Marie-Mai

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Full Name Marie-Mai
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name Marie
Gender Female
Birth Date July 7th, 1984
Birth Place Varennes, Quebec

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About Marie-Mai 

Marie-Mai is a Canadian singer who is better known as one of the finalists of the first season of the Quebec reality show "Star Academie". Continuing her career, she released her debut album "Inoxuydable" on 28th September 2004. As a voice actor, she has made for the role of Smurfette in the French-Canadian version of "The Smurfs 1 (2011)" and "The Smurfs 2 (2013)". In January 2019, she appeared as a Coach in an episode of the 2nd season of Canadian TV Network CTV's "The Launch". She is also active in social media with more than 290K followers on her Instagram account. 

Recently, Marie-Mai and her daughter, Gisele shine together on stage. The singer took her daughter on stage with her on Sunday evening while she was performing at the Belle-Neige cine-park in Val Morin. The singer-songwriter and her little Gigi shine in photos of this memorable moment. "Our story, my reason for existing," wrote Marie-Mai in the caption of her post on Instagram. 

Marie-Mai and her daughter, Gisele appeared on stage

Source: @instagram.com/mariemaireal

Marie-Mai is famous for being a Canadian singer. She is best known for being the finalists of the first season of Quebec reality Show "Star Academie". 

Marie-Mai was born on 7th July 1984 in Varennes, Quebec, Canada with the birth name/full name of Marie-Mai Bouchard. She holds Canadian nationality and her ethnicity is Canadian-White. Cancer is her Zodiac sign. As of 2020, she celebrated her 36th birthday. She was born to her parents; Jean-Pierre Bouchard (father) and France Lemay (mother). Talking about her parent's occupation, her father was an actor and her mother was a teacher. She also has a sibling, an older sister named Soline Bouchard. Regarding her education, she attended Ste-Foy Elementary School. She also took piano classes and participated in musical theatre during her school days due to which she became interested in music. After that, she began singing and her grandmother told her to give audition for a new competition, "Star Academie" finishing in the third position. In the year 2001, she performed in many shows at Montreal's Theatre Musical.

Marie-Mai is a beautiful singer with a magnetic personality that has cast a spell over her viewers over the years. She stands tall at the height of 5 ft 7 in and his body weight consists of 62 Kg. Her body measurement is 32-23-33 inches. Her shoe size is 8 (US). She has maintained her body a lot. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is brown eyes. As of now, she is living a healthy life. 

Marie-Mai's Singing Career

  • Marie-Mai took off her career by releasing her debut album "Inoxuydable" on 28th September 2004 among which several singles climbed high in the Quebec charts, including the songs "Il faut que tu t'en ailles" and "Encore une nuit", which reached the top of the Radio Energie charts.
  • She also won the prize for the best Francophone music video at the MuchMusic Video Awards with "I'll faut que tu t'en ailes" and later, she also performed in 87 shows in support of her album.
  • After the success of her debut album, she released her second album "Dangereuse attraction" on 28th August 2007 for which she received a gold certification for selling over 50,000 copies of the album in Canada.
  • Additionally, she was featured in the Quebec National Holiday celebrations in Montreal where she performed her hits "Mentir" and "Emmene-moi" which was cast on Radio-Canada Television as well as on radio.
  • She then released her third album "Version 3.0" on 26th September 2009 which was certified platinum, with 80,000 copies sold as of 2011. 
  • She also recorded a duet in the same year with Simple Plan for the song "Jet Lag".
  • After that, she signed with European label and distributor Warner Music France.
  • She also released her new single "Sans cri ni haine" in the year 2012, for promoting her fourth album "Miroir".
  • The first official single of the album "C.O.B.R.A." was released to radio stations, along with a 22-second teaser of the music video on 14th August 2012.
  • On 17th September 2012, she released her fourth album "Miroir" which managed to sell 22,000 units during its first week.
  • In late 2012, the second single "Jamais ailleurs" was released to Canadian radio stations.
  • She begins 2013 by launching her fourth tour "Tournee Miroir" on January 18 in Granby, QC. 
  • In January 2014, she released "Jamais trop tard", a duet with Jonas which was the first single off her fifth album "M". 
  • Her fifth album "M" was released on 12th May 2014, along with her three music videos; "Conscience", "Tourner", and "Indivisible".
  • In July 2014, Marie-Mai's "Miroir" tour show at the Bell Centre premiered in Quebec cinemas.
  • She also gave her voice as "Smurfette" in the French-Canadian Version of "The Smurfs 1 (2011)" and "The Smurfs 2 (2013)".
  • She performed Emmene-moi during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2010. Her sixth album "Elle et moi" was released in 2018.
  • In January 2019, she appeared as a Coach in an episode of the 2nd season of Canadian TV Network CTV's "The Launch". 

Marie-Mai singing on stage

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Awards and Achievements of Marie-Mai

Marie-Mai is an award-winning singer who has won many awards till now and she will be receiving a lot in the future as well. She has won the "Rock Album of the Year" two times in the year 2008 for her debut album and in the year 2010 for her second album. Not only this but also she has won four "Best Female Artist of the Year" award in the year 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014. Moreover, she won the Pop Album of the year award in 2013 and she won the SOCAN award for a Pop song-composer in the year 2008.

Marie-Mai's Husband (Fred St-Gelais) and Daughter (Gisele)

Marie-Mai was a married woman. She was married to her handsome husband, Fred St-Gelais. By profession, Gelais is a songwriter, music composer, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Canada. The duo got engaged in the year 2006 and in September 2011, the couple got married in Hawaii. The couple was even featured on the cover and in a feature article in the spring 2009 issue of SOCAN's Paroles et Musique magazine. Later, due to some issues, the married couple could not last long and got separated in the year 2016. Certainly, life never goes as you think it will. 

Marie-Mai in a relationship with David Laflèche

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After that, Marie-Mai began her relationship with David Lafleche, who is a La Voix musical director. She also gave birth to their beautiful daughter named Gisele on 15th February 2017. As of today, the duo is enjoying their relationship without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Marie-Map revealed that she was raped and the victim of sexual assault at the age of 17. 

Marie-Mai's Net Worth 2020

Marie-Mai is a professional singer who has made a good amount of name and fame from her career. Releasing several albums and songs, she has made a huge fortune. Marie-Mai has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2020. Her source of earning is from a singing career. Moreover, she is also earning a cool amount of money from voice acting career. She is living a luxurious lifestyle with her career earnings.