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Avril Lavigne

Biography, Age, Net Worth, House, Cars, Parents, Children, Boyfriend, Ex-Husbands, Height & Siblings

Avril Lavigne Basic Information

Stage Name: Avril Lavigne
Real Name: Avril Ramona Lavigne
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Date Of Birth/Age: September 27, 1984 (39 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Female
Nationality: Canada
Marital Status: Deryck Whibley​ (m. 2006; div. 2010)​

Chad Kroeger​(m. 2013; div. 2015)

Tyga (boyfriend 2023)

Education:
Height: 5ft 1 or 154.9 cm
Net Worth: $60 million (2023)

Avril Lavigne Biography

Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records at age 16. Avril’s debut studio album, Let Go, released in 2002, is the best-selling album of the 21st century by a Canadian artist. The album yielded the successful singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi”, emphasizing a skate-punk persona and also earning her the title “Pop-Punk Queen” from music publications.

Avril Lavigne, Yours Truly, Artists, February 22, 2024
Source: @Avrillavigne Instagram

Avril Lavigne is considered a key musician in the development of pop-punk music. In the early 2000s, the punk princess paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music. Avril attained more success with her second studio album, Under My Skin, released in 2004. It became her first album to reach the top of the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. The album eventually sold 10 million copies worldwide and yielded the hits “My Happy Ending,” “Nobody’s Home,” and more. It debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200, selling three million copies in the United States. It is the fifth best-selling album of the 21st century by a Canadian artist.

Lavigne scored her first number single on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Girlfriend,” the lead single from her third studio album “The Best Damn Thing.” The album reached number in seven countries worldwide. She recorded more commercial success with her fourth and fifth studio albums, “Goodbye Lullaby” (2011) and “Avril Lavigne” (2013). Her sixth studio album, “Head Above Water” (2019), marked a return to her punk roots. And her seventh studio album, “Love Sux,” was released in 2022. Avril Lavigne has received eight Grammy Awards nominations.

Avril Lavigne, Yours Truly, Artists, February 22, 2024
Source: @Avrillavigne Instagram

Family

Lavigne’s family lived in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, where she was born. She was named Avril (meaning April) by her father.

Parents

Her parents recognized her singing abilities and encouraged her. They took her to karaoke sessions at 14.

Father

Avril was named by her father, Jean-Claude Lavigne. He bought her a microphone, a drum kit, a keyboard, and several guitars and converted their basement into a studio so she could practice. He led the family to church at Third Day Worship Centre in Kingston, where he often played bass.

Mother

Avril’s mother Judith-Rosanne “Judy” Loshaw, recognized her vocal abilities when she was two years old and sang “Jesus Loves Me” on the way home from church.

Avril Lavigne, Yours Truly, Artists, February 22, 2024
Source: @Avrillavigne Instagram

Siblings

Avril has two siblings.

Brother(s)

Avril’s older brother is named Matthew. He used to tease her for singing. She said, “My brother used to knock on the wall because I used to sing myself to sleep, and he thought it was really annoying.”

Sister(s)

Avril has a younger sister named Michelle, who also used to tease her for singing like her older brother. Michelle is married to Japanese band One OK Rock bassist Ryota Kohama.

Children

Avril does not have children.

Ex-husbands

Avril dated (from age 19) and later married Deryck Whibley in 2006. They got matching tattoos in March 2010 in celebration of his 30th birthday. The couple divorced in 2010 after Avril filed for divorce in 2009.

Avril began dating fellow Canadian musician Chad Kroeger, frontman of the band Nickelback, in July 2012. The couple got engaged after a month of dating and married on July 1, 2013. She announced their separation in September 2015.

Avril Lavigne, Yours Truly, Artists, February 22, 2024
Source: @Avrillavigne Instagram

Lifestyle

Lavigne told People magazine in April 2015 that she had been diagnosed with Lyme disease after her 30th birthday in 2014. She said she wanted to increase awareness of the disease. She has been called a vegan.

Boyfriend

Lavigne dated Brody Jenner for almost two years after her split with Deryk Whibley. She dated billionaire Phillip Sarofim in 2018 and broke up with him in 2019. People magazine reported that she began dating musician Pete Jonas in 2020. In March 2021, She later began dating Mod Sun. She dated rapper Tyga in 2023. They split and got back together in July 2023.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lavigne is worth $60 million.

Avril Lavigne, Yours Truly, Artists, February 22, 2024
Source: @Avrillavigne Instagram

Cars

Lavigne’s car collection reportedly includes a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes E-class, etc.

House

In March 2023, Dirt reported that Lavigne asked for $12 million for her private bluff-top home high above Malibu’s famed Zuma Beach. She bought it for $7.8 million in October 2020.

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