Shania Twain

Canadian country music singer and songwriter

Shania Twain OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965, in Timmins, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and record producer. She was married a long time to music producer Mutt Lange. She is very successful in the country and pop music genres. She had a residency show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, in late 2012.

Shania Twain

Twain at the 2011 Juno Awards in March 2011
Eilleen Regina Edwards

(1965-08-28) August 28, 1965 (age 58)
Other namesShania Twain
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Robert John "Mutt" Lange (m. 1993–2010)

Frédéric Thiébaud (m. 2011)
Musical career
OriginTimmins, Ontario, Canada
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active1993–present
LabelsMercury Nashville, Republic Records

Her 1995 album The Woman in Me brought her fame.[2] Her 1997 album Come On Over became the bestselling album of all time by a female musician in any genre[3] and the bestselling country album of all time. It has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.[4]

In 2017, she released the album Now, her first in 15 years. She wrote and co-produced all of the songs. It entered at the top of the charts in Australia,[5] Canada, the UK, and the US,[6] where it opened with 137,000 combined copies and streams.

Personal life


Twain married music producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange on December 28, 1993. They have a son, Eja (pronounced "Asia") D'Angelo, who was born on August 12, 2001.[7] On May 15, 2008, a spokesperson for Mercury Nashville said that Twain and Lange were separating. This was after Lange allegedly had an affair with Twain's best friend, Marie-Anne Thiébaud.[8][9] Their divorce was finalized on June 9, 2010.[10] On December 20, 2010, Twain's manager said that Twain was engaged to Swiss Frédéric Thiébaud (the ex-husband of her former best friend), an executive at Nestlé.[11][12] They married on January 1, 2011, in Rincón, Puerto Rico.[13]

Twain is a longtime vegetarian.[14] In 2001 she was voted PETA's very first Sexiest Vegetarian Alive.[15]

In September 2010, it was confirmed that Twain was to release her first biography, From This Moment On, on May 3, 2011.[16] The cover work for the book was released on March 2, 2011.[17]

Awards and honours


In addition to the awards for her singles and albums, Twain has a number of personal honours:



Twain has released thirty-five singles from six studio albums, one greatest hits album, and one soundtrack album.

Studio albums





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