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Avril Lavigne

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
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Full Name: Avril Ramona Lavigne
Profession: Pop Singer and Songwriter


Biography: 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."

Born: September 27, 1984
Birthplace: Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Age: 37 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 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 Ch√Ęteau de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.

Historical Events

  • 2002-06-04 Canadian singer Avril Lavigne releases debut album, "Let Go"