Celine Dion turns 55 years old. Throughout her musical and personal career, she has experienced moments of great success and loss as well, as the death of her husband and manager René Angélil and her brother Daniel, both victims of cancer two days apart, in January 2016. To later establish herself as a multi-award-winning interpreter, icon and benchmark of international music.
However, today her career is on “stand by” because she was diagnosed with Stiff person syndromea rare neurodegenerative disease, but with constant activity on their social networks. For this reason, today March 30 and in honor of his birthday, here we present eight interesting facts about his life and career.
1- Céline Dion: the beginning of her musical career
Céline Dion began her musical career at a very young age, performing at small clubs and events in her hometown of Quebec. At the age of 12, she recorded her first single in French. with the help of his mother and brother. This story is closely linked to who her manager was, René Angélil, who would later become her husband.
2- Career achievements: from an Oscar to Grammys
Celine Dion is one of the most successful music artists of all time, having sold more than 200 million records worldwide. He has won five Grammy Awards, two Oscar Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, and many other awards in recognition of his impressive musical career.
3- Céline Dion, a movie love story and story family
Celine Dion and René Angélil began their love story when she was 12 years old and he was her manager. They married in 1994 in a ceremony at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Together, they had three children: René-Charles, born in 2001, and twins Eddy and Nelson, born in 2010.
4 – Residence in Las Vegas
The singer is one of the most popular artists to have had a residency in Las Vegas alongside Cher, Elton John y Mariah Carey. From 2003 to 2019, the singer offered more than 1,000 performances at the Colosseum Theater at the Caesars Palace hotel, where more than 4 million viewers performed. Currently, she, along with her three children, chooses the State of Nevada as her home, dividing it with Quebec, her hometown, Canada.
5 -Iconic songs Céline Dion
The Canadian is known for many of her iconic songs, including “My Heart Will Go On,” the theme song to the movie Titanic, which earned her an Oscar and a Grammy in 1998. Other popular songs include “The Power of Love.” , “Because You Loved Me” and “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now.” Currently, with a “stand by” in her career, Dion seeks to position her hits and stay current with her classic pieces. What’s more, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” went viral on Tik tok with a clever challenge.
6 – Charitable foundation with René Angélil
In 1998, Celine Dion and her husband René Angélil created the Celine Dion Foundation, which aims to help children and adults suffering from cancer, as well as their families. The foundation has donated millions of dollars to charities around the world.
7 – Stiff person syndrome, the disease that plagues Céline Dion
The singer in 2022 announced on her social networks that she was diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome. It is a neurological disease that causes muscle spasms. For that reason, she along with her team decided to suspend her world tour and put a “stop” in her career, until further notice.-
“We are still learning about this rare disease, but now we know what causes the spasms that I am suffering Unfortunately, these spasms affect many aspects of my daily life, sometimes causing me to walking difficultiesI can’t use my vocal chords As I’m used to…”Céline Dion explained to her followers.
8 – It seems unlikely that Céline Dion will attend the premiere of her first film as a protagonist
Love Again opens on May 12 and is a romantic comedy in which the singer plays herself, along with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Sam Heughan. Although her dream was to give life to María Callas, all her efforts to carry out this project did not bear fruit, but at least she has made the leap to the big screen with a role tailored to her in a film possibly only suitable for lovers of this film genre
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