Eric Lapointe

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Full Name Eric Lapointe
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name Eric
Gender Male
Birth Date September 28th, 1969
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec

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About Eric Lapointe 

A Canadian lead singer and guitarist, Eric Lapointe is a member of his "eponymous" band which was characterized by a heavy metal style containing elements of punk, grunge, pop, and hard rock from guitarist Stephane Dufour's riffs. He wrote his first songs at the age of ten and started touring Quebec and France at the age of 15. He is currently the most victorious male music artist in French Canadian history in terms of sales, having sold more than one million total discs. He is known for wildly popular releases like the 2004 album "Coupable". He is also well-known for his self-named band. Previously, he worked side jobs as a pool installation technician, garbage collector, waiter, and credit card salesman. At the age of 20, Lapointe collaborated with Roger Tabra, writing his first hit single "N'importe quoi" ("Anything"). Each of his first five albums has been certified Platinum. He has also made appearances in film. As recent news, he pleads guilty to a charge of assaulting a woman. During the hearing, Eric admitted his wrongs and apologized, explaining that he has the fight to fight against alcoholism.

Famous For

  • Being a Canadian lead singer and guitarist.
  • For his wildly popular releases 2004 album "Coupable". 

Éric Lapointe, a famous Canadian singer

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Early Life of Eric Lapointe 

On 28th September 1969, Eric Lapointetook birth in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He belongs to Canadian nationality though he is from Canadian-white ethnicity. Analogously, he is from Christianity religion. White is his race and Libra is his star sign. He celebrates his birthday on 28th September of every year and he had celebrated his 51st birthday as of 2020. He is the son of Serge Lapointe (father) and Doris Lapointe (mother). His father was in the military and his family often had to move. He grew up with two younger brothers, Hugo and Marc. After asking his father for a toy guitar at the age of nine, his father bought him a real one. His uncle, also a musician, helped him learn how to play.

Career of Eric Lapointe 

  • Eric Lapointe kicks off his singing career by writing his first hit single "N'importe quoi" at the age of 20, though he launched his debut album "Obsession" in 1994 which was certified platinum with over 250,000 copies sold.
  • He and the Rolling Stones have also played a concert at la Rochelle FrancoFolies festival along with French artist Florent Pagny.
  • Similarly, "Invitez les Vautours", "A l'ombre de l'ange", "Adrenaline" are some of the albums which were launched by him and his band.
  • He has also released "Coupable" ("Guilty") which was sold over 100,000 copies in its first few weeks. His first five albums were certified platinum and sold 900,000 total discs in 12 years.
  • Then, he launched "Adrenaline" on 8th April 2002 as well as released  "Coupable" a few weeks later, which quickly reached platinum status.
  • After then, he released a greatest hits album called "1994-2006: N'importe Qui" on 22nd November 2006 and made a guest appearance on the eponymous song of Dennis DeYoung's album "One Hundred Years" from Now as a singer and lyricist.
  • Likewise, his fifth studio album, "Ma Peau", was released on 22nd April 2008 though his latest studio album, "Le ciel de mes combats", was released on 30th November 2010.
  • The 2009 compilation album, "Ailleurs, Volume 1" includes duets with Celine Dion, Isabelle Boulay, Dan Bigras, Nanette Workman, and Les Divans, as well as a trio with Garou and Claude Dubois.
  • And he is one of the four judges of "La Voix", the Quebec version of "The Voice" since 2014.
  • As a piece of fresh news, he pleads guilty to a charge of assaulting a woman. During the hearing, Eric Lapointe admitted his wrongs and offered an apology, explaining that he has the fight to fight against alcoholism. 
  • He said, "In the past year, I have had a lot of time to reflect on the events of 30th September 2019. I sincerely regret the gesture I made that morning. I know for a fact that the state of intoxication I was in does not excuse my behavior. It gives me one more reason to continue the fight against alcoholism for several years. I hope Madame will forgive me one day. I apologize to anyone I disappointed".

Moreover, 

  • He has released two songs: "Le Screw" and "Les Boys", written for the movie with the same name in 1997 whereas he wrote two more songs for "Les Boys II" in 1988. As well, he has also produced seven additional songs for the soundtrack of "Les Boys III".
  • He went to work on"Bon Cop Bad Cop" with Patrick Huard, contributing his song "Tattoo" which became an instant hit as well as played the role of a notorious criminal named Johnny "Le Chat" Charland in the Quebec television series "Le Negociateur" which aired on TVA in 2005 and 2006.

Eric Lapointe Singing

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Awards and Achievements of Eric Lapointe 

Eric Lapointe has been nominated for five Felix Awards in all, he won Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Best Rock Album at the Gala de l'ADISQ.  He also became the first artist to receive two Prix Miroir in 1995. He has also won the Public Choice Award at the Quebec City Summer Festival in 1997 and 2000, becoming the first artist to receive four awards in the event's 30-year run. Due to his hard work, he can achieve more awards in the coming days.

Personal Life of Eric Lapointe

Reflecting on Eric Lapointe's personal life, he is a married guy. He tied a knot with Marie-Pier Gaudreault in 2007 but the couple splits their relationship in the same year. Their relationship was outstanding for some months. At present, he is not in a relationship with anyone. So we can assume that he is currently living a single life. He's strictly kept his personal and professional life separate. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight. He had everything going alright for his with a blockbuster career and a loving family.

Net Worth of Eric Lapointe

Moving towards Eric's net worth, his worth is around $1 Million to $5 million of dollars as of 2020 whereas he also earns a handsome amount of salary too, which is also around thousands of dollars per year. He is sincere in his work. But, he is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for himself and his family. He is among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever he embarks on to. He has reached great heights in his career already and he still has a lot more to do. Furthermore, his main source of income is from a singing career. He has a long road ahead of his and he definitely holds all the potential to make it big in the industry.

Body Measurement of Eric Lapointe

Eric Lapointe stands at a perfect height of 5 Feet 7 Inches though his body weight is around 65 kg. He is a very handsome guy who has a great personality. He had the perfect body combined with good looks. He could carry off any look with great simplicity. His sensible thoughts with a good sense of humor greatly attract his spectators to their TV screen. His usual exercise schedule has guided him to be in a marvelous body posture with appropriate body measurements. He is a guy with black hair and dark brown eyes as well he looks absolutely attractive and stunning whereas his body build type is average.