Grace VanderWaal From AGT Sister & Family Details Amid Raging Popularity
Without the support and encouragement from her family, American singer and songwriter Grace VanderWaal would not have achieved her success in the musical platform at such a young age. And now that the triumph has been made, there is no stopping to this young talent.
The Lenexa native rose to prominence after winning 11the season of NBC's talent competition show, America's Got Talent (AGT) in 2016. She is the recipient of several awards being a rising star in the field of music.
Winning Moment: Nick Cannon announces Grace as a winner of America's Got Talent on 14 September 2016 (Published: 15 September 2016)
She demonstrated her passion for singing at an early age of three. When she reached 11, she started making cover songs of famous artists on her YouTube channel. And when she finally landed in AGT, she sang her original hit; I Don't Know My Name.
Grace VanderWaal's Supportive Family, Daughter's Printed T-Shirt
Grace was born on 15 January 2004 to father, David, and mother, Tina VanderWaal as the youngest child in the family. She has an elder brother named Jakob and a sister, Olivia.
Grace could not have achieved her success in the musical career without the support of her family. It was evinced by their parents' interview on August 2016 after their daughter's performance in AGT.
They stated that they were proud of their daughter's which was also evident in their T-shirts. They wore T-shirts, where Grace's singing picture was printed on it.
Similarly, Grace is close to her sister, Olivia. She wrote a song for her sister and performed it on the episode of AGT. She also revealed that she would like to buy a tree-house for herself and her sister from the prize she won from AGT.
Grace, who stands at a height of 1.65 meters (5 feet 5 inch), currently resides in New York with her family.
You'll Be Surprised To Know Grace's Millions Net Worth
Her remarkable journey in the singing profession began when she auditioned for AGT in June 2016. Embossing the judges and audiences by the stunning performance in the show, she finally became the winner of the 11th season. She is the second female winner and the second child act winner in the history of the show.
Grace has toured for the musical shows to various locations inside and outside the country. She has won several awards for the incredible vocals of her cover songs. She became the winner of the Teen Choice Awards in 2017 in the category of Choice Next Big Thing. In the same year, she won Billboard's award for Women in Music Rising Star.
The 14-year-old has not only gained fame from her musical stint at an early age but also a stupendous amount of income. She won $1 Million prize money as a winner of AGT and donated a part of the prize for the charity. She has amassed about 2.7 Million subscribers on her YouTube channel, from where she earns an average of $16.7k per month. Her active involvement in the musical shows is gradually increasing her net worth from year to year.
Grab A Fender Ukulele And Be Your Version Of VanderWaal!
Grace is not Grace without her ukulele. It's her mantra to the music, and apparently with her ukulele in the resort, nothing can stop her from suiting in a successful career.
VanderWaal has shared her very mantra to the world. She designed her two limited edition ukulele in collaboration with the legendary band, Fender which was launched on 2 October 2018. The launch had two models that she created hence guaranteeing a personal touch in them.
Me & My Ukulele: Grace VanderWaal pictured with her new Fender Moonlight Ukulele- released on 2 October 2018 (Photo: Fender)
The first model is Grace VanderWaal Signature Ukulele, which includes a built-in Fishman Kula preamp system. This ukulele is stage ready and recommended for the heads up players who are willing to add a new ukulele to thier collection.
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The second model is inspired by one of Grace's earliest ukuleles that she had while learning to play. Its named as the Moonlight Ukulele and recommended for beginners.
So to the people out there willing to walk on Grace's footprints! You've got to grab one of her ukuleles.