Grace VanderWaal is a singer and songwriter from America, and she has achieved massive success at a young age as she is mere 16 years old. She is mainly popular for her unique vocals and her performance in which she uses Ukulele. She came into the limelight after she posted some of her covers and original songs on YouTube. She also won America’s Got Talent in September 2016, and she was only 12 years old at the time. She also performed at several open Mic events in Suffern, New York. She has performed at numerous prestigious events and venues such as Madison Square Garden, Opening and closing ceremony of Special Olympics World Winter Games, which heled in Austria in 2017.
VanderWaal was born on January 15, 2004, in the Kansas City of Kansas. Her mother was Tina VanderWaal, and her father’s name was David VanderWall, who lived in Lenexa. She moved to Suffern, New York, with her family after her father was promoted to the post of Vice president of Marketing while working for LG Electronics in the year 2007. She won America’s Got Talent in 2016, and after that, she begun her education through online courses for 7th grade and later joined a public school for completing her education.
She was interested in music from the beginning as she started singing at the age of three. She watched several movies and took inspiration from them to write songs. She purchases a Ukulele on the 11th birthday and learns it by watching some videos.
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Grace’s career started when she gave the Audition for America’s Got Talent and got selected through the ‘Golden Buzzer’. She performed several of her original songs on the show, and one of the judges even claimed that she is the next Taylor Swift’. She performed ‘I Don’t Know My Name’ in the finale of the show and also won it. She was the first child act winner of the show and the second female performer.
After winning America’s Got Talent, she used the money for charity and bought a couple of treehouses. She has appeared as a guest on several popular TV shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show, etc. In 2016, she signed a deal with Columbia Records and released her first Extended Play titled; Perfectly Imperfect. In the year 2017, she started working on her album, ‘Just the Beginning’, and launched its first single at the ‘YouTube OnStage’, which has held in ‘The Arena’. After that, she released several albums and gave numerous memorable performances at different shows and events.
She is too young to have a personal life as currency; she lives with her family. Currently, she is quite busy in her career and traveling all over the world for shows and performances. There is no information or news about her relationship or if she has any boyfriend.
Her net worth is near $2 million, and she has earned most of it from singing and songwriting.