Celine Dion (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Singer, Actress, Performer, Artist, Businesswoman, and Social Media Personality from Charlemagne, Quebec. Dion initially gained fame as a teen star with a series of French-language albums during the 1980s.
Furthermore, the 50-year-old star later became the first singer who won both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival and the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest. Furthermore, her real birth name is Céline Marie Claudette Dion.
Celine first signed with Epic Records in the United States. Moreover, in 1990, she released her first English-language album titled “Unison”. The singer later achieved worldwide fame after releasing several best-selling English albums like Falling into You (1996) and Let’s Talk About Love (1997). Both the albums were certified diamond in the USA.
In addition, some of her notable tracks are “The Power of Love”, “Think Twice”, “Because You Loved Me”, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” and much more. On May 21, 2007, Dion released her French-language album named D’elles.
Some of the famous French albums of her are D’eux (1995), S’il suffisait d’aimer (1998), Sans attendre (2012), and Encore un soir (2016). As a performer, the singer is one of the highly successful and respected artists.
Her performances in “A New Day… in Las Vegas Strip” (2003–07) remained the highest-grossing concert residency of all time. In fact, Dion’s “Taking Chances World Tour “(2008–09) is one of the highest-grossing concert tours of all time.
Profile, Parents & Before Fame
Céline Marie Claudette was born on the 30th of March 1968 in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada. At present, Celine Dion’s age is 50 years old, as of 2018. The star was born to Adhémar Dion (father) who was a butcher and her mother Thérèse Dion was a homemaker.
Furthermore, the star has a big family with 13 siblings including older brothers Jacques and Michel Dondalinger Dion. She attended local elementary school “Ecole St. Jude” in Charlemagne. But, she later dropped out at 12 in order to focus on her career.
She got her first break when her sibling Michel sent Dion’s recording to René Angélil (music manager). In 1981, he helped Céline Marie to fund her first record titled “La voix du bon Dieu”.
Moreover, it later became a local No.1 hit and made Dion a star in Quebec. At the age of 18, the artist saw a Michael Jackson performance. Dion told Angélil that she wanted to be a star like Jackson. Celine also underwent dental surgery to improve her appearance. She also sent to the École Berlitz in 1989 to improve her English.
Personal Life, Spouse & Sons
While mentoring Dion, René Angélil came close to the singer. The couple soon started dating in April 1987. They decided to take their relationship further and engaged in 1991.
Furthermore, She married her husband Angélil on December 17, 1994, at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec. The couple also has three children together. Their eldest son René-Charles Angelil was born on January 25, 2001. Later, the love partner welcomed their fraternal twins Nelson and Eddy who were born on October 23, 2010.
Moreover, the star also appeared with her newborn boys on the cover of Hello! magazine on 9 December 2010. Her spouse Angélil died from complications of cancer on 14 January 2016.
Trivia & Quick Information
|Real Full Birth Name||Céline Marie Claudette Dion.|
|Profession||Singer, Actress, Performer, Artist, Businesswoman, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||1. being the first singer who won both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival and the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest.
2. her music albums like Falling into You and Let's Talk About Love.
|Age (As of 2018)||50 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||March 30, 1968.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada.|
|Debut||1. Album: Unison in 1990.
2. Film: Muppets Most Wanted as Piggy Fairy Godmother in 2014.
3. TV-series: French-language TV series "Des fleurs sur la neige" as Élisa Trudel in 1991.
|Awards & Achievements||she has won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|Current Residence||Henderson, Nevada, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 171 cm.
Meters: 1.71 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 53 Kg.
Pounds: 117 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-24-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Adhémar Dion.
Mother: Thérèse Dion.
|Siblings||Brother:1. Jacques Dion.
2. Michel Dondalinger Dion.
She also has 11 more siblings.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Husband/Spouse Name||René Angelil (m. 1994 - 2016).|
|Son||1. René-Charles Angelil.
2. Eddy Angelil.
3. Nelson Angelil.
|Highest Qualification||High School Drop-out.|
|School||Ecole St. Jude.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Travel, Reading, and Singing.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$700 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Celine Dion
- Celine also has a stepson named Patrick Angélil and she is 3 months younger to him.
- The singer has her own magazine called “Celine Dion Magazine”.
- In 1983, Dion became the first Canadian artist to win a gold record in France for the single “D’amour ou d’amitié”.
- Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of Celine Dion is $700 Million US Dollars, as of 2018.
- As a businesswoman, she had a restaurant chain called Nickels.
- Figure Stats: She stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall height and her body weight is 53 kilograms.
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- She is the inspiration to big singers like singers are Adele, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Charice, Delta Goodrem, Faith Hill, Frank Ocean, and much more.
- Before her fame, Dion’s family was very poor.
- Moreover, she named after the song Céline recorded in 1964 (2 years before her birth) by French singer Hugues Aufray.