Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, and fashion designer. Stefani was born on October 3, 1969, in Fullerton, California, and raised Roman Catholic in Anaheim, California. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the band No Doubt that experienced major success after their breakthrough studio album Tragic Kingdom (1995) along with several successful singles including; “Don’t Speak”, “Hey Baby” and “It’s My Life”.
During the band’s hiatus, Stefani embarked on a solo pop career in 2004 by releasing her debut studio album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Her third solo album This Is What the Truth Feels Like was released in March 2016 and became her first solo number-one album on the Billboard 200.
Stefani has won three Grammy Awards. As a solo artist she has received several accolades, including an American Music Award,Brit Award, World Music Award and two Billboard Music Awards. In 2003, she debuted her clothing line L.A.M.B.