Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. Gwen Stefani debuted in 1992 as the frontwoman of the third wave ska band No Doubt, whose 1995 album Tragic Kingdom propelled them to stardom, selling sixteen million copies worldwide. It spawned the singles “Just a Girl”, “Spiderwebs”, and the airplay number-one “Don’t Speak”.
Gwen Stefani recorded her first solo album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. in 2004. Gwen Stefani’s second solo album The Sweet Escape (2006) yielded “Wind It Up”, a moderate worldwide success.
In the media, Gwen Stefani is known as a fashion trendsetter. In 2003, Gwen Stefani debuted her clothing line L.A.M.B. and expanded her collection with the 2005 Harajuku Lovers line. Drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion, Gwen Stefani performs and makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls, and has drawn accusations of racism for the subject. Gwen Stefani is married to post-grunge musician Gavin Rossdale, and the two have a son.