Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Pop Singer

Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer and songwriter. At age 16, she signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records. Her debut studio album, Let Go, is the best-selling album of the 21st century by a Canadian artist.

Full Name
Avril Ramona Lavigne
Sep 27, 1984
5' 1"
Net Worth


Avril Ramona Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Her zodiac sign is Libra and her ethnicity is French-Canadian. She is the daughter of John Lavigne and Judith-Rosanne Loshaw. She has two siblings: Matthew and Michelle. Avril's parents noticed her singing talent at an early age and encouraged her to pursue music as a career path.

At the age of 15, she signed a two-album recording deal with Arista Records. Her debut album, Let Go, was released in 2002 when she was just 18 years old and it quickly became successful in both North America and Europe. The album went platinum five times over in the U.S., sold more than 14 million copies worldwide, and spawned five hit singles including "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi". Avril followed up with Under My Skin in 2004 which also went multi-platinum around the world.

Avril released her third studio album The Best Damn Thing in 2007 which featured the hit single "Girlfriend". The song reached number one in nine countries and its accompanying video earned her an MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video. In 2009 she released her fourth studio album Goodbye Lullaby featuring the singles "What the Hell" and "Smile". 

Avril's fifth studio album titled Avril Lavigne was released in 2013 and it included songs like "Here's to Never Growing Up" and "Rock n Roll". In 2017 she returned to music with her sixth studio album Head Above Water which included hit singles such as "Head Above Water" and "Tell Me It's Over". 

Throughout her career, Avril has received numerous awards including 8 Juno Awards, 5 MuchMusic Video Awards, 1 ALMA Award, 2 American Music Awards, 4 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, among many others.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Avril Lavigne is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 27, 1984, Avril Lavigne was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lavigne Signs with Arista Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Avril Lavigne signs a recording contract with Arista Records and begins work on her debut album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'Let Go' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lavigne's debut album, 'Let Go', is released and goes on to sell over 16 million copies worldwide.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'Under My Skin' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lavigne releases her second album 'Under My Skin' which is certified platinum in the U.S.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'The Best Damn Thing' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lavigne releases her third studio album 'The Best Damn Thing', which is certified two-times platinum in the U.S.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'Goodbye Lullaby' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lavigne releases her fourth studio album 'Goodbye Lullaby'. The album is certified gold in the U.S.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'Avril Lavigne' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lavigne releases her fifth studio album 'Avril Lavigne', which debuts at number five on the Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Iconic Pop Star</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Avril Lavigne is an iconic pop star who has been inspiring fans for decades. She is known for her unique style, empowering lyrics and empowering messages about self-love, acceptance and standing up for yourself in the face of adversity.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Multi-Talented Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Avril Lavigne is more than just a singer. She is also a talented songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist. She has written and composed multiple hit songs and albums, starred in several movies and television shows and done extensive charity work throughout her career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Fashion Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Avril Lavigne is also a fashion icon. Her signature style is often imitated by fans all over the world. She is well known for her edgy rocker look that features lots of leather, graphic tees and skinny jeans.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started in Music at Age 5</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Avril Lavigne started writing and performing her own music at the age of 5, and eventually moved to Nashville to pursue a career in country music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Female Canadian Singer to Reach #1 on the Billboard Charts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Avril Lavigne was the first female Canadian singer to reach #1 on the Billboard charts with her hit single "Complicated" in 2002.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> The First Female Artist to Have 3 Albums on the Top 10 List</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Avril Lavigne is the first female artist to have three albums on the top 10 list simultaneously - Let Go (2002), Under My Skin (2004) and The Best Damn Thing (2007).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Her Own Brand of Perfume</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Avril Lavigne launched her own brand of perfume called "Black Star" in 2009.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Supports Numerous Charities</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Avril Lavigne supports numerous charities including Amnesty International, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and War Child Canada.</p></div>


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