memory.
- Frankie has built 2 schools in Malawi.
- Oreo cookies and David Yurman jewelry are his major 2 weaknesses.
- Frankie is obsessed with Harry Potter and Star Wars.
- Once on a plane, he sang the theme of the movie A League of Their Own (1992).
- He once auditioned for the reality show Survivor.
- Frankie gives names to his cars after female movie characters.
- Frankie was once bitten by a spider.
- He has also produced several Broadway plays.
- Whenever he plays the Super Mario Bros. game, he plays as Princess Peach.
- At a minimum, he has 4 Starbucks drinks in a day.
- From buildOn, he once received Global Impact Award. Madonna and Barack Obama have also received such an honor.
- He also has the quality to impersonate other people in a great way.
- In November 2022, Frankie was mugged by two teenagers in New York City. The suspects had taken his Louis Vuitton bag, AirPods, iPhone, sunglasses and wallet in the robbery.
- Visit his official website @ www.frankiejgrande.com.