Rene Angelil Biography

(Talent Manager)

Producer-singer Rene Angelil is married to 'My Heart Will Go On' singer Celine Dion.

More about the relationship

Rene was happily married to Celine Dion. Dion is a famous Canadian singer best known for her technically skilled and powerful vocal. Their wedding was held on December 17, 1994, at Montreal’s Notre-Dame basilica.

On January 25, 2001, they were blessed with a son named Charles Angelil. Later on October 23, 2010, Dion gave birth to twin boys Eddy and Nelson Angelil.

Rene married his first wife Densye Duquette in 1966 and divorced in 1972. In 1968, Densye give birth to their son Patrick.

In 1974, he married singer Anne Renee and divorced in 1986. This couple had two children Jean Pierre and Anne Marie Angelil.

Relationship Facts of Rene Angelil

  • Rene Angelil is married to Celine Dion {Compare Couple}.
  • Rene Angelil married on December 17, 1994.
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  • He is father of Six.
  • Rene Angelil is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Rene Angelil?

Rene Angelil was a Canadian musical producer, singer, and talent manager. He was famous for managing the famous singer Celine Dion (his wife).

Rene’s Cause of Death

Rene died on January 14, 2016, due to throat cancer. He was 73 years at the time of his death. In 1999, he was diagnosed with throat cancer but soon after treatment, he was recovered. He passed away at his house in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Rene Angelil: Age, Parents, Education, Ethnicity, Siblings

This producer was born on January 16, 1942, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was the son of Joseph Angelil and Alica Sara. He had a brother Andre. Andre is one year younger than him.

Rene belonged to the Syrian ethnicity. He went to College Saint Viateur for high school education. Later, for post-secondary education, he went to College Andre-Grasset. 

Rene Angelil: Professional career

In 1960, Rene formed a pop-rock group named “Les Baronets” with his childhood friends. They were hit in the 1960s after translating of English-Language pop hits from the United States and the United Kingdom.

His hit pop music after translating to the English language is C’est fou, Mais c’est tout”(1964). In 1972 his group was dissolute. After that, he started to manage artists. He successfully managed many pop stars including Rene Simard and Ginette Reno. He was considered as a potential producer.

Until 2014, he worked as a manager of Celina Dion, with whom later he had affair and got married.

Awards and honors

In 1987, he was honored by Felix Award as a manager of the year. He was awarded by the national Order of Quebec in June 2009. Likewise, In 2013 he was awarded the Order of Canada.

In February 2016 he was honored by Grammy Award as a Memoriam tribute.

Rene Angelil: Salary, Net worth

He was a very successful talent manager and musical producer. His net worth is around $400 million. His salary is not mentioned. However, the average salary of a talent manager is $75,857 USD.

He had a million dollars mansion in Canada.

Social Media

He was not active in social media including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tiktok.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Rene had black eyes and he had gray color hair. His height was 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 84 kg.

Similarly, his body measurement is unknown.

Rumors and controversy

In 2007, Angelil was accused of sexual assault by Yun Kyeong Kwon Sung. The incident was investigated by the police. Rene paid $2 million to settle the case.

Later, Yun and her husband claimed that they faked the incident for money.

In 2007, he reportedly gambled for a week with more than $1 million.


  • He was a victim of a heart attack at the age of 49.
  • Rene was diagnosed with throat cancer.
  • He was a professional poker player.


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