Jewel, 37, (her kids' album, The Merry Goes 'Round, is out now) shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.
1. I have dual citizenship -- my dad's family is Swiss.
2. I can move every muscle in my face independently.
3. My right-hand nails are short. The left are long for playing guitar.
4. At 14, I was in a rap group, La Creme.
5. I almost died of blood poisoning when I was 16.
6. I would have been a scientist had music not worked out.
7. I can sing in four languages.
8. I appear the calmest when I'm the most scared.
9. Our outhouse in Alaska had a better view than any Real Housewives mansion.
10. I rode my motorcycle from Texas to Montana.
11. Motherhood has mended the last hole in my heart.
12. I wrote a book of poetry for my son, Kase (3 months).
13. I got the hiccups wile yodeling my first time on stage at age 6.
15. I founded Project Clean Water in 1997 and have put wells in 15 countries.
16. I moved out on my own when I was 15.
17. I lived in 22 homes by the time I was 18.
18. I hate overexplainers.
19. I have a dark sense of humor.
20. I pulled a gun off a sheriff, thinking he was a thief. Oops!
21. I still get homesick for Alaska.
22. I hate lateness.
23. Ella Fitzgerald is my favorite singer.
24. I don't like chocolate.
25. I love sushi.