Britney Spears is one of the most successful solo artists in the pop music era. She was born on 1981 December, 2 in McComb, Mississippi United States. She was signed by Jive Records when she was just 16 and featured in the video Baby One More Time (1999). Before being signed by Jive Records, Britney used to appear on local stage Television series. By the time she was 19, she had won the hearts of many fans making her the queen of new pop
Quick Facts of Britney Spears
|Full Name:||Britney Spears|
|Date of Birth:||1981 December, 2|
|Age:||37 years old in 2019|
|Height:||163 cm (1.63 m)|
|weight:||117 pounds (53 kg)|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress|
|Net Worth:||$220 million|
|Hair & Eye colors:||Blonde (natural brown) and light brown|
|Birthplace:||Falmouth, Kentucky U.S|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Britney Spears Age (37, Parents, Siblings, Family)
Britney Jean Spears is the second child of Lynne Irene Bridges and James Parnell Spears born on December 2, 1981, in McComb, Mississippi, United States. Amazingly, Britney maternal granny was born in London in the UK while the origin of her great grandfather was Maltese. She has a strong Christian foundation based Evangelical Protestantism. She even sang in the Church Choir when she was a child.
She has two siblings namely Bryan James and Jamie Lynn Spears. Narrating about her early life to the Hollywood Reporter she said that all she wanted was to be a star since when she was a school kid.
Britney Jean Spears previously was engaged to Jason Allen Alexander 2004 but separated the same year. In the same year, she was married to Kelvin Federline but their marriage could last long. They divorced in the prime of 2007 and they both have two children. Since 2007, Spears was rumored to be single until she met her current boyfriend Sam Asghari. The two lovebirds have been together for the past two years where they announced officially that they have been dating.
She traveled back to the United States to promote her upcoming album. She engaged herself in several tours where she performed several shows to create an awareness that something big was almost dropping. Her first solo studio album which created the foundation of her name in the pop industry-Baby One More Time was released in early 1999. This album was received well by fans making it number one on the US billboard for the best 200 within just a month. In a period of one year, over 10 million copies of the song had been sold globally giving it the rank of the best selling album by a teenager. Over 25 million copies of this album have been sold so far.
Later on, she produced another single You Drive Me Crazy which shot up to be among the top 10 hit songs of that year globally. In mid-2000, Britney initiated another tour to promote her next upcoming album. She performed in the vast region of North America where she was received well by fans. In May 2000, she released her second album Oops!… I Did It Again which sold more than 1.3 million copies by the end of the year in the US only.
This album was regarded as the highest-selling by a single artist. In Australia and Britain, and several other nations this album was deemed as the most selling by the end of 2000. In the same year, Britney together with her mother wrote her first book called Britney Spears’ Heart to Heart.
Britney Spears Net worth, Income and Salary
Beth’s net worth is $3 million U.S dollars since she started her acting career in 1983.
In 2001, Britney wrote her second book A Mother’s Gift following the signing of an $ 8 million to promote Pepsi products. Later in the year, she released her new album with the new version “Overprotected” with a funkier sound inspired by The Neptunes. The second hit of the album was “I’m a Slave 4 U” which shot to best ten singles globally. In 2002 she made another grand tour the Dream within a Dream a show that earned her more than $43 million. In the same year, she was named by Forbes as the most influential celebrity globally.
The same year, she was given a role in the film Crossroads where she was praised for her superb performance. Late in the year, she released her second single solo Cry Me a River which was received well by critics. In 2003, she released her fourth album In the Zone where she wrote most of the song’s lyrics. This album motivated her to be a songwriter.
Brigitte Bardot on Social Media
Britney Spears is very active in social media sites. She is of celebrities with many followers on social media. In Instagram alone, she has 22.8 million followers while her posts on Facebook can get up to 37 million likes. She also has 56.3 followers on Twitter.
Professional life and Career
Britney Jean Spears is best known for her hit song Oops…I Did It Again. She got her fame in the late 90s when she was just a teen being ranked the most influential teen in the US back then. She was just an actress in television series before she was signed by Jive Records in 1997. Her first two albums made her the most selling teenage celebrity artist of all time. She released Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops…I Did It Again in 2000.
Britney is known to be one of the best stage performers. She started attending dance classes when she was just 3 years old. In fact, she made her first local performance when she was five doing “What Child Is This?” She won many awards in the local state competitions. Her voice and moves always earned her the reputation she certainly required in her later days. Speaking in an interview, she said that she felt that the world she was living in was different because she was revealed what she was supposed to do while she was just little.
At the age of 8, she was called to the Profession Performing Arts School making her way to the Ney York. Britney featured in the hit television show Star Search which was aired in several stations. She stayed in the York until 1996 following the cancellation of the show The Mouse Club forcing her to return back to Mississippi the same year. She engaged in a conversation with Larry Rudolph who was an entertainment lawyer who gave her a piece of song to rehearse for a week. Back in New York, she was rejected by three labels who said that she was still unfit for the songs they wanted.
Some few days later, the chiefs of Jive Records called Rudolph concerning Britney saying that she possessed a talent of a real artist considering the fact that she was still young. She performed before the chief executive of Jibe Records who ordered a full album of the recorded material she performed for him. Half of the album was recorded in Stockholm, Sweden April 1998.
In March 2006 Britney Spears was invited on the Will & Grace as Guest Starring in the episode Buy, Buy Baby where she played the role as a lesbian Amber Loise. The next year (2007) she released her fifth album Blackout which was the ranked at number one in France, Mexico, and United Kingdom, also being the second best studio albums In the US top 200 hits. On top of that, she set a record of being the only female artist whose first 5 songs appeared in the list of top 10 best hit studio albums in the US. Blackout alone sold more than 3 million copies globally.
The same year, she released several singles which shot to the top ten list of every nation. Early on, she had released Piece Me and later on she released yet another single Break the Ice. She was invited to play a role in the series How I Met My Mother the episode of Ten Sessions where she gave the film a new look due to her amazing performance. Late that year, she released her sixth album Circus which received positive remarks from fans. The same year, Britney name earned a place in The Guinness World Record for being the only youngster who’s five studio albums have emerged the top among charts.
In 2009 Britney released the album The Singles which managed to feature among the best three single songs in the United States. Due to her superb performance in Television shows, she was called to feature in the TV show Glee also known as Brittany making the show to receive the highest rating ever.
Early 2011, Britney released her seventh album which was ranked among the top studio album in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and several other nations. The cover single in the album Holds It Against Me was ranked as number one in the US Billboard for top 100 hits. Her first three singles in this album appeared among the top 10 best in the charts. In 2012 May she was given the role of a judge in US version of The X Factor a deal sealed with a salary of $15 million making her the highest-paid judge by then. Some of her next hits include Work Bitch (2013) and Perfume (2013) which both got international attention
In mid-2016, she released her ninth album with the lead single Make Me. Her next big single from her album was Sunset Fantasy (2018). Between the years 2016-2018, Britney performed in several tours earning a lot of reputation and amount. Her career as both an artist and an actress has been of much success.
Education, School/College University
She studied at the Profession Performing Arts School Parklane Academy.
Britney has won many awards in her entire career life. In fact, she has won 300 main awards and other 500 nominations. Among these awards include, seven Guinness World Records, Michael Jackson Vanguard Award, seven Billboard Music Awards, and six MTV Video Music Awards alongside others. Apart from that, she is the only teenager artist to sell over 70 million song copies in the United States.
Net Worth, Income and Salary
Britney Spears has earned an impressive amount in her career. She became a world star when she was just a teenager. This means that she has accumulated much making her among the top 50 richest female celebrities in history. Her main source of cash is from pop music, tours, and various promotions. Her net worth is approximately $220 million alongside other investments.
Rumors and controversy/Scandal
Britney Spears was rumored to be dating Adnan Ghabil in 2007 but neither of them came to speak about the issue. In 2007 she was caught in a photo driving while holding a child, something that was criticized by the Child Advocate.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Despite the fact that she is 37, Britney Spears has managed to maintain her body fitness and shape. Together with her current boyfriend, they both get time to hit the gym in order to maintain physical fitness that is crucial for any video artist. With a body Measurement of 35-27-35, Britney is regarded as one of the most beautiful artists in the pop industry.
She also has a bra size of 32C and a dress size of 6 (US). She weighs 53 kg (117 pounds) and stands at 1.63 m. In addition, she has a Blonde (natural brown) hair color and light brown eyes.
Britney Spears Facts
- Britney Spears has been in the pop music industry for 20 years now.
- She performed first when she was 5.
- She always takes Madonna to be her music queen and role model.
- She has won over 300 awards alongside other several nominations.
- Her first single (Baby One More Time) is regarded as one of the most hit singles of all time and the best seller single by a teenager.
- She was once rejected by New Mickey Mouse Club before being signed by the Jibe Records.
- She doesn’t like reality TV.