Shania Twain is a famous Canadian singer and songwriter who worked on many studio albums and singles. Some of her songs have sold more than 100 million worldwide, and she has created record bestselling female artists in the United States in music history. She was considered one of the best-selling music artists of all time in the US and has performed on many tours worldwide. Shania is best known for her studio album The Women in Me, which was released in 1995.
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The early life of Shania Twain
Shania Twain was born in Windsor, Canada. Her father’s name is Clarence Edwards, and her mother’s name is Sharon Morrison, and their occupations are unknown. She has two sisters, names, Jill Edwards and Carrie-Ann Edwards. Shania’s parents were divorced when she was only two years old; after the divorce, she lived with her mother and two sisters. Then her mother remarried Jerry Twain, and after the marriage, he adopted Shania and her sisters. She has a half-brother named Mark Twain from her mother’s remarriage with Jerry.
Shania faced a lot of struggles in her early life because her stepfather was abusive, and he used to fight regularly with her mother. After some years, Jerry and Sharon adopted a child named Darryl Twain, Jerry’s Nephew’s baby, when his mother died. As her family grew big, they faced a financial problem; she was raised in a very low-income family. Since childhood, she has been interested in singing and started to sing early; because of her family’s poverty, she used to sing in clubs to earn money to support her family.
Shania Twain education
Shania Twain attended Timmins High and Vocational School, and while studying in school, she used to sing in the local band named Longshot. When she was 13 years old, she got a chance to perform in the Tommy Hunter Show, which aired on CBC television. After graduating from high school, Shania did not continue her education because of her interest in singing, and she also got a chance to perform in the band.
Personal details of Shania Twain
|Real Name||Eilleen Regina Edwards|
|Celebrity Name||Shania Twain|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, and actress|
|Age||57 Years old|
|Date of Birth||August 28, 1965|
|Birth Place||Windsor, Canada|
Body Measurements of Shania Twain
|Height in Centimetres||163 Cm|
|Height in Inches||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||51 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||112 lbs|
|Body Measurements||36-24-35 Inch|
|Breast Size||36 Inch|
|Waist Size||24 Inch|
|Hip Size||35 Inch|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Husband Name||Frederic Thiebaud|
Shania Twain’s personal life
Shania Twain was born in Windsor, Canada, on August 28, 1965, to Clarence Edwards and Sharon Morrison. Her birth name is Eilleen Regina Edwards, and she is 57 years old as of 2022. Shania’s parents died in an automobile when she was 22 years old, and she cared for her younger siblings after her parents died.
Shania Twain’s net worth
Shania Twain is a singer and songwriter, estimated to have a net worth of $ 400 million as of 2022. Some of the songs have sold more than 100 million copies, and she has created a record as one of the best-selling female music artists.
Shania Twain relationship
Shania was in a relationship with Robert John Lange, a producer; they first met at Nashville’s fan fair in 1993; after listening to her first song, he offered Shania to write and sing her next song. After that, their relationship became close, and on December 28, 1993, they married in a ceremony with both families and friends. On August 12, 2001, they welcomed their first child son, whose name was Eja Lange.
Then on May 15, 2008, Shania announced that she filed for divorce from Lange because he had an affair with her best friend, Marie Anne. Their divorce was finalised on June 9, 2010, and they separated officially. Shania got engaged to Frederic Thiebaud, a former husband of Marie Anne, and he worked as an executive at Swiss Nestle. On January 1, 2011, they married in a Rincón, Puerto Rico ceremony.
Shania Twain Awards and achievements
Shania has won Grammy awards more than five times for her albums Best Country in 1996, The Women in Me in 1998, and Best Country song in 2000. In 1996, she won the American Music Award as Favorite New Country Artist, and after that, she won more than five AMAs. Shania was honoured with a Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Canada Walk of Fame.
Shania Twain’s early career
Shania started her career as a singer in 1983; after graduating from high school, she joined a band named Flirt and performed on tour all over Ontario along with the band. Then she developed her singing and learnt lessons under the coach, after that she met the country singer Mary Bailey, who helped her to meet John Kim Bell.
In 1987, she performed in the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundations fundraiser. In 1993, Shania released her first studio album named Shania Twain; two singles became hits. In 1995, she released her second album named The Women in Me, and she wrote many songs in the album; it became one of the best-selling albums in the United States. It has reached no.1 in US Billboard top country album list.
Shania Twain’s successful career as a singer
In 1997, Shania’s third album, Come on Over, was released, and it has become one of the best-selling albums in the music history of Canada. Then she went to tour to promote her fourth album, Up, and in 2002, she released her album Up, it has reached a diamond rating. In 2011, Shania appeared in the television reality show Why Not? With Shania Twain, the show will highlight the singer’s journey from childhood to superstar.
In 2015, she performed on the Rock This Country Tour. In September 2017, Shania released her fifth studio album; Now, it has placed no.1 on Billboard 200 and was certified platinum in Canada. From 2019 to 2022, Shania performed in her second residency concert, Let’s Go!