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Who Is Alanis Morissette? How Rich She Is?

Alanis Nadine Morissette, professionally known as Alanis Morissette, is a Canadian American singer and songwriter and actress. She is known for her emotive voice and confessional songwriting. With two dance-pop albums, Morissette began her career in Canada in the early 1990s.

Morissette has won several awards, seven Grammy Awards, fourteen Juno Awards, and one Brit Award, and has sold more than 75 million records globally. She has been dubbed the “Queen of Alt-Rock Angst” by Rolling Stone. The followers of the star are curious to know her net worth.

In this article, you will get to know how rich she is. And many interesting facts about her life. So, read this article till the end.

Who Is Alanis Morissette? When She Started Her Career?

Morissette was born June 1, 1974, at Riverside Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to a teacher named Georgia Mary Ann and high-school principal and French teacher Alan Richard Morissette. She has two brothers: older brother Chad is a business entrepreneur, and twin brother Wade Morissette is a musician who is 12 minutes younger.

father is of French and Irish whereas her mother has Hungarian and Jewish ancestry. Her parents were working as a teacher in a military school and due to their work often had to move. Between the ages of three and six, she lived with her parents in Lahr (Black Forest), West Germany.

When she was six years old, she returned to Ottawa. Then, she started to play the piano. At the age of seven, she began taking dance lessons in 1981, and Morissette had a Catholic upbringing.

She attended Holy Family Catholic School for elementary school and Immaculata High School for Grades 7 and 8 and graduated from high school at Glebe Collegiate Institute. 

She appeared on the children’s television sketch comedy You Can’t Do That on Television for five episodes when she was studying in junior high school. At the age of 10, Alanis composed her first song.

Who Is Alanis Morissette

Let’s read when she started her professional career in music. Morissette recorded her first demo titled “Fate Stay with Me”, produced by Lindsay Thomas Morgan at Marigold Studios in Toronto.

After that, her second demo tape was recorded on cassette in August 1989 and sent to Geffen Records, but the tape has never been heard because it was stolen.

In 1991, MCA Records Canada released Morissette’s debut album, Alanis, in Canada only. Its first single, “Too Hot”, reached the top 20 on the RPM singles chart, and her subsequent singles “Walk Away” and “Feel Your Love” reached the top 40.

In 1992, she released her second album named Now Is the Time, a ballad-driven record that featured less glitzy production than Alanis and contained more thoughtful lyrics. In 1995, she signed a deal with Maverick Records. In the same year, she learned how to play guitar.

In June 1995, Maverick Records released Jagged Little Pill internationally. The album’s hits helped send Jagged Little Pill to the top of the charts. “All I Really Want” and “Hand in My Pocket” followed, and the fourth U.S. single, “Ironic”, became Morissette’s biggest hit.

“You Learn” and “Head over Feet”, the fifth and sixth singles, kept “Jagged Little Pill” in the top 20 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a year or more. Jagged Little Pill sold more than 16 million copies in the U.S.; it sold 33 million globally.

Morissette was featured as a guest vocalist on Ringo Starr’s cover of “Drift Away” on his 1998 album titled Vertical Man. And also on the songs “Don’t Drink the Water” and “Spoon” on the Dave Matthews Band album Before These Crowded Streets. To add on, she recorded the song “Uninvited” in 1998 for the soundtrack to the film City of Angels.

Later in 1998, Morissette released her fourth album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, which she wrote with Glen Ballard, and it is also produced by Glen. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.

Morissette also contributed vocals to “Mercy”, where she paid homage to her roots in 1999, by singing in Hungarian, “Hope”, “Innocence” and “Faith”, four tracks on Jonathan Elias’s project The Prayer Cycle, which was released.

Who Is Alanis Morissette

In 2001, Morissette was featured on the Tricky song “Excess”, which is on his album Blowback, with Stephanie McKay.  She released her fifth studio album, Under Rug Swept, in February 2002. She released the greatest hits album Alanis Morissette: The Collection in late 2005.

On May 26, 2010, the season finale of American Idol, she performed a duet of her song named “You Oughta Know” with Runner Up Crystal Bowersox. Afterward,  Morissette left Maverick Records when all promotion for Flavors was completed.

While on tour in August 2017, Morissette teased a song that would become known as “I Miss The Band.” Morissette was featured on Halsey’s song “Alanis’ Interlude”, released on January 17, 2020.

 If we talk about her acting career she performed major and minors roles in various movies and series such as Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,  Off-Broadway play The Exonerated,  biographical film De-Lovely, she guest-starred in an episode of Lifetime’s Love Spring International as a homeless woman named Lucinda, eight episodes of Weeds, starred in the film adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel Radio Free Albemuth, and as a recurring character on adult-animation show The Great North.

Is Alanis Morissette Married?

Morissette dated Dave Coulier for a short time in early 1990, who is an actor and comedian. 2002, She met Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds at Drew Barrymore’s birthday in 2002, afterward the pair started dating.

In June 2004, they announced their engagement. In February 2007, they decided to end their relationship.

On May 22, 2010, Morissette married rapper Mario in a private ceremony at their home in Los Angeles. The couple have three children, 2 sons named Ever and Winter, and a daughter, Onyx.

What IS the Net Worth of Alanis Morissette?

Alanis Morissette is a Canadian celebrity who has a net worth of $60 million, according to Celebrity net worth. As we read earlier, she gained a reputation for having a very emotive voice, and she became moderately successful in Canada during the early 90s.

Morissette has three luxurious cars. She owns a Jaguar XJ in her car collection, the XJ only packs a luxury interior but offers thrilling driving capability.

Who Is Alanis Morissette

Another car in her garage is BMW X5, which is among the most popular sports SUVs and has gorgeous looks and playful performance.

The X5 packs almost everything from its high-quality interior to its sheer performance.

Furthermore, the third car as prestigious and luxurious has to have a place in the car collection of Alanis. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class with its top-spec luxury and refined performance can levy anybody up to the sky.

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To conclude, Alanis Morissette released a number of albums, singles and performed various live concerts during her journey in the Music Industry. She has earned millions. She lived with her family which includes her kids and husband.

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