Avril Lavigne is a well-known Canadian singer who is also an actress, and at 15, she appeared on the stage with Shania Twain. She is the youngest female soloist for reaching No. 1 in the United Kingdom. Lavigne has released five solo studio albums in her career and has done a number of concert tours. Let’s find out how much is Avril Lavigne’s net worth in 2018.
Avril Ramona Lavigne was born on 27 September 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada to her parents Judith-Rosanne Loshaw and Jean-Claude Lavigne.
At the age of 5, her family moved to Ontario’s Greater Napanee. She used to sing as a child, and her father bought her guitars, a keyboard, microphone, and a drum kit. Lavigne used to attend karaoke sessions when she was 14. She later began to write songs.
In July 2006, Avril Lavigne got married to singer Deryck Whibley. The couple divorced in 2010. From 2010 to 2012, she was in a relationship with Brody Jenner. In July 2013, she got married to Canadian rocker Chad Kroeger. They separated in 2015.
Lavigne was diagnosed with Lyme disease in April 2015.
Avril Lavigne began her career by recording for other artists. In June 2002, she released her debut studio album ‘Let Go.’ The album sold over 16 million records worldwide and became a diamond certified album. It included the hit singles “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi”, “I’m with You,” and “Losing Grip.”
Her second album entitled ‘Under My Skin’ was released in 2004. The album sold 10 million records globally. In 2007, she released the album ‘The Best Damn Thing,’ and it too became a multi-platinum certified album. The album ‘Goodbye Lullaby’ was released in 2011. In November 2013, she released her self-titled album.
Lavigne has also released the multi-platinum certified live album ‘My World’ in 2003. She has released two compilation albums and 8 EPs. Her hit singles include “Smile,” What the Hell,” “Alice,” “Girlfriend,” “My Happy Ending,” and “Don’t Tell Me.”
In 2002, she appeared in the TV series ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.’ She was later seen in the film ‘Going the Distance’ in 2004. She has also appeared in the films ‘The Flock’ and ‘Over the Hedge.’
In 2008, she launched her own clothing line called ‘Abbey Dawn.’ She has released the fragrances ‘Black Star’ and ‘Forbidden Rose.’
Awards & Achievements
Avril Lavigne has been nominated eight times in the Grammy Awards. In 2003, she won the Ivor Novello Awards. She has received six Teen Choice Awards, four VH1 Awards, six World Music Awards, and four American Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Other awards won by her include ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, Brasil Music Awards, Capricho Awards, Danish Music Awards, and many others.
Net Worth of Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne has an estimated net worth of more than $55 million. This fortune comes from the sale of her albums. Part of her wealth also comes from venturing into other businesses. As of 2013, she has sold over 40 million records worldwide and has become one of the best-selling musicians. She is the youngest female solo artist to reach No. 1 in the UK and holds a Guinness World record for it. Lavigne also owns many cars, and her house in Los Angeles is worth $9.5 million.
Avril Lavigne is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. She has released many hit singles and albums. Her popularity has made her ‘The Most Famous Female Canadian of All Time in Social Media.’ Lavigne is also a philanthropist and supports many organizations like Amnesty International, US Campaign for Burma, War Child, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Special Olympics. She has been known for appearing in a gothic style and has got unique tattoos.