Celine Dion born Celine Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer. Marie Claudette is known for her powerful skilled vocals. Her first albums were recorded in French and they gained her wide popularity. Celine was the first Canadian to receive a Gold Record in France.
Age How old Is Celine Dion
Celine was born on March 30th 1968 in Charlemagne,Quebec,Canada. She is 55 years old as of 2023.
Parents| Therese Dion | Adhemar Dion
Celine’s parents were Adhemar Dion(1923-2003) and her mother was Therese Dion(1927-2020).She was raised together with her other 13 siblings.
Celine Dion Early Life
She started singing at the age of five and she would entertain people at her parent’s Piano bar on weekends. At the age of 12 she recorded a song and her brother sent the recording to a manager by the name Rene Angelil.
Marriage| Rene Angelil
Dion married René Angélil On December 30, 1994 at Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica.René had been her manager and he died on January 14, 2016 from cancer.
The two met after Celine’s brother sent him her recordings.It was after that Rene began managing Celine’s career.In 1981,he mortgaged his own house to finance her first album.Later in 1988 the two began a personal relationship when she was 20 years old.
Kids| Rene Charles Angelil | Eddy |Nelson
Celine and her husband Rene have three children together.Their names are:Rene-Charles Angelil(January 25 2001),and twins Eddy Angelil and Nelson Angelil (October 23 2010).
Height| How tall is Celine Dion
Celine stands at a height of 171 cm(5’ 7’’).
Celine Dion Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be US $380 million as of 2023.
Illness | Stiff-person Syndrome
In 2022,Celine announced that she had been diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome.It is an autoimmune neurological disorder that causes spasms that affect vocal cord and mobility. She underwent treatment and cancelled most of her 2023 tours.
“Unfortunately, these spasms affect every aspect of my life, sometimes causing difficulties when I walk and not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to, “Celine said in a video she posted on Instagram.
In the recent past Celine lost a lot of weight and her fans started questioning whether she is okey.
In an interview with People Magazine she said, “People say, ‘She’s a lot thinner,’ but I’m working hard. I like to move and (weight loss) comes with it.”
She goes for ballet four times a week.She said she also maintains a healthy diet and all that have helped her maintain her body shape.
Also in 2007 Celine stood up for other people with similar body type\shape(slim).She said,“It pisses people off that I am thin and I don’t make any effort. I have been thin all my life. Nobody in my family is overweight.”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Celine is the spokeswoman of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.She took this position in memory of her niece who died of the disease.