Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Birthplace: Belleville, Ontario, Canada
One of her songs,
"Losing Grip", is about an ex-boyfriend
won the 'New Artist in a Video' award for her song 'Complicated' at the 2002 VMA
Parents are Judy & John Lavigne, French-Canadians.
Her first video, "Complicated", cost over $1 million.
Her younger sister appeared in her 'SK8R BOI' Video.
She has a younger sister, Michelle and an older brother, Matthew
Received 5 Grammy nominations, including 1 for best new artist (2003)
Debut album 'Let Go' is 6x platinum
Dropped out of high school after the 11th grade when she secured a record deal.
Won 3 MTV Asia Awards for favorite female artist, favorite breakthrough artist & style (2003)
Her CD, "Let Go", was the third best selling album of 2002.
Announced that her song 'Sk8er Boi' will be turned into a movie.
Her second album is titled "Under My Skin," which has gone 2x platinum
Has a pizza named after her at a restaurant in her home town, Napanee, Ontario.
381,000 copies were sold of her second album "Under My Skin", making it her 2nd #1 album. According to Nielsen SoundScan, it ended the #1 spot eight- week reign of Usher's "Confessions" album. "Under My Skin" album is also #1 in the UK.
The song "Slipped Away" on her second album is about the death of her grandfather.
Wrote the song "Breakaway" which was sung by Kelly Clarkson.
Nominated for 3 Grammys: Song Of The Year ("I'm With You"), Best Female Pop Vocal Performance ("I'm With You") & Best Female Rock Vocal Performance ("Losing Grip") (2004)
Voted #1 in Teen People's Top Hottest 21 Under 21 List [April 30th - May 1st 2005]
Decided to perform in Dublin, Ireland the same day her grandfather died. After receiving the news, she knew he would have wanted her to continue on. Although all but breaking down on stage, she continued to perform in his memory.
Became engaged to Deryck Whibley on June 25, 2005.
Writes all of her own songs about her own personal experiences.
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