Celine Dion is a well-known singer, songwriter, and actress. She is known all over the world for her soul-moving love songs. With over 25 albums and more than 250 songs, Dion has become an icon in the music industry. Even though she is not as active as she used to be, she is still relevant thanks to the deep, lifelike meanings that characterize her songs. As a person, Celine has had her share of turbulence and sadness. Here is a look at her family life since the death of her husband.
Celine Dion At A Glance
The Circumstances Surrounding Celine Dion’s Husband Death
Celine Dion lost her husband René Angélil (born 16 January 1942) in 2016. Angelil was a Canadian singer, music producer, and talent manager. He first came into contact with Dion in 1980, after her brother Michael had sent her song to the producer. Angelil immediately fell in love with Dion’s voice and accepted to manage it; they started dating in 1987, got engaged in 1991, and married on December 17, 1994. At that time Celine was 26 years old while Rene was 52.
Dion and Angelil had a meaningful love life, although it was not without challenges. Since her husband was also their manager for most of the union time, Celine had a hard time balancing business and family. Also, the big age difference between the two came with peculiar hiccups.
After twenty-one years of an eventful marriage, Rene Angelil kicked the bucket at the age of 73. He died of throat cancer, which he initially fought and defeated in 1999. However, he reappeared in December 2013 and finally claimed his life on 14 January 2016. He died in their Las Vegas home.
Rene was bedridden for the two years before his death. While he received a series of treatments and operations in the fight against cancer, Celine was completely at his side. The couple had three sons together: René-Charles (born Jan 2001) and twins, Eddy and Nelson (born Oct 2010).
What Has She Been Up To Since Rene’s Passing?
After the death of her husband, Celine Dion became the sole owner and supervisor of their companies (CDA Productions and Les Productions Feeling), which she had previously run together with her husband. In addition to the responsibilities left behind by the late Rene Angelil, Celine Dion had to deal with the loss of her husband both in her career and in her family life.
In an interview with Today on September 18, 2019, the musician revealed that her album Courage was the first English-language collection that she created and released without the accompaniment and support of her husband. The album, she said, shows that she can carry on despite the terrible experience of losing her husband, manager, and children. On June 8, 2019, Celine completed her 16-year epic Las Vegas residency without Rene, which she had begun with him.
Where Is Celine Dion Now?
At the end of her stay in Las Vegas, Dion returned to her hometown (Quebec, Canada) to enjoy a short vacation, after which she started a world tour to promote her album Courage. She started the tour right in Quebec City on September 18, 2019, before heading to other cities around the world. The Courage world tour is scheduled to end in 2020, the same day it started.
In the meantime, Celine Dion has continued to honor her late husband and has always made it clear that he was the only man she ever loved. She never misses celebrating his memory on the anniversary of Rene’s death.
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Il n’y a pas une journée où je ne pense pas à ton magnifique sourire. Tu nous manques, merci de veiller sur nous mon amour. Je t’aime, Céline xx… . There is not a day that goes by without me thinking about your beautiful smile. We miss you, thank you for watching over us my love. I love you. Céline xx…
Facts You Should Know About Her Kids
Celine Dion takes a fun boat ride with her children: Picture source
Celine Dion has lived with her family in Las Vegas since 2003. Despite her busy schedule, the singer devotes a good deal of her time to the upbringing of her three sons. Her eldest son Rene-Charles is already following the path of her parents’ music career. But he does not want to ride on her mother’s fame. This explains why he has clearly shifted to rap music and raps under the pseudonym Big Tip.
Among the songs that he has so far earned are “The Apple”, “Never Stop”, “The Kid” and “Catwalks”. Interestingly, it wasn’t until 2018 that his mother knew what he was up to when the Catwalks topped the Canadian SoundCloud R&B charts. The presence of Rene Charles in social media is also gradually expanding. The budding rapper has already gained thousands of followers on Instagram.
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Besides the music Rene-Charles is also an enthusiastic ice hockey player. Apart from playing for fun, he once played for the Nevada Storm Midget AA. Celine is also an avid hockey fan and enjoys watching her son play. Eddy and Nelson still enjoy their mother’s education and care.
Who Is Celine Dion’s New Boyfriend?
Since 2017 it is reported that Celine Dion is dating one of her dancers and stylists, Pepe Munoz. Speculation was based on the intimate behavior with which the press and paparazzi captured the duo. It was claimed that Munoz is gradually taking over and controlling Dion’s life and career.
But in an interview with Dan Wooton of The Sun in September 2019, Celine Dion refuted the claims. She stated that she was not with anyone and pointed out that Pepe was only her best friend. Although she denied dating Munoz, the singer admitted that she goes out with him and does such intimate things as hugs and holding hands that the public sees and talks about. She also added that she doesn’t mind if people think they are a couple because Pepe is “a sweet gentleman”.
Dion also made it clear in another interview with Today in September 2019 that she is not yet ready to date. Nevertheless, she admitted that she misses romantic experiences like touching, hugging, and kissing and that she is good-looking. In early April 2019, Celine said that Pepe’s physical intimacy had helped her make up for everything she had long missed, which in turn had done much for her mental and spiritual health. According to her, she cannot go out with Munoz because he is gay.