Shania Twain: Net Worth, Money and More
Net Worth: $350 Million
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Eilleen Regina Edwards, popularly known as Shania Twain was born in Canada in the year 1965. After singing at a local resort for several years, Shania went to Nashville in 1993. She recorded her debut album the same year. However, it was her second album, titled “The Woman in Me” that brought her into limelight. The album helped Shania establish herself as a crossover star.
Known as the “The Queen of Country Pop”, Shania has been awarded the prestigious Grammy award five times. She has also won 27 BMI Songwriter awards. 3 of her albums have been certified diamond by Recording Industry Association of America making her the first female singer with 3 albums reaching the diamond status consecutively. Some of her most popular songs include “You’re still the one”, “Forever and for always”, Man! I fell like a Woman”, “That don’t Impress Me Much” and “Whose Bed Have Your Boots Ben Under?” among others. Twain is the second best selling artist (after Celine Dion) in Canada. This immensely talented singer and song writer has a net worth of $350 million approximately.
Albums, endorsements and more!
Shania Twain is undoubtedly one of the wealthiest celebrities. The main source of her income is her music career. Televisions appearances and endorsements have also helped her become the super rich celebrity she is today!
Shania has released 4 studio alums and 2 compilation album so far. Her 2nd album, “The Woman in Me” sold around 12 million copies. In 1997 she released the album “Come On Over” which sold around 40 million copies (worldwide) and became the best selling album by female artist in any genre. “Up!”, released in the year 2002 has sold over 20 million copies internationally. She has sold more than 80 million albums and this makes her the 10th best selling artist of Nielsen SoundScan era.
Shania appeared in the first edition of VH1 Divas Concert in the year 1998 and “ VH1’s Behind the Music “in 1999. The latter concentrated on the hardships she had to face in the early years of her life. In 2008, Shania made an appearance as a surprise presenter at 42nd CMA Awards. She has also appeared as a guest Judge at the hit talent hunt show ‘American Idol”. Shania’s very own TV series titled “Why Not ? With Shania Twain” premiered in 2011 on the OWN.
Twain was a part of a series of cosmetic advertisement for Revlon in 1999. The ads were based on her hit song “Man! I feel like a woman”! Shania has also been a part of advertisements for Gitano jeans and Candie’s shoes.
In 2005, she collaborated with Scentstories by Febreze. The aim was to create limited edition scent disc the proceeds from which would go to America’ Second Harvest. Shania has also launched her own fragrances “Shania” by Stetson in 2005 and “Shania Starlight” in 2007. Shania has been honored with her very own star on Hollywood Walk of Fame!
The good life
With a net worth of $350 million, Shania Twain has been able to maintain an extremely luxurious life style. She has palatial homes loaded with brilliant facilities at Florida in USA as well as in Corseaux, Switzerland. Twain spends a lot of time in her Corseaux home because it is peaceful, quiet and allows her to spend some private quality time. She also owns a number of expensive cars.
Two times lucky!
Shania started dating producer Robert Lange in 1993 and the couple got married later that year. Their son, Eja , was born in 2001. However, Shania and Robert decided to go their separate ways and the divorce was finalized in the 2010. Later that year, Twain’s manager confirmed that the sensational singer was engaged to Frederic Thiebaud . Shania married Frederic in the year 2011.
Making the world a better place!
Twain has certainly done her bit in making the world a better place. This philanthropic star is a strong supporter of a number of causes including child rights and animal rights. “Shania Kids Can” was started by Shania Twain in order to provide help and support to kids who suffer owing to problems at home. The charity provides children the lessons which they otherwise cannot afford. It also aims at boosting the confidence and self esteem of then kids through counseling and coaching. Shania is a popular vegan and a supporter of animal rights. She supports organizations such s PETA, Red Cross and United Service Organization.
In the year 2011, this gorgeous and gifted singer who is known for leading a very private life released her autobiography titled “From This Moment On”. In this book, Shania has revealed personal details such as the complicated relationship she had with her stepfather as well as the “Double betrayal” she had to suffer owning to the affair between her husband and her best friend.
Quote : “I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you’re really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That’s the way I’ve always lived my life.”