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Gwen Stefani. By Meagan Mongene. Getting Started…. Gwen Renee Stefani was born October 3, 1969. As a child, she greatly enjoyed folk music and T he Sound of Music . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Gwen StefaniBy Meagan Mongene

  • Getting StartedGwen Renee Stefani was born October 3, 1969. As a child, she greatly enjoyed folk music and The Sound of Music. When they were young, she and her brother Eric would write songs, their first one entitled stick it in the hole, about a pencil going into a pencil sharpener. When Eric asked her to sing in his ska band, no doubt, she undoubtedly said yes.

  • More About Her ChildhoodMost of Gwens female relatives were seamstresses, so her clothes were often made by her mother. She was not one of the cool kids in highschool; they called her Frog because she was on the swim team.

  • Music Career: 1st StageIn 1992, No Doubt released its 1st CD, self-entitled. However, since grunge music was more popular at the time, the album wasnt a success.

  • No Doubts Next CDsTragic Kingdom (1995)The Beacon Street Collection (1995)Return of Saturn (2000)Rock Steady (2001)The Singles 1992-2003 (2003)

  • You May Have HeardIm Just A Girl (Tragic Kingdom)Dont Speak (Tragic Kingdom)Hella Good (Rock Steady)Hey Baby (Rock Steady)Underneath It All (Rock Steady)Its My Life (The Singles 1992-2003)

  • Time To Fly SoloGwens solo career started out as a dance project, but then turned into singing too. Her first solo album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby. debuted at number 7 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums and was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Album at the 2005 Grammys.Love. Angel. Music. Baby. involved hits such as What You Waiting For?, Hollaback Girl, Rich Girl, Cool, and Luxurious.

  • Gwens Next Solo CDThe Sweet Escape, released in 2006, includes more dance songs than her previous album. It includes hits such as Wind It Up, The Sweet Escape, and 4 in the Morning.

  • A Passion for FashionInspired by Japanese, Guatemalan, and Jamaican trends, in 2004 Gwen started L.A.M.B., her first fashion line. Merchandise include clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and undergarments.A few years later, Gwen released another fashion line entitled Harajuku Lovers, with less expensive but still hip clothing and accessories.Double Layered Tee,$59.50 at Fan (Canvas), $68.00 at

  • Gwens Personal LifeGwen is currently married to English rock band Bushs former guitarist Gavin Rossdale and has a son named Kingston. She hopes that in the future to have more children.

  • Charity WorkSave the ChildrenAn organization which helps children in need throughout the world.UNICEFRaising money for children in needGwen has also supported many charities for abuse, AIDS, children, disaster relief, education, health, human rights, and poverty.

  • Why I Chose Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani is a great role model. Shes not like the other celebrities you keep hearing about, who are arrested for DUI, who only weigh 80 pounds, or who are put in rehab. Gwen prefers family to fame and has a style completely her own. She doesnt care what anyone thinks, and she is overall a great person.

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