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American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress, Gwen Ren?e Stefani was born on October 3, 1969 in Anaheim, California Gwen Stefani grew up in a Roman Catholic household and was named after a stewardess in the best-selling 1968 novel Airport, which her mother read during her pregnancy. Her middle name, Renee, was inspired by the song ?Walk Away Ren?e?.
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Stefani attended Loara High School (class of 1987), where she was on the swim team and marching band, and California State University, Fullerton. She scrubbed floors at a Dairy Queen and once worked at the makeup counter of a department store. Her brother Eric was the keyboardist for No Doubt that included Tony Kanal with whom Gwen Stefani had a secret eight-year relationship. Her debut came in 1992 as the frontwoman of the third wave ska band No Doubt. The album Tragic Kingdom (1995) propelled them to stardom and sold more than fifteen million copies worldwide spawning singles like ?Just a Girl? and ?Spiderwebs?. The album sold more than fifteen million copies worldwide and received several Grammy Award nominations. The eponymous No Doubt (1992) and The Beacon Street Collection (1995), took more than three years to make and during this the band almost split up because Kanal ended the relationship with Gwen Stefani as he needed ?space?. This inspired Stefani lyrically and she chronicled their relationship in songs such as ?Sunday Morning?, ?Hey You? and ?Don't Speak? that led 1996's U.S. year-end airplay chart.
In 1995 Gwen Stefani met Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale and they started a long distance relationship. The band's popularity went into decline with Return of Saturn (2000), but Rock Steady (2001) introduced reggae production into their music, which was generally well-received. Gwen Stfani toured with ska punk band Reel Big Fish, whose frontman, Aaron Barrett, later wrote the song ?She's Famous Now? for Reel Big Fish's 1998 album ?Why Do They Rock So Hard?? Barrett later stated that he ?was just trying to start a rumor? with it.
Outside No Doubt, Stefani has collaborated on the singles ?South Side? and ?Let Me Blow Ya Mind? with Moby and Eve respectively, the Sublime song ?Saw Red? and The Brian Setzer Orchestra on the track ?You're the Boss? on the album The Dirty Boogie. In 2002 Eve and Stefani won a ?Best Rap/Sung Collaboration? for ?Let Me Blow Ya Mind?.
A greatest hits collection, The Singles 1992-2003 (2003), which includes a cover of Talk Talk's ?It's My Life?, was released to moderate sales. Gewn Stefani?s first solo album ?Love. Angel. Music. Baby? came in November 2004 containing pop and dance tracks and influence from hip hop and R&B. Its single ?Hollaback Girl? became the first U.S. digital download to exceed sales of one million and ?Cool? was one of 2005's most popular radio singles.
The Sweet Escape (2006), Stefani's second solo album, was preceded by the single "Wind It Up". Known as a fashion trendsetter, Gwen Stefani started her clothing line, L.A.M.B. in 2003. It includes many accessories as well as jackets and jeans and Gewn Stefani is producing new material set for an early 2007 release. Gwen Stefani is now again on Tour. Check the Gwen Stfani concert tickets here.
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