Avril Lavigne is a multi-talented Canadian singer, songwriter and actress who came to limelight when she was just 15. In her prolific career spanning more than 20 years, she has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the 3rd-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion and Shania Twain. Apart from singing, she has also appeared in films and launched her own line of clothing and perfumes.
Avril Ramona Lavigne
Avie, Av, Abbie (given by her dad), Abbey Dawn
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entrepreneur
Birthday / Date of Birth
Avril Lavigne was born on 27 September 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.
She’s currently 29 years old.
Avril dropped out of high school after 11th grade to pursue a career in music.
She is of English, Scottish, and German descent from her mother’s side and French and Canadian on her father’s side.
- Father – Jean-Claude Joseph Lavigne
- Mother – Judith-Rosanne “Judy”
- Siblings – Matthew (Older Brother), Michelle (Younger Sister)
Deryck Whibley (m. 2006–10) – She married Canadian singer Deryck Whibley on 15 July, 2006. But, unfortunately, their relationship was short lived for four years. Lavigne filed for divorce on 17 September, 2009, which was finalised on 16 November, 2010.
Chad Kroeger (m. 2013; separated 2015) – Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger married on July 1, 2013 at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean in the South of France after dating for about an year. However, this relationship also saw an end. On 2 September 2015, Lavigne took to Instagram where she announced her separation from Kroeger.
Past to that, she dated American TV personality, Brody Jenner for two years from February 2010 to January 2012. She also had relationship with Justin Murdock, Wilmer Valderrama and Jesse Colburn in the past.
- In feet – 5 feet 1 inches
- In centimeters – 155 cm
- In meters – 1.55 m
- In Kilograms – 50 kg
- In Pounds – 110 lbs
- Measurements – 33-24-32
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 32 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
Avril Lavigne released her debut album, “Let Go” on June 4, 2002 under Arista Records. Comprised of 14 tracks, the album was certified as Diamond in Canada, 7x Platinum in Australia, 6x Platinum in US, etc.
She has released 5 studio albums, 8 extended plays, 23 singles, and 23 music videos, and she has appeared on several movie soundtracks and charity albums.
- Let Go (2002)
- Under My Skin (2004)
- The Best Damn Thing (2007)
- Goodbye Lullaby (2011)
- Avril Lavigne (2013)
Avril made her film debut with the Canadian comedy film, Going the Distance, in which she played a cameo role.
In 2002, Avril appeared as herself on the American sitcom Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, based on the Archie comic book series of the same name.
She was associated with Canon Canada and had appeared in their TV commercials.
Avril Lavigne Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pizza
- Favorite Colors – Black, and red
- Favorite Song – Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls
- Favorite Band – Goo Goo Dolls, Third Eye Blind
Avril Lavigne Net worth
Avil Levigne has an estimated net worth of $50 million US dollars as of 2017. Most of the earnings comes from singing, music sales, world tours, endorsements, film and TV appearances.
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Avril Lavigne Facts
She was named “Avril” by her father after the French word for the month of April.
She has a dog of Miniature Schnauzer breed named Sam.
Avril started singing from her very early age of 2 with her mother.
She was known for her tomboyish style as she preferrs baggy clothes, skater shoes or Converses, wristbands, and sometimes shoelaces wrapped around her fingers.
Lavigne was featured in the 2003 game The Sims: Superstar as a non-playable celebrity.
In April 2015, she revealed to People magazine that she had been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
In July 2008, Lavigne launched the clothing line Abbey Dawn, featuring a back-to-school collection, produced by brand’s exclusive US retailer, Kohl’s.
She released her own line perfumes in the Summer of 2009.
In 2003, Lavigne won an International Achievement Award for the song “Complicated” at the SOCAN Awards in Toronto.
Avril Lavigne holds a Guinness World Record as being the youngest female solo artist to top the UK album chart, on 11 January 2003 at the age of 18 years and 106 days.
She voiced Heather, a Virginia opossum, in the animated film Over the Hedge in 2006.