Avril Lavigne

Birth Day September 27th, 1984
Birth Place Belleville
Age 39 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actress, designer, and philanthropist. She is famous for her hit singles "Complicated" and "Girlfriend". Her other hit singles are "Sk8er Boi", "I’m with You", "My Happy Ending", and "Nobody’s Home" among others. She released her debut studio album, "Let Go", in 2002 which became the best-selling album of the 21st century by a Canadian artist. Since then, she has released successful albums such as "Under My Skin", "Goodbye Lullaby", "Head Above Water", "Avril Lavigne", "Love Sux", and "The Best Damn Thing". She is considered a highlight in the pop-punk and alternative rock scene. She has been compared to alternative female singer-songwriters of the 1990s such as Alanis Morissette, Liz Phair, and Courtney Love, earning a reputation as the greatest female representative of pop-punk music, and has been called one of the female singers who best represent 2000s rock music. 

As an actress, Avril made her debut film "Going the Distance" in 2004. She had a cameo role in this film, as she sang a song titled “Losing Grip” from her debut album “Let Go”. She made her first TV appearance in 2002 in "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch". In 2007, Lavigne appeared in the 2007 film "The Flock". She voiced an animated character in the film Over the Hedge (2006) and made her screen acting debut in Fast Food Nation (2006). 

Avril Lavigne Early Life & Family

Avril Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984, to his father, Jean-Claude Joseph Lavigne, and his mother, Judith-Rosanne "Judy" Lavigne in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Avril is 38th years old as of 2022. Avril Ramona Lavigne is the birth name of Avirl. She was named Avril (the French word for April) by her father. She holds Canadian nationality but she belongs to a mixed ethnical background race as her mum is of English, Scottish, and German descent and her dad is of French-Canadian origin. She has a younger sister, Michelle, and an older brother Matthew. When she was two years old, she sang "Jesus Loves Me" on the way home from church. When she was five, her family moved to Greater Napanee, Ontario. Her parents supported her singing from her childhood. Her father even bought her a microphone, a drum kit, a keyboard, and several guitars for her. Her dad turned their basement into a studio. Her parents used to take Lavigne to karaoke sessions at the age of 14. She wrote her first song, "Can't Stop Thinking About You". She is the sister-in-law of Japanese band One OK Rock bassist Ryota Kohama. 

Avril never enjoyed being in school. She was also kicked out sometimes for misbehaving. Lavigne, after the record deal signing, left school to focus on her music career. 

Avril Lavigne's Music Career

  • It was in the year 1999 that Avril Lavigne won a radio contest to perform with the Canadian singer Shania Twain at the Corel Centre in Ottawa. Avril and Twain performed Twain's "What Made You Say That" in front of 20,000 people. 
  • During a performance with the Lennox Community Theatre, Lavigne was spotted by local folksinger Stephen Medd. She contributed her vocals on Medd's songs in "Touch the Sky" and for his 1999 album, "Quinte Spirit".
  • Later, she sang on "Temple of Life" and "Two Rivers" for his follow-up album, My Window to You, in 2000. 
  • In 2000, Arista Records signed Lavigne with a deal worth more than $2 million for two albums. She released her debut album, "Let Go" in June 2002 which reached number two on the Billboard 200 albums chart and number one in Australia, Canada, and the UK becoming the youngest soloist to have a number-one album on the UK Albums Chart at that time at the age of 17. 
  • Next, her debut single, "Complicated" became one of the best-selling Canadian singles of 2002. It also became one of the decade's biggest hits in the US. Lavigne became the second artist in history to have three top-ten songs from her debut album on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart. Two other songs on the album were "Sk8er Boi" and "I'm with You".
  • After then, she released her second studio album, "Under My Skin" in May 2004 which debuted at number one in Canada, the US, the UK, Australia, and Japan. The album contains songs like "Don't Tell Me" and "My Happy Ending". 
  • Lavigne released her third album, "The Best Damn Thing" in April 2007. Her third album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. Her single, "Girlfriend" from the album peaked at number one in Canada, Japan, and Australia and reached number two in the UK and France. "Girlfriend was later recorded in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, and Mandarin. "Girlfriend" was ranked as the most-downloaded track worldwide in 2007 by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Her album's second single "When You're Gone also reached the top 10 in Australia, Canada, and the UK.
  • Moreover, she released her fourth album, "Goodbye Lullaby" in March 2011. "What the Hell" was her first single released from her fourth album. Following this, she released her fifth album titled "Avril Lavigne" in November 2013. The album contains songs like "Here's to Never Growing Up", "Rock n Roll" and "Let Me Go". 
  • Her sixth studio album "Head Above Water" was released on February 15, 2019, through BMG. The album reached the top ten in Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, and peaked at number thirteen on the U.S. Billboard 200. It was preceded by three singles: "Head Above Water", "Tell Me It's Over" and "Dumb Blonde". 
  • On January 8, 2021 "Flames", a collaboration between Mod Sun and Lavigne, was released. 
  • On January 13, 2022, Lavigne announced her seventh studio album "Love Sux" which was released on February 25. The album debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200 chart, and at number three on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart.
  • In a Twitter Q&A promoting "I'm a Mess", Lavigne confirmed she was working on her eighth studio album with John Feldmann, Barker, Yungblud, and Alex Gaskarth of the band All Time Low. 

Avril Lavigne Awards and Achievements

  • Recipient of seven ASCAP Awards, an Echo Music Prize, a Guinness World Record, nine Juno Awards, eight MuchMusic Video Awards, two NRJ Music Awards, three Teen Choice Awards, six World Music Awards, and twenty-one MTV Awards around the world
  • Nominated for eight Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, three Brit Awards, and four Billboard Music Awards
  • Her debut studio album "Let Go" (2002), was certified seven times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and sold over 16 million copies worldwide. The album won Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2003, while at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards, it was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album.
  • Won awards for Best New Artist at several award ceremonies in 2002 and 2003, including the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, Juno Award for New Artist of the Year, and the Echo Award for Most Successful International Newcomer of the Year
  • Her second album "Under My Skin" earned the singer five nominations at the Juno Awards of 2005, winning three of them; Artist of the Year, Juno Fan Choice Award, and Pop Album of the Year
  • Her third album "The Best Damn Thing" produced her most successful single to date, "Girlfriend" which received several awards, including Most Addictive Track at the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards, Song of the Year at Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica 2007, Choice Music: Single at 2007 Teen Choice Awards, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Song and was nominated for Single of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2008
  • Won International Female Artist of the Year at the 2008 NRJ Music Awards & won two consecutive People's Choice Favourite Canadian Artists at the 2007 and 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards
  • The song "Alice" for Tim Burton's feature film Alice in Wonderland received a nomination for Best Original Song at the Satellite Awards 2010 and won Best Video From a Film at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Japan
  • Her fourth album "Goodbye Lullaby" was nominated for Album of the Year and Pop Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2012. Its first single "What The Hell" won the Billboard Japan Music Award for Hot 100 Airplay of the Year
  • Her fifth album Avril Lavigne (2013), won the RTHK International Pop Poll Award for The Best Selling English Album, and also received a nomination at the 2014 World Music Awards for World's Best Album. Its lead single won International Video of the Year By A Canadian at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards 

Avril Lavigne Net Worth

Avril Lavigne is a successful singer and songwriter who has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of 2023. Having recorded and released plenty of songs over the years, she has earned the majority of her fortune through her albums. She is one of the highest-paid musicians in the world. She plays annual sold-out shows that generate a sizable sum of money. Moreover, she receives music royalties worth nearly $20 million each year. She is among the top-earning music artists globally, earning an annual income of over 20 million dollars. Her annual income, which exceeds $24 million, is derived from multiple music platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and YouTube. As a result, she is considered one of the highest-earning music artists. 

The singer also possesses diverse assets, including more than 13 real estate properties, 5 cars, and a luxury yacht. Additionally, she has cash reserves exceeding $10 million and an investment portfolio of 9 stocks currently valued at $12 million She has added a new car to her collection, the Audi RS Q8, which she purchased for USD 300,000. She also owns a Volvo XC90 that she acquired for USD 70,000. In addition, she owns Mercedes-Benz GLA, Lexus GX, and Jaguar I-Pace among others. After purchasing a lavish mansion spanning 10,900 square feet at $17 million, Avril Lavigne proceeded to enhance the property by hiring an architectural design firm and spending an additional $2 million. The great room was adorned with German oak flooring, featuring dedicated dining, cooking, and relaxation sections, complete with a warming fireplace at one end. The stylish mansion also boasts a library room and a cozy fireplace in one corner. Designed to fit Avril Lavigne’s minimalist taste, the interiors, and furnishings are sleek and understated.  Her main source of wealth comes from the music industry while her secondary source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry and fashion line. 

In July 2008, Lavigne launched the clothing line "Abbey Dawn". It is produced by Kohl's, which is the brand's exclusive US retailer. Kohl's describes Abbey Dawn as a "juniors lifestyle brand", which incorporates skull, zebra, and star patterns, purples, and "hot pinks and blacks". Lavigne released her first fragrance, Black Star, created by Procter & Gamble Prestige Products. Black Star was followed by a second fragrance in July 2010, Forbidden Rose, which took two years to develop. It features notes of red apple, wine peach, black pepper, lotus flower, heliotrope, shellflower, praline agreement, sandalwood, and vanilla. She launched a third fragrance, Wild Rose, in August 2011 and filmed the commercial for it in late 2010. It features notes of mandarin, pink grapefruit, plum, orange blossom, frangipani, blue orchid, musk, sandalwood, and crème brûlée. She also signed an endorsement deal with Canon Canada in 2008 to promote their Rebel digital SLR cameras and ELPH compact point-and-shoot cameras. Today, the singer lives a lavish lifestyle from her career earnings. 

Avril Lavigne Husband & Boyfriend

Avril Lavigne is married twice to date. Firstly, she tied the knot to her husband, Deryck Whibley got married on 15tj July 2006 in Montecito, California. Deryck proposed to her on June 27, 2005, on a trip to Venice, Italy. Deryck Whibley is a musician and lead singer and guitarist for the band “Sum 41”. The couple began dating when she was only 19. On 9th October 2009, she filed for divorce. Their divorce was finalized on 16th November 2010. Secondly, she married her husband, Chad Kroeger on 1st July 2013. Chad is 10 years older than Avril. Chad is the frontman of the band, Nickelback. The couple started dating each other in July 2012. Together, they wrote the lyrics of a song for Avril’s 5th album and things changed. Lavigne and Kroeger got engaged in August 2012. Lavigne announced her separation from Kroeger via her official Instagram account on 2 September 2015 and later divorced. Apart from her marriage, Avril has dated Blake Thompson, Jesse Colburn, Mitch Allan, Wilmer Valderrama, Andrew Levitas, Justin Murdock, and Brody Jenner, among others. 

Avril was rumored to be dating rapper, Mod Sun after they collaborated on the song "Flames" in January 2021. The rumors got more grip after Mod Sun was found with the tattoo of Avril’s name on the back of his neck. The couple got engaged on March 27, 2022, in Paris. In February 2023, it was reported that they had ended their engagement. In March 2023, Avril was rumored to be dating rapper Tyga after they were seen together in Paris. Later that month, the couple seemingly confirmed their relationship by sharing a kiss during Paris Fashion Week. As of now, Tyga and Avril are enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. 

Avril Lavigne Height and Weight

Avril Lavigne is a cool singer with god-gifted vocal. She stands at the height of 5 ft 1 in or 155 cm and her body weight consists of 50 kg or 110 lbs. She has a slim body type with blonde hair color and her eye color is blue/green. She prefers to dye her hair ‘Dark Brown’. She has dyed her hair almost every color of the rainbow in the past. Her bra size is 32B and she wears a shoe size of 7 (US). She has got a healthy body. During her early time, she indulged herself in junk food mostly and destroyed her body shape. Now, she still eats pastries and other fast food but only occasionally, and mainly intakes proteins, fiber, and vitamins in the form of vegetables, eggs, low-calorie fruits, etc. She loves doing yoga and meditation. She is very conscious about her food intake as of now. She has a free lifetime pizza offer from her favorite La Pizzeria in her hometown of Napanee, Ontario. As of 2010, only a few of Lavigne's tattoos are unique to her; the rest are matched with those of her friends. She had a star tattooed on the inside of her left wrist that was created at the same time as a friend and musical associate Ben Moody's identical tattoo. In late 2004, she had a small pink heart around the letter "D" applied to her right wrist, which represented her then-boyfriend, Deryck Whibley. She along with her then-husband Whibley got matching tattoos in March 2010, in celebration of his 30th birthday. She added another tattoo on her wrist, that of a lightning bolt and the number 30 in 2010. Her love of tattoos, however, gained media attention in May 2010, after Lavigne and Brody Jenner each got matching tattoos of the word "fuck" on their ribs. In July 2010, Lavigne had her then-boyfriend's name, "Brody", tattooed beneath her right breast. In 2018, Lavigne got a traditional heart-shaped tattoo with her then-boyfriend Phillip Sarofim. 

In April 2015, Avril Lavigne revealed to People magazine that she had been diagnosed with Lyme disease after her 30th birthday in 2014. In an interview with Billboard that same month, Lavigne said that she was in the recovery process and that she wanted to increase awareness of the disease. She has been referred to as a vegan or a vegetarian. 

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