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Chantal Kreviazuk

Chantal Kreviazuk


5/18/1974, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Birth Name

Chantal Thelma-Ramupriya Kreviazuk


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Chantal was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 18th, 1974. She is not only a singer, but a composer and a pianist as well. Her song "Flying Home" is based on when her cousin died.


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Featured Music in TV Shows:
      - "Time" - Men in Trees: "Power Shift"
      - "Green Apples" - Alias: "The Coup"

      Featured Music in Movies:
      - "Weight of the World" - How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
      - "Feels Like Home" - How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
      - "This Year" - Serendipity

    • Chantal has three sons with her husband, Raine Maida. Rowan Michael (b. January 16, 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and Lucca Jon (b. June 3, 2005) and Salvador Daniel (b. June 28, 2008).

    • In 1994, while Chantal was traveling in Italy, she was involved in a motorcycle accident. She suffered severe injuries and a broken femur, and required 6 plates and 20 screws in her face.

    • Chantal's parents are named Carol and John Kreviazuk, and her brothers are named Michael and Trevor.

    • Chantal resides in Los Angeles.

    • In 2006, Chantal appeared in a TV commercial for Garnier Nutrisse Hair Colouring.

    • Chantal's musical influences are Sinead O'Connor, Travis, Blondie, Mariah Carey, and Sean Paul.

    • In 2002, Chantal was nominated for "Best Achievement in Music - Original Song" at the Genie Awards for her song "Can't Make It Good" in which she wrote for the movie, Century Hotel.

    • Chantal plays the guitar and the piano.

    • Chantal's secret wish is to have a head to head wrestling match between her and Sarah McLachlan. The event would be shown on Pay-Per-View and would be called, "Lilith Fair Revisited: The Revenge Of The Prozac Chicks."

    • In 2001, Chantal travelled to Iraq with War Child to film a documentary titled, "Musicians in the War Zone," about the effects of war on children.

    • Chantal is signed to the record label, Nettwerk.

    • Chantal has been married to Raine Maida since December 19, 1999. The pair met at a Pearl Jam concert in 1996.

    • Chantal is of Ukranian and Pakistani descent.

    • Chantal's nickname is Chippy.

    • Chantal is 5' 8".

  • Quotes

    • Chantal: To be honest, I'm not as goal oriented and ambitious as I once was. I seem to have secured some place in world of music and that's kind of all that really matters to me.

    • Chantal: Awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think. The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.

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