Newly engaged: Shania Twain & Frédéric Thiébaud
They are not newly wed at this time (December 2010), but the Canadian country pop singer-songwriter Shania Twain, from her birth name Eilleen Regina Edwards, and Frédéric Thiébaud are certainly newly engaged!
Who is Frédéric Thiébaud?
Frédéric Thiébaud, from his full name Frédéric Nicolas Thiébaud is a Swiss business executive. Frédéric Thiébaud was born in Switzerland. Among his activities, Frédéric Thiébaud is known for holding an executive position at Nestle. Frédéric Thiébaud is also an executive from the Swiss Red Cross. Not too much is known about Frédéric Thiébaud as he doesn't exactly have the celebrity profile. Frédéric Thiébaud is now known for his relationship and engagement to Shania Twain. Frédéric Thiébaud and Shania Twain seemed to had dated since 2009. Since 2009, they had been seen many times together. Shania Twain had been dating Frédéric Thiébaud for now more than 16 months. Shania Twain and Frédéric Thiébaud had been seen together in Switzerland, Canada and New York.
How the relationship of Shania Twain with Frédéric Thiébaud started?
In 2008, Shania Twain husband of 14 years, Mutt Lange had an affair with Frédéric Thiébaud wife, Marie-Anne Thiébaud. Marie-Anne Thiébaud was the couple longtime secretary and manager of their chateau in Switzerland. Robert John "Mutt" Lange is a Zambian-born British record producer and songwriter. Mutt Lange has produced albums for AC/DC, Nickelback, Def Leppard, Outlaws, foreigner, The Cars, Bryan Adams, Billy Ocean, Savoy Brown, The Corrs, Celine Dion and Shania Twain, just to name a few. In 1997, Mutt Lange produced Shania Twain third album, title Come on Over. Come on Over is thebest-selling country music album and the best selling album for a female artist of all time. Come on over album has sold 39 million copies worldwide. Shania Twain married Mutt Lange in 1993.
Following their mega success, Shania Twain and Mutt Lange moved to Switzerland where they lived together in a spatious chateau. Their palace was taking care off by Frédéric Thiébaud and Marie-Anne Thiébaud. At that time, Frédéric Thiébaud and Marie-Anne Thiébaud were husband and wife. But in 2008, following Mutt Lange and Marie-Anne Thiébaud affair, Shania Twain filled for divorce.
The divorce had been a very difficult time for Shania Twain. From the period following her divorce, Shania Twain had declared: "I was in a very deep, dark slump, and I needed to find a way to get myself out of it. I had to force myself back out into life, back out into experiencing things. There were moments when I really just thought, 'I don't need anything and I don't need anyone. I just want to go away and disappear.' So, that was a bad slump." But Shania Twain is not the only one who had experimented divorce. During the same time, Frédéric Thiébaud was getting divorce from Marie-Anne Thiébaud. While Mutt Lange continue to date Marie-Anne Thiébaud, Shania Twain and Frédéric Thiébaud had found in each other true friendship.
Frédéric Thiébaud had helped Shania Twain through the tough times. On her official website, Shania Twain wrote about Frédéric Thiébaud: "he's a dear friend and true gentleman ... We leaned on one another through the ups and downs, taking turns holding each other up. We've become stronger and closer through it all".
From her previous relation with Mutt Lange, Shania Twain had one son, Eja D'Angelo, born in 2001. Frédéric Thiébaud is the father of Johanna. Johanna is 8-year-old.
We wish Shania Twain all the best with Frédéric Thiébaud. Shania Twain will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network and rumors had been going on saying that Shania Twain may be the next Idol judge.