Shania Twain

Name: Shania Twain ( Eilleen Regina Twain )
Born: August 28, 1965
Age: 57 years old
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inches
Occupation: singer and songwriter
Relationship Status: married Frederic Thiebaud
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  • Horoscope: Virgo
  • Net worth: $400 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Fathers name: Clarence Edwards
  • Mothers name: Sharon Edwards
  • Education: Timmins High and Vocational School
  • Weight: 56.0
  • Hair color: Dark brown
  • Eye color: Light brown
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    Shania Twain: biography

    Eilleen Regina Twain was born on August 28, 1965 is a Canadian country pop singer, songwriter and actress. Better known as Shania Twain, she is one of the best selling music artists of all time. The country pop legend's best songs include "That Don't Impress Me Much", "Man, I Feel Like a Woman'' and "You're Still the One".

    Childhood and youth

    The future country star hails from Windsor, Ontario. Her parents' names are Sharon and Clarence. They divorced when Shania was a baby. Twain also has two sisters and two stepbrothers. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, who tragically died in a car crash when the singer was in her early twenties. After the incident, Shania paused her career to take care of her younger siblings.

    Music career

    Twain has been passionate about music since her childhood, and by the age of eight, she had already started performing in clubs and earned her first income. The singer eventually moved to Toronto, where she continued to sing in clubs and was noticed by American country producer Norro Wilson. Shania traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, where she recorded her debut self-titled album. The singer's second long play titled "The Woman in Me" was released two years later and became a critical and commercial success. Her third studio album "Come On Over" sold over 10 million copies.

    Shania Twain with Avril Lavigne
    Shania Twain with Avril Lavigne / Instagram

    Twain was a huge inspiration for many popular musicians, including Avril Lavigne and Harry Styles. The singer also sang duets with Billy Currington, Lionel Richie and Anne Murray.

    Shania is currently preparing for her upcoming Queen of Me Tour, during which she will perform in 76 cities in North America and Europe.

    Movie career

    As an actress, Shania appeared in the 2019 sport action drama movie "Trading Paint" and the 2020 Christian romantic drama film "I Still Believe".

    In 2022, Netflix released the documentary movie "Not Just a Girl", which chronicled Twain's life and rise to fame. She also starred in her documentary show, "Why Not? with Shania Twain", which premiered on Oprah Winfrey Network in 2011.

    Personal life

    In 1983, the singer married South African rock producer Mutt Lange. The couple welcomed their son seven years after the wedding. In 2010, Twain went through a scandalous divorce after she found out her husband had been cheating on her with her best friend. Shortly after the divorce was finalized, she married Frédéric Thiébaud, the former husband of Shania's best friend. They remain together to this day.

    Shania Twain with Frédéric Thiébaud
    Shania Twain with Frédéric Thiébaud / Instagram

    Discography

    • Shania Twain (1993)
    • The Woman in Me (1995)
    • Come On Over (1997)
    • Up! (2002)
    • Greatest Hits (2004)
    • Now (2017)
    • Queen of Me (2023)

    Filmography

    • 2019 Trading Paint
    • 2020 I Still Believe
    • 2021 For Love
    • 2021 Anne Murray: Full Circle

    Awards and honours

    In 2003, Twain received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. Eight years later, she was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Throughout her career, the star won an impressive number of 2015 awards, including 5 Grammys.

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