Grace VanderWaal is a singer from the United States who has won the reality television competition show called ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 2016. She is also a songwriter and she was only 12 when she won the competition. Her debut studio album called ‘Just the Beginning’ was released in November 2013. VanderWaal has also released five singles and is all set to do a tour in mid-2018 with Imagine Dragons. Here is a quick summary of Grace VanderWaal’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Grace VanderWaal Early Life
Grace Avery VanderWaal is the daughter of David and Tina VanderWaal. She was born on 15 January 2004, in Kansas’s Lenexa. She later moved to New York’s Suffern.
She was homeschooled after she won AGT and also enrolled in online courses. Later, VanderWaal went to public school for her 8th grade.
She began singing when she was just three years old. After seeing the video of Twenty One Pilots, VanderWaal decided to learn the ukulele. In the marching band of her school, she has played the saxophone.
Her voice has been described as “timelessly soulful” and has been compared to some of the leading artists. In 2017, she performed at the Special Olympics World Winter Games. She was influenced to music by Katy Perry, Jason Mraz, and Twenty One Pilots.
Grace VanderWaal Career, Awards & Achievement
In 2015, Grace VanderWaal used to record cover songs as well as original songs and upload them to her own YouTube channel. She also used to perform at several local venues as well as to learn music theory.
In June 2016, she auditioned for NBC’s America’s Got Talent. She performed the song “I Don’t Know My Name”. She received a golden buzzer during her audition which made her directly qualified for the quarterfinal round. In the finale, VanderWaal again performed her audition song. Later, she was named as the winner of the 11th season of America’s Got Talent.
After winning the show, VanwerWaal appeared in many television shows like ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ as well as ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’. In September of the same year, she signed a contract with Columbia Records.
In December 2016, she released her debut entitled ‘Perfectly Imperfect’. It included the singles “Clay”, “Gossip Girl”, “Light the Sky”, and “Beautiful Thing”. The EP peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard 200.
Her debut album ‘Just the Beginning’ was released in November 2017. Vanderwaal has also released the singles “Moonlight”, “So Much More Than This”, “Sick of Being Told”, “Clearly”, and “I Don’t Know My Name”. She later went on to appear in the ‘Today’ show.
Awards & Achievements
Apart from winning America’s Got Talent in 2016, Grace VanderWaal received the Radio Disney Music Awards in the same year for Best New Artist. In 2017, she won the ‘Rising Star Award’ by Billboard Women in Music. She is also the winner of the 2017 Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice Next Big Thing. She was nominated for the 2017 Acoustic Music Award for Best Female Artist.
Net Worth of Grace VanderWaal
The estimated net worth of Grace VanderWaal is more than $2 million. Thanks to her win at America’s Got Talent that she is able to make this money. She is still very young and has just started her career. She has appeared in a number of television shows and has performed with many popular artists. In the coming future, Grace VanderWaal will be coming up with more of music for her fans across the world. She is popular on YouTube and has got over 200 million views.
Grace VanderWaal is one of the most famous singers in the world. She started her career at a very young age and has been described as the “next Taylor Swift” by Simon Cowell. She is popular in social media with over 1 million Facebook followers and 2.5 million Instagram followers.