Gwen Stefani was born in 1969 on October 3rd. California is the birthplace of the artist and she was raised as a Roman Catholic. Gwen Renee Stefani is a popular American singer as well as a fashion designer. She is also known for writing songs. She used to be a part of the band “No Doubt”. When the band took a break, Gwen Stefani continued solo and released her first album in 2004 by the name of “Love.Angel.Music.Baby” The album hit record sales, and was much successful as the singer had taken an inspiration from the 1980s music. The most popular songs from this album were:
- What are you waiting for?
- Rich Girl
- Hollaback Girl.
The singer has sold around 30 million copies of her albums worldwide, which includes her work with the band “No doubt” as well. She is a winner of 3 Grammy awards. Her other awards include:
- World Music Award
- American Music Award
- Brit Award
- Billboard Music Awards.
Stefani was ranked as the 54th most successful artist by the Billboard Magazine. Also, she was listed as the 37th most successful Hot 100 artists of the 2000-2009 time period by Billboard. On the other hand, the VH1 positioned her on number 13th on the 100 greatest women in music list that was published in 2012.
The artist had a 13 years long marriage with a British musician, Gavin Rossdale. The marriage lasted from 2002 to 2015. She has three sons from her marriage. She has two brothers and one sister.
In 2003, she became more interested in fashion designing and inspired by the Japanese culture she launched her own clothing line. The name of her debut clothing line was L.A.M.B. Her clothing line has been influenced by different cultures and fashions. Some of these cultures include Japanese culture, Jamaican style as well as Guatemalan style. Her clothing line has gained much popularity in very little time and celebrities like Nicole Kidman started wearing it. Stefani herself likes to wear her own clothing line as well. After her debut in the fashion industry, Gwen Stefani decided to extend and experiment with her fashion skills and line by launching the Harajaku Lover line in 2005, which she referred to as “a glorified merchandise line”. This collection included various products. Undergarments, charms for mobile phone and camera etc were some of the products that were included in this collection. Gwen Stefani did not hesitate in experimenting with her skills and in 2006 she decided to launch a fashion line for dolls by the name of “Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Fashion dolls”. This clothing line for dolls was inspired by the clothing that she and the Harajaku girls had worn during their launch tours for her album “Love. Angel. Music. Baby”.
As a part of her clothing line L.A.M.B the artist also launched a perfumed named “L”. While a year after she launched a fragrance line which was based on the Harajaku Lover line. This included 5 various perfumes. The names of these fragrances were based on the Harajaku girls and herself.
- Lil Angel
- G (Gwen)
What more, Gwen Stefani has also become the spokesperson of L’Oreal Paris in 2011. In 2014, the singer turned fashion designer announced that she is going to produce an animation which is going to be based on the Harajaku Girls and herself.