Famous American singer and songwriter Grace VanderWaal is most renowned after winning the 11th season of reality television series, ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Grace plays the ukulele to accompany her own composed songs. Her music is released through YouTube and Columbia Records. Continue reading to find the net worth of Grace VanderWaal as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Grace VanderWaal was born as Grace Avery VanderWaal on 15th January 2004 in Kansas City, Kansas, the USA. Her parents, Tina and David VanderWaal lived in Lenexa at that point in time. Her father, David has Dutch ancestry and works as a Vice President of marketing at LG Electronics. The family relocated to Suffern, New York. There, Grace, her older brother and sister, and parents live.
After Grace VanderWaal won at the ‘America’s Got Talent (AGT)’ of NBC competition, she was home-schooled. She was enrolled in online courses for her 7th grade. She would be attending a public school for her 8th grade.
Grace VanderWaal was three years old when she began creating songs. She wrote songs motivated by movies and imagining feelings of characters. After watching her family friend play the ukulele and Twenty One Pilots video on YouTube, she decided on learning to play the ukulele. Grace purchased the ukulele with the money she received on her 11th birthday. Following, she watched videos and taught herself how to play the ukulele. Also, Grace VanderWaal plays the saxophone in her school’s band.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 2015, Grace VanderWaal started recording her song covers, original songs that were accompanied with the ukulele. She posted these videos on her original YouTube channel, ‘Oh Never Mind It’s Just Me.’ Also, Grace VanderWaal acknowledged artists named Jason Mraz, Katy Perry and Twenty One Pilots.
In July 2016, Grace VanderWaal auditioned for America’s Got Talent (AGT). After that, she performed at Ramapo Summer Concert Series at Palisades Credit Union Park and Layette Theatre, Suffern. In September 2016, the 12- year old, Grace VanderWaal won the 11th season of NBC’s television competition, ‘America’s Got Talent (AGT).’
In December 2016, Grace VanderWaal released her first EP, ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ by Columbia Records label. This album reached no.9 on the Billboard 200 chart and no.11 in Canada. Grace VanderWaal has succeeded in her singles, ‘I Don’t Know My Name’ and ‘Moonlight.’
Grace VanderWaal performed at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas in Madison Square Garden. Also, she performed at the opening and closing of the 2017 Winter Olympics in Austria. She raised funds for benefit concerts in Austin City Limits Music Festivals. She appeared on numerous television talk shows.
In November 2017, Grace VanderWaal released her album, ‘Just the Beginning’ before her first concert tour. This tour got sold out by September 2017. In mid-2018, Grace VanderWaal toured with Imagine Dragons in ‘Evolve World Tour.’ Grace VanderWaal has been cast in Disney’s ‘Stargirl’ that is scheduled to be released later.
Grace VanderWaal won Radio Disney Music Award for the Best New Artist (2017). She won the Teen Choice Award. Her name was listed twice in 21 under 21 list of rapid rising young music stars of the Billboard magazine. Grace VanderWaal got the Billboard Women in Music Rising Star Award (2017).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Grace VanderWaal is $3 million. Grace VanderWaal’s annual salary is $800,000. Most of her wealth comes from her career as a singer and songwriter.
Recently, Grace VanderWaal purchased a brand new Ford luxury car spending $80,000. She has two luxury cars (Ford and Mini Copper) worth $130,000. Also, she owns a house worth $500,000.
Over 1.9 million followers are on Grace VanderWaal’s Instagram account. Every YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers and over 150 million views. Her Facebook page has over 900,000 likes.