Celine Dion was born in Charlemagne, Quebec, on March 30, 1968. She was born into a large family and soon became a teen pop star in the French-speaking world. In 1990, she released her first English-speaking album that turned her into a major pop star in the United States. When the album was released, Dion had only been speaking English for 2 years. Dion married her manager, RenÌ© AngÌ©lil, in 1994. The couple shares a 26 year age difference and a set of fraternal twin boys who were born in October of 2010. Celine Dion is the head of and supports many world charity organizations.
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2. Income & Salary
As a person of French-Canadian descent that did not speak English until 2 years before she began recording English music, Celine Dion has become a very prominent pop singer in the United States. Dion has received 5 Grammy awards and 7 American Music Awards for her songs, including “My Heart Will Go On.” From the years 2000 to 2010, Dion was the single highest grossing singer in the entire world. She has made over $350 million from her Las Vegas show and over $720 million throughout her time in the music world. Celine Dion is one of the top richest celebrities, especially singers, in the United States and Canada combined. The singer does not plan to stop singing or performing at anytime in the near or distant future.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
In the year 2012, Celine Dion made $58 million dollars from ticket sales from her resident Las Vegas show. This amount does not account for the various record and digital song royalties that the signer received in that year. While there are no official calculations, Dion is expected to have made around $112 million during the year 2013, due to the increasing popularity in her Las Vegas show. Because of the success of the show, the singer has decided to renew her residency in the city to continue the show until at least the year 2019. Ticket sales are expected to continue increasing throughout her time through the show, with a 2014 income estimate at around $160 million.