Inspired by such musicals as The Sound of Music (1965), and Annie (1982).
For her "Wind it Up" music video, Gwen Stefani imitated Julie Andrews unforgettable spin from The Sound of Music (1965).
Stepmother of Gavin Rossdale's daughter Daisy Lowe (b. 1989).
Met future husband Gavin Rossdale (Bush) in 1996 at a concert she was playing with her band No Doubt.
Received two Grammy Awards with No Doubt, for "Best Pop Performance By Duo Or Group With Vocal" in 2002 ("Hey Baby") and 2003 ("Underneath It All").
Ranked #22 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Was voted one of People magazines 50 Most Beautiful People of 2004.
According to the April 2004 issue of Vogue, her father Dennis is Italian and her mother Patti is of Irish and Scottish descent.
Has a her own fashion label named L.A.M.B. which goes on sale in Spring 2004.
Named Best Dressed Woman in the May 2005 issue of Harpers & Queen.
Was considered for the role of Jane Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) when Nicole Kidman dropped out of the project.
Received five Grammy Awards nominations as solo artist on 8 December 2005: Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Female Pop Performance, Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
The vinyl red gown that she wore on the cover of "Tragic Kingdom" was stolen from the Fullerton Museum Centre in Orange County, California on 11th January 2005.
Named #30 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Gwen and her husband, Gavin Rossdale, became the parents of a boy, Kingston Rossdale, on May 26, 2006 in Los Angeles.
Named #40 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement (2006).
In 2006, she and her husband, Gavin Rossdale, sold the first photos of their newborn son, Kingston Rossdale, for $575,000.
Auditioned for the role of "Kay Lake" in The Black Dahlia (2006), but lost out to Scarlett Johansson.
Gave birth to her second son, Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale, at 12:46 PST on August 21, 2008 weighing 8.5 lbs.