Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has released seven studio albums and has received several accolades and nominations, including eight Grammy Award nominations. She first came to prominence with the release of her debut album, Let Go, which included hit singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi”. She achieved chart success with her second album, Under My Skin, which peaked at number one in many countries around the world and featured hits such as “Nobody’s Home” and “My Happy Ending”.
In 2007, she released her third album, The Best Damn Thing. It was her fourth consecutive album to reach number one in Canada and the United States. Its lead single “Girlfriend”, reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Lavigne has scored multiple number-one songs worldwide throughout her career.
Lavigne has a contralto vocal range. She has cited Nancy Wilson of Heart, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, and Gwen Stefani of No Doubt as musical influences. She is considered a pop punk icon for her work during the early 2000s. Meet Avril Lavigne’s Siblings: Matthew And Michelle.
Meet Avril Lavigne’s Brother: Matthew Lavigne
Matthew Lavigne is Avril Lavigne’s older brother and one of her closest confidants. The two were raised in Napanee, Ontario, Canada, by their parents, John and Judy.
Matthew is three years older than Avril and the two are said to be very close. He has been a rock for her throughout her career and has even co-written some of her songs, including “Mobile” from her debut album, Let Go.
In addition to being a songwriter, Matthew is also a singer and an actor. He has appeared in a few films and television shows, including the 2001 film Blizzard and the TV show Instant Star. Matthew is married to his wife, Tara, and the two have two children together. Matthew and Avril Lavigne at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada in 2003.
Avril Lavigne has been through a lot in her life, including a public divorce and battle with Lyme disease. But through it all, her brother Matthew has been by her side.
The siblings were born and raised in Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Avril is three years younger than Matthew. The two have always been close and Matthew has co-written some of Avril’s songs, including “Mobile” from her debut album Let Go.
Meet Avril Lavigne’s Sister: Michelle Lavigne
Michelle Lavigne is Avril Lavigne’s younger sister. The two were raised in Napanee, Ontario, Canada, by their parents, John and Judy.
Michelle is two years younger than Avril and the two have always been close. Michelle has served as a bridesmaid in Avril’s wedding to Chad Kroeger and was even featured in the music video for Avril’s song “Hello Kitty”.
In addition to being close with her sister, Michelle is also close with Avril’s ex-husband, Deryck Whibley. The two remain on good terms and have even collaborated on a few projects, including the short film Ready?