Grace Avery VanderWaal, 16 (born January 15, 2004), is an American singer/songwriter. She is popularly known for her distinctive vocals, often accompanying herself on the ukulele.
For a sixteen-year-old, Grace Vanderwaal has achieved a lot. From winning the popular America’s Got Talent show, to becoming a singer, and starring in a movie, the young star’s reputation precedes her.
Grace Vanderwaal’s Career
Grace began her musical career by posting videos of her original songs and covers on YouTube. She also performed at open mic nights near her hometown of Suffern, New York. Aged 12, she won the eleventh season of the NBC TV competition show America’s Got Talent (AGT) in 2016 singing her original songs. In December of the same year, she released her first EP, Perfectly Imperfect, on the Columbia Records label. In November 2017, she released a full-length album, Just the Beginning. She released a second EP, Letters Vol 1, in November 2019.
She has performed at various concerts and shows such as Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Madison Square Garden, and others. VanderWaal conducted her first concert tour in 2017 in support of Just the Beginning. She has since then been on various tours around the world. She made her acting debut in 2020, starring as Susan “Stargirl” Caraway in the Disney+ musical drama film Stargirl.
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Grace Vanderwaal won the 2017 Radio Disney Music Award for Best New Artist and a Teen Choice Award. She has been named to Billboard magazine’s 21 Under 21 list of fast-rising young music stars in four consecutive years (2016–2019). The star also received the 2017 Billboard Women in Music Rising Star Award. Grace is the youngest person ever included in Forbes‘ 30 Under 30 Music List.
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Her Net Worth
Аѕ оf 2020, Grace’s estimated net worth іѕ $3 mіllіоn. Grасе VаndеrWааl’ѕ аnnuаl ѕаlаrу іѕ $800,000. Моѕt оf hеr wеаlth соmеѕ frоm hеr саrееr аѕ а ѕіngеr аnd ѕоngwrіtеr.
Rесеntlу, Grасе VаndеrWааl рurсhаѕеd а brаnd nеw Fоrd luхurу саr pegged at $80,000. Ѕhе hаѕ twо luхurу саrѕ (Fоrd аnd Міnі Сорреr) wоrth $130,000. Аlѕо, ѕhе оwnѕ а hоuѕе wоrth $500,000.
Grace has over 3.7 mіllіоn fоllоwеrѕ her Іnѕtаgrаm ассоunt. Her YouTube channel has over 3.4M subscribers while her Twitter handle boasts over 300k followers. Неr Fасеbооk раgе hаѕ оvеr 900,000 lіkеѕ.
Grace’s New Looks In 2020
Grace has decided to change her appearance drastically, and the new look has gone viral. Instead of a neatly trimmed bob cut, Grace’s head is now completely shaved. It’s a stark contrast to how she used to look, and it’s been a shock to some of her fans. However, most of them think it’s great.
Grace’s Haircut before her new looks
She revealed the new look in several posts on social media. However, it was a video of her singing ‘Here’ by Alessia Cara on TikTok that went viral. It’s generated around two million likes, and the numbers are still soaring.
TODAY IN “WHO COULD’VE SEEN THAT COMING?”: Grace Vanderwaal goes viral on TikTok as many people express their surprise by her new look. The former America’s Got Talent contestant also shared pictures on her Instagram. pic.twitter.com/L8Z0Z6pUS5
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The star also uploaded pictures of her spotting her new low cut hairstyle, which she wore over ripped jeans and some artistic face paint on Instagram. Her new look has got much talking. While others think it’s a welcome development, some fans have noticed changes in her attitude and are concerned.
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