Gwen Stefani Biography
Gwen Steffani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer as well as an actress. Stefani is the founder and the lead vocalist of the band, No Doubt. Furthermore, She has also starred in the several movies including Trolls, The Aviator, Mayor of the Sunset Strip.
Stefani has won several awards including three Grammy Awards, American Music Award, World Music Award and two Billboard Music Awards. She dated boyfriend, Tony Kanal for seven years before getting married to husband, Gavin Rossdale. With Cavin, Stefani has three children. Currently, Stefani is in a relationship with music artist Blake Shelton since 2015. To know in details about Stefani’s early life, education, parents, career, awards, achievements, net worth, salary, earnings, properties, personal life, relationship, affairs, marriage, children, and divorce, keep scrolling.
Gwen Stefani Early life and Education
Gwen Stefani was born on October 3, 1969, Fullerton, California, United States. However, she was raised in Anaheim, California. Her first name comes from a stewardess in the 1968 novel Airport and her middle name is named from The Left Banke‘s 1966 song “Walk Away Renée“.
Her father Dennis Stefani is Italian American who worked as a Yamaha marketing executive and mother Patti Flynn worked as an accountant. Steffani’s parents loved to listen to folk music. She grew up along with her two younger siblings, Jill Stefani and Todd Stefani and an elder brother Eric Stefani.
In 1987, Stefani completed her school from Loara High school. After that for her higher studies, she joined Fullerton college and finally completed her graduation from the California State University, Fullerton.
Gwen Stefani Career
When Gwen Stefani was a teenager, Gwen and her elder brother Eric began the band, No Doubt where she provided guest and backing vocals. Later in 1991, the band was signed to Interscope Records. In 1992, the band released their debut album which was self-titled but the album wasn’t successful due to the popularity of grunge.
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Later, Stefani became a lead singer from backing vocals after their original lead, John Spence, committed suicide. Similarly, they further released albums entitled the Tragic Kingdom, Robbin’ the Hood, The Beacon Street Collection etc. In 2000, Stefani was named as “The Queen of Confessional Pop” by Rolling Stone magazine.
She further released singles including “You’re the Boss“, “South Side” and “Let Me Blow Ya Mind. ” Stefani even received a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” in 2002. In November 2004, they released her debut solo album entitled, Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
In 2004, Stefani developed an interest in acting so she began auditioning for the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Well, she made her acting debut through the movie The Aviator where she portrayed the role of Jean Harlow. Moreover, Stefani has further starred in the movies including Trolls and Mayor of the Sunset Strip.
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Well, in 2009, Stefani returned back to No Doubt and began working for their new album. Stefani released her third solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like. Furthermore, on October 6, 2017, she released her new album entitled You Make It Feel Like Christmas.
Gwen Stefani Personal life
In 1987, Gwen Stefani began dating the bandmate, Tony Kanal as soon as she joined No Doubt. Gwen even mentioned that she had a heavy interest in the relationship and further said that she used to look at Tony and pray God to let her have a baby with him. But the couple broke up after seven years in 1993.
Later in mid-1995, Stefani went on an opening tour for an alternative rock band, Bush along with her band members and rock band Goo Goo Dolls. While performing on her tour, Stefani met her future husband, Gavin Rossdale, guitarist and lead singer of Bush. And after their first encounter, the couple began dating.
After dating for few years, the duo finally shared their vows on September 14, 2002, in St Paul’s, Covent Garden, London. Furthermore, after two weeks, their wedding party was held in Los Angeles. The couple welcomed their first son, Kingston James McGregor Rossdale on May 26, 2006, and their second son, Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale on August 21, 2008. Moreover, their third son Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale was born February 28, 2014.
However, the couple failed to continue their relationship and finally, Stefani filed a divorce on August 3, 2015, citing “irreconcilable differences”. Well, their divorce was finalized on April 8, 2016.
Gwen Stefani currently dating Blake Shelton
Currently, Stefani is in a relationship with The Voice co-star, country music artist, Blake Shelton. The duo opened about their relationship in November 2015. The couple is still together and often attends several events together.
Recently on April 15, 2018, the 48 years old Stefani attended 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) together with her 41 years old boyfriend Blake Shelton. The couple remained the center of attraction in the event. Stefani even sang every word to Blake’s new song at that event.
Gwen Stefani Net worth and Earnings
Since long, Gwen Stefani is still active in the field of singing. Till date, she has released several albums and singles through which she has surely earned a good sum of money. Moreover, Stefani further adds money from her acting and fashion designing career.
As of now, Stefani has an estimated net worth of $100 million. In 1992, Stefani earned a total of $50,000 from her album, No Doubt. Similarly, her albums, The Beacon Street Collection earned $100,000 and the Tragic Kingdom earned $14,260,000. Her next album, Live in the Tragic Kingdom successfully earned $5,000.
Most of her albums were able to earn a good money. Her 2001 albums Return of Saturn earned $3,077,000 and $1,100,000 respectively. In the same way, her 2003 albums Rock Steady Live, The Singles 1992–2003 and Boom Box earned $50,000, $3,165,000 and $30,000. Likewise, her albums The Videos 1992–2003 and Love. Angel. Music. Baby earned $50,000 and $7,665,000 respectively.
In 2006, Stefani earned $2,885,000 from her album The Sweet Escape and $15,000 from Harajuku Lovers Live. Her total earnings in 2008 were $27 million. Moreover, her 2012 album Push and Shove eared $129,635.
Gwen Stefani House and Cars
In 2006, Stefani and her ex-husband, Gavin Rossdale bought a house at Beverly Hills for $13,250,000. The house featured seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym, a movie theater which covered the area of 12,000-square-foot.
However, after the divorce of Stefani and Gavin, the put their house on sale for $35 million. But they didn’t sell their house and currently, Stefani stays there.
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Similarly, Stefani is fond of cars and owns several cars. She owns a Panamera worth $200,500, a Quattroporte worth $106,000 and G-Wagon worth $137,000. Moreover, she further owns Vogue worth $21100. Furthermore, her other cars are of GMC Yukon and Rolls Royce Wraith.