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Edward Butera


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Full NameEdward Butera
First NameEdward
Last NameButera
ProfessionGraphic designer
Birth CityMaplewood, New Jersey
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameFlorence Butera
Mother NameAnthony Butera
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children2
SibilingsTony Butera and Maryellen Just
Insta Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 20,1958
Age65 years

Edward Butera is known as the father of the singer, Ariana Grande.

His Family

Edward is the son of parents Florence Butera and Anthony Butera. He has two siblings

They are elder brother Tony Butera and a younger sister Maryellen Just

He has two children. They are Ariana Grande and Frankie Grande

Edward Butera with his daughter and parents.
Edward Butera with his daughter and parents. Source: Instagram

The picture consists of Edward with his daughter and parents.

Love-Life And Marriage

Edward met Joan in the early 1990s when he was working in different design companies in New York

After dating for a brief period, the pair got married in 1992 in Manhattan.  

He is the step-father of Frankie from his wife, Joan’s first marriage with her husband, Victor Marchione, for over ten years. 

The loving duo got separated in 2003 after 11 years of their togetherness.

Edward Butera with daughter Ariana and ex-wife Joan at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Edward Butera with daughter Ariana and ex-wife Joan at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Source: Instagram

The picture is posted by Edward with daughter Ariana and ex-wife Joan at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Net Worth

Edward’s net worth has not been estimated yet. However, he is a graphic designer by profession. 

As per records, the average annual salary of a Graphic designer in the United States is estimated to be around $45,703.  

His daughter, Ariana net worth, is expected to be $100 Million.

How Does He Earn Money?

Edward is an American graphic designer, photographer, and artist

He is the founder and Owner of IBI Designs, Inc. based in Florida

His company has partnered with companies including Lemongrass Asian Bistro, The Palace for Kitchens and Baths, and Bridget Ray Interiors

He is also skilled in Web Design, Typography, Mac, and Architectural Renderings as per his LinkedIn profile.

Below is the list of Awards won by Ariana Grande

1Teen Choice Award12
2Guinness World Records8
3ASCAP Pop Music Award3
4Japan Gold Disc Award7
5IHeartRadio Music Award6
6American Music Award3
7Billboard Music Award2
8Grammy Award1
9YouTube Music Award1

Bond With His Daughter

Edward and Ariana were estranged for the past few years. 

He preferred to stay away after he got separated from his wife, Joan when she was eight years old. 

As per the interview with Seventeen magazine in 2014, Ariana mentioned, 

“Falling out of touch with my dad [was the toughest thing I’ve ever dealt with]. It’s private, but it happened last year”. 

As per her, it took her long to be okay with it. 

Later on, she accepted that it’s okay not to get along with somebody and still love them. 

However, the father-daughter duo has been working towards mending their bond. 

Lately, Edward has been attending tours and concerts with Ariana. Edward was even her 2020 Grammy date.

Edward Butera with daughter Ariana Grande.
Edward Butera with daughter Ariana Grande. Source: Instagram

The picture is posted by Edward with his daughter under a caption 

‘No words can explain the joy.’

Life-Style And Hobbies

Edward resides in Florida in a 2-bedroom condo with ocean-front views

He is passionate about fishing and usually posts about his fishing tours in his social media handle. 

He once shared that he wanted Ariana to learn fishing.  He is an animal lover and owns two dogs.

Edward Butera showing off his catch, a redfish.
Edward Butera showing off his catch, a redfish. Source: Instagram

The above picture consists of Edward showing off his catch, a redfish, also known as a red drum in his social media account.


  1. Edward Butera is born on September 20, 1958, which makes his age 62 as of 2020.
  2. His birth name is Edward Charles Butera.
  3. He is a tall man who stands with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches.
  4. We collect most of the information about Edward Butera as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Tue May 19 2020 By shaumya

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