Happy Birthday, Alanis Morissette. The Grammy-winning singer was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 1, 1974, and is celebrating her 46th birthday. Though she hasn’t shared anything on her social media networks today, her fans are praising her and listening to her music. Alanis started her career as a child actress and appeared on the Canadian version of You Can’t Do That on Television by Nickelodeon when she was ten-years-old. She even had an early music career before becoming world-wide famous for her signature vocal-style and recorded her first album at the age of 14. Her first two albums were Alanis (1991) and Now Is the Time (1992). It was after she moved to Toronto to kick off her music career and recorded Jagged Little Pill that Alanis became a worldwide sensation.
In 1995, Jagged Little Pill was released internationally and Alanis Morissette’s status as a global, musical phenomenon was born.
Alanis won four Grammy awards in 1996 and had found the success she knew she was destined for.
Here is a video of Alanis Morissette when she was on You Can’t Do That on Television as a child actress.
You may see a throwback video of Alanis Morissette from when she was 18-years-old and launching her music career in the video player below.
Alanis went on a worldwide tour back in 1996 and following its success, she began studying Iyengar yoga. In Iyengar yoga, there is greater devotion and focus on the alignment of the body in each pose or asana. Alanis continues to be a devout practicer of yoga and has credited it with helping her through many hurdles in her life as well as finding inner peace and joy.
Though Alanis Morissette was born in Canada, she obtained dual citizenship in 2005. Alanis is a U.S. citizen as well as a citizen of Canada.
Alanis Morissette dated Full House actor Dave Coulier before becoming engaged to Ryan Reynolds. The two broke up and canceled their engagement. Alanis Morisette is married to Souleye — they have three children together.
Happy Birthday, Alanis Morissette.
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