Joan-Grande
Joan Grande | Biography

Quick Information

  • Full Name Joan Grande
  • Occupation Businesswoman
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Birth Date June 10, 1957
Mother of Pop Star Ariana Grande

Joan Grande | Biography

CEO of Hose-McCann Communications

Grande has been married twice. Her first husband was Victor, a physician. On 24 January 1983, the couple gave birth to their first child, Frankie. However, they could not rejuvenate their relationship and parted ways. Grande focused on raising her child and improving her profession after her broken marriage. Nevertheless, in 1992, she shared yet another marital vow with Edward Butera, a graphic design entrepreneur. Butera and Grande gave birth to their daughter Ariana Grande on 26 June 1993. However, the couple, still and all, could not last indefinitely. They eventually split up in 2003. 


Joan Grande is the chief executive officer of a New York-based company, Hose-McCann Communications. She is also recognized as the mother of American pop artist Ariana Grande.

Who is Joan Grande?

Joan Grande is the chief executive officer of a New York-based company, Hose-McCann Communications. It is a company that communication products and solutions. She is also prominently known as the mother of a sitcom-star-turned-pop-sensation, Ariana Grande, and a YouTube and reality TV personality, Frankie Grande. 

How Old Is Joan Grande?

Joan was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 10 June 1957, to Frank and Marjorie Grande. Her father, Frank Grande, died of cancer in 2014.

Career

Joan serves as the CEO at Hose McCann Communications, formerly known as Hose-McCann Telephone Co. Charles G. Hose and Thomas J. McCann originally founded the company in Brooklyn, New York, in 1923. The two brought forth a communication system for naval usage, for which they were granted a patent. 

Moreover, the US Military adopted the company's technology, which was described as "virtually indestructible," according to the official website. Additionally, one of the Hose-McCann telephone systems was discovered in excellent working condition onboard the WWII Liberty Ship SS Brown in 1994. The Grande family later bought the firm in 1964 and relocated it to Deerfield Beach, Florida, to be closer to the expanding maritime industry.

Hose McCann Communications also provides its communication and alarm systems to high-storied buildings, industries, tunnels, transit terminals, and bridges across the United States and Canada. The US Navy and the US and Canadian Coast Guards are among the company's long-standing and loyal clients. 

Former Husbands and Relationships

Joan has been married twice. Her first husband was Victor, a physician. On 24 January 1983, the couple gave birth to their first child, Frankie. However, they could not rejuvenate their relationship and parted ways. She focused on raising her child and improving her profession after her broken marriage. 

Nevertheless, in 1992, she shared yet another marital vow with Edward Butera, a graphic design entrepreneur. Butera and Grande gave birth to their daughter Ariana Grande on 26 June 1993. However, the couple, still and all, could not last indefinitely. They eventually split up in 2003. 

Butera had a good relationship with his daughter even after the divorce, but things went downhill when they had a significant fight in 2013. She didn't speak to her father after the fight. But they've reunited in recent years, and she celebrated Thanksgiving with both parents after a long time in 2019.

Frankie Grande (Son)

Frankie Grande, full name, Frank James Michael Grande Marchione, is a dancer, actor, singer, producer, TV host, and YouTube star. He is well-known for creating and acting in stage productions. Frankie played Franz in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages from 2014 to 2015 and Mamma Mia! (2007-2010). Additionally, he produced and performed his solo cabaret show, Livin La Vida Grande

Frankie was also a competitor on the reality TV show Big Brother 16 in 2014. He also served as a panel judge on the eighth season of America's Best Dance Crew in 2015 and co-hosted Style Code Live from 2016 to 2017.

Frankie is a proud homosexual man. He got engaged to his two-year-old lover, Hale Leon, in June 2021.

Ariana Grande (Daughter) 

Ariana Grande rose to popularity as a sitcom star on Nickelodeon's Victorious and Sam & Cat. After that, she has had a successful musical career, with the release of famous albums such as Yours Truly (2013), My Everything (2014), Dangerous Woman (2016), Sweetener (2018), and Thank UNext (2019). Joan also appeared in Ariana's music video for the song 'Positions' in 2020. Joan portrayed the brief character of the secretary of defense. Ariana is also known prominently in the beauty world for her best-selling perfumes, including Ari by Ariana Grande, Moonlight, Cloud, REM, and God Is A Woman. On 15 May 2021, Ariana got married to a real estate agent Dalton Gomez. 

Helping People 

Joan Grande helped escort many people backstage to safety after an explosion at Ariana Grande's Manchester Arena concert on 22 May 2017. When the bomb exploded, Joan was still seated in her front-row position and helped take several of Ariana's terrified young fans backstage. She invited a group of approximately ten kids that sat around her to come backstage as the commotion of people running for exits began. She and Ariana's security team escorted the crowd backstage and waited for them to exit the venue safely.

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