Avril Lavigne: Punk and Pop Combined. If you know each and ever word in the lyrics of “Sk8er Boi” and “Complicated”, then there is no doubt that you are an avid fan of Avril Lavigne. That is no surprise. After all, who has not been captivated with the rebellious streak that Avril Lavigne showed off during the earlier times of her career?The Life of Avril
Avril Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984. Most of Avril's childhood life is spent in Napanee, Ontario. This punk pop star is already singing in her church at a very young age. While she was a teenager, she learned how to play the guitar and she even began composing her very own songs. She first focused on country music but she later changed her tune. Avril Lavigne ruled the punk-pop industry for almost a decade. All over the years, this amazing artist has also tried out other ventures. In fact, she even started her very own fashion line.The Start of Avril's Career
When she decided to finally pursue her music career, she left high school to work in New York City and to discover what awaits her there.It was in the year 2000 that she was discovered by Arista Records. She then moved to Los Angeles for her music career.What She Has Accomplished
Her debut album, Let Go, was launched after two years. Because of the overwhelming response of fans to her hit singles — “Complicated”: and “Sk8er Boi” — 15 million copies of her album was sold nationwide. In 2004, she released yet another hit album — Under My Skin. This was eventually followed by two other popular albums — Best damn Thing in 2007 and Goodbye Lullaby in 2011.
Avril Lavigne is much more than just a musician — she is also a businesswoman too. She was able to launch her own fragrance line called Forbidden Rose which many of her fans have surely patronized. Later on, she decided to launch her very own clothing line called Abbey Dawn.
Aside from the business world and the music industry, Avril Lavigne has also invested some of her time in helping out other people. The Avril Lavigne Foundation was established in 2010. This foundation aims to provide assistance to people battling with serious illnesses and disabilities. Music, business and charity — what more can you ask from a popular artist like Avril Lavigne?