Britney Spears

Britney Spears is a very famous international personality who excels at singing and dancing. Out of her first seven music albums, six of them secured the first place on the ‘Billboard 200’.

Personal life

Britney Jean Spears was born on 2nd December, 1981 in Mississippi. She was raised in Louisiana by parents Lynne Bridges and James Spears. She has two siblings named Bryan James and Jamie Lynn. Britney developed a keen interest in dancing at a mere age of three when she started taking dance lessons while she was in Louisiana. She did exude special talent at that very age as she got selected to perform at the annual recital as a solo artist. She started attending vocal classes and gymnastics since her childhood itself and even won many awards at various talent shows.

At the age of eight itself Britney set her mind towards singing. She travelled to Georgia along with her mother to audition for ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’. The director of the club couldn’t select Britney since she was too young but he did her a favor by introducing her to a talent agent named Nancy Carson. Nancy was so enthralled by Britney’s vocals that she suggested her to enroll at the Professional Performing Arts School. Following her move to Georgia, a bunch of opportunities came Britney’s way. She got hired for her debut role as a professional in ‘Ruthless!’. She started getting casted in various commercials after she appeared as a contestant on ‘Star Search’, which was a popular television show in the 90s.

Britney Spears married Jason Allen Alexander, her childhood friend, in Nevada on 3rd January, 2004. This marriage was invalidated within 55 hours. An year later, Britney married Sean Preston Spears Federline. She divorced him in November 2006.

Career

Britney Spears practiced at the studio alongside famous writers and producers like Eric Foster White and Max Martin and as a result of that, she released her debut album. She released her debut single ‘Baby one more time’ in 1998 as a sixteen year old. The song soon became a huge hit all across the globe despite some critics trying to disparage Britney for exposing her midriff. Britney soon became an international superstar with her debut song. She toured with the boy band NSYNC while her debut single topped the charts for three weeks.

Britney released her debut album in 1999 and just like her debut single, the album too was a super hit. It topped the album charts for six weeks. It sold millions of copies worldwide as Britney became more and more famous. Today, Britney is famously known for being the ‘Queen of pop’.

Adulated by teenage boys and girls, nobody could’ve predicted how this little girl would go on to change the pop culture forever. Britney’s albums sold millions of copies and won her several awards. Britney Spears has been a hard worker since her childhood. She has released many music albums during her illustrious career which is why she has a net worth of $300 million.