Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She was instrumental in paving the way for the era of female-driven, punk-influenced pop music of the early 2000s. Starting with her debut album, “Let’s Go”, Avril burst onto the scene at 17, experiencing immediate commercial success. Selling over 40 million albums worldwide, her early success contributed to Avril Lavigne‘s net worth.
Avril Lavigne’s net worth is $60 million
Avril Lavigne became one of the youngest-ever female solo artists to reach No. 1 in the United Kingdom. Considering her still releasing new music, the question remains: what is Avril Lavigne‘s total net worth until now?
Avril Romana Lavigne was born on September 27th, 1984, in Belleville, Ontario to parents, Judith-Rosanne Loshaw and Jean-Claude Lavigne. From an early age, her parents recognized her vocal abilities and did all they could to support her dream.
At age 14, Avril Lavigne would attend karaoke sessions and perform using instruments bought by her father. While she played hockey and was even selected as a two-time MVP in a boys league, Avril always had a strong passion for music. Before long, she picked up an interest In songwriting, and her career took a new trajectory.
|Avril Lavigne Net Worth
|2002 – present
|Pop-punk, alternative rock, pop rock, post-grunge
|Let Go; Under My Skin; The Best Damn Thing
|5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
|Singer-songwriter, Fashion designer, Model, Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Record producer, Artist, Music artist
Avril Lavigne’s Musical Career
It all started for Avril after winning a radio competition to perform at the Coral Centre in Ottawa. The grand prize was the opportunity to perform with Canadian singer, Shana Twain. At one of her later performances at the Lennox Community Theatre, Avril’s performance moved artist Stephen Medd.
So moved that he asked her to sing the song, “Touch The Sky” from his quinte album In 1999. That impressed him and for his follow-up album, My Window To You, she sang on Two Rivers and Temple Of Life.
From then on, it was onward and upward for Avril. Lavigne was discovered by professional manager, Cliff Fabric in 1999. Fabric shopped Lavigne to major record labels and, one year later, Avril signed a $1.25 million record deal by Arista Records. Avril soon dropped out of school. and two years later, release her first studio album, Let Go.
In an interview, she reminisced about being on the road at such a young age. She said, “I moved out of my parents’ house and straight into a tour bus with no rules.”
First Three Albums Drive Avril Lavigne’s Net Worth
The Let Go album, though her first, would go on to be the best-selling record by a Canadian artist in the twenty-first century. Two hits on that album, “Complicated” and “Sk8er boi”, would go on to take her to another level of fame and cemented her place as the “Pop Punk Queen”
But Avril wasn’t done yet. In 2004, Lavigne’s Album, “Under My Skin” became her first to lead the Billboard Chart, selling 10 million units Worldwide. The album debuted at number one on multiple charts, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, U.K., Mexico and Japan.
But that wouldn’t be the end. Her third album, “The Best Damn Thing” would be her second debut atop the Billboard 200 in the United States.
Goodbye Lullaby, her 4th and 5th studio albums were certified as gold in Canada, the United States, and other territories. Avril has gone on to release two other albums, with the recent one released only last year.
She made her TV debut on a 2002 episode of Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, performing ‘Sk8er boi’, with her band. She didn’t stop at TV, she went on to make cameo appearances in films, further boosting her net worth.
Some of those appearances include the 2004 film Going the Distance, and the 2006 film, ‘Over The Hedge’. In the latter, she voiced a character in the film that went on to gross over $336 million worldwide. She also featured in the movie, Fast Food Nation, which went on to gross over $2 million in just over 11 weeks of its release.
Avril Lavigne’s Personel Life
Avril Lavigne tied the knot with Deryck Whibley in 2006 but it was a short union. The duo split in 2010. She wasn’t single for long as she was soon involved with Brody Jenner from 2010-2012. But that didn’t last and she went on to marry Chad Kroeger before splitting up in 2015. It was five years of struggles in her personal life, especially after disclosing her Lyme disease in 2015, but she was soon back on the dating scene in 2020.
In that same year, she dated Philip Sarofim for over a year, before moving on to date Mod Sun in 2021. The couple announced their engagement on social media in 2022. Despite her rocky relationship life, Avril has been involved in many charity events. She has participated in ALDO advertising with YouthAIDS to raise money for AIDS education. The organizations purpose is to increase HIV awareness across the globe.
Avril Lavigne Uses Her Net Worth to Help Others
Lavigne is also well famous for her activism, supporting Amnesty International, War Child, Erase MS, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and many other charitable organizations. In 2007, she performed in the Unite Against AIDS concert in Montréal and went on to record a cover of “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” for War Child’s “Peace Songs” album (2003) and “Imagine” for “Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur” (2007).
Avril was also generous enough to perform her hits “Complicated” and “Girlfriend” during Mexico City’s “Teleton” charity event in 2009. She also started her own charity, The Avril Lavigne Foundation, in 2010. The organization partners with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Erase MS, and Easter Seals to help individuals with serious illnesses and disabilities.
In 2014, she celebrated her birthday by organizing a fundraising campaign for the Special Olympics. The goal was to raise enough money to sponsor a 30-member athletic team for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Avril later featured the athletes in the video for her song “Fly” and donated the proceeds from the single’s iTunes sales to the Special Olympics.
Avril Lavigne’s Awards And Nominations
Lavigne has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and was awarded the Ivor Novello Award in 2003. In her illustrious award cabinet are also Six Teen Choice Awards, Six World Music Awards, Four American Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice awards as well as VH1 awards of the same number.
It doesn’t stop there. Avril has won numerous awards, including Brasil Music Awards, Capricho Awards, Danish Music Awards, and ASCAP Film and Television music awards.
Avril Lavigne Total Net Worth and Real Estate Portfolio
Lavigne has an estimated net worth of $60 million dollars according to Celebrity Net Worth, who cite her work as a songwriter, singer and fashion designer as the key to her financial success. She is said to earn well over $8 million annually from her real estate investments, alone.
Avril bought a Beverly Hills property in 2004 for $4.5 million before offloading it for $5.2 million four years later. Herself and her then partner, Derek Whibley bought the Travis Barker’s Bel Air Mansion for $9.5 million in 2007 before letting it go for about $8.5 million in 2012 for a 10.5% loss.
Avril also spent close to $7.8 million on a Malibu home in 2020. After jointly buying a Sherman Oaks mansion with Kroeger for around $5.6 million In 2015, they auctioned the home for $5 million, five years later. In November 2020, Avril paid $7.8 million for a home in Malibu. She listed this mansion, which is located above Zuma Beach, in March 2023 for $12 million.
After starting as a young adolescent in Canada with a passion for music, Avril has grown into one of the most successful vocalists of the last 20 years.