She was born Eileen Regina Edwards.

    Shania began singing in clubs at the age of eight. Her parents would often wake her up at 1 am. to play the last call at the clubs.

    She adopted the name Shania, which means "I'm on my way" in the Ojibwa Indian language.

    At age 22, she begun raising her three teenage siblings after her parents were killed in a car accident.

    She recently married businessman Frederic Thiebaud.

Shania Twain will be hitting the talk-show circuit to promote her biography, From This Moment, and her OWN network show, Why Not? With Shania Twain. She'll be on:

    Oprah on May 3rd

    The Today show on May 4th

    Ellen DeGeneres on May 12th

    The Talk on May 18th

Shania's book hits stores on May 3rd, and her TV show premieres on May 8th.