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Marie-Élaine Thibert is a Canadian adult contemporary and pop singer. She currently resides in Quebec. Thibert was first notable for being the runner-up in the first season of Star Académie in 2003, the Quebec singing idol reality show. She is also a two-time Felix-award winner for Best Female Artist in Quebec and one-time Juno-award winner for Best Francophone album in Canada.
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Marie-Élaine Thibert was born on April 18, 1982 (age 40 years) in the district of LaSalle in the Montréal region, Canada. She is the daughter of Canadian parents. Thibert started to show interest in music during high school and college. She participated in several competitions and contests some of which she won.
Thibert auditioned for Star Académie in 2003 in which she performed on several occasions one of her favorites songs performed originally by Jacques Brel. Thibert finished second to Acadien-born Wilfred Le Bouthillier in the show’s first season. After Star Académie, Thibert met up several times with her long-time Idol Celine Dion and once met a duet performance prior to her disc launch.
Marie-Élaine Thibert’s self-titled debut album was launched a few months after Star Académie in early 2004. 300,000 copies of the album were sold, which easily surpassed the totals of Le Bouthiller’s self-titled album and season-two champion Stéphanie Lapointe’s Sur le fil, the latter of which is in a genre similar to Thibert but with a much lighter tone. The success of the album resulted in two Felix award at the ADISQ gala later that year.
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Thibert won the awards for the album with the best sales and best female singer. She won the latter category again in 2005. She also won a Juno Award for best Francophone Album in Canada for her debut album, ahead of Dany Bédard, Nicola Ciccone, Canadian Idol finalist Audrey De Montigny and Les Trois Accords. She was also nominated for Juno Fan Choice Award in which Avril Lavigne won ahead of Thibert, Sarah McLachlan, Diana Krall and Shania Twain.
In 2007, Marie-Élaine Thibert released her second album Comme ça and as of August 2007, over 100 000 copies were sold. The album was made with the help of collaborators such as Chris de Burgh, Luc de Larochellière, Michel Rivard and Paul Piché as well as musical contributions from Marc Dupré, Marc Déry and Daniel Lavoie.
Marie-Élaine Thibert has released a DVD from a live performance at Montreal’s Bell Centre during her Quebec-wide tour in 2005–2006. The show aired on TV network TVA which was the main network of all three Star Académie seasons from 2003 to 2006. In 2007–2008, she made a second province-wide tour in which most shows were sold out very quickly. Her albums include Marie-Élaine Thibert (self-titled debut album released in 2004), Comme Ça (released: April 17, 2007) and Un Jour Noël (released: October 14, 2008).
In March 2019, she was one of 11 singers from Quebec, alongside Ginette Reno, Diane Dufresne, Céline Dion, Isabelle Boulay, Luce Dufault, Louise Forestier, Laurence Jalbert, Catherine Major, Ariane Moffatt and Marie Denise Pelletier, who participated in a supergroup recording of Renée Claude’s 1971 single “Tu trouveras la paix” after Claude’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease was announced.
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In 2021, Marie-Élaine Thibert and Le Bouthillier performed together in the first season of Chanteurs masqués, the Quebec adaptation of The Masked Singer, as a pair of lovebirds. Although not a couple in real life, they have often collaborated since their shared season of Star Académie. They won the competition.
Marie-Élaine Thibert is married to Rémy Malo, they had their wedding in 2013. Her husband is a singer. Thibert stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality. As of mid-2022, Marie-Élaine Thibert and her husband Rémy Malo are still married.
Marie-Élaine Thibert net worth
How much is Marie-Élaine Thibert worth? Marie-Élaine Thibert net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her primary source of income is from her working career as a singer and songwriter. Marie-Élaine Thibert’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $400,000 dollars annually. She is one of the richest and most influential singers in Canada. Her remarkable career achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.