GIVEN NAME: Eileen Regina Edwards
DATE OF BIRTH: August 28, 1965
PLACE OF BIRTH: Windsor, Ontario
PARENTS: Clarence and Sharon Edwards
GREW UP: in Timmins, Ontario
HEIGHT: 5'4" WEIGHT: 110
EYES: Green HAIR: Brown
SHOE SIZE: 6 1/2
FAVORITE FOOD: Pasta
FAVORITE DESSERT: All pastries, especially peach pie
FAVORITE COLORS: Red, green
FAVORITE RECREATION: Camping, horse riding, guitar
"Dream A Little Dream of Me" (Mama's and Papa's)
"Coat of Many Colours", and "In the Ghetto" (Dolly Parton)
"She's Always A Woman To Me" (Billy Joel)
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (Hank Williams)
FAVORITE MOVIE: "Immortal Beloved"
FAVORITE ACTOR: Jim Carrey
FAVORITE ACTRESS: Jessica Lange
BEST/WORST CHARACTERISTICS: Resourceful; impatient
WHAT SHANIA VALUE'S MOST: Family and happiness
More Quick Facts.....
Shania means 'On My Way' in Ojibwa.
Born Eileen Edwards on August 28th 1965, to Clarence and Sharon Edwards in Windsor Ontario.
Jerry Twain met and married the single Sharon later on in life, thus the Twain name.
Second oldest of 5 brothers and sisters.
Shania's parents sadly died in a car crash in 1987, Shania was only 21.
Shania's brothers and sisters are: Jill, Carrie-Ann, Mark, and Darryl.
Shania worked in her dad's reforestation business six months out of 12 between ages 17-21.
Shania's first performance was in 1st grade show and tell where she performed "Country Roads"
Shania is a former McDonalds employee.
Her first album (Shania Twain) only contained 1 of her own songs, "God Aint Gonna Getcha for that".
The Woman In Me was written almost entirely by Shania. "You Win My Love" was written by husband John "Mutt" Lange.
The Woman In Me has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.
Shania has been a vegetarian since she Married Mutt.
Robert John "Mutt" Lange used Shania's first album to work out to.
Shania first met Mutt on the phone.
Shania and Mutt first met in person at 1993's Fan Fair.
While working on "The Woman In Me" they fell in love and were married on December 28th 1993.
The Woman In Me may be one of the most expensive country albums ever produced.
Shania's name for Mutt is love, and Mutt's name for Shania is Woody, because her old hairdo reminded him of Woody Woodpecker.
It took a 5 hour fitting to get the black velvet pants in the "I'm Outta Here" video to fit Shania's specifications.
Shania has a German Sheppard named Tim that goes everywhere with her, and also doubles as her guard dog.
Shania designed her tour own tour bus for her '98 tour. She will also bring along one of her horses (retired show horse) with her on tour.
Shania's "Don't Be Stupid" video only took about 10 hours to film, as opposed to the average 14 hours for a video.
Part of the video for "Any Man of Mine" was shot on Bo and John Derek's ranch in St. Inez.
Shania is Irish and French-Canadian and was raised with the Ojibwa Indian Culture.
"No One Needs To Know" was featured in the movie "Edie and Pen" Starring Stockard Channing.
She sang back vocals on the Sammy Kershaw song "Haunted Heart".
The first song Shania sang to Mutt was the chorus of "Home Ain't Where His Heart Is (Anymore)".