Bio / About Christina

  • Full Name:
    Christina Victoria Grimmie
  • Known As:
    Singer, Songwriter,
    Pianist, YouTube-Artist
  • Preferred Instruments:
    Piano, Drums, Guitar
  • Inspired by:
    Christina Aguilera, Stacie Orrico, Skrillex, Metallica
  • Label:
    unsigned
  • Management:
    Selena Gomez’ parents
  • Born:
    March 12, 1994 in
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Religion:
    Christian
  • Zodiac Sign:
    Pisces
  • Favorite Videogames:
    Zelda, Mario, Sonic, CoD
  • Subscribers/Likes/Followers:
    YouTube:   > 1,500,000
    Facebook:  > 1,000,000
    Twitter:      >   200,000
  • Famous Appearances:
    - AMAs 2011
    - Xbox 360 Commercial
    - The Ellen Show
    - “We Own The Night” Tour
    - YouTube’s “The Digitour”
  • Famous Duets:
    - Taio Cruz
    - Tyler Ward
    - Sarah Happlesful
    - Sam Tsui
    - Noah Guthrie
    - Alex Goot
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Christina’s life in a nutshell

zeldaxlove64

Christina Grimmie is a US-American singer, songwriter and piano player. She got popular from July 2009 onwards as the YouTube artist zeldaxlove64.

Christina was born on March 12, 1994 in the state of New Jersey (USA). She is the second child of Tina and Albert Grimmie, and has a brother named Mark Grimmie.

In her spare time, Christina loves playing video games, most notably Zelda: Ocarina of Time (which explains her YouTube-username…). She also likes Mario and has a poster of Sonic in her standard recording-room.

Religiously, Christina describes herself as a full on Christian who loves Jesus and reads The Bible. Her lyrics reflect her morals and beliefs, and how she lives her life.

Professionally, she is inspired by Christina Aguilera and Stacie Orrico, and got the opportunity to work with Selena Gomez on multiple occasions (see below).

As of early October 2011, Christina Grimmie is still unsigned.

Selena Gomez & Management, Concerts & Tours, Contests & Awards

Discovered by Selena Gomez’ parents

Black / White

In May 2010, Christina announced that she had acquired Selena Gomez‘ parents (mother Mandy and stepdad Brian Teefey) as her new management team. This eventually allowed Christina to act as an extra in Selena’s Dream Out Loud commercial for her K-Mart clothing-line, and to perform alongside Selena on a number of occasions.

Concerts and Tours

Starting off with performing three of her original songs as the opening act for Selena Gomez at her UNICEF charity concert on October 26th 2010, Christina continued working with Selena as a backup singer for “Selena Gomez and The Scene” in the Jingle Ball Tour in early December 2010.

Selena Gomez Summer Tour 2011

On March 20th 2011, Christina was part of the third annual Concert for Hope, where she performed her original songs alongside Disney Music Group artists Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, and Allstar Weekend. In April/May 2011, Christina joined YouTube’s The Digitour, the first ever nation-wide YouTube Tour, on five occasions.

Troughout the summer of 2011, Christina was one of the opening acts for Selena’s Gomez’ Summer Tour 2011 around the USA and parts of Canada (also known as the “We Own The Night” Tour). The other opening act was Allstar Weekend. Troughout October 2011, Christina continued touring with Selena on her Canada Tour.

Contests and Awards

In November 2010, Christina took part in Christina Aguilera’s Karaoke Contest on MySpace (unfortunately, she never posted the results). In early 2011, Christina took part in, and won, the MyYouTube competition in her category.

In September 2011, Christina was one of the artists in Coca Cola’s Taio Cruz Contest. She won and recorded a cover of “Higher” with Taio Cruz, which the two performed in November at the American Music Awards (AMAs) 2011.

During the AMAs 2011, Christina was nominated as “New Media Honoree (Female)” and received a trophy.

Debut Album

Find Me

Christina’s Debut Album “Find Me” was released on June 13th 2011 (at midnight, i.e. June 14th) exclusively on iTunes. Two days before, on June 11th, her single “Advice” premiered exclusively on Radio Disney. Three days before, on June 10th, her single “Ugly” premiered exclusively on Artistdirect.com.

Upon release, “Find Me” almost instantly made it to #2 of the US iTunes Store Top 10 Album Charts, beating albums like Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”, Adele’s “19″ and Britney Spears’ “Femme Fatale”.

Digital copies of “Find Me” are available exclusively on iTunes. Physical copies were sold throughout Selena’s Gomez’ Summer Tour 2011.

Christina’s YouTube profile

Christina’s Description

Heey YouTube !
As you can probably tell i love singing, writing songs, writing music and i play piano and alittle drums & guitar ! For the record guys,

i PLAY THE PIANO in every one of my videos, i dont like instrumentals on the computer, i like originals by me :) it feels more original too.

Incase you didn’t know already im obsessed with Zelda! hence the name “zeldaxlove64″ . Ocarina of Time is the best Zelda game out there, although there are ALOT !!

My number one pet peeve:
When people say/overuse “lol” or “lolz” or anything related to “lol”
I’m not sure why..it’s being used out of context now and it annoys me.

Im a full on Christian, by the way. Jesus is my Savior and i looove Him and sing for Him.

-Christina-

Christina’s About Me

Hey ! I’m Christina Grimmie ! I’m 16, i’m obsessed with Zelda. Im a Christian, love Jesus Christ, He’s my Lord & Savior, i also love mario and prety much im just a videogame geek. I love to sing, write music, and i never take a ride in a car without my ipod. like, ever. mario and zelda are amazing and i probly know EVERYTHING about zelda ocarina of time. :D

BY THE WAY…
i do NOT know how to read notes. i play piano by ear, i just figure out the songs on my own , and this is for all the people that keep asking me where i get sheet music. :D


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Last modified: July 5, 2012
  • Khi-Enne Venice

    Christina, you always make your videos AMAZING. And that’s, AWESOME

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  • Hero of Time

    Ms. Grimmie, i have to thank you. Not only did you save my life, literally, but you helped me find my purpose in it. If i hadn’t seen you on YouTube, i literally would have killed myself. And if it weren’t for you, I’d probably end up working at Lamar’s donuts, where i used to spend my school hours, assuming my parents/brother didn’t find me dead. But, thanks to you, i want to go onstage with my music.

    I love you for everything you’ve done for me, and i always will. Thank you.

  • maixme grimmie beaulieu

    CHRISTINA CHRISTINA CHRISTINA! I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, YOU’RE MY IDOLE AND MY HERO IN THE WORLD |/

  • cgrimmie18

    i saw you sing at selenas concert ^.^

  • Dylan1112

    By the way please do a concert in south africa, Kwan-Zulu natal, Richards bay (my hometown ) or Durban ( my other home town ) u RRRAAAWWWKKK !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Dylan1112

    Hey I’m 14 and I am in love with you and I think that’s it’s so awesome that u can’t read sheet music (no it’s not actually awesome but that’s not the point ) point is that you must be REALLLLYYYYYYY talented to play piano by ear and you are truly an inspiration to girls like me .
    By the way in case you wanted to know my name’s Kuraisha ( pronounced koo – ray – sha )
    I really love you

  • http://twitter.com/NikkiHoran6 Brittany Smith

    Christina no matter what I LOVE YOU! me and you would get along wonderfully cuz you like Mario and Zelda! and your like the awesomest vediogamer geek EVER hahaha :P

  • http://twitter.com/NikkiHoran6 Brittany Smith

    Christina your just out of compare u know just out of compare hahaha I LOVE YOU im probably the craziest 12 year old ever when i hear your name from across the room im in the conversation immediatly haha I love your personality and just everything about you! You express yourself, which to me is AWESOME haha

  • fyzal

    find me grimmie… at malaysia.. please…i am reallyx99 love your voice… and u to… :D

  • nestor barragan

    i wish christina had a concert in the california bay area

  • Rachelle187

    Hey I love you, and I was wondering if your album will come out in stores,and if so when, I will be one of the diet to buy. when you go on your again…mabey you could come to Spokane Washington…? CD

    • Rachelle187

      Sry my dictionary changed my words,diet was first… in between go and on my supposed to be tour

  • Tia

    Heyy! I was just wondering if in one of your next videos, could you tell us what mic you use? Thanks!

  • Tristan

    Christina was born in Marlton, New Jersey not Newark, New Jersey

  • Esmeralda

    Heey grimmie your my role-model! Ilove how you sing <3 im a singer my self but im not famous , i want my dreams to come true

  • Zach Goodrow

    Christina I think its amazing that you openly stand for Christ. I am trying to do the same in my school but it gets tough at times. Thank you for being a motivator to me and helping me through the struggles. I will always be a team Grimmie fan

    God Bless

  • Natasha Thompson

    I think you are probably one of the sexiest people alive!!!!!

  • Imran

    you are the best !!! i Love u so so so so so so much .. i have heared ur songs over thousands of time… !love u and ur voice 

  • sarah898

    On you-tube my name is svanaful i sub and like and everything your so goood at singing i can to i wanna be like you!

  • sarah898

    You are awsome, i love you!

  • sara1234

    Love you, your awsome!

    • sarah898

      Hey how are you? she is awsome!

    • sarah898

      that’s the first account i made!

  • Kyla1215

    Hi Christina. My name is kyla and i love zelda also its the best game ever!! I love your music that you right and how you sing! You really inspire me! TEAM GRIMMIE RAWWKS!!! :)

    • sarah898

      Yeah i love her muisc!!!

  • Jairiz2o

    You’re so amazing !! <3 I wish you could make it here in the Philippines :)

    • Stephen

      She’ll be there soon enough, with how well she’s doing :D

  • Antreas kiba

    oowwaouu i like you sooo much ..i’d like to meet you somehow but i’m far enough so i will try and any way you’re amazingly beautiful and you’re voice is something that i can’t disgripe…. love andreas (kiba)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003212606132 Arianne Gajitos

    i love you grimmie !! =)

    • sarah898

      I love her two!

  • Cheergurrl26

    i <3 u christina grimmie im waiting 4 u 2 have ur own concert 2 go 2 plz make it happen ill b the 1st ticket buyer I ♥ U CHRISTINA GO TEAM GRIMMIE! <33 P.S i luv all the things u luv funny rite? lmfao ♥

  • Mariatwohill3

    i love you christina you are amazing, i love you sooooo much i@ae12665697618870babe545ac94bc3ff:disqus 
    hope that you are reading this….

    • sarah898

      You everybody reading this!

  • Kkforeva

    in the coca cola competition she won and sang the song in the ama’s live on the redcarpet. :)

    • http://www.zeldaxlove64.com zeldaXlove64.com

      Thanks for the reminder ;)

  • Jesslyn

    I love you Grimmie! You are the best singer on the planet!