1. Celine Dion was born on March 30, 1968, in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada.

  2. Her full name is Celine Marie Claudette Dion.

  3. She comes from a large family – she is the youngest of 14 children.

  4. Her parents formed a singing group, Dion’s Family, and they toured Canada when Celine was still an infant.

  5. Her mother, Thérèse Tanguay Dion (better known as “maman Dion” in Québec), is famous for her culinary talents.Celine Dion In Concert At Palais Omnisport De Paris Bercy

  6. At the age of 12, Celine Dion recorded a demo tape of a song she had written with her mother.

  7. They sent the tape to the manager and producer Rene Angelil, who handled the career of popular French singer Ginette Reno. After hearing the tape and inviting Dion to perform for him in person, Angelil signed her immediately under the condition that he would have complete control over her career

  8. The first record album Céline ever bought was Stevie Wonder’s “Talking Book” (1972).

  9. At age 16, Céline sang “Une colombe” (a well known French song) for Pope John Paul II at the Montreal Olympic Stadium in front of 65,000 people.

  10. Celine Dion had recorded nine French albums and won numerous awards by the time she was 18.255669-celine-dion

  11. In 1988, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland, and her performance was broadcast live in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Japan.

  12.  She recorded her first English language album, Unison, in 1990.
  13. My Heart Will Go On,” the love theme for the 1997 blockbuster film “Titanic,” is Dion’s most popular song
  14. She sings frequently in English and in French, but she has also sang in Spanish, German and Japanese. She has her own magazine, Celine Dion Magazine.

  15. In 2000, she renewed wedding vows with husband René Angelil at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  16. In the first months of 2000, Dion announced that she was taking time off from her career in order to focus on her family. She and Angelil had been trying to have children for years, and eventually decided to use in vitro fertilization to conceive.

  17. In May 2000, Dion underwent two small operations at a fertility clinic in New York in order to improve her chances of becoming pregnant.

  18. She helped raise $1 million for the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami. She donated $1 million to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

  19. She named her fraternal twin sons “Nelson” and “Eddy”, in honor of Nelson Mandela and Eddy Marnay, respectively. They were born on October 23, 2010.

  20. Her albums have sold over 150 million copies worldwide. Her net worth is $630 million.