Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani recorded Love. Angel. Music. Baby., her first solo studio album, in 2004. Inspired by music of the 1980s, the album was a success with sales of over seven million copies. The album's third single, "Hollaback Girl", was the first US digital download to sell one million copies. Stefani's second solo studio album, The Sweet Escape, yielded "Wind It Up", "4 in the Morning", and the highest-selling single, the album's title track, "The Sweet Escape". Including her work with No Doubt, Stefani has sold more than thirty million albums worldwide. She won the World's Best-Selling New Female Artist at the World Music Awards 2005. In 2003, she debuted her clothing line L.A.M.B. and expanded her collection with the 2005 Harajuku Lovers line, drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion. Stefani performs and makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls.
- Born: October 3, 1969 (age 47), Fullerton
- Spouse: Gavin Rossdale (2002-09-14 to present - Marriage)
- Children: Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale, Kingston Rossdale, Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale
- Height: 5′ 6″ (1.676m)
- Websites: http://www.gwenstefani.com/