Celine Dion Bio, Family, Facts, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth

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Celine Dion

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer best known for the ‘Titanic’ theme song, ‘My Heart Will Go On’.

This article will tell you about her childhood, family, facts, career, personal life, achievements, and net worth.

Facts

Full Name Céline Marie Claudette Dion
Nationality Canadian
Famous for Singer
Date of Birth March 30, 1968 AD
Age 52 Years (as of 2020)
Zodiac sign Aries
Birthplace Charlemagne
Height 1.71m
Father Adhémar Dion
Mother Thérèse Dion
Siblings Linda Dion, Jacques Dion, Michel Dondalinger Dion
Spouse René Angélil (m. 1994)
Children Nelson Angelil, Eddy Angelil, René-Charles Angelil
Founder/Co-Founder Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Net Worth $700 million (estimated in 2020)

 

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer who is among the most profitable singers in history. Popular not only in her native Canada but around the world for her soulful and brave voice, she is best known for singing “My Heart Will Go On”, the lead track of the 1997 hit movie “Titanic”. The song reached number one in several countries across continents, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia has made her one of the most sought-after singers in the world. It was the kind of fame and success that even Dion herself would not have imagined for decades, growing up in a large family living in poverty as a child. As a child, she began performing in the mini club run by her parents and composed her first song in collaboration with her mother and brother at the age of twelve. The song caught the attention of music director René Angelil, who was so influenced by her voice that he mortgaged his home to finance his debut album. Her hunch turned out to be correct and soon Celine became a major star in Canada. Little by little her popularity spread to other parts of the world and today she is one of the most famous international singers.

Childhood and early life:

Celine Dion was born on March 30, 1968, in Quebec, Canada, the youngest of 14 children in a poor family. Her father, Ademar Dion, was a butcher while his mother, Therese Tanguy, was a homemaker. Her childhood was generally happy, despite spent in poverty. Her family has always been so inclined towards music that her parents even run a small piano bar called Le Vieux Baril. A talented musician from a young age, she made her debut in 1973 at the age of five and sang at her brother’s wedding. Over time, she began performing with her siblings in her parents’ tavern and expressed her pride in a dream of one day becoming a famous singer. Her debut album was “The Voice of God” and was a big hit and financed by Music Director René Angelil.

Career:

Celine Dion

Celine Dion participated in the Yamaha International Folk Song Festival in 1982 in Tokyo, Japan, where she won the award for “Best Player” and the Gold Medal for “Best Song.” After that, her popularity also began to spread to other parts of the world. During the following years, she participated in competitions around the world in countries of Europe, Australia, and Asia, cementing her popularity as a teen sensation. Having sung only in French all this time, she learned English and released her first English album “Unison” in 1990 in North America; The album was released the following year in the rest of the world. Dion released the album “The Color of My Love” in 1993, which included romantic stories such as “When I Fall in Love” and “The Power of Love”, and this album reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 1997, Celine Dion released an album titled Let’s Talk About Love that included the romantic song My Heart Will Go On, which was also the love theme for Titanic, and became Dion’s signature song. She took a break from her music career for a while to focus on her family. In 2002, she announced a three-year deal, 600 shows to appear five nights a week in an entertainment show, “A New Day …” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. The premiere took place on March 25, 2003, in a 4,000-seat stadium. Dion performed her biggest hit on the show, which was a mix of music, dance, and visual effects, designed by Mia Michaels and directed by Dragon. The shows were very successful and continued until the end of 2007.

Major Works:

Celine Dion’s most popular song is “My Heart Will Go On”, the title of the hit movie “Titanic” which reached number one worldwide.

Awards and Achievements:

Celine Dion is the winner of five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for “Falling Into You” and Record of the Year for “My Heart Will Go On.” The album exceeded 175 million worldwide sales in 2004 and won the Chopard Diamond Award at the World Music Awards to become the best-selling artist of all time. She has also won several Felix Awards, including “Best Female Performer” and “Discovery of the Year.”

Personal Life:

Celine Dion and Rene Angelil

Celine Dion married her manager, Renee Angelil, on December 17, 1994. She had known him for a long time, and she met him in 1980 when she was 12 years old and he was 38 years old. The couple has blessed with three children.

Net Worth:

Celine Dion has an estimated net worth of almost $700 million (estimated in 2020).

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