Born as Céline Marie Claudette Dion on 30th March 1968, Celine Dion holds a remarkable position in the music arena. The 50-year-old singer is a multiple Grammy Award winner. The youngest of 14 siblings, Celine got her start when her mother sent Rene Angelil, a Canadian music producer, a tape showcasing her 12-year-old daughter’s immersing talent. After meeting her in person, he decided to become her guider.
Most recently Dion released her single, "Ashes," captured from the Deadpool 2 soundtrack. The phenomenal singer is highly popular not just in Canada but all over the world for her soulful and melodious voice. She is best known for singing ‘My Heart Will Go On’, the theme song of the 1997 blockbuster film ‘Titanic’.
Apart from music, Celine also has her hands in other businesses. She is the owner of Les Productions Feeling Inc and has also released a series of perfumes. Well, let's find out all about her professional endeavors and net worth?
Celine Dion Early Career
At the age of 12, Dion collaborated with her mother and brother to write and compose her first song, "It Was Only a Dream". Her brother Michel sent the recording to the music manager Rene Angelil. Angelil was highly convinced by Dion's calm and soft voice and decided to give her a chance.
Finally in 1981, her brother debt his home to fund her first record and thereafter she has been actively involved in the music industry.
By 1983, Dion was already awarded as the first Canadian artist to receive a gold record in France for her single "of Love or of Friendship." Dion also won many Felix Awards that includes "Best Female Performer" and "Discovery of the Year".
Her passion for music further intensified at the age of 18 after she saw Michael Jackson Perform. Well, success eventually embraced Dion, and she got recognized as a real talent.
Moreover, she has also undergone many facial and dental surgeries to adopt a superstar's face.
How Celine Dion Became The Pop Culture Icon of The World?
The startup journey for Dion has not been easy. She faced many ups and downs in her journey.
Dion gained international fans after she performed The Power of the Dream at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. The same year, her album 'Falling Into You', including the No. 1 hit "Because You Loved Me," won Grammy Awards as album of the year and best pop album.
After the release of Titanic theme song " My Heart Will Go on," Dion became a well-known icon throughout the world. She released dozens of music videos and was sought for concerts by many program sponsor. Later on, she took a break from music due to her pregnancy.
Afterward, in the summer of 2017, Celine undertook a tour with 25 sold-out shows in 15 cities across Europe and the UK.
Celina Dion Net worth, Endorsement Deals, Interests, Charity Work
According to the report of 2018, Dion's net worth is believed to be $400 million by Forbes. She is counted as one of the richest female singer residing in the music industry. She is the owner of many endorsements; Air India, Celina Dion Perfumes, Chrysler, Coty, Kraftworks NYC are a few to name.
She is also interested in charity works. She is involved with charitable organizations like Aid Still Required, American Heart Association, Angels' Place, Artist Against Racism, Autism Speaks.
Talking about her personal interests, Dion loves to read novels, the biography of her favorite stars and motivational speakers. Dion fashion sense is also copied up by many of her fans. She is also the cosmetics and makeup advisor. At present, she is living in Chicago with her family and relatives.
Dion's Life At Present
Celine Dion's husband and brother's death had resulted in her to take the break from her busy schedule. At present, she is enjoying her life as a mother. Besides, she is touring, recording, performing and attends talk shows as well.
Céline performed 'Ashes', from the @deadpoolmovie, live for the first time last night on her return on stage at @thecolosseumatcaesarspalace ! // Céline chantait pour la première fois en live la chanson "Ashes" du film #Deadpool2 hier soir lors de son retour sur scène à Las Vegas. - Team Céline
At present, Dion is busy helping the world. She has undertaken many fundraising works including "Stand Up Support for Cancer" in September. Not only this, but she is also seen raising cash for her foundation. Her former concerts have risen up $1.7 million to support sick and underprivileged children and their families.