Shania Twain

Birth Day August 28th, 1965
Birth Place Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Age 58 Years Old

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About Shania Twain

Shania Twain is a Canadian singer and songwriter who is well known to be one of the best-selling music artists of all time having sold over 100 million records. Her album ‘Come on Over is the best-selling country album of all time. Twain recognized for her album ‘The Woman in Me’ for which she even won a Grammy award is also called to be the leader of the '90s country-pop crossover stars.

For her contribution to the pop music field, she has been awarded stars on Canada's Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and inductions into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Five times Grammy Award-winning singer also has a World Music Award and 27 BMI Songwriter Awards on her name throughout her career to date. 

With her growing popularity she has managed to amass over 1.8 million followers on her verified Instagram account: @shaniatwain and over 966 followers on Twitter: @ShaniaTwain. 

Shania Twain Family Background

Shania Twain was born on August 28, 1965, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Her birth name is Eilleen Regina Edwards. She holds an American nationality. Her ethnicity is mixed(English, French, and Irish)while Virgo is her zodiac sign. 

Born as one of the daughters to her parents; Sharon Morrison(mother) and Clarence Edwards(father), Shania was raised alongside her sisters; Jill and Carrie Ann with her mother after her parents got divorced when she was just 2 years old. Her mother soon got married to Jerry Twain who adopted her and her sisters, however, her stepfather was abusive towards her mother. 

Her childhood wasn't very peaceful and luxurious as her family struggled with financial problems that even food was often scarce in their household. Having seen violence and financial problem ongoing in the family, Shania began singing and performing at an early age as a way to get away from reality. She earned money by singing at clubs which helped her family. 

Growing up, she attended Timmins High and Vocational School during which she sang for a local band called ‘Longshot’. At age of 13, she got an opportunity to perform on the ‘Tommy Hunter Show,’ aired on CBC television3.

Following her high school graduation in 1983, she joined a band called Flirt and toured all over Ontario with the band. During the same time, she also started taking singing lessons from a coach.

Her parents however got killed in an automobile accident in 1987 when Shania was just 22-year-old leaving her to take care of her younger siblings. 

Shania Twain's Career (Songs and Albums)

  • Shania Twain started off her professional career with the release of her self-titled debut album in 1993. It included singles; ‘What made you say that and ‘Dance with the one that brought you.’
  • Her second studio album ‘The Woman in Me, which she had co-written was released in 1995. It became a best-seller, peaking at No.1 in the ‘U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums.’
  • Her album ‘Come on Over was brought out in 1997. The album became a chartbuster and went on to become one of the biggest-selling albums in Canadian music history.
  • Her next album, ‘Up!’ was released in three versions in 2002. It was a hit album that went diamond including a pop version, country version, and international version. 
  • In 2004, a compilation album titled ‘Greatest Hits’ consisting of 17 hits from her previous albums with three new songs was released. 
  • In 2011, she starred in a reality show titled ‘Why Not? With Shania Twain’ which premiered on ‘Oprah Winfrey Network’. The show highlighted the singer’s journey from her poverty-stricken childhood to superstardom.
  • For 2 years, she had a residency concert called ‘Shania: Still the One,’ which was held at the ‘Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012. Her second residency concert ‘Let’s Go!’ started in December 2019 and continued till June 2020.
  • Her fifth studio album ‘Now’ was released in 2017 which was released after 15 years. The album was certified platinum in Canada that even debuted at number 1 on the ‘Billboard 200’ among many other charts. 
  • In 2022, a Netflix documentary spanning Twain's career titled "Not Just A Girl" was released. 
  • Her sixth album is set to be released in 2023 including its first single 'Waking Up Dreaming'. 
  • Apart from singing, she also has had a career in TV and film including "I Heart Huckabees" when she appeared as herself in 2004. 
  • She appeared as a guest judge in TV shows including "American Idol", "Dancing with the Stars", and "RuPaul's Drag Race". 

Awards and Achievements

  • 5 Grammy Award
  • World Music Award
  • 27 BMI Songwriter Awards 
  • Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame 
  • Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame
  • Inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Shania Twain's Husband and Children

Shania Twain is a married woman and has been married twice to date. Her first marriage was with Robert Lange, a music producer she often worked with, in 1993. They met for the first time at Nashville's Fan Fair in June 1993 and quickly became close and soon after began dating. 

They got married on December 28, 1993, and had a son, Eja, on August 12, 2001. However, their marriage didn't last long as she divorced him in 2010 after finding out that he had an affair with her best friend, Marie-Anne Thiébaud. 

Soon later, she was with Frédéric Thiébaud with whom she got engaged on December 20, 2010, just a few months after her divorce. Frederic was the ex-husband of her best friend with whom her ex-husband cheated. Shania got married on January 1, 2011, in Rincón, Puerto Rico, with him and has been together for over 11 years. 

Besides, she is a vegetarian and a devotee of Sant Mat, an Eastern spiritual philosophy.

Shania Twain Net Worth 2022

Shania Twain has quite good earnings from her profession as a singer and songwriter. Having her career started officially in 1993 with the release of her debut album, Twain has managed to come a long way becoming one of the most popular and influential artists of all time.

Her songs, albums, and appearances on shows earn her fortune including her endorsement deals as well. Twain is a multi-millionaire singer who has a net worth of around $400 million. 

Shania Twain Measurements

Shania Twain is a gorgeous lady with a well-maintained hourglass body physique in her 0s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 4inch.(1.60m) while her body weighs around 51kg(112 pounds).

She has a cute smile, wonderfully adorable looks, and very impressive body measurements. Her maintained body has a measurement of 36-24-35 inches. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and a pair of brown eyes. 

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