How much is Celine Dion worth? $800 million
How did Celine Dion Earn Her Money and Wealth?
Celine Dion is a Canadian singer and an entrepreneur. She was born on 30th March 1968 into a grand family from Charlemagne. Her vocal skills were brought to light by her then manager and would-be husband René Angélil. In the 1980s, she grabbed all the international recognition that came her way. She also bagged prizes at the Yamaha World Popular Song Festival in 1982 and the Eurovision Song Contest in 1988. Dion released her first English album, Unison in 1990. With that, she came to be known as a reputed pop artist in North America and other English speaking countries in the world.
Dion is the youngest of 14 siblings in her family. All thanks to her mom, who had sent a tape that was a testimony to the talent of the young 12-year-old girl to Rene Angelil, the Canadian music producer, Dion could trim and water her vocal skills. Under the wing of Angelil, Dion carved herself out to be a professional in the field. It was on Michel Jasmin’s talk show that the young artist sang for the first time on TV, which was back in 1981. By the time 1990s hit the globe, she was very well-known amongst the folks and was known under the guise of one of the best-selling artists in the world. The song “My Heart Will Go On” from her music album “Let’s Talk About Love” became the theme song for Titanic that was released in 1997. She successfully made into the list by Forbes of America’s Richest Self-Made Women in 2016.
Dion is also a great humanitarian apart from being a melodious singer. She collectively takes part in fundraisers and she also thrives to raise money for her eponymous organization. Her recent concerts have managed to raise $1.7 million for Foundation Celine Dion. The foundation is all about helping the sick and the underprivileged children of the society. Her songs, “The Power of Love”, “Because You Loved Me”, “My Heart Will Go On”, “I’m Your Angel”, among others, were internationally recognized as No. 1 hits when they were released.
Dion had been entitled the position of Officer of the Order of Canada in 1998. She was also granted an honorary doctorate from Universite Laval in Quebec in 2008. She was felicitated by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in 2003 for her service to the music industry in Europe and for having sold over 50 million albums in the region.
She has been honored with five Grammy awards, including “Record of the Year” and “Album of the Year”. She also received the ICON Award at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. She has adjudged her name amongst one of the best-selling artists of all time for her record sales worldwide.
What are the highest-selling music albums of Celine Dion?
- Falling Into You (1996) – 10,800,000 units
- Let’s Talk About Love (1997) – 9,600,000 units
- All the Way…A Decade of Song (1999) – 8,100,000 units
- These Are Special Times (1998) – 5,400,000 units
- The Colour of My Love (1993) – 4,600,000 units
- A New Day Has Come (2002) – 3,300,000 units
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