Christina Victoria Grimmie was popularly known as Christina Grimmie in America where she took her career from a YouTuber to a famous singer in America. However, she died in 22 years due to a fatal shot in Orlando, Florida while she was signing her fan’s autographs. Born on March 12, 1994, she made lots of achievements, made her country proud and died on June 10, 2016. Today let’s learn about the career, biography and net worth of Christina Grimmie in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
You will be surprised to know that she started her career in singing when she was only 15 as her father get to know about her talent when he heard her singing when she was only six years and started playing the piano when she was only 10.
She was born in a Christian family and went to Bethel Baptist Christian School and did her later schooling from Marlton Middle and Cherokee High School. While working at Verizon Communications, her dad Albert Grimmie brought the family and her mother Tina Grimmie was a receptionist and later suffered from breast cancer. She too had an elder brother Marcus who was always there to support her.
Since Christina was only 22 years old, she was unmarried but had a cute and romantic relationship with Bobby Plizak. In her concert on 10th June 2016, she was shot dead in Orlando, Florida. She didn’t have much time to do something massive, but her parents opened a foundation of her name for her satisfaction.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
To give a start to her career, she made her own YouTube channel where the first song she sang was ‘Don’t Wanna Be Torn’ in her own voice, originally sung by Hannah Montana. In two years her voice became so famous that it had approximately 2 million viewers. Her next cover ‘Just a dream’ had 140 million views. Later she earned popularity, has more than 100 million views in her albums and millions of subscribers.
She has also been to ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, accompanied Selena Gomez in a six-week tour and has also been to Disney Channel’s ‘So Random!’ premiere as a special guest. She too gained the 3rd position in ‘The Voice’ Season 6.
Later when she died in 2016, some of her famous songs were also released. She had won several awards starting from the year 2011 to 2017 such as American Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Youth Rock Awards, Intense Radio’s Music Awards, Humane Society as well as iHeartRadio Music Festival while for a few she was only nominated. She has also attended concert tours, both opening acts as well as public concerts.
Net Worth & Earnings
Christina Grimmie was a talented lady, and because of her amazing voice, she was worth $1 million. She had attended concerts with famous singers like Selena Gomez and many more. In ‘My YouTube Competition’ she stood in a second place after Selena Gomez among the top 5 singers in the US.
She had a huge fan following and became the 4th most subscribed singer in YouTube.
Christina Grimmie was a talented lady, and at the right time, she found her career. Being such a worthy lady, she made her country and her parents proud. Since she is not with us but will always be remembered by many people as she was too beautiful not to be anyone’s crush.