Shania Twain Biography & Net Worth

Shania Twain Net Worth 2020

Popular Name: Shania Twain
Real Name:
Eilleen Regina Edwards
Birth Date: August 28, 1965
Birth Place:
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Age: 55  
Gender: Female
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 160cm
Weight: 51kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Robert John “Mutt” Lange (m. 1993; div. 2010)​
Frédéric Thiébaud (m. 2011)
Children: 1
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Years active: 1983 Till Date
Net Worth: $450 Million
Last Updated: 2020

Shania Twain is a popular Canadian singer. Best-known for her album ‘The Woman in Me’, she is considered to be one of the best selling singers in Canada, second only to the famous Celine Dion. Her album ‘Come on Over’ is the best selling country album of all time. The ‘Grammy’ award-winning singer is a world-class songwriter and has won many ‘BMI Songwriter’ awards. Known as ‘The Queen of Country Pop,’ Twain was exposed to music when she was quite young. She started writing and performing songs before she clocked ten and appeared on a TV show as a teenager. She had a trouble childhood and embraced music for solace. Apart from providing her the comfort she sought, music also helped her earn an income to contribute to her lacking family. Her musical talent made her well-known in her small town and she was often invited by show organizers to play at clubs and local radio stations. Shania Twain net worth is the result of all her struggles turned success over the years. She initially fought for years to make it until ‘Mercury’ gave her a record deal. Her second album ‘The woman in Me’ was what served as her breakthrough as it announced the arrival of a star to the world of music by going multi-platinum.

Shania Twain’s Early Life

Born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, on 28 August 1965, to Sharon Morrison and Clarence Edwards, her parents divorced at the time she was two. She along with her two sisters, started living with their mother who later got married to Jerry Twain. Their family grew bigger following the birth of a son, and the adoption of another son.

Her stepfather, Jerry, was an abusive man who frequently abused her mother. In order to find some peace in all the difficulties she faced in life, Shania embraced music and started singing and performing at a young age. She sang at clubs and earned some money with which she helped her poor family.

She attended Timmins High and Vocational School, and also sang for a local band known as ‘Longshot.’ At age 13, she got an opportunity to sing on the ‘Tommy Hunter Show’ that aired on CBC television. She completed her high school studies in 1983 and joined the band ‘Flirt’ on tour all over Ontario. At the same time, she also took singing lessons from a music coach in order to sharpen her skills.

Shania Twain was opportune to meet country singer Mary Bailey who later arranged her meeting with John Kim Bell. John was organizing a fundraiser for the ‘National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation,’ in 1987, where she got a chance to perform. In the same 1987, Shania lost both of her parents in an automobile accident. She was 22 at that time, but she had to carry the burden of taking care of her younger siblings while also working on her career.

Shania Twain’s Career

Six years after losing her parents to a car crash, Shania Twain released self-titled studio album in 1993. It included the singles ‘What Made You Say That’ and ‘Dance with the One That Brought You’. Two years later, she released another album entitled ‘The Woman in Me’. It was a successful album that went on to become a multi-diamond certified album. It included the hit singles ‘You Win My Love’, ‘No One Needs to Know’, and ‘Any Man of Mine’.

In 1997, she released the  album ‘Come on Over’ which peaked at No. 1 in many countries, including Norway, United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and also went multi-platinum. She took a five-year period off before releasing her fourth album ‘Up!’ in 2002, and this also proved to be a commercial hit. In September 2017, she came up her fifth studio album titled ‘Now’, and that has been the last album she released to date.

Aside her music career where she has released two live albums, five studio albums, three remix albums, two compilation albums, one box set, and 38 singles, Shania Twain has also made a mark on television as well. In 1998, she appeared in ‘VH! Divas’ concert in 1998. In 2009, she served as a guest judge on the popular talent show ‘American Idol.’ She has also served as a guest judge in the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’, and has featured in a small number of movies  and television series. In 2011, she appeared in her own Television show called ‘Why Not? With Shania Twain’.

Shania Twain Net Worth 2020
Shania Twain Net Worth 2020

Shania Twain’s  Albums

  • Shania Twain (1993)
  • The Woman in Me (1995)
  • Come On Over (1997)
  • Up! (2002)
  • Now (2017)

Shania Twain’s Movies

  • I Heart Huckabees (2004)
  • Broad City (2017)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (2018)
  • Trading Paint (2019)
  • I Still Believe (2020)

Awards & Achievements

Shania Twain has been nominated for eighteen Grammy Awards in her career so far, and she has won five of them. She has won four Academy of Country Music Awards from six nominations, as well as six American Music Awards from seventeen nominations.  In addition to being a recipient of thirty nine BMI Songwriter Awards, she has won the CMT Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Echo Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Juno Awards, Much Music Video Awards, and World Music Awards.

Twain is regarded as one of the most popular singers on earth. After finding considerable success with her music career, her popularity has earned her numerous honours. In 1999, she was named ‘Entertainer of the Year’, and in 2002, she was listed by Country Music Television as one of the‘40 Greatest Women of Country Music’.

The beautiful singer has been pleased with stars on the ‘Canada Walk of Fame’ and ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’. She was made Officer in the Order of Canada in the year 2005. Shania Twain is the first and only female artist to release 3 consecutive diamond albums.

Personal Life & Family

Shania met producer Mutt Lange in 1993. They got married that same year, and had a child together eight years afterwards. In 2008, it was discovered that Mutt had cheated on Twain with her best friend named Marie-Anne Thiebaud. The couple divorced in June 2010, and by December that same year, Shania became engaged to the ex-husband of Marie-Anne, a business executive named Frederic Thiebaud. They eventually got married in January 2011 and have been living together since that time.

Shania Twain Net Worth

Twain made her colossal fortune from the sales of her two live albums, five studio albums, three remix albums, two compilation albums, one box set, and 38 singles. On many of the occasions, her albums received multi-diamond certifications and have sold more than 100 million copies. A proportion of her wealth has also come from her roles on television shows and in movies, and also from various endorsement deals.

Shania Twain net worth is about $450 million. She lives in a $6 million worth house and rides a car that is expected to worth around $600,000. She is a resident of Switzerland but also has homes in Florida, New York, New Zealand, and the Bahamas.


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