Gwen Stefani: Her Career Then & Now

Gwen Stefani at The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 2019
August 17, 2019 - 18:38 / Laura Pérez

Gwen Stefani is best known for her work with the rock band No Doubt, as well as for her work as a solo artist. But the Californian singer has worked on different projects for a long time. What is she up to now? We have all the information!

The Californian singer and songwriter Gwen Stefani became highly popular in the 1990's as lead singer of the rock band No Doubt and then reached higher peaks during the 2000's as a solo artist. Most of her most popular songs with No Doubt are Don't Speak, Spiderwebs and Just a Girl, and most of her most successful tracks as a solo singer are Rich Girl, Hollaback Girl and What You Waiting For? Gwen Stefani released 6 albums with No Doubt and 4 as a solo artist, her career as a singer earned her three Grammy Awards among other recognition's like an American Music Award and two Billboard Music Awards. 

Gwen Stefani at Madonna's 'Music' Launch Party presented by Warner Bros. Los Angeles, California, 2000

Gwen Stefani - her career now

Although most of her tracks are still listened by fans all over the world, and even though she is and probably will always be remember due to her work with No Doubt, Gwen Stefani has been working on other projects for a really long time. She is a successful businesswoman who in 2003 released her clothing line L.A.M.B. and expanded her collection with the 2005 Harajuku Lovers line, inspired by Japanese culture; in 2007 she launched a perfume as part of her brand. The pop singer is also a philanthropist, after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami she donated 1 million dollars to Save the Children's Japan EartquakeTsunami Children in Emergency Fund. She has also auctioned some of the clothes she has wore in public events and donated the money to charity. 

Considered one of the 100 Greatest Women in Music, in 2014 Gwen Stefani joined the seventh season of the American singing competition The Voice as a coach, and this year she will return as a judge for the 17th season of the show, replacing Maroon 5's Adam Levine. Since 2018 she has been performing at Gwen Stefani-Just a Girl concert residency in Las Vegas; the show will conclude in November 2019.

Gwen Stefani attends the grand opening of her "Gwen Stefani - Just a Girl" residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2018

What about Gwen Stefani's personal life?

During the 1990's Gwen Stefani dated her No Doubt bandmate Tony Kanal but they split after dealing with some ups and downs. In 2002 she married to British musician Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of the rock Bush; they were together for more than ten years but divorced in 2016 due to "irreconcilable differences." Since almost 4 years she has been in a relationship with country singer Blake Shelton, who is also her The Voice co-star.

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani attend STX Films World Premiere of UglyDolls, Los Angeles, California, 2019