Alanis Morissette

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Alanis Nadine Morissette
  • Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/01/1974, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; actor
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Alanis Morissette Fast Facts:
  • Twin brother Wade was born 12 minutes before her. 
  • Began playing piano at age 6 and writing songs at age 9.
  • Joined You Can't Do That on Television (a popular kid's show on Nickelodeon) at age 11.
  • Appeared on Star Search in 1988, singing the Osmond Brothers hit "One Bad Apple."  
  • Opened for Vanilla Ice in 1991. 
  • Released two dance-pop albums in Canada prior to her 1995 U.S. debut, Jagged Little Pill.
  • Sold in excess of 30 million copies of Jagged Little Pill, which remained in the Top 10 for 69 weeks.
  • Her breakthrough single "You Oughta Know" is said to have been inspired by a relationship/break-up with Full House actor Dave Coulier.
  • Played God in Kevin Smith's movie Dogma.
  • Became an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church in 2004.
  • Her 2007 YouTube parody of the Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps" was viewed more than 13.5 million times.
  • Alanis Morissette Relationships:
  • Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway - Son
  • Tom Ballanco - Ex-significant Other
  • Souleye - Husband
  • Wade Morissette - Brother
  • Alan Morissette - Father
  • Christian Lane - Ex-significant Other
  • Georgia Morissette - Mother
  • Ryan Reynolds - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Dave Coulier - Ex-significant Other
  • Chad Morissette - Brother
  • Dash Mihok - Ex-significant Other
  • Alanis Morissette Awards:
  • 1995 Grammy: Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1997 Grammy: Best Long Form Music Video - Winner
  • 1998 Grammy: Best Rock Song - Winner
  • 1995 Grammy: Best Rock Album - Winner
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1998 Grammy: Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1995 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
  • 1995 Grammy: Best Rock Song - Winner
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee

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