Tuesday, June 14, 2016


Christina Grimmie was born in Marlton, New Jersey on March 12, 1994.  A young woman who was descended of Romanian and Italian family, origin, she grew up in her city of birth Marlton, New Jersey where she attended Baptist Regional Elementary School and Cherokee High School.  She was a child prodigy who learned to sing at age six and learned to play the piano at age ten.  She dropped out of Cherokee High School to be homeschooled for her Junior and Senior year of high school.  Christina started posting vlogs on www.youtube.com where she became an instant success.  Selena Gomez' parents Mandy and Brian Teefey noticed Chrstina Grimmie and became her managers.  Christina released her first extended play on 2011 and her only full length album on 2013 before competing and coming in third place on the sixth season of reality television game show series the Voice the next year on 2014.  Her second and final extended play was released on 2016. 
Tragedy struck Christina Grimmie on June 10, 2016 when she was performing in Orlando, Florida.  An obsessed fan named Kevin James Loibl shot Christina three times and tried to escape.  Christina's brother Marcus tackled Kevin James Loibl.  Not wishing to go to jail, Kevin James Loibl shot himself in the head and died on the spot.  Christina Grimmie died in the hospital the next morning.  Her The Voice coach Adam Levine has offered to pay for Christina Grimmie's funeral where she will be laid to rest at the age of twenty-two.  She never lived to see her twenty-third birthday.

 Christina Grimmie and Lindsey Stirling
 Rachel Platton and Christina Grimmie
Christina Grimmie and Selena Gomez

 Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie and her brother Marcus Grimmie

 Christina Grimmie





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