Celine Dion's Early Life and Career Beginnings Celine Dion was born on March 30, 1968 in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada to Adhemar and Therese Dion. She is the youngest of 14 children. At the age of 5, she began singing with her siblings in their family band and soon caught the attention of record producer Rene Angelil. In 1981, aged 12, she released her debut album “La voix du bon Dieu” which went on to become a huge success in Quebec. Breakout Success In 1990, Celine released her English-language debut album “Unison” which was a huge success and earned her 3 Juno Awards. This was followed by 4 more albums which all went multi-platinum in countries across the world. She achieved international fame with her 1997 album “Let's Talk About Love” which featured her popular single “My Heart Will Go On” from the soundtrack of the movie “Titanic”. The song went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time. Later Career In 2003, Celine returned to the French music scene with her album “1 fille & 4 types” and went on to release several more albums in both French and English. She also embarked on numerous world tours and made appearances at major music events such as the Grammy Awards and the Academy Awards. In addition to her music career, she is also involved in various charitable endeavors. In 2008, she opened the “Celine Dion Foundation” which supports children's education. Achievements Celine has won numerous awards throughout her career including 5 Grammy Awards, 2 Academy Awards, 7 American Music Awards, and 20 Juno Awards. She is also the second best-selling female artist of all time behind Madonna and has sold over 200 million records worldwide. Celine has been inducted into both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Walk of Fame.