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Canadian Singer Celine Dion - Top 5 Facts!

Bran Published On Wed Aug 26 2020   Modified On Wed Aug 26 2020
Canadian Singer Celine Dion - Top 5 Facts!

Grab some of the most intriguing facts about Canadian singer Celine Dion right here!

Celine Dion is one of the most talented singers in Canada, as one of the most powerful, technically skilled vocals, and the best-selling recording artist. The 52-year-old has given some great albums like 'Let's Talk About Love' and 'Falling into You.' In fact, her career over music that has lasted for four decades definitely speaks volumes about the diva's contribution to music in Canada and the whole world.

Dion remains popular for her talents and versatility with a variety of genres like pop, chanson, and soft rock. Over the years, she did work alongside several renowned labels, including CBS, Epic, Columbia, and 550 Legacy. Stay with us to grab some exciting facts about the award-winning musician.

5. Celine Dion: One of Fourteen Children

Celine Dion might enjoy a resounding professional career right now, but it is her past and background that made things a lot more inspiring. She did spend her childhood in a low-income family alongside thirteen other siblings. It's quite apparent that her parents, Therese, a homemaker, and father, Adhemar Dion, a butcher, were quite traditional about their family plans. 

Celine Deon in a white dress poses for a picture.

Celine Dion has 13 other siblings in her family.
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Dion was born in Charlemagne, Quebec, just 24 kilometers northeast of Montreal, as the youngest children in her large family. She grew up as a Roman Catholic, and no matter how difficult it was, looking back at it, she labels her family as a happy home.

4. Celine Dion: Actively Involved In Philanthropy

It is no surprise that Celine Dion is a multi-millionaire thanks to her widely accomplished career as a singer and songwriter. Specifically, she gathers a staggering net worth of $800 million as of 2020, allowing him to live a lavish lifestyle. Despite making big bucks, the Canadian is thoughtful and believes in giving back to society. Over the years, she promoted several charity organizations, including the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Celine Deon in a pink dress poses for a picture.

Celine Deon owns a net worth of $800 million as of 2020.
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Dion donated a colossal sum of $100,000 to China Children & Teenagers' Fund following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Moreover, she joined other celebrities like Josh Groban and Yolanda Adams to support the fundraising effort on World Children's Day in 2003.

3. Celine Dion: An Accomplished Businesswoman

Celine Dion did achieve lots of success in the world of music from a very young age, helping her to amass a colossal net worth. Well, she did own a lot of money, and her ambitions didn't limit her as well. Thus, she poured down her wealth to found and own a artist management company based in Laval, Quebec, named as Les Productions Feeling Inc alongside her late husband, Rene Angelil. Besides that, she is also the owner of Le Mirage Golf Club and Schwartz's Restaurant.

Celine Deon in a white dress poses for a picture at an  event.

Celine Deon is a popular Canadian musician.
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Dion became an entrepreneur as well when she established her franchise restaurant, Nickels, in 1990. by 1997, she was no longer affiliated with the firm, but her ambitions in business never cooled down. She released Celine Dion Parfums, thanks to a deal with Coty, Inc in 2003.

2. Celine Dion Started Music As a Child

The famous saying, 'morning shows the day' held quite true in the case of singer Celine Dion as her interests in singing were quite transparent as a child. It all began at the age of 12 when she composed her first song, Ce n'etait qu'un reve' with brother Jacques and mother. Just a year later, her future husband, Rene Angelil, who was fascinated by her music funded her debut record, La voix du bon Dieu.

Celine Deon in a blue dress poses for a picture.

Celine Deon was only 12 when she composed her first song.
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Dion started ruling over the heart of Canadians as a child, and the pressure just motivated her to work hard and improve. When she was 14, she competed in the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan, and even bagged the award for 'Top Performer' and 'Best Song.'

1. Celine Dion Loved a Man 26 Years Older Than Her  

Celine Dion had a lot of exciting deal of things over her life, but nothing comes close to her married life with her husband, Rene Angelil. She was only a girl of twelve when she first came across her future partner, who was then thirty-eight years old. While he helped her prosper her career, it was quite a surprise how they fell in love despite such a massive age gap.

Celine Deon  poses a picture with her husband Rene Angelil.

Celine Deon lost her husband Rene Angelil in 2016 through throat cancer.
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Dion was a minor when she had feelings for Angelil and even fought with her mother, who opposed the idea. Later, the two made the proposition a reality by publicly announcing their relationship. The pair tied the knot in 1994 and shared three adorable children. Dion went through a massive heartbreak when her partner died of throat cancer on January 14, 2016.

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