|Full Name||Grace VanderWaal|
|Father Name||Dave VanderWaal|
|Mother Name||Tina VanderWaal|
|Awards||2017 Radio Disney Music Award|
|Sibilings||Jakob and Olivia|
|Date of Birth||January 15,2004|
People spend their whole lives in order to become successful. Everyday we can see an individual struggling to get his/her name and fame. Today we are talking about a young girl who turned her ordinary life into a celebrity life at a young age of 12. She is none other than Grace VanderWaal.
Grace VanderWaal is an American singer and ukelele player, well known as the 11th season winner of America's Got Talent, the same platform where Juliet Evancho and Anna Silva also got their prominence. She was also named as the next Taylor Swift by Simon Cowell.
VanderWaal was born on 15th January 2004, in Kansas, the United States of America. She is of Dutch ethnicity and holds American nationality. Her parents, father, Dave VanderWaal and mother Tina VanderWaal were Americans. Further, Grace also has a brother named Jakob and a sister Olivia.
Image: Grace along with her sister and parents
Regarding her education, Grace has home-schooled and learned online courses until grade seven. However, she began attending public school from 8th and 9th grades.
VanderWaal began singing and writing at the age of three, as she got full support from her parents. In 2016, Grace participated in the AGT and auditioned with her unique composition ''I Dont Know My Name''.
She got golden buzzer from the judge Howie Mandel. Moreover, VanderWaal was also named as the next Taylor Swift by Simon Cowell. Additionally, she also performer Delightful Thing, which was dedicated to her sister. Grace received a bouquet of flowers from Taylor Swift after winning the competition.
Image: VanderWaal during her audition for America's got Talent
After AGT, VanderWaal gained huge fame, she also appeared at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria, with another singer Jason Mraz. The same year in April, Grace performed at We Day charity events in Los Angeles, and Washington.
Grace VanderWaal is currently fifteen years old. As a teenager, she is not too young enough to get involved in relationships. She is focused on her studies and career rather than making a boyfriend or getting involved in any kind of romantic relationship. Moreover, there are no rumors or controversies about her personal affairs until now.
Besides, Grace is living a happy life with her family in Suffern, New York. She is active on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter with over a million followers.
Image: VanderWaal celebrating her friends birthday
As a singer and musician, VanderWaal cited many celebrities such as Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots, and Jason Mraz as her influence.
VanderWaal makes huge money from her career as a singer and songwriter. After winning 2016, AGT, she gained a huge number of fan followers and $1 million in cash as a prize.
As said by Grace, she would provide the part of her prize to music charity and buy treehouse for her sister. Moreover, VanderWaal has also released her own album from which she probably generated quite a money and royalty.
Image: Grace as the winner of the AGT
Moreover, she received the 2017 Radio Disney Music Award for the Best New Artist, followed by 2017 Teen Choice Award. As of 2019, VanderWaal's total net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
The fifteen-year-old singer and songwriter Grace stands at a heigjht of 5 feet 5 inches / 1.65 meters and weighs around 45kg / 99lbs.