Born Ariana Tiara Pierce, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Pierce has always had a love for entertainment as well as an enterprising mind. At only 7 years old, she wrote a play, casted her friends and sold tickets to her debut performance as an actress. She continued to star in several school plays and writing her own collection of movie shorts. She stars in the newly release Blessed and Cursed movie with Deitrick Haddon, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Drew Sidora. In the movie, Ariana is a sassy band member that speaks her mind.

Ariana is an incredibly focused young person that keeps herself busy with meaningful projects. She has written six books, runs two businesses, attends college full-time and hosts an annual teen success conference. With the help of her parents, she has learned to prioritize, work hard and accomplish her dreams at a young age.

At 14 years old, Ariana started speaking to the youth at national conferences throughout the nation. She started hosting her own Teen conference a year later. The conference attracts teens from across the nation annually. Every year, Ariana and her friends motivate teens to make the most of high school years by implementing good habits that will help them succeed later. Her 2010 Encounter conference guests were Tyler James Williams, Quincy Brown and Chris Wilson (Defensive End – Washington Redskins).

Many teens have declared the honor student and author their role model for success after reading her book Total Success for Teens, which she wrote at 16 years old. In the book, Pierce uses 21 life lessons and winning habits to help teens change their lives over 21 days by reading one chapter a day. This is not your average teen book written by adults for teens. Pierce wrote this book from her own perspective for her peers. Using captivating anecdotes to set up each chapter, Ariana shares keys of personal discipline, goal-setting and effective organizational skills that have helped her achieve and maintain a 4.0 grade point average while juggling a busy schedule of sports, community service, speaking engagements and various other extracurricular activities.

For her 17th birthday, her parents helped her launch her own business and community outreach program. The Billionheir Girls Club is a fashionable line of t-shirts and polos as well as an organization for young girls. The club’s focus is to promote healthy self-esteem, self-awareness and personal achievement. The club has chapters in Michigan, Texas and Georgia.

At 18, Ariana launched Superstar Nail Lacquer. The couture polish line quickly took off and has been established as an industry favorite among today’s hottest stars. Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Lauren Conrad and many more have worn the trendy colors.

Now at 20 years old, Ariana is better known to the cyber world as AriTheHeiress, a fashion and entertainment blogger for With thousands of followers, people are waiting to see what’s next from the Heiress.