A Canadian singer and songwriter, Shaina Twain has sold more than 100 million records as the best-selling female artist in the history of music and among the best-selling music artist of all.


Shania Twain is the superstar in the music industry for nearly three decades. So let’s know more interesting things about Shaina which you didn’t know. Let’s get started.

5 Things You about Shania Twain

Shania’s birth name actually is Eilleen Regina Edwards. The surname “Twain” came from her stepfather Jerry Twain. At the age of 10, she began exploring songwriting and penning her own tunes. She adopted the first name “Shania” at age 24.

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1. Shania’s Stage fright caused an Embarrassing Puddle

Twain admits she struggles with stage fright. She once wet her pants in school but covered the mess by spilling a glass of water. Twain writes-”As far as the trumpet players on either side of me knew, the puddle … was nothing more than H2O!”.

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 2. Shania dreamed to be a rock star

Twain insisted that she wanted to be a pop or rock singer. But unfortunately, her parents died in a car accident and Twain had to care for her siblings until they were old enough to move out in the early ’90s.

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So she could not fulfill her dream to be a rock star. But she is not less than a rock star. Isn’t she?

3. Shania enjoys a-Rugged existence

Shania worked for her father’s reforestation business.

She said:

“I’m not afraid of being in my own environment, being physical, working hard. I was very strong, I walked miles and miles every day and carried heavy loads of trees.”

She added;

“You can’t shampoo, use soap or deodorant, or makeup, nothing with any scent; you have to bathe and rinse your clothes in the lake. It was a very rugged existence, but I was very creative and I would sit alone in the forest with my dog and a guitar and would just write songs.”

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Sean Penn was Financial Backer

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Sean Penn admits in her 2011 memoir that the actor contacted her to direct the ‘Dance With the One That Brought You‘ video. It was only $100, but he became the financial banker because he was the one who financially supported her when she was in need.

5. Shaina was suggested to change her last name

We know that her birth name is Eilleen Regina Edwards and her step-father-Jerry Twain adopted her when she was just 4 years old.

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Her record label asked her to change her last name because he didn’t think that Eilleen Twain flowed well. So they suggested her to change her last name and then she became Shania Twain.

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