Avril Lavigne – Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth $45 million

Profession- Singer, Song writer, Producer, Actress, Fashion Designer

Avril Ramona Lavigne, a super successful singer and song writer from Ontario, Canada started her career when she was just 15 years old. Since then she has recorded a number of tracks and albums which has rocked the charts worldwide. Currently she has got a net worth of a whopping $45 million.

Personal Life

avril lavigne and chad

Avril Lavigne was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada to parents, Judy Lavigne and John Lavigne. She has got one elder brother Mathew and a younger sister Michelle. At the age of 19, Avril began dating singer and guitarist, Deryck Whibley and in 2006 got married to him in California. In 2009, the couple got separated and an year later they were officially divorced. Later in year 2012, Avril started dating the frontman of band Nickelback, Chad Kroegner and got married to him in 2013.

Public Image

avril lavigne style

Ever since she started her music career Avril Lavigne has always been in a very non girly image. She prefers wearing neck tie and tank tops teamed up with baggy pants and skater shoes or converse instead of glittery dresses or skanky outfits. During the initial years of her career, wristbands and gothic makeup became her distinctive style statement. She was fondly named as the “Punk Princess” by her fans worldwide. Many even expected Avril Lavigne to wear a black dress to her wedding which would be a gothic affair. However Avril decided to ditch the punk princess image and went for a red and white themed wedding. Later she changed her style and decided to rock blonde hair with pink streaks. She modeled for Harper Bazar in feminine outfits like skinny jeans and high heels. Lavigne also has number of tattoos inked over her skin out of which some are unique to her and others are matched with her friends.

Music Career

avril lavigne let go

While Avril was just 16 years old she had a golden opportunity to perform alongside Shania Twain. She released her debut album Let Go on 4th June, 2002 and became a sensation overnight. The album sold more than 16 million copies internationally and the tracks rocked the charts which made Avril an instant hit. Let Go was #2 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on Canadian, Australian and UK charts. The lead single and the debut single Complicated topped the Australian charts and was #2 in US. On 25th May 2004, was released Avril’s second studio album Under My Skin. This album also peaked #1 in many countries including Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, UK and US. Lavigne’s third studio album was The Best Damn Thing which was released in 2007. The lead single Girlfriend picked up very fast with the fans and became #1 on Billboard Hot 100 while The Best Damn Thing was #1 on Billboard Hot 200. For 2006 fantasy-Adventure film Eragon, Avril wrote a couple of songs which were soft and ballad type. Out of these, Keep Holding On featured in the film. Avril released her fourth studio album on 2nd March 2011. This was Goodbye Lullaby. In 2 and half years the album sold around 2 million copies worldwide. After these she released her fifth studio album which was self-titled, Avril Lavigne in 2013.

Tours and Stage Performances

avril on tour

Avril is not just a studio star but her live performances have also rocked her fans and helped her gather a huge fan following. She went on a twenty one city mall tour Live and By Surprise in US and Canada to promote her album Under My Skin. Bonez Tour in 2005 was another tour to promote this album which lasted the entire 2005 year and had stopovers in all continents. In 2006, Avril performed at the closing ceremony of Torino Olympics in Canada where she performed her song Who Knows. In 2008 she again took a world tour The Best Damn Tour to promote The Best Damn Thing.

Other Ventures

Apart from her music career Avril has also made few guest appearances in films and television shows. She appeared in an episode of the show Sabrina, The Teenage Witch and lent her voice for an animated film Over The Hedge. She also had a cameo in 2007 film The Flock. In 2008, Avril launched her clothing line Abbey Dawn which featured a back to school collection. Some of the designs featured in an internet game and also in New York Fashion Week. There are also three fragrance launched by Avril carrying a flavor of her personality.

Award and Nominations

Avril has won a sparkling number of awards and nominations for her work. There are 176 awards that she has won including Best Pop Song for Complicated (ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards), Breakthrough Artist(Brasil Music Awards), Album of the Year for Let Go(Brasil Music Awards) and Best New Artist International (MTV Awards). Avril has also received 290 nominations out of which eight are for Grammy Awards.

Philanthropy

Avril has been a part of various charities including Make Some Noise, Amnesty International and Erase MS. She also has her own charity that goes by the name of The Avril Lavigne Foundation which is oriented towards helping young people with serious illness.

Properties and mansions

Avril owns a 1,131 square meters mansion in LA which is worth $8,999,999. This mansion has got 8 bedrooms and 10 and a half bathrooms. Her other house is located in Abbotsford BC Canada which she shares with her husband Chad.

avril-mansion

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