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Jann Arden


B: March 27, 1962 in Calgary, Alberta

Jann Arden began life as Jann Arden Anne Richards and grew up to become a highly successful singer-songwriter and actress. Her critically acclaimed debut album, Time for Mercy, was released in 1993. She was recognized for her talent and work the following year when she was given six Alberta Recording Industry Awards. More than a dozen albums have been added to her credit, along with almost twenty Top 10 singles. She has won eight Juno Awards, including solo artist of the year in 1994, Songwriter of the Year in 1995 and 2002, and Female Artist of the Year in 1995 and 2001. She has also won awards at the MuchMusic Video Awards, the Prairie Music Awards and the Western Canadian Music Awards. Arden landed a series of guest starring roles on series like Robson Arms, Corner Gas, Hell on Wheels, The Detour, Workin’ Moms and Wynonna Earp. She landed her own series, titled Jann, which premiered on CTV in March, 2019. She was nominated for a 2020 Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Jann. She is pictured at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards where she was nominated for Best Host in a Variety or Reality/Competition Program or Series for her work co-hosting The JUNO Awards 2016 with Jon Montgomery.