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How has Gwen Stefani become a popular singer?

Gwen Renée Stefani, or Gwen Stefani, is an American singer and songwriter who was born on October 3, 1969. She is a co-founder, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter for the band “No Doubt”. Moreover, her  best singles include “Just a Girl,” “Spiderwebs,” and “Don’t Speak” from their debut studio album Tragic Kingdom in 1995. It also includes “Hey Baby” and “It’s My Life” from subsequent albums.

Quick Facts about Gwen Stefani

  • Three Grammy Awards were won by Stefani.
  • Gwen has won an American Music Award, a Brit Award, a World Music Award, and two Billboard Music Awards as a solo artist. 
  • In 2003, she launched her clothing line L.A.M.B. In 2005, she added the Harajuku Lovers line. She was influenced by Japanese culture and fashion. 

Gwen Stefani’s Career

Stefani began a solo pop career in 2004 with the release of her debut studio album “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.” She released the album during the band’s hiatus. Certainly, the album, which was inspired by 1980s pop music, was a critical and commercial success.  Moreover, “What You Waiting For?” “Rich Girl,” “Hollaback Girl,” and “Cool” were among the six singles released from the album. 

After that, Stefani’s second studio album, “The Sweet Escape”, was released in 2006.

Subsequently, “This Is What the Truth Feels Like” (2016) was her third solo album. Moreover, it was Stefani’s first album to reach number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Then, in 2017, she released her fourth solo album, which was also her first full-length Christmas-themed album. 

Other than that, Stefani has also collaborated with Blake Shelton on many songs. It includes “Nobody But You,” which charted at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2020. 

Gwen Stefani’s Personal Life

Stefani started dating Tony Kanal, a bandmate, shortly after he joined the group. However, when Kanal ended their relationship, the band was on the verge of breaking up. After that, Stefani met Gavin Rossdale, the lead singer and guitarist for Bush, in 1999. In fact, they got married Iin St Paul’s, Covent Garden, London on September 14, 2002. Two weeks later, a second wedding was held in Los Angeles. Moreover, Stefani and Rossdale have three sons together. 

However, citing “irreconcilable differences”, Stefani filed for divorce from Rossdale on August 3, 2015. The divorce was finalized on April 8, 2016.

In November 2015, Stefani revealed her partnership with Blake Shelton, a country music artist and The Voice co-star. Finally, the pair declared their engagement on Instagram on October 27, 2020. 

Gwen Stefani’s Net Worth

Stefani is one of the richest pop princesses in the music history. She has a net worth of $150 million.

 

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