Britney Spears is a US-based singer and dancer and has earned the title “Princess of Pop”. The title she earned is the index of her hard work and dedication to pop culture. She revived teen pop during the periods of late 90s and early 2000s.
Her Complete name is Britney Jean Spears and was born on Second December 1981. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and then she was roughly 16 years old. Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!… I Did It Again (2000) was a big hit and these are still among the best-selling albums of all time.
These opportunities and hits made her the best selling teenage pop artist of all time. Oops!… I Did It Again held the record for the fastest-selling album by a female artist in the US for fifteen years, within the first-week only sales of nearly 1.3 million copies. At the first sight only it was a massive hit.
Britney Spears Professional Life and Career
She is not limited to just singing and dancing. She acted as executive producer of her studio album Blackout(2007). This is appreciated by many and is considered her finest work.
She issued the albums Femme Fatale (2011) and Circus (2008), the latter of which saw her greatest successful run of singles on the US charts.
She remained the center of controversies but it did not affect her professional life and she released Britney Jean (2013) and Glory in 2016.
Britney Jean Spears- Family and Early Life
She took birth in McComb, Mississippi as the second child of James “Jamie” Parnell Spears and Lynne Irene Bridges. Her maternal grandmother belonged to London. She has a brother and sister Bryan James Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears.
She had a very religious influence growing up. She has studied the teachings of the Kabbalah as an adult. On August 5, 2021, she further announced she is a Catholic by faith. Additionally Catholic are her mother, sister, and nieces Maddie Aldridge and Ivey Joan Watson.
Spears began to take dance classes at age three in her native Kentwood, Louisiana and was selected to perform as a solo artist at the yearly performance. When she graduated from kindergarten at age five, she made her local stage debut by singing. Spears participated in Béla Károlyi’s training camp for gymnastics too.
When Spears was eight years old, she traveled to Atlanta, Georgia with her mother Lynne to audition for the 1990s iteration of The Mickey Mouse Club. She was not approved by the casting director Matt Casella because he found her too young by age, but Nancy Carson, a New York talent agent, was introduced to her. Spears’ singing talent surprised Carson, who recommended she apply to the Professional Performing Arts School. Soon after, Lynne and her girls relocated to a sublet apartment in New York.
When Spears was eight, she and her mother Lynne traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to audition for the 1990s revival of The Mickey Mouse Club. Casting director Matt Casella rejected her as he found her too young by age but introduced her to a New York City talent agent, Nancy Carson, . Carson was impressed with Spears’s singing and suggested enrolling her at the Professional Performing Arts School; shortly afterwards, Lynne and her daughters moved to a sublet apartment in New York.
She, as an adult after fame and all, had remained in a lot of controversies. Her marriages took multiple curves and did not form a y=x graph too. Till now she has been married three times. Some cricket enthusiasts might call it a hattrick if the third one too fails like the other two. Iranian American model Sam Asghari is her latest husband. Earlier she was married to Jason Allen Alexander and Kevin Federline both marriages turned to divorce in a very short period.
Britney Spears- Philanthropy and Social Service
Yes, there is also this side of the celebrity. She helps those who need it. Her foundation The Britney Spears Foundation helps children in need. She donated a million dollars when the 9/11 incident took place. She participated in the #DoYourPartChallenge to help people during the coronavirus pandemic.