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Eileen Regina Edwards
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
Country singer; songwriter
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Shania Twain Fast Facts:
While growing up in poverty, she earned money by singing in local bars.
Raised her three younger siblings after her mother and stepfather died in a car accident in 1987.
Her stepfather, Jerry, was an Ojibwa native; when she changed her name from Eileen, she chose "Shania," which is Ojibwa for "I'm on my way."
Won the 1999 Entertainer of the Year Award at both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards.
A vegetarian; she was the first celebrity to be named Sexiest Vegetarian Alive by PETA, in 2001.
Signed on with Stetson Fragrances in 2005 to develop and market a fragrance line.
In 2010, she founded the charity Shania Kids Can, which aims to help underprivileged school-age children.
Was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2011.
Starred in the documentary series
Why Not? With Shania Twain
on OWN in the spring of 2011.
Penned the memoir
From This Moment On
Shania Twain Relationships:
Sharon - Mother
Mark - Half Brother
Jill - Sister
Robert John "Mutt" Lange - Ex-husband
Clarence Edwards - Father
Eja D'Angelo - Son
Frédéric Thiébaud - Husband
Carrie Ann - Sister
Darryl - Half Brother
Jerry Twain - Stepfather
Shania Twain Awards:
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Video of the Year - Nominee
2005 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Country Female Singer - Winner
2005 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Fashion Plate Video of the Year - Nominee
2000 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female Musical Performer - Winner
1999 Grammy: Best Country Song - Winner
1998 Grammy: Best Female Country Vocal Performance - Winner
1995 Grammy: Best Country Album - Winner
2012 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
1998 Grammy: Best Country Song - Winner
1999 Grammy: Best Female Country Vocal Performance - Winner
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Hottest Female Video of the Year - Nominee
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Concept Video of the Year - Winner
2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Video of the Year - Nominee
2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Female Video of the Year - Winner
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Female Video of the Year - Nominee
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