Pop Singer

Claire Elise Boucher, known professionally as Grimes, is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Her early work has been described as extending from "lo-fi R&B" to futuristic dance-pop, and has incorporated influences from electronic music, hip hop, and rock.

Full Name
Claire Elise Boucher
Mar 17, 1988
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Grimes, born Claire Elise Boucher on March 17th, 1988 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. She began writing and recording music at the age of 14. By 18 she had released her first album under the name Grimes. Since then she has gone on to develop a unique blend of electronic music incorporating elements of pop, hip-hop and R&B.

In 2010 Grimes released her second album Halfaxa and caught the attention of the electronic music scene with her experimental sound. In 2012 she signed to 4AD records and released her third studio album Visions which earned her international recognition. The album was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize and won the Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.

Grimes collaborated with rapper Jay Z in 2013 on his song “Picasso Baby” and continued to tour throughout 2014 playing both festivals and headlining shows across Europe and North America. In 2015 she released her fourth studio album Art Angels which featured singles such as “Flesh Without Blood” and “Kill v Maim”. The album received critical acclaim from both press and fans alike who praised its innovative sound.

Grimes has also collaborated with other artists such as Janelle Monáe, Bleachers, Poppy, HANA, Aristophanes and more throughout her career. She has been praised for her boundary pushing approach to music production as well as for being an outspoken feminist advocate for women in music.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grimes is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 17, 1988, Grimes was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album Releases</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes releases her debut album "Geidi Primes" on Arbutus Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Visions Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes releases her third studio album "Visions" to critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for a Juno Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes is nominated for the 2013 Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Featured on Art Angels Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes releases her fourth studio album "Art Angels", which features collaborations with Janelle Monae and Aristophanes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Miss Anthropocene Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes releases her fifth studio album "Miss Anthropocene" to widespread critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Collaborates With Elon Musk</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grimes collaborates with tech entrepreneur Elon Musk on the song "Pardon Me".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Innovator</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grimes is a great innovator when it comes to music. She creates unique sounds and incorporates different elements of music into her songs that make them stand out from the crowd. Her style is truly unique and refreshing.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grimes is an extremely talented singer, songwriter, and producer. She has released several albums and singles that have been praised by critics for their creativity and originality. Additionally, she has collaborated with many other artists and producers to create some amazing pieces of music.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Grimes has a lot of charisma onstage. She knows how to engage her audience and always puts on an entertaining show. Whether it’s through her singing, dancing, or just interacting with the crowd, Grimes always manages to captivate the audience with her presence.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> She Learned to Play Instruments from YouTube Tutorials</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grimes learned to play instruments through watching YouTube tutorials, and is self-taught on the guitar, synthesizer, bass, drums and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> She's Also a Visual Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grimes has been creating visual art since she was a child, and has released several albums with accompanying artwork that she created herself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> She's a Technology Entrepreneur</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grimes is also an entrepreneur, having created her own software company called ECHO and her own app for music distribution called Majical Cloudz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She's a Political Activist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grimes has been active in raising awareness on issues such as climate change and Indigenous rights, and has spoken out against various social injustices.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> She Wrote the Music for a Video Game</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Grimes wrote all of the music for the video game "Cyberpunk 2077" which was released in 2020.</p></div>


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