A life in the spotlight: 47 photos of Canadian megastar Celine Dion

How old is Celine Dion? Old enough to have sold more than 200 million albums, won five Grammys and earned more than $20 million in Las Vegas ticket sales alone.

And the Canadian songstress isn’t even 50 yet.

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In 2013, the singer released her first English album in more than six years, Loved Me Back to Life, which sold more than 1.3 million copies worldwide - proving that the statuesque chanteuse is still an unstoppable music force to be reckoned with.


She's just as resilient in her personal life, too, as the road to success hasn’t always been easy for the Quebec-born songbird. Between raising her three boys (René-Charles, 12, and three-year-old twins, Eddy and Nelson) and taking care of her husband, René Angelil — who has suffered two bouts of cancer during their 20-year marriage — the singer has had plenty of bumps along the way.

Recently, Celine took an indefinite break from show business, postponing her Vegas show to care for René, who is currently battling throat cancer.

"We are taking it one day at a time," the brave star said. "But we are choosing to live."

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To celebrate one of our national treasure on her 47th birthday, we look back at 47 photos from Celine Dion's monumental career and beautiful family.


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