Ariana Grande-Butera is the character who plays Cat Valentine. Ariana Grande is best known for playing the crazy and dumb girl Cat of the award winning show Victorious. Her character has featured in almost every episode she is best mates with the outstanding and talanted Elizabeth Gillies. Ariana's humor is amazing. She is a brilliant actress and will one day maybe be a top star.
Ariana is also known for playing the role of Charlotte for the musical 13 on Broadway (Elizabeth also starred in 13 as Lucy) which won her a National Youth Theatre Association Award. She played the role of Miriam in the first reading of the new musical Cuba Libre composed by Desmond Child. She has worked with Grammy-winning composers including Diane Warren. In summer 2009 and summer 2011, she taught music and dance to children in South Africa as a member of Broadway in South Africa. She is the younger sister of actor, producer and director Frankie Grande, and has appeared as a contestant in a celebrity episode of the Nickelodeon game show BrainSurge. Grande also does popular impressions of people on her YouTube channel, including Shakira, Britney Spears and others. Grande is currently working on her solo music career while filming Victorious. She has covered many popular songs such as "Love The Way You Lie", "Born This Way/Express Yourself", "Grenade" and "Vienna" (originally by Billy Joel). She sang an original song called "Suitcase" live and has also recorded a song called "Stick Around" with Graham Phillips (He is also in 13 as the lead role of this Musical), written by Peter Stengaard and Leslie Satcher.