Avril Lavigne Biography

Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16 she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002, when she was 17 years old, Lavigne entered the music industry with her debut album Let Go, becoming one of the most popular pop punk artists, a reason she earned her reputation of a 'skater punk' persona and "pop punk princess". Since her professional debut she has sold more than 30 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide.

Let Go made Lavigne the youngest female soloist to reach number 1 in the UK. As of 2013, it has sold nearly 7 million copies in the United States and over 17 million copies worldwide. Her breakthrough single, "Complicated", peaked at number 1 in many countries around the world, as did the album Let Go. Her second studio album, Under My Skin, was released in May 2004 and was her first album to peak at number 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, eventually selling more than 10 million copies worldwide. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Avril Lavigne
Full Name:
Avril Ramona Lavigne
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Singer-songwriter, Fashion designer, Model, Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Record producer, Artist, Music artist
Ethnicity:
French Canadian
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
September 27, 1984 (35)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Marriages
  • 2006-07-15
    Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (21) weds "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California
  • 2013-07-01
    Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.
Divorces
  • 2010-11-16
    Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
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