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Who is Marcus Grimmie; Everything to know about him

Marcus Grimmie, brother of Chistiana Grimmie was tragically killed during a meet and greet after her show in Orlando, Florida in 2016.

The late singer’s brother, Marcus Grimmie, continues to honor her legacy.

Marcus Grimmie

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Who was Christina Grimmie?

Christina Victoria Grimmie was born on March 14, 2023.

She was a singer and songwriter from Marlton, New Jersey.

In 2009, Grimmie quickly became a YouTube sensation after posting videos of her covering popular songs.

In 2014, Grimmie auditioned for The Voice gaining the attention of millions of viewers. The singer finished third on the show.

Due to her popularity, she later went on to open for Selena Gomez and later appeared on Ellen.

On June 10, 2016, Christina was performing at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida when she was fatally shot by Kevin James Loibl during her meet and greet.

Christina Grimmie was only 22 years old.

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Who is Marcus Grimmie?

Marcus Grimmie was born on December 7, 1992.

Not only is he Christina Grimmie’s older brother but he was also her tour manager. The two had a very close connection.

During Christina’s attack, Marcus acted quickly and tackled Loibl to the ground.

Orlando police disclosed that if it weren’t for Marcus, others could’ve lost their life.

In 2020, Marcus was hit with another tragedy, losing his mom to breast cancer.

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Where is Marcus Grimmie now?

Since Christina’s death, Marcus had teamed up with his family to create the Christina Grimmie Foundation.

The Christina Grimmie Foundation works closely to help families who have been impacted by gun violence.

The foundation’s website claims to have helped families with temporary housing, pressing bills, child care, and more.

When the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting happened in Thousand Oaks, California, Marcus’s own neighborhood, the foundation immediately took action to help with any financial and emotional damage caused by the tragedy.

Marcus has also been an advocate for those suffering from breast cancer in support of his late mother’s diagnosis.

Grimmie continues to release unpublished music from Christina. Any proceeds made from her music help to fund their foundation.

The Investigation Discovery channel will be doing a special on Christina Grimmie on Death by Fame on February 6, 2023, at 9pm ET.

You can watch the episode on Hulu, DirecTV, and Sling.

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