Born: September 27, 1984
Place of Birth: Napanee, Ontario
Avril Lavigne is one of Canada's youngest world famous pop stars.
She started preparing to be a singer at the young age of two!
Lavigne loved singing and performed in church, at festivals, country fairs, and talent contests.
Leaving high school at 16, Avril Lavigne continued to develop her singing and song-writing skills.
Working in New York City and Los Angeles gave her valuable experience in the world of music.
Soon she was discovered by and signed with Arista Records.
She has won at least five Grammy nominations in a young career.
Her debut album, "Let Go", has sold over five million copies.
Avril Lavigne is considered a better role model for youth compared to other young well known rock stars.
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Last Updated: January 8, 2017
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