René Angélil

Born Jan 16, 1942

René Angélil, OQ is a Canadian singer and manager. He is the husband and manager of singer Celine Dion.

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    Celine Dion Releases Touching Video About Emotional Months Without Her Husband
    Huffington Post - Dec 23, 2016
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    Celine Dion Wants To Make The Holidays 'really Happy' A Year After Husband's Death
    Huffington Post - Dec 09, 2016
  • Céline Dion Pays Tribute To Late Husband In Emotional Stand Up To Cancer Performance People Magazine
    Google News - Sep 10, 2016
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    Celine Dion Releases Song 'recovering' About Life After Her Husband's Death
    Huffington Post - Sep 09, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of René Angélil.


1942 Birth Born on January 16, 1942.


1961 19 Years Old Angélil started out in 1961 as a pop singer in Montréal. … Read More


1966 24 Years Old In 1966, Angélil married his first wife, Denyse Duquette. They had a son, Patrick (born 1968), and divorced in 1972.


1974 32 Years Old In 1974, he married singer Manon Kirouac (aka Anne Renée)the couple had two children, Jean Pierre (born 1974) and Anne Marie Angélil (born 1977), they divorced in 1988. … Read More
1981 39 Years Old He mortgaged his house to finance her first album in 1981. René and Céline began a personal relationship when she was 18, they married on December 17, 1994, in a lavish wedding ceremony at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica, which was broadcast live on Canadian television.


1991 49 Years Old Angélil suffered a heart attack in 1991 at age 49. … Read More


2000 58 Years Old Angélil was accused by Yun Kyeong Kwon Sung of sexual assault. The alleged incident took place in 2000 in a Las Vegas hotel and was investigated by police. … Read More
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The couple had difficulty conceiving, resorting to in vitro fertilization. Their efforts were extensively publicized. Their son, René-Charles Angélil, was born in 2001. Céline suffered a miscarriage in 2009, then gave birth to twin boys in October 2010. … Read More


2005 63 Years Old Angélil was an avid poker player, having qualified for the 2005 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions, and finishing in the money at the 2007 Mirage Poker Showdown event on the World Poker Tour, a series of high-stakes tournaments. … Read More
2007 65 Years Old In 2007 Jan Jones, a casino executive and the former mayor of Las Vegas, claimed that Angélil gambled $1million a week, but later retracted the statement. … Read More
2009 67 Years Old In 2009, Angélil reportedly underwent a heart-related medical procedure to deal with arterial blockage. … Read More
2013 71 Years Old Angélil had surgery in December 2013 for throat cancer.
2014 72 Years Old In June 2014 Angélil stepped down as Dion's manager to focus on his health, but was still involved in business decisions related to her career.
2015 73 Years Old In September 2015 Dion announced that Angélil's cancer had progressed and that he had only "months to live".
2016 74 Years Old Angélil died on January 14, 2016, two days before his 74th birthday and the death of his own brother-in-law, Daniel Dion. … Read More
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