René Angélil

René Angélil was a Canadian singer and music producer. He was probably well-known as the manager and producer of Celine Dion, a well-known American singer. Angelil was also a well-known talent agent.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: René Angélil
Real Name/Full Name: René Angélil
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 73 years old
Birth Date: 16 January 1942
Date of Death: 14 January 2016
Birth Place: Montreal, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 84 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Celine Dion (m. 1994–2016), Anne Renée (m. 1973–1988), Denyse Duquette (m. 1966–1973)
Children: Yes (René-Charles Angelil, Patrick Angelil, Eddy Angélil, Jean-Pierre Angelil, Nelson Angélil, Anne-Marie Angélil)
Profession: Musical producer, talent manager, and singer
Net Worth in 2022: $400 million

René Angélil Biography

René Angélil was born in Montreal, Quebec, on January 16, 1942. His father, Joseph Angélil, was Syrian, and his mother, Alice Angélil, was Lebanese. His parents were Christians who were religious. They belonged to the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

Angélil attended College Saint-Viateur in Outremont for his education. He was a typical student who was constantly involved in extracurricular activities. He enjoyed pushing himself to his limits and was an achiever since childhood. He continued his education at Andre-Gasset after high school.

René Angélil Age, Height, Weight

René Angélil died at the age of 73, having been born on January 16, 1942. His height was 1.75 m, and he weighed 84 kg.


Angélil began his career as a pop singer in Canada and soon formed the pop-rock band ‘Les Baronets.’ In the 1960s, he had a few hit songs, most of which were translations of English songs from the United States and the United Kingdom. After disbanding the band, he attempted to focus on his solo career but was unsuccessful.

Angélil then decided to embark on a new career path as an artist manager. He and his best friends oversaw the successful careers of many celebrities. Angélil was Celine Dion’s manager for many years, and the only reason he stepped down was due to illness. He was also a partner in Montreal’s famous ‘Schwartz’s Deli.’

René Angélil Achievements and Awards

René Angélil did not set many records to add to his list of honors. In his entire life, he had never been nominated for a major award. Following his death, his wife, Celine Dion, accepted an award in his honor at the ADISQ gala.

René Angélil’s Net Worth in 2022

René Angélil’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million as of October 2022. His primary source of income had been his earnings as an artist manager in the music industry.

René Angélil began as a singer and later became a manager for several musicians. He assisted them in establishing a successful career and achieving their goals. He had worked hard to achieve his level of success in life. He will be remembered for his contributions to the world of music forever.

René Angélil Wife, Marriage

Angélil’s previous dating history is unknown. He was first married to Denyse Duquette. The couple had been married for nearly six years. They had amazing chemistry at first and were blessed with a son. Their love faded as time passed, and the couple divorced due to personal differences.

Angélil’s second marriage was with Manon Kirouac, a professional singer. The couple had been married for nearly fourteen years. On their first date, Angélil fell in love with her. The couple appeared to be in love, but their happy marriage ended in divorce. They had two children together.

Angélil was sent a singing tape of a twelve-year-old girl, Celine Dion, and was so taken with her voice that he invited her to audition in Quebec. He then took over as her manager, taking the teen and her mother on tour in Canada, Europe, and Japan. He was so convinced of her talent that he mortgaged his home to fund her debut album.

After a few years, Angélil and Dion began a personal relationship, and the two fell in love. The couple dated for many years before getting married when Dion turned twenty. Angélil was forty years old at the time. He had one of Canada’s most lavish weddings. The couple was having difficulty conceiving, and after a few miscarriages, they were blessed with three children.

Angélil had a number of health issues; at the age of 49, he suffered a massive heart attack but recovered quickly. He was also diagnosed with throat cancer and recovered completely after treatment. But his cancer returned after a few years, and even after surgery, he couldn’t be saved. Angélil died on January 14, 2106, two days before his 74th birthday. Angélil was a Colorado Avalanche fan who followed the National Hockey League (NHL).

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