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Alanis Morissette

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
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Profession: Singer-Songwriter

United States of America

Why Famous: Has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. She began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums.

She has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide and is known for her powerful and emotive mezzo-soprano voice.

Born: June 1, 1974
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age: 47 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, Alanis Morissette wins
  • 1996-09-29 Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour (Houston Texas)
  • 1996-12-04 7th Billboard Music Awards: Alanis Morissette win
  • 1997-01-27 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win