Claire Elise Boucher knew professionally as Grimes is a

Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer

 Her music has incorporated elements of varied styles

including dream pop, electronic, R&B

Hip hop while touching on science fiction

feminist themes. She has released five studio albums

Grimes was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia

She is of French Canadian (including Quebec), Italian, Ukrainian

Matisse descent. He was raised a Roman Catholic

Attended a Catholic school. His mother, Sandy Gerosino

is a former Crown prosecutor and artist. His father, a former banker

works on the "business side of biotech"

In 2006, Boucher graduated from Lord Byng Secondary School

moved from Vancouver to Montreal to focus on neuroscience and

the Russian language at McGill University, but left

the university in early 2011 before completing her degree