The world is huge, and there are a lot of people, but there’s only one of you, which is really precious and unique to consider.
Grace VanderWaal, a 15-year-old, won season 11 of America’s Got Talent at the age of 12 in 2016. After winning the AGT, she released the year’s best-selling EP, Perfectly, which has over 675 million plays worldwide.
Grace is also the youngest member of the 2019 Class of 30 Under 30. Through her music sales tours, the budding celebrity makes millions of dollars.
|15 years 5 months
|January 15, 2004
|Kansas City metropolitan area, Kansas, United States
|Dave VanderWaal and Tina VanderWaal
|Suffern Middle School
|5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
Who is Grace Vanderwaal?
Grace VanderWaal was born on January 15, 2004, in Kansas, USA, to Tina and Dave VanderWaal. Grace Avery VanderWaal was her maiden name. She is the eldest of three siblings. Olivia and Jakob are her two siblings.
Her father, who is of Dutch origin, is a vice president of marketing at LG Electronics. Her family later relocated to Suffern, New York. She was homeschooled after winning the reality program America’s Got Talent, but returned to public school for 8th and 9th grade.
Grace is also a pet owner, with two dogs, a hedgehog, and a cat among her many animals.
A Career in Music
VanderWaal began singing and creating songs at the age of three, surrounded by her family. Her classmates were unaware of her singing talent until she competed on the reality show America’s Got Talent.
She began learning music and even wrote before winning the AGT championships. After her mother declined to buy her a ukulele for her 11th birthday. So she bought one with the money she received for her 11th birthday, then watched more YouTube videos and taught herself how to play.
Grace auditioned for AGT in June 2016 and sang her own song I Don’t Know My Name. Her performances wowed AGT judge Howie Mandel, who sent her straight to the Live Shows with his “Golden Buzzer” act.
She’s been dubbed the “next Taylor Swift” by Simon Cowell. Grace sang Light the Sky in the semifinals, and Clay, a song about coping with bullies, in the final. In 2016, Grace VanderWaal won season 11 of American Idol.
She has been pretty busy writing music and touring throughout many cities and countries since then.
Album and EP
After that, VanderWaal, who was 13 at the time, released her debut studio album Just the Beginning in November 2017. The album, which follows her debut EP, Perfectly Imperfect, has a total of twelve tracks. Perfectly Imperfect reached number nine on the Billboard 200 and number one in Canada.
To far, her record has sold 21,000 album-equivalent units. With the popular singles I Don’t Know My Name and Moonlight, she gained minor success. Grace also released the single Stray in early 2019 and recorded her first soundtrack song, Hideaway, for the animated film Wonder Park.
Not only that, but she also established herself as a kid actor in Hollywood. VanderWaal will portray the title role in the forthcoming Disney film Stargirl, which is based on the same-named novel.
In 2016, VanderWaal received a Radio Disney Music Award for Best New Artist, and in 2017, she received a Teen Choice Award for Choice Next Big Thing.
Estimated Net Worth
Grace VanderWaal achieves fame and money on her own at a young age, realizing her ambition. She is currently living happily with her family. The 15-year-old singer has a $2 million net worth.
She also earns extra money through tours and live appearances. VanderWaal goes on tour with Florence and the Machine in the Southeast United States in June 2019. She recently discussed her plans for the Ur So Beautiful Tour to North America, which will take place from August to November 2019.
Is Grace VanderWaal dating anyone?
The Stray singer has a partner and is married at an early age. Grace VanderWaal is most likely single, according to reports. In addition, there is no evidence of a previous relationship. Perhaps she would find her perfect partner in the near future.
Presence on social media
Grace, a rising star, used to publish her music videos on YouTube and win the hearts of millions of admirers. She has over 3 million Instagram followers and over 305k Twitter followers, as well as being active on Facebook.
Her audition video for American Idol has over 95 million views and is the No. 5 trending YouTube video in 2106.