Sunday, 29 June 2008

Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida Baby

CANADIAN SINGER/SONGWRITER COUPLE ARE PARENTS ~ Chantal Kreviazuk and husband, Raine Maida welcomed their third son on June 28th, 2008. Salvador Daniel joins older brothers 4 1/2 year old Rowan Michael and 3 year old Lucca Jon.

Salvador ~ Latin/Spanish: savior; given in reference to Jesus Christ.

Daniel ~ Hebrew; God is my judge.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Anne-Britt & Pat Cash
  • Audrey Landers
  • Donatella Versace & Paul Beck
  • Joseph "Run" Simmons
  • Natasha Richardson & Liam Neeson
  • Danny Wood
  • Solange Knowles & Daniel Smith
  • Dan Rather
  • Patricia Heaton & David Heaton
Kreviazuk is a singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her first album, 1996's Under These Rocks and Stones earned her much critical praise as well as a Juno Award nomination for Best New Artist. In 1999, she released her second album, Colour Moving and Still featuring tracks written with Raine Maida, her new husband. This album earned her two Juno Awards for Best Adult/Pop Album and Best Female Artist. Her third album entitled What If It All Means Something was released in 2002 with multiple collaborations with Raine. Her fourth effort, Ghost Stories was released in August of 2006 with the first single being released via her official website and MySpace. Chantal is also known for her contributions to film and television show soundtracks as well as a cover of "Leaving on a Jet Plane" which appeared in the film Armageddon. She has also collaborated with many other artists including Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, The Veronicas, Marion Raven, Hilary Duff and more recently Cheyenne Kimball. In 2001 Chantal made her acting debut in the indie film Century Hotel and also co-wrote the theme song with her husband. Last year, she starred in Pretty Broken, a short film about a woman dealing with mental illness which she also co-produced.

Raine Maida is the front man for the Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace. He is also the band's songwriter. Maida started the band with guitarist Mike Turner in 1992 and they have released six albums. He has also has done some solo work and collaborations with his wife. Maida co-wrote and produced five tracks on Avril Lavigne's second album as well as had contributions for Kelly Clarkson and Hilary Duff. Maida had a small role in a Canadian movie released in 2001 with his wife, Century Hotel.

The couple met in 1996 in Toronto at a Pearl Jam concert. They tied the knot in December of 1999 and they reside in Malibu, California and Toronto, Ontario.

Photo Source: WireImage

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