Deryck Whibley

Born Mar 21, 1980

Deryck Jason Whibley is a Canadian musician and producer, best known for his work as the guitarist, lead vocalist, songwriter and producer of the Juno Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated rock band Sum 41. Whibley married fellow singer Avril Lavigne in 2006. The couple occasionally performed together, and they have spoken about their relationship in interviews. It was announced on September 17, 2009 that Lavigne and Whibley separated.… Read More

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  • A Sides With Jon Chattman: Sum 41's Deryck Whibley On New Album, Tour, And His Own Mortality; "Lose Control" With Kopps' Song Premiere
    Huffington Post - 9 days ago
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    Avril Lavigne's Ex Husband Deryck Whibley Drops Her Last Name 3 Years After Divorce
    Huffington Post - Nov 08, 2013
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    23 Photos That Prove You're Definitely Not Cool Anymore
    Huffington Post - Oct 29, 2013
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1980 Birth Born on March 21, 1980.


2000 20 Years Old The band released their debut album, "Half Hour of Power" in 2000, then All Killer No Filler in 2001. … Read More
2003 23 Years Old …  Whibley dated Hilton Hotels heiress Paris Hilton in 2003.
…  Since parting ways with Greig Nori, he sold his part of the company in early 2005.
2006 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Whibley married fellow singer Avril Lavigne in 2006. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, he mixed the debut album of the band Permanent Me. … Read More
2009 29 Years Old 1 More Event
It was announced on September 17, 2009 that Lavigne and Whibley had separated. Lavigne initiated divorce proceedings in October 2009 claiming irreconcilable differences.


2010 30 Years Old On August 5, 2010, Whibley was hospitalized after he was attacked in a bar in Japan late at night by three unknown males. … Read More
2014 34 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 17, 2014, Whibley announced that he was hospitalized for alcoholism.
2015 35 Years Old On August 30, 2015, Whibley married model Ariana Cooper in Los Angeles.
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