|Christina Grimmie Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||March 12, 1994|
|Date of Death
||June 11, 2016|
Christina Grimmie was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, actor, and YouTuber. She started posting covers of popular songs on YouTube in 2009 and then participated in the 6th season of The Voice in 2014. Her discography includes albums, tracks, and extended plays like All Is Vanity, With Love, Find Me, Tell My Mama, Advice, Feelin’ Good, Must Be Love, Shrug, Hold Your Head Up, Sublime, Back To Life, Invisible, Cliché, and Little Girl. After she was murdered on June 11, 2016, Billboard published “An Open Letter to Congress: Stop Gun Violence Now” on June 23 demanding background checks for every gun purchase and an outright ban on sales to suspected terrorists. The letter signed was signed by around 200 artists including Cher, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Thom Yorke, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr.
Christina Victoria Grimmie
Christina Grimmie was born on March 12, 1994.
Christina was 22 when she died on June 11, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, United States. She was fatally shot while signing autographs following a concert performance at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida.
Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, New Jersey, United States
Marlton, New Jersey, United States
Starting from 2010, she was homeschooled for her junior year.
Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Actor, YouTuber
- Father – Albert Grimmie
- Mother – Tina Grimmie
- Siblings – Mark Grimmie (Older Brother)
- Others – Albert R. Grimmie (Paternal Grandfather), Caroline M. Lunn (Paternal Grandmother), Wesley Peter “Skip” Milos (Maternal Grandfather), Jeannie/Gina Spinella (Maternal Grandmother)
Her career was managed by Brian Teefey (Selena Gomez’s stepfather) of LH7 Management.
Vocals, piano, guitar, drums
Island Records, Creative Artists Agency
At the time of her death, her net worth was $800 Thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
48 kg or 106 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
She had been previously romantically linked to Bobby Plizak.
Race / Ethnicity
Christina Grimmie was of German, Italian, Romanian, and English descent.
She had naturally light brown hair but used to dye them in different colors.
- Poofy hair
- Green headphones
- Gamer shirts
- Black eyeliner
32-23-33 in or 81-58.5-84 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU)
7.5 (US) or 5 (UK) or 38 (EU)
She had appeared in an Xbox Kinect commercial with Selena Gomez.
Other appearances in commercials were in Doritos and store.
Best Known For
Appearing on the cover with fellow YouTuber Sam Tsui of Nelly’s “Just a Dream”.
She released her debut album With Love on August 6, 2013. The album consists of 11 singles, with a total length of about 40 minutes long. It ranked at #101 in U.S. Billboard 200.
In 2016, she appeared in the independent rom-com film The Matchbreaker and played the role of Emily Atkins.
First TV Show
In 2011, she appeared on the TV series So Random! as herself – performer.
She loved exercises when she was alive.
Christina Grimmie Facts
- Her singing talent was first observed by her father when she was 6.
- Christina started playing the piano at the age of 10. She played the instrument with ears, however, she received piano lessons.
- She had performed in the UNICEF charity concert.
- Grimmie had provided backup vocals for Selena Gomez in the past.
- Christina enjoyed listening to Christina Aguilera and Skrillex.
- She was discovered on YouTube by her stepfather.
- She was offered by Lil Wayne to sign with his record label “Young Money Entertainment”.
- She was crowned as “Queen of YouTube Musicians”.
- She used to call her fans “Frands” (friends and fans) and also “Team Grimmie”.
- She could also play a little bit of flute.
- If given a chance to work with any artist (dead or alive), she would choose Michael Jackson.
- Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera were her musical inspirations.
- Grimmie has had made herself to the “Billboard Social 50.”
- On June 10, 2016, Christina was killed by a gunman named Kevin Loibl when she was signing autographs after giving a performance at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida. She was shot thrice. On June 11, 2016, she was declared dead by the doctors at Orlando Regional Medical Center.
- On June 9, 2017, her second and final studio album titled All Is Vanity was released posthumously and it consists of songs like I Only Miss You When I Breathe, Invisible, Steady Love, Crowded Room, Pressure, Maybe I, and The Game.
- In March 2022, Christina’s family released a song from the late singer titled Rule the World. She had written the song in 2009.