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1. Gwen Renee Stefani was born October 3, 1969 in Fullerton, CA.
2. She made her acting debut as Jean Harlow in Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator in 2004.
3. She was named after a stewardess from the 1968 novel, Airplane.
4. No Doubt released their first album in 1992, but it was unsuccessful because the ska-pop sound could not stand out amongst the grunge scene.
5. Her father worked as a Yamaha marketing executive and her mother was an accountant. She is the second oldest of four children. Her older brother Eric was the keyboardist for No Doubt.
6. Most of the content of their fourth album was written by Stefani and inspired by her on-again-off-again relationship with Bush frontman, Gavin Rossdale.
7. No Doubt released their third album, Tragic Kingdom, in 1995. This album featured their first hit, Don’t Speak, which was inspired by Gwen’s break-up with band member Tony Kanal.
8. Gwen was a member of her high school’s swim team to lose weight. The front woman used to be chubby!
9. Gwen is dyslexic.
10. Gwen married Gavin Rossdale on September 14, 2002 in London.
11. When Gwen graduated from high school in 1987, she began attending Fullerton College and then transferred to University of California, Fullerton to study art.
12. Gwen Stefani released her first solo album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby. in November 2004.
13. She loved musicals, Gwen was inspired by The Sound of Music and Evita.
14. Gwen’s first job was at a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
15. Her first performance was at Loara High School’s talent show.
16. Gwen and Gavin had their first child together, a son, Kingston James McGregor Rossdale on May 26, 2006.
17. No Doubt initially began work on their new album in 2008 without Stefani, because she was pregnant. Gwen gave birth to her second son, Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale, on August 21, 2008.
18. Gwen released a clothing line named L.A.M.B. in 2004. The line is influenced by Guatemalan, Japanese, and Jamaican styles.
19. Gwen gave birth to her third son, Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale, on February 28, 2014.
20. Αt the 2005 Grammy Awards Gwen received five nominations – Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
21. Gwen is a coach on season 7 of the Voice along with Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.
22. She’s a triple threat. As a performer, songwriter and recording artist, Gwen has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.
23. Stefani made a special appearance alongside Pharrell Williams at the 2014 Coachella festival to perform Hollaback Girl.
24. Gwen collaborated with Maroon 5 on their fifth album on a song entitled My Heart Is Open.
25. She’s a record-breaker. Her “Hollaback Girl” was the first digital download to exceed sales of 1 million.
26. She’s always loved singing. Gwen grew up watching musicals and, when she was 17, started singing with No Doubt.
27. She’s a Libra.
28. She’s had plenty of regular jobs. Gwen worked selling makeup in her local department store in high school, did a stint working at Dairy Queen and was a swimming instructor.
29. She’s a California native. Gwen grew up in Fullerton in Orange County.
30. Her nickname is Sunshine and G-loc.
31. Is a distant cousin of Madonna. Her great-aunt’s mother-in-law shares the last name with Madonna.
32. Was chosen as one of the 19 top shoe designers to use her expertise to redesign Dorothy’s ruby red shoes from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the film (July 2008).
33. Her elder brother Eric set up the band “No Doubt”, playing keyboards, and asked Gwen to sing backing vocals in 1986. She became lead singer when original singer John Spence committed suicide.
34. She filled for divorce in 2015.
35. She began a relationship with Blake Shelton in 2015.