Claire Boucher was born on 17th of March in the year 1988 in Vancouver , British Columbia. Claire began to perform and record as Grimes during her graduation from McGill University. She was expelled from university because of low attendance after which she dropped her education and continued her music career.
In 2010, Grimes made her debut album Geidi Primes through Arbutus Records. She also released her next album Halfaxa under Arbutus Records. Grimes worked so long with Arbutus Records and after that in 2012, she signed with record label 4AD. She released her first song Vision with 4AD and it was a big hit and was listed in best new music category by Pitchfork Media . The New York Times had also entitled Vision as “one of the most impressive albums of the year”.
Grimes had worked really hard for her song Vision and her hard work had paid her too good that she was raising to stardom after that . She song Oblivion which also received favorable reviews by many critics.
In 2013, she was awarded the Webby Award for Artist of the Year and also got Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year. In 2017, Grimes has launched a music video Venus Fly with Janelle Monae.
In her personal life, Grimes is currently single and she likes to keep her personal life out of media. She is currently living in LA and is very proud to be in charge of her life and proud of the fact that everything she has is bought by her. Grimes also have a step brother who raps under the name Jay Worthy with whom she has sung a song titled as Christmas Song. And, one of her brother , Mac Boucher was involved in making her famous music videos like Venus Fly , Go , Realiti , Flesh without Blood and Kill V. Maim .
Grimes Education :
Grimes completed her early schooling from Lord Byng Secondary School and studied ballet for 11 years. After this , she attended Montreal’s McGill University where she studied russian literature and neuroscience . She started pursuing her musical career when she was in McGill University and missed many classes because of it she was expelled from the university.
Grimes Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $5.5 Million US Dollars
A world known singer and musician Grimes is having a net worth of $5.5 million in 2017. Grimes annual income is around $470,000 and other than singing she also get income through sponsorship , ads , endorsements, featuring and so on which includes $104,575 in her net worth. Her net worth is increasing day by day after her notable albums like Visions which was released in 2012 , Darkbloom which was released in 2011 , Halfaxa which was released in 2010 , Geidi Primes which was released in 2010 and Art Angels which was released in 2015.
Some must listen songs of Grimes:
Some notable songs of Grimes are My Sister Says the Saddest Things released in 2010 , Vowels = Space and Time released in 2012 , Venus in Fleurs released in 2010 , Flesh without Blood released in 2015 , Scream released in 2015 , Venus Fly released in 2015 , Be a Body released in 2012 , Kill V. Maim released in 2015 and Oblivion which was released in 2012.
The star has recently performed at Barclays and she just walked off stage performing World Princess Part II at Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre. In many news it was said that Grimes is not mentally fit these days on which she twitted that she will explain what happened at Barclays and her mental health is not the news.
Other than these, Grimes is having a very busy schedule these days as she is recording her song Medieval Warfare for the upcoming soundtrack of Suicide Squad and she has also attended Polaris Music Award show as she was one of the artist listed for the Polaris Music Prize.
Clarie Elise Boucher who is famous as Grimes is a canadian producer, artist , musician , singer, song writer and music video director. She is very talented as she had released four albums over a span of five years and all of them were hit. She has various musical styles and her tracks ranging from electronic to pop and medieval music , she also makes unusual use of vocals which bewilders her listeners.