Who Is Alanis Morissette? Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette is a singer-songwriter best known for being the first American woman to have a number-one debut album. Aside from music, she has appeared in several films. She also helped survivors of the 2008 Haiti earthquake and recorded songs to promote peace in Tibet the same year.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Alanis Morissette
Real Name/Full Name:Alanis Nadine Morissette
Age:49 years old
Birth Date:1 June 1974
Birth Place:Ottawa, Canada
Nationality:American, Canadian
Height:1.62 m
Weight:60 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Souleye (m. 2010)
Children:Yes (Onyx Solace Morissette-Treadway, Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway, Winter Mercy Morissette-Treadway)
Profession:Canadian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress
Net Worth in 2024:$55 million
Last Updated:October 2024

Alanis Morissette Biography

Alanis Morissette was born on June 1, 1974, in Ottawa, Canada, to Richard Alan Morissette and Georgia Morissette. Alanis is a feminine version of her father’s name Alan. Her parents were both teachers.

Alanis has two brothers: Chad, her older brother, and Wade, her younger brother. She went to Holy Family Catholic School for elementary school. She later attended Immaculata High School before transferring to Glebe Collegiate Institute to finish her high school education.

Alanis Morissette Age, Height, Weight

Alanis Morissette was born on June 1, 1974, and is 49 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.62 meters and her weight is 60 kilograms.

Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette


Alanis self-composed her first song, ‘Fate Stay With Me,’ but it was never released. She also appeared in five episodes of the TV show ‘You Can’t Do That.’ She used the proceeds from her acting to fund her debut single, but it was never released.

She signed a two-album deal with MCA Records in Canada in 1991. ‘Alanis,’ her debut album, was released. The album was certified platinum. Her three singles, ‘Feel Your Love,’ ‘Too Hot,’ and ‘Walk Away,’ all reached the top of the charts.

Following the success of her first album, she released her second album, ‘Now Is The Time.’ However, it was not a commercial success.

She relocated from Ottawa to Toronto in 1993. Glen Ballard, a producer, invited her to use his studio. She collaborated with Glen on the new album ‘Jagged Little Pill.’ The album was a success, and she signed a deal with Maverick Records to release the song internationally in 1995.

The album quickly gained popularity due to its explicit lyrics. Alanis released an album music video. MTV and Much Music played the video more frequently. Her album ‘Jagged Little Pill’ spent over a year in the top 20 of the Billboard 200 chart. It went on to become the second best-selling album of all time.

Her fourth album, ‘Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie,’ released in 1998, became the best-selling female album of all time. It peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.

Alanis released ‘Alanis Unplugged,’ a live acoustic album with four new songs, in 1999.

‘Under Rug Swept,’ her fiftieth album, was released in 2002. Unlike her previous albums, she wrote all of the songs on this one. The album was certified platinum, and three singles were hugely successful.

Alanis’ sixth album, ‘So-Called Chaos,’ was released in 2004, two years after her fifth. However, the singles did poorly, and the album became her lowest-selling release. She released an acoustic version of her album, ‘Jagged Little Pill Acoustic,’ in 2005. She also released ‘Alanis Morissette,’ a collection of her most famous album. There was only one new truck in the album.

In 2012, she released her eighth studio album. The album included twelve songs. Music fans, however, were critical of the song.

Alanis pursued a few acting projects in addition to her music career. She portrayed God in the comedy film ‘Dogma.’ She also appeared in four other movies.

Alanis Morissette Achievements and Awards

Alanis Morissette has received numerous awards throughout her long career. She won two American Music Awards and seven Grammys. She also received three MTV Music Awards and twelve Juno Awards. She has received 23 awards out of 50 nominations.

Alanis Morissette’s Net Worth in 2024

As of February 2024, Alanis Morissette’s net worth is estimated to be $55 million. She made her fortune through her career and other opportunities. The majority of her albums have been certified as platinum sales albums. The majority of her songs reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. Her other talents as an actress, producer, and songwriter help to supplement her net worth.

Alanis is regarded as the best female artist who changed public perception of music. She is also a generous donor. Alanis supported victims of violence and earthquakes in Tibet and Haiti, respectively, through her music. She had a relatively trouble-free career. Alanis maintained consistency in her career despite beginning at a young age, and her music continues to dominate the airwaves.

Alanis Morissette Husband, Marriage

Alanis Treadway is the wife of rapper Mario Treadway. In December 2010, she gave birth to her first child. She became interested in music when she was very young. She began writing songs at the age of nine.