Grace VanderWaal is an American singer-songwriter, and the winner of America’s Got Talent season 11. At the age of 12, her distinct vocals and writing skills impressed the people watching the show.
Not to mention, VanderWaal also rose to fame at an early age. It has been almost three years since she won the show. So, how is she? What is she doing? Is she still writing songs? Bet, you have many other queries. We will let you in that information shortly.
But first, some facts about Grace.
Grace VanderWaal: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Grace Avery VanderWaal|
|Birth Date:||January 15, 2004|
|Birth Place:||Lenexa, Kansas, US|
|Education:||Suffern Middle School|
|Height:||5 feet 2 inches(158 cm)|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Age, Height, and Measurements: How Old Is Grace Vanderwaal?
This beautiful bundle of talent was born in the year 2004, which means she is just 16 years as of now. VanderWaal celebrated her recent birthday on the 15th of January this year. Also, her birth sign is Capricorn.
Likewise, she is just in her teen, which means she is still growing. As of now, she stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches(158 cm) and weighs around 45 kg(99 lbs). Also, VanderWaal has a slim and lean body.
Aside from that, VanderWaal is also known for her trademark short bob cut hair. Also, she has stunning blue eyes while her hair is blonde.
Early Life and Education: Who Are Grace’s Parents?
The young star Grace was born in Lenexa, Kansas, the United States of America to her parents, David and Tina VanderWaal. The VanderWaal family moved to New York when their father got the job as a vice president of marketing at LG electronics.
Likewise, Grace grew up with her older brother and sister. As for her education, VanderWaal studied at Suffern Middle School then had to be homeschooled after winning AGT.
As for her nationality, she is American while her ethnicity is mixed. Her father is of Dutch descent.
Professional Career: Who Is Grace Vanderwaal? And Why Is She Famous?
It is a known fact that Grace became famous after winning America’s Got Talent, season 11. But it was not some pure luck that got her the win; the show has ‘Talent’ for a reason.
Grace has always been musically talented. From the age of three, VanderWaal began singing and making songs. Inspired from Twenty One Pilot, she bought a ukulele using her money from the 11th birthday.
Moreover, VanderWaal then began making songs and posting them on YouTube. She also performed during open mic events at small venues. And finally, in July 2016, the young VanderWaal auditioned for the AGT, where she sang her original song titled ‘I Don’t Know My Name.’
Winner of America’s Got Talent Season 11: Aftermath
VanderWaal’s life has completely changed thanks to the show. Musically she got many opportunities that have helped her grow as an artist. One of them happens to be her record deal with Columbia Records in 2016.
Likewise, the AGT winner then released her debut EP, Perfectly Imperfect, on December 2, 2016. It included five songs, of which four were original from AGT. Upon its release, the EP debuted at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was named the best selling EP of that year.
Furthermore, the lead single ‘I Don’t Know My Name’ charted at No. 37 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart. Aside from that, VanderWaal then released her first album titled ‘Just the Beginning‘ on November 3, 2017.
Similarly, her “raspy yet endearingly croaky voice,” as said by USA Today, has captivated the hearts of many. In 2018, VanderWaal received MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist. That year Grace became the youngest person to be in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Music List.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, this subtle yet powerful singer has an estimated net worth of $2 million. As guessed, her primary source of income is her musical career. She earns enough from her records, concerts, and shows around the states.
Moreover, it was reported that young talent makes over $800,000 annually from her career. But she has yet to reveal any of her earnings and assets as of now.
Personal Life: Is Grace Single?- Boyfriend and Dating
Grace is just a young 16-year-old musician who is living her dream of making music. Likewise, she has been so busy with her schedule and juggling between her career and student life. It just shows VanderWaal is not ready to be in a relationship yet.
Similarly, she has not been in any relationship before. AGT winner VanderWaal is completely busy in her work and studies.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 3.3 million Followers
Twitter– 300k Followers