Frank James Michael Grande Marchione is an American dancer, actor, singer, producer, television host and YouTube personality. He is the older half-brother of singer and actress Ariana Grande. He performed on Broadway as Franz in the musical Rock of Ages and in Mamma Mia! and has played roles Off-Broadway, in regional theatre productions and on tour. Grande has produced Broadway shows and both produced and appeared in cabaret acts, including his own one-man show. In 2012, Grande established a YouTube channel and has also been building a following on Twitter and Instagram. In 2014, he was a contestant on the U.S. reality television series Big Brother 16. Grande was a judge on the 2015 season of America's Best Dance Crew. From 2016 to 2017, he co-hosted Style Code Live, a live Amazon fashion and shopping show that streamed on weeknights, from which he took off time to compete on the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother 18 in mid-2016.
About Frankie Grande
Older half-brother of Ariana Grande and versatile social media star who has worked as an actor, singer, dancer, producer, director, and philanthropist. He is known for his FrankieFriday and ToplessTuesdays videos on YouTube to his loyal "Frankiestein" fans. In 2014, he joined the cast of Broadway's Rock of Ages.
He was a biology, theater, and dance triple-major at Muhlenberg College and pledged the Sig Ep fraternity there.
He invented the catchphrases "Go Grande or Go Home" and "Shine Bright Like a Frankie." He appeared on the 16th season of Big Brother on CBS.
He frequently collaborates with Lohanthony, GloZell and Miranda Sings.
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