- Name: Avril Lavigne
- Age: 32 years old
- Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $50 Million
- Status: Alive
Avril Lavigne is a Canadian pop singer, songwriter and actress. She’s known for mixing rock and punk. Her discography includes Let Go (2002), Under My Skin (2004) and The Best Damn Thing (2007). Avril Ramona Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984 in Ontario, Canada. Her parents are John and Judy. She has two siblings, Michelle and Matthew. Lavigne grew up in Greater Napanee, Ontario, where she attended Napanee District Secondary School. She dropped out of high school to focus on music.
Lavigne’s vocal prowess was evident at a young age. She started out singing and performing at her local church choir. She mastered the guitar and began composing her own music as a teenager. Lavigne competed and won a radio contest at age 13. She was given the opportunity to perform a duet alongside ‘Shania Twain’ at the Corel Centre in Ottawa. Lavigne traveled to New York City and later to Los Angeles. She landed a recording contract with Arista Records at age 16.
Lavigne’s debut studio album, Let Go, was released in June 2002. It had a strong skate punk influence. The album was a commercial and critical success with over 16 million copies sold worldwide. It was led by the singles “Complicated”, “Sk8er Boi” and “I’m With You”. Lavigne’s second album, Under My Skin (2004), was another major hit. It topped charts in several countries including the United States, Canada and Australia. It spawned the singles “Don’t Tell Me”, “Nobody’s Home” and “My Happy Ending”. Lavigne released two albums with RCA Records, The Best Damn Thing (2007) and Goodbye Lullaby (2011). Her fifth album, Avril Lavigne (2013), was released by Epic Records. It featured the single “Bad Girl” with Marilyn Manson. Lavigne has sold over 40 million albums and more than 50 million singles worldwide. She’s one of the top selling Canadian female artists, second only to Celine Dion.
In addition to music, Lavigne is an actress. Her feature film debut was the animated flick, Over the Hedge (2006). She voiced the character “Heather”, a Virginia opossum. Other film appearances include Fast Food Nation (2006) with Patricia Arquette, and The Flock (2007) with Richard Gere. Lavigne was tapped to voice “Snow White” in the upcoming film, Charming. The film also stars Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama. Lavigne was a guest judge on American Idol (2010) and a guest mentor on Majors & Minors (2011). She’s also made multiple appearances on Saturday Night Live.
Avril Lavigne is 5ft 1in tall and she’s of English, Scottish, German and French-Canadian descent. She has several tattoos and she’s also know for her multicolored hair and thick black eyeliner. Lavigne’s net worth is estimated at $50 million. Her first recording contract was valued over $2 million. She was only 16 at the time. Her business ventures include the clothing line ‘Abbey Dawn’. She’s also known for the fragrances “Black Star”, “Forbidden Rose” and “Wild Rose”.
Lavigne was married to musician ‘Deryck Whibley’ from 2006 to 2010. She then dated television personality ‘Brody Jenner’ from 2010 to 2012. Lavigne got engaged to ‘Chad Kroeger’ in August 2012 after a few months of dating. They tied the knot in July 2013 but separated two years later.
Avril Lavigne Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Avril Ramona Lavigne
- Birthday: September 27, 1984
- How Old : Age: 32 years old
- Place of Birth: Belleville, Ontario, Canada
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
- Years Active: 1999-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $50 Million
- Marriage(s): Deryck Whibley, Chad Kroeger
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: avrillavigne.com