Was orginally pursuing a career in country and folk music, but transitioned into "punk-rock" because of its more lucrative possbilities.
Wrote the song "Breakaway" which was sung by Kelly Clarkson.
Decided to perform in Dublin, Ireland the same day her grandfather died. After receiving the news, she knew he would have wanted her to continue on. Although all but breaking down on stage, she continued to perform in his memory.
Is the second child out of three in her family.
Natural hair color is brown.
Debut album 'Let Go' is 6x platinum.
Parents are Judy & John Lavigne, French-Canadians.
The menu plate on her wedding reception read "Avril Whibley", implying that she has assumed husband Deryck Whibley's last name in her private life.
The song "Slipped Away" on her second album is about the death of her grandfather.
Won the 'New Artist in a Video' award for her song 'Complicated' at the 2002 VMA.
Married Sum 41 lead singer Deryck Whibley on July 15th 2006 in an outdoor, non-denominational ceremony at a private estate in Montecito, California. She wore a Vera Wang gown and held a bouquet of white roses. Their first dance was "Iris" by The Goo Goo Dolls.
Is good friends with Pink,Vanessa Carlton, and Fefe Dobson.
Named #36 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Owns over a 100 pairs of Converse sneakers.
Favorite actor is Tobey Maguire and favorite actress is Sandra Bullock.
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