Canadian singer and songwriter Shania Twain is regarded as the best selling female artist in country music history. In a career spanning more than three decade, she has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making her the best-selling music artists of all time. She attained worldwide popularity and fame with her album “Come on Over”, selling more than 40 million copies and became the best-selling country album of all time. She earned a total of four Grammy Awards, including Best Country Song and Best Female Country Performance.
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Birthday / Date of Birth
Shania Twain was born on 28 August 1965, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
She is currently 53 years old.
Her ancestry is English, Irish, French-Canadian and Northern Irish.
Shania went to Timmins High and Vocational School in Timmins.
- Father – Clarence Edwards
- Mother – Sharon Morrison
- Siblings – Mark Twain (Brother), Darryl Twain (Brother), Jill Edwards (Sister), Carrie-Ann Edwards (Sister)
- Relatives – Jerry Twain (Stepfather)
Shania Twain married British singer-songwriter Robert John Lange on December 28, 1993. They have a son named Eja D’Angelo, born on August 12, 2001. The couple were separated in May 2003, after Lange allegedly had an affair with Twain’s best friend, Marie-Anne Thiébaud. Their divorce was finalized on June 9, 2010
Post that, Twain married Swiss Nestlé executive Frédéric Thiébaud on January 1, 2011 in Rincón, Puerto Rico .Nestlé is the former husband of Marie-Anne.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
- Measurements – 36-24-35
- Bust – 36 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
- Navel baring clothing
- Hourglass body shape
She wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Shania Twain started off her singing career at the age of 8 where she used to sing at local bars in Timmins to support her family bills. While at school; she was part of the local band called Longshot. Aspired to become a singer, she recorded a demo tape and send across record labels. Her self-titled debut album ‘Shania Twain’ was released in 1993, which brought her little fame.
It was her second album, “The Woman in Me”, released in 1995, earned her widespread acclaim and recognition. The album was huge success that sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, peaking at No.1 in the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums. It went on to become one of the biggest selling albums in Canadian music history, earning her a Grammy Award.
Her third album, “Come On Over”, released in 1997, topped the music charts in Canada, the US, the UK and other countries for several weeks. The album became the best-selling studio album of all-time by a female act in any genre and the best-selling country album, selling nearly 40 million copies worldwide. She earned four Grammies among other several accolades. She released her fourth and fifth albums, titled “Up!” and “Now”, respectively in 2002 and 2017.
In 2004, Shania appeared in the comedy film “I Heart Huckabees” where she performed a song.
Shania Twain made her debut TV appearance in an episode of the comedy talk show Late Show with David Letterman in 1995.
Throughout her career, Shania has endorsed several brands and products as well as appeared in TV commercials for Revlon, Shania Starlight perfume, Revlon’s EveryLash mascara, Caesar’s Palace, Gitano, Diet Coke, Candie’s Clothing Brand, Coty “Shania” by Stetson perfume, Coty Shania Starlight perfume, etc.
Shania Twain Favorites
- Favorite Food – French fries, dill pickle chips
- Favorite Place – Canada, Switzerland
- Favorite Color – Pink, Blue, Red
- Favorite Animal – Horse
Shania Twain Net Worth
Shania Twain has a net worth of $370 million. She spends her time between Switzerland and New Zealand. She has a large fleet of exotic cars from the makers like Bentley, Jaguar, Bentley, and Porsche.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – ShaniaTwain
- Instagram – shaniatwain
- Twitter – shaniatwain
Shania Twain Facts
She had a difficult childhood as her parents divorced when she was two and lived with her mom and step-dad. She used to perform at bars in Timmins, earning $20 between midnight and 1 a.m.
Shania Twain has said of the ordeal, “My deepest passion was music and it helped. There were moments when I thought, ‘I hate this.’ I hated going into bars and being with drunks. But I loved the music and so I survived.”
Twain penned her first song at the age of 10.
She ‘s one of the finest country singer in her generation, who has won five Grammy Awards, 27 BMI Songwriter Awards and received stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame on June 25, 2003.
In 1995, Shania was included in the list of the “Most Intriguing People” by People Weekly Magazine.
She was named the 1999 Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association; Twain was the first non-US citizen to win the CMA award
Shania was named #39 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women of 2005 list and #33 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” in the year 2005.
In 2005, Twain was inducted into the Hair Fan’s Hall of Fame.
In 2009, Twain was reported as having the “perfect face” reported by BBC based on a study led by the University of Toronto and the University of California, San Diego, which appeared in the journal Vision Research.
She has named her German Shepherd dog ‘Tim’ after her hometown of Timmins.
In January 2017, it was announced that Twain will have her own exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame titled Shania Twain: Rock This Country, which will open on June 26 and run through 2018.
In April 2018, she was caught into a controversy for making an “awkward” remark quoted in a Guardian interview, in which she said she would have voted for Trump if she could have. This created an outrage on social media to which she responded with an apology. She tweeted, “I would like to apologise to anybody I have offended,” she wrote. “The question caught me off guard. As a Canadian, I regret answering this unexpected question without giving my response more context.”