# Avril Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984 in Napanee, Ontario (Canada).

# At 16 she dropped out of school, moved to New York City and began to work on her music career.

# In 2002, she released her first album, Let Go, which included the song complicated that went straight up to the top of the charts.

# She won the ASCAP Award for Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture for her songs in Bruce Almighty.

# In June 2005 Avril Lavigne got engaged to rocker Deryck Whibley (lead singer of Sum 41). They married on July 15, 2006

# Featured in Girls of Maxim Gallery in 2006.

# The Best Damn Thing, her third album, reached #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart.