Celine Dion, the powerhouse vocalist, five-time Grammy winner and hotshot fashion icon. all good things seemed to come easy to the talented singer. But “seems” is the operative word. The pop diva has had her share of struggles in life – motherhood in particular.
The love of her life
Celine married the man she met when she was barely 12, music producer and her manager Rene Angelil
Motherhood didn't come easy
Her journey to conception was a challenging one – she underwent two operations to improve her chances of conceiving before she gave birth to her firstborn, Rene-Charles, in 2001
Sixth time lucky
And it was only after six IVF attempts and a miscarriage that she became pregnant with twin sons Nelson and Eddy in 2010.
Three beautiful children
All her children were born through IVF – even the twins. Little known fact is that she actually conceived triplets, but one of them died in her womb three months into conception.
But before the pop diva could enjoy her family life to the fullest, her music producer-husband, Rene Angelil, died of cancer in 2016. Two days later, her brother, Daniel, died of the deadly disease, too.
Her heart will go on...
Today, the 50-year-old mother of three is soldiering on bravely. She shared that the kids are growing, they are good, and they feel strong.
Celine will be performing in Singapore for the first time on July 3 and 4 at Marina Bay Sands.
Text: Young Parents /Photos: @celinedion