Being an American YouTube personality, musical theatre actor, producer and TV host, Frankie Grande came to popularity for his videos FrankieFriday and ToplessTuesdays on his channel. In addition, he was known as a participant on the reality television series Big Brother 16 and served as a judge on the 2015 season of America's Best Dance Crew. As of July 2014, he was followed by more than 200,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 500,000 fans on Twitter and Instagram.
After graduated from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania in 2005 with three degrees in biology, theatre and dance, he made his first appearance as Boots the Monkey in a national tour of Dora the Explorer Live! (Dora's Pirate Adventure) two years later.
His parents are Victor Marchione, a physician, and Joan Grande, chief executive officer of telephone and alarm system company Hose-McCann Communications. He has a younger half-sister, singer and actress Ariana Grande.