Alanis Morissette

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
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Profession: Singer-Songwriter

United States of America

Biography: Alanis Morissette is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter that began her career in Canada before releasing Jagged Little Pill (1995) which sold 33 million copies worldwide. She won a Grammy Award for this album in 1996, and the album was made into a rock musical in 2017.

She has since released a number of albums, and had several well-known singles including 'You Oughta Know,' Hand in My Pocket,' and 'Thank You.' She is the record-holder for female artist with most No. 1s on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.

Over the course of her career, Morrissette has won seven Grammy Awards and sold more than 75 million records worldwide.

Born: June 1, 1974
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age: 48 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2010-05-22 Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Alanis Morissette (38) weds American rapper Mario Treadway (32) in Los Angeles

Historical Events

  • 1995-06-13 "Jagged Little Pill", 3rd studio album by Alanis Morissette is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year, 1996)
  • 1996-02-28 38th Grammy Awards: "Jagged Little Pill" by Alanis Morissette wins
  • 1996-09-29 Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour in Houston Texas
  • 1996-12-04 7th Billboard Music Awards: Alanis Morissette wins
  • 1997-01-27 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win
  • 2022-09-27 American band "Foo Fighters" and friends hold tribute concert for drummer Taylor Hawkins at Kia Forum, Los Angeles, California; performers include: Joan Jett; Stewart Copland; Rush; Alanis Morissette; Def Leppard with Miley Cyrus; Wolfgang Van Halen; and Queen