Shania Twain Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Shania Twain Net Worth 2020 – Shania Twain is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is the best-selling female artist in country music history and has sold over 100 million records. Additionally, she is widely considered as the ‘Queen of Country Pop’.
She was born as Eilleen Regina Edwards to Sharon Morrison and Clarence Edwards. Her parents divorced when she was two years old and she along with her two sisters started living with her mother.
Her mother later married Jerry Twain who adopted the girls. The family grew with the birth of a brother and the adoption of another. Her stepfather was an abusive man who fought frequently with her mother.
She started singing and performing from an early age. Music was a form of escape from the difficulties of her daily life. Her family was very poor and she earned money by singing at clubs.
She went to Timminis High and Vocal School, and sang for a local band called Longshot.
She got an opportunity to perform on the Tommy Hunter Show, aired on CBC television when she was just 13.
After graduating form high school in 1983 she joined a band called Flirt and toured all over Ontario with the band. She also started taking lesson from a singing coach.
She met country singer Mary Bailey who arranged a fundraiser in 1987 for the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation where Twain got a chance to perform.
In 1987, her parents got killed in an automobile accident leaving the 21 year old to take care of her younger siblings.
Twain married Robert Lange, a music producer she often worked with, in 1993. They have a son. She divorced her husband in 2010 after finding out that he had an affair with her best friend.
On January 1, 2011, she married Frederic Thiebaud, an executive at Nestle.
Twain initially began her career as the singer for a local band called ‘Longshot’. Later, she was signed to Polygram Records. In 1993, she released her first album titled ‘Shania Twain’.
Next, Twain alongside Robert John “Mutt” Lange co-wrote 10 of the 12 tracks for her next album ‘The Woman in Me’ which was released in 1995.
The first single of the album reached No. 11 on the country charts and another single ‘Any Man of Mine’ reached to No. 1 on the country charts. Furthermore, since then, she has released several other albums. She has made her name as one of the important country singers of this generation.
Twain’s other albums include ‘Come On Over’, ‘Up!’, and ‘Now’. Additionally, she has also been part of several tours like Come On Over Tour, Shania: Still the One, and Rock This Country Tour among others.
Apart from her career in music, Twain has also appeared in several movies and television shows like ‘Jalen Vs. Everybody’, ‘Broad City’, and ‘I Heart Huckabees’. Furthermore, she served as a guest judge on ‘American Idol’ in 2009.
Twain has received 18 Grammy Award nominations and has won the award 5 times. Additionally, she has also won 6 American Music Awards. In addition, she has received 8 Billboard Music Awards and 13 Juno Awards.
As of November 2020, Shania Twain has an estimated net worth of more than $450 million. She made this fortune from the sale of her albums.
On many of the occasions, her albums have been certified multi-diamond certified and have sold over 100 million albums.
Part of her wealth also comes from her endorsement deals. She lives in a house worth $6 million, and her luxury car is worth $600,000. In 2011, she appeared in her own show called ‘Why Not? With Shania Twain’.