If you're an American pop song fanatic, you might as well sure have heard of the American singer, Ariana Grande. Yes, she's the one who left the audiences off the hook with her most loved and trending number, Love Me Harder in 2014.
Well, if you've been her die-hard fan then you probably know the not-so-good terms she had with her father, Edward Butera. But, seems like she has already resolved the chaos with him and accepted him.
So, has the singer actually made up with Edward? If you are as curious as us to know all about the papa Butera, scroll down the page to read the story!
Biography Of Edward Butera, Net Worth
The graphic designer, Edward Butera is known for founding a company called IBI Designs, Inc. famous as the father of popular singer and actress Ariana Grande.
Edward Butera was born on 20 September 1958 in Florida, the United States. He completed his graduation from The New York Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree of fine arts in advertising and design.
By profession, Edward is an artist, graphic designer, photographer, and entrepreneur. After completion of his University graduation, he started working at various design companies based in New York City.
Since Edward was not that famous personality in Hollywood and came into limelight as the father of Ariana, it was very difficult to know his salary in the past.
Now that everybody knows about his life, it is known that he earns an average of $42 thousand annually for his job as a graphic designer. Additionally, his daughter Grande, being successful and popular, has a net worth of 30 million pound sterling or $42 million.
Personal Life Of Edward Butera
Edward Butera was a married man to Joan Grande with whom he met during the early ’90s, later they moved to Florida in 1993. His wife Joan was the CEO of Horse-McCann Communications.
The couple welcomed their daughter Ariana Grande on 26 June 1993, who is now 25 years old now. Edward and Joan were together for longtime but later they separated in the early 2000s.
He is the stepdad to Frankie Grande who is Joan's son from her previous marriage. The reason for the separation is not clear they have not disclosed yet. Ariana seems to enjoy a close relationship with her mother. She has been seen frequently walking with her mother it is clear to see that close relationship does exist.
Edward Butera with daughter, Ariana Grande on 23 December 2016 (Photo Credit: M- Magazine)
She does share a cordial relationship with her father, Edward too, however, the relationship between the two is not that strong.
The bitterness was also speculated when Ariana's her hot single Thank U, Next was released. People began to feel the nuances of the disturbance in their relationship as some of her lyrics were explicitly implied to her family. She even hinted that her mother grew strong amid drama: probably Edwards's.
"One day I'll walk down the aisle / holding hands with my mama / I'll be thanking my dad / 'cause she grew from the drama."
Despite Ariana's hints, Edward timely shows his affection towards his daughter and flaunts his love. Moreover, he shares what he does in his leisure.
Well, Edward is a fisherman by hobby. He frequently graces his social media handle with the photos of him and a big fish. Even, on 16 Nov 2018, he uploaded his giant catch.
Edward Butera catches a giant fish on 16 November 2018 (Photo: Edward Butera's Twitter)
Talking about, his daughter, Ariana began her career in 2011 with the soundtrack music from Victorious. In 2013, she released her first studio album Yours Truly which entered atop the US Billboard 200. Ariana second album, My Everything (2014), entered at number one in the US and charted in the top 10 in 24 other countries.
As of June 2017, Grande’s music videos had been viewed a total of more than nine billion times online, her award includes three American Music Awards, Three MTV Europe Music Award, and Four Grammy Award nominations.