Chuck Grant

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Chuck Grant
BornCaroline H. Grant
(1987-11-19) November 19, 1987 (age 34)
🏡 ResidenceLos Angeles
New York City
🎓 Alma materParsons School of Design
💼 Occupation
  • Photographer
  • music video director
  • model
Promotional imagery for popular artists
👪 RelativesLana Del Rey (sister)
🌐 Websiteyourgirlchuck.com

Caroline E. "Chuck" Grant (born November 19, 1987) is an American photographer, music video director, and former model. Born and raised in New York, Grant studied photography and film at Parsons School of Design. Grant is the younger sister of singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey, whom she has worked extensively with on promotional imagery for her music, particularly album covers.

Grant is also a music video director, having directed "Venice Bitch" and "Mariners Apartment Complex" for her sister, "I Don't Want U Back" for Børns, and "Fire of Love" for Jesse Jo Stark.

Early life[edit]

Grant was born November 19, 1987, to Robert England Grant, Jr., a Grey Group copywriter turned entrepreneur, and Patricia Ann "Pat" (née Hill), a former Grey account executive turned high school teacher.[1][2][3] She has Scottish ancestry from both her mother and father.[4]

Career[edit]

In 2015, Grant photographed rapper YG for the cover of FADER magazine.[5] and British singer Charli XCX for the February issue of Galore.[6] She worked with Galore again on the Kacy Hill cover for May 2017.[7]

In 2018, Grant produced the promotional imagery for American singer Børns' album Blue Madonna, including its cover and the single artwork for "Sweet Dreams", "Faded Heart", "God Save Our Young Blood", and "I Don't Want U Back":[8] she also directed the music video for the last of these.[9]

Lana Del Rey collaborations[edit]

In 2007 Grant began taking promotional photos of her sister, Lana Del Rey (born Elizabeth Grant). By 2010, Grant had shot the album covers for Del Rey's Kill Kill (2008) and Lana Del Ray (2010). In 2009 Grant directed a KEDS shoes commercial starring Del Rey. Following Del Rey's commercial breakthrough in 2011, Grant has been commissioned more frequently to do promotional shoots for her sister. During this time, Grant was attending Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Grant has shot promotional imagery and the single artwork for Del Rey's singles "National Anthem" and "Ride" (both 2012), "High by the Beach", "Music to Watch Boys To", and "Terrence Loves You" (all 2015), "Coachella - Woodstock In My Mind" (2017) and "Mariners Apartment Complex" (2018). Grant has photographed the album artwork and promotional imagery for the The Singles (2013), Tropico OST (2013) Honeymoon (2015) and Lust for Life (2017).

In 2013, Grant managed the still photography for Del Rey's short film, Tropico. In 2018, Grant directed the music videos for "Mariner's Apartment Complex" and "Venice Bitch".

Videography[edit]

Commercials[edit]

Year Company Campaign Role Ref
2009 KEDS Lizzy Grant for Keds Director
2015 H&M The Wanted Subject [citation needed]
2017 Gucci Cruise 2018: Roman Rhapsody Director [citation needed]

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Artist(s) Role Ref
2012 "Ride" Lana Del Rey Biker chick
2016 "Freak" Lana Del Rey Manson Girl [citation needed]
2018 "I Don't Want U Back" Børns Director [citation needed]
"Mariners Apartment Complex" Lana Del Rey Director
"Venice Bitch" Director
"Fire of Love" Jesse Jo Stark Director [10]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Hiatt, Brian (January 9, 2014). "Lana Del Rey: Vamp of Constant Sorrow". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
  2. Jackson, Ron (April 2008). "The Domain Giant You Didn't Know: Rob Grant's Roundabout Route to Real Estate Riches (Online and Off!)". DN Journal. Archived from the original on October 14, 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  3. Bock, Melvin Lynn; E. Dale Hooper; Carole J. Skelly (1998). Joseph and Mary Dale and their descendants. Windmill Publications. p. 113. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Smart, Gordon. "Lana Del Rey: I've ended up good friends with lots of fans ...we got out to dinner". The Sun. London, UK. Archived from the original on March 24, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2012.
  5. http://www.thefader.com/2015/11/24/yg-cover-story-still-krazy-album-interview
  6. https://galoremag.com/charli-xcx-guilty-pleasures/
  7. https://galoremag.com/kacy-hill-good-life-just-beginning/
  8. https://www.discogs.com/artist/3850597-Caroline-Chuck-H-Grant
  9. http://www.yourgirlchuck.com/#/borns/
  10. http://www.yourgirlchuck.com/new-gallery-10/


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