Is Frankie Grande married? No, he isn’t. Regarding his sexual orientation, Frankie is openly gay and is one of the few people who has come out with homosexuality without hesitation. In 2018, Frankie confirmed that he has been dating a married couple. This throuple couple relationship was the talk of the town when they together attended multiple Halloween parties. The name of his boyfriends are lawyer Daniel Sinasohn and doctor Mike Pophis. According to Frankie, both of his partners are extraordinary people. Together, the three have been having a fun relationship. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Grande:
Who is Frankie Grande?
Born as Frank James Michael Grande Marchione, he was born on January 24, 1983, which makes his age be 37 years old as of 2020. He is better known for being the elder half-brother of American singer Ariana Grande who is ten years younger than him. By profession, Frankie is a dancer, reality star, singer, television personality, YouTube personality, actor and producer. Previously, he performed in Mamma Mia! and the musical Rock of Ages. He has also served in numerous regional theatre productions.
As a producer, he has produced multiple Broadway shows including the one-man show. As a YouTube personality, he created his channel on the platform in 2012 where he has already garnered over 400,000 subscribers. He has also retained millions of followers on his social handles like Twitter and Instagram. Many of the people recognize him for appearing in the reality television series Big Brother 16 in 2014. He appeared in the reality television series America’s Best Dance Crew as a judge for the 2013 season.
He served as the co-host for a live Amazon fashion/ shopping show called Style Code Live from 2016 to 2017. After that, he participated in the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother 18 which helped him to drag more attention from the public. He has amassed his net worth counted in millions and has also been involved in various philanthropy activities which include the foundation of Broadway in South Africa, a non-profit arts organization.
Early Life and Education
The American reality star was born in 1983 and his place of birth is in New York City. Talking about Frankie Grande’ parents, he was born to the parents named Victor Marchione (father) and Joan Grande (mother). His father is a physician by profession whereas his mother is a renowned name in the business world, as she is the CEO of the company named Hose-McCann Communications.
He spent his early days in Englewood, New Jersey but soon was disappointed by the separation of his parents. After that, he lived with his mother and moved to Boca Raton, Florida, when he was 10 years old. He joined the Pine Crest School and soon started performing from the time of his fifth grade. His mother married the graphic design firm owner named Edward Butera and thus became blessed with a half-sister Ariana Grande (born on June 26, 1993) who is very supportive to him.
Talking more about his academic achievements, he has enrolled Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania from where he completed his graduation in 2005. He majored in triple subjects i.e. dance, theatre and biology. He thought of having his career in the medical field but later his passion for being an artist stopped him to attend medical school.
Career and Professional Life
Frankie started his professional life in 2007 and initially appeared in a national tour of Dora the Explorer Live! as Boots the Monkey. The same year, he became the part of the musical Mamma Mia!. He started producing on and off-Broadway shows. He performed at Birdland Jazz Club and also joined 54 Below. He was named Mr. Broadway in 2007 and later was starred in the musical Crazy for You as Bobby in 2013. After that, he went for making his own show titled Livin’ la Vida Grande in New York presenting at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
He played Consuela Off-Broadway in early 2014 and later appeared at DigiFest NYC. He also made his presence in the reality television series Big Brother 16 in mid-2014 where he secured 5th position out of 16 participants. He returned back to the Broadway world in late 2014 and appeared as Franz in the musical Rock of Ages. He also contributed the American Music Awards at its red carpet pre-show as its co-host. He was named as Our Favorite YouTube Stars by TV Guide in 2014. Likewise, he also made his presence in a 2014 ABC Nightline segment which presented the details of all those successful entertainers using social media for their progress. He was called “friskily ambitious” by Michael Musto from The New York Times in 2014.
With his popularity over the social networking sites and those entire increasing crazes for Grande, he was able to enter into the “32 of the top social media stars on the Internet today” in 2015. He worked for singer Lance Bass by appearing in his music video and also appeared as the model at New York Fashion Week for Malan Breton.
He was the part of the 2015 New York City International Film Festival award-winning documentary short film named “Malan Breton: A Journey to Taiwan.”He was selected to be the judge for the #JoeyShine Video Contest. He also served the television show Best Dance Crew All-Stars: Road as its reality judge. Later, Grande became the host for the special program named Worst.Post.Ever on the Oxygen channel. As a guest appearance, he appeared on Big Brother 17. His next big success was to receive the nomination for the 2016 People’s Choice Award.
At the beginning of 2016, Frankie turned as the co-host for Style Code Live (SCL) which is Amazon.com’s live show covering beauty, fashion and other celebrity news. He hosted the Amazon.com’s show until May 2017. In partnership to American model Olivia Culpo, Grande appeared on The Today Show where he evaluated the 2017 Golden Globes fashions. As a singer, he Grande released a single entitled “Queen” in May 2017 and later launched an app named YouCam Make-up in partnership.
His single entered on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart at number 35. Next, he went to participate in the television game show called Candy Crush in July. His appearance Vimeo web series Indoor Boys made him earn the nomination for a Best Actor award category. Grande was also spotted in the Netflix television series Haters Back Off.
In February 2018, Grande was the part of the Make-Up Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards where he hosted the red carpet. For The Rocky Horror Show, he appeared as Frank-n-Furter and after that moved to join the off-Broadway show Cruel Intentions as Blaine. He is currently performing at nightclubs for his one-man show.
Frankie Grande isn’t married yet. He is of Italian heritage and has adopted his mother’s surname. Frankie is gay regarding his sexual orientation. It’s very hard to find out Frankie Grande’s boyfriend list although he is very open about his relationship and dating life. As of now, he is in a relationship with a married gay couple named Daniel Sinasohn and Mike Pophis. Daniel is a lawyer whereas Mike is a doctor by profession. The three have shared their pictures on Instagram proving that they are having a great time together. He has a half brother named James Marchione who is also very close to Ariana Grande.
Moving to Frankie Grande’s body measurement, he is blessed with an average height of 5 feet and 8 inches or 173 cm. He is a fitness conscious guy and has maintained his weight to 66 kilograms or 145½ pounds. His hard work has made Frankie blessed with an impressive masculine body. He mostly keeps Pink colored hair and has a front gapped tooth. In addition to that, Frankie has put several tattoos in his body. You might not know that Frankie is a non-smoking advocate and has influenced people to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Salary and Net worth
American reality star Frankie Grande has an estimated net worth of 2 million USD as of 2019. He is a multi-talented person and has proven to be a successful singer, dancer, television host, judge, producer and an internet star. Frankie played a crucial role in founding “Broadway in South Africa” in 2007 which is a non-profit arts organization. The charity later merged with buildOn and still, Frankie is helping to build schools in rural areas of Africa. Further, he is also supporting the annual event named AIDS/LifeCycle for which Frankie raised 38,000 USD last year.
Wiki and Facts
One can explore Grande’s biography on various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. You can join him on Facebook @FrankieJGrande where Frankie has retained over 1.08 million followers. Likewise, his Instagram account is available @frankiejgrande where he is being followed by over 1.9 million people. He is also active on Facebook @thebigbrothertho where he has garnered over 311k followers now.