Christina Victoria Grimmie was an American who was a popular YouTuber, singer, songwriter, and actress by profession. She was mainly known for posting covers of popular songs on the YouTube application which in turn gained her huge popularity over the internet.
She was also known for being the second runner-up of the popular TV reality show titled The Voice Season 6. She was popularly known for her popular extended plays like Find Me and Side A and albums like With Love and All Is Vanity.
Christina Grimmie Wiki/Biography
Born on 12 March 1994, Christina Grimmie’s age was 22 years when she took her last breathe on 10 June 2016. She was brought up and raised in a middle-class Christian family from the Marlton section of Evesham Township, New Jersey, United States. She was known to be an American by nationality and belonged to the Christianity religion. She completed her schooling at Bethel Baptist Christian School, Marlton Middle School, and Cherokee High School.
Since childhood, she was interested in singing and music and started learning piano at the age of only 10 years. She has participated in many local music and stage events during her school life and gained recognition as a singer locally in her area. Later on, she decided to showcase her talent to others and starts uploading videos on her YouTube channel.
|Full Name||Christina Victoria Grimmie|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth||12 March 1994|
|Birth Place||Marlton, New Jersey, United States|
|Profession||YouTuber, Singer, Songwriter and Actress|
|Hometown||Marlton, New Jersey|
|School||Bethel Baptist Christian School, New York, United States|
Marlton Middle School, New Jersey, United States
Cherokee High School, New Jersey, United States
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Christina Grimmie’s father’s name is Albert Grimmie who worked at Verizon Communications and her mother’s name is Tina Grimmie who worked as a receptionist in a local company.
She also had an elder brother, her brother’s name is Marcus Grimmie who worked as her road’s manager.
Christina Grimmie’s marital status was unmarried. She was not dating anyone at the time of her death and there was no insight into any kind of her past relationships.
|Father Name||Albert Grimmie|
|Mother Name||Tina Grimmie|
|Brother Name||Marcus Grimmie|
Christina Grimmie was a young beautiful looking hot and gorgeous girl with an attractive and charming personality. She owned a super-stunning hot figure with impressive body measurements and an hourglass slim body type. Her figure measurements were 32-23-33 inches approximately.
She was 5 feet and 3 inches in height and her body weight was around 48 Kg. She had beautiful light brown long and shiny hair and also has blistering hazel color beautiful and mesmerizing eyes.
Christina Grimmie started her career as a YouTube star at the age of only 15 years. She started a YouTube channel on which she uploaded covers of popular songs like Don’t Wanna Be Torn and Party in the USA to connect people with her music. She gained huge popularity and fan following on her channel and her idea of connecting people with her music succeed.
After that, she had collaborated with other YouTubers as well and gained millions of views on her videos. She was also placed at no.2 in the MyYouTube competition in the year 2011 just after Selene Gomez.
After that, she gained recognition as a singer and performed at backup vocals for Selena Gomez at the UNICEF charity concert. In the year 2011, she also performed at DigiTour under the mentorship of Selena Gomez and also started touring with them across the world.
In the same year, she had released her first extended play titled Find Me and debut single titled Advice, music video of that song was later released on her YouTube channel. She had also made her appearance in the popular television show titled The Ellen DeGeneres Show along with Tyler Ward. After that, she started performing at popular live stage events along with popular singers and made her appearance in a brand commercial for popular brand Doritos.
In the year 2012, she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her singing career and signed by Creative Artists Agency. In the same year, she had also been featured in the web show titled Power Up with Christina Grimmie which was telecasted on Disney.com. She had also become a part of a music band named Rising Tide which mainly consists of teens originally from New Jersey. In the year 2013, she had released her debut and only album in her lifetime titled With Love. In the next year, she had been featured in an episode of the podcast titled Shane and Friends.
In the year 2014, she had auditioned for the popular TV reality show The Voice Season 6 and finished 3rd in the show. Singers like Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber supported her during the show and everyone was just stunned when she didn’t win the show. Despite she didn’t win the show but she was signed by 222 Records and Young Money Entertainment. She also toured with previous winners of the show like Tessanne Chin, Will Champlin, Dia Frampton, and others.
In the year 2015, she along with singer Dove Cameron released a music album titled What A Girl Is. After that, she started working on singles like Cliche, Stay With Me, Shrug, and Love Song to the Earth. In the year 2016, she released her second extended play titled Side A.
In the year 2017, her family released the posthumous single titled Invisible which was a part of her extended play Side D on which she was working before her death. Later many singles from extended play Side B were released like Little Girl and Cry Wold and the posthumous album titled All is Vanity by her family.
Along with her professional career, she also worked as an animal rights activist and participated in charitable events like the Humane Society of the United States. After her death, The Christina Grimmie Animal Medical Fund was founded and she posthumously won the Impact award for her works in the field of animal rights activism.
Christina Grimmie took her last breathe on 10 June 2016 when she was shot dead by a 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl after a stage performance. After the incident, she was rushed to the nearby Orlando Regional Medical Centre where she was declared dead by the doctors. As per the reports, she was shot once in her head and twice in her chest, later her death was declared as a homicide. Kevin James Loibl also shot himself dead.
Her remains were buried at Berlin Cemetry on 16 June 2016 and the next day thousand of her friends and followers attended the public memorial held at Medford, New Jersey. After this incident, many popular celebrities across the world took to social media and paid their condolences to the departed soul. In the year 2017, her family founded The Christina Grimmie Foundation in her honor which supports those affected by gun violence or breast cancer. On her second anniversary, a podcast titled Christina Grimmie The Murder of a Rising Star was released as a tribute to her.