Born to Réal and Louise Bouvier, He has two olderbrothers, Jay and Jonathan.He attended Collège Beaubois in Pierrefonds, Quebec with bandmates Chuck Comeau, Jeff Stinco and Sébastien Lefebvre. Before and partly during his early musical career, Bouvierworked as a cook at St-Hubert in Montréal.
At the age of 13, he founded the punk rock band Reset with his best friend Chuck Comeau in which he was the bassist and lead vocalist. He eventually wasn'tenjoying his role with Reset and left the band in 1999, a year after Chuck Comeau. His current bandmate David Desrosiers took his place. He then reacquainted with Chuck Comeau at a Sugar Ray concertand joined him in creating Simple Plan with old schoolmates Jeff Stinco and Sébastien Lefebvre. David Desrosiers also left Reset and joined the new band after much persuasion.
Role Model Clothing:Bouvier rises above his fans in Milan, November 2008
He is co-owner of Role Model Clothing, along with Chuck Comeau and Patrick Langlois.
Damage Control was a reality televisionseries hosted by Bouvier that aired on MTV on from March to April 2005. On Damage Control, parents would tell their teenage son or daughter that they would be going away over the weekend. Instead, theywould be just a few houses down with Bouvier monitoring their teen via hidden cameras and microphones. The teenager would be placed in awkward situations, in which he/she must make decisions. Parentscan earn money if they correctly guess what their teenager will do. After the parents return (always with too little time for the teenager to conceal what has occurred), the teenager, still unawareof the filming, can earn money by confessing. Two seasons were filmed before any episodes aired, and no more were planned or filmed, due to the likelihood that once the episodes aired, potential...