Full Name: Avril Lavigne [Avril Ramona Lavigne]
Profession: Pop Singer and Songwriter
Why Famous: Lavigne is known for her punk-rock-influenced pop music and her iconic fashion style that sparked the "skater-punk" trend of the early 2000s.
Her first album ("Let Go") was released in 2002 and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide. She has sold more than 30 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide.
Her hit singles include "Complicated," "Sk8er Boi," and "Girlfriend."
- 2006-07-15 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (21) weds "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California
- 2010-11-16 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
- 2013-07-01 Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.
- 2002-06-04 Canadian singer Avril Lavigne releases debut album, "Let Go"