- 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.
- 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.
- 1998, Grammy — Best Female Rock Vocal Performance: Winner
- 1997, Grammy — Best Long Form Music Video: Winner
- 1995, Grammy — Best Female Rock Vocal Performance: Winner
- 1995, Grammy — Album of the Year: Winner
- 1995, Grammy — Best Rock Song: Winner
- 1998, Grammy — Best Rock Song: Winner
- 1995, Grammy — Best Rock Album: Winner
- 1999, Golden Globe — Best Original Song - Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2006, Golden Globe — Best Original Song - Motion Picture: Nominee
- Ryan Reynolds — Ex-fiancé
- Wade Morissette — Brother
- Tom Ballanco — Ex-significant Other
- Souleye — Husband
- Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway — Son
- Chad Morissette — Brother
- Dash Mihok — Ex-significant Other
- Georgia Morissette — Mother
- Christian Lane — Ex-significant Other
- Dave Coulier — Ex-significant Other
- Alan Morissette — Father
- Onyx Solace Morissette-Treadway — Daughter
- Birth Name: Alanis Nadine Morissette
- Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
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