Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, dancer, and actress. She initially became famous when she signed a contract with Jive Records in 1997 and recorded two albums, Baby… One More Time (1999) and Oops!… I Did It Again (2000).
Britney’s early life
She was born in McComb, Mississippi. Her parents, Lynne Bridges and James Parnell Spears have two other children, Bryan James, and Jamie Lynn Spears. She started taking dance lessons when she was only three years old, and she made her first stage appearance when she was 5, at her kindergarten graduation. At the age of 8, a talent agent Nancy Carson recognized her.
Britney’s first album, “Baby… One More Time” became a huge success. It debuted number one of the U.S. Billboard 200. Besides, it was certified two times platinum from the Recording Industry Association of America. It sold over 10 million copies in one year, and it also became the best selling album ever made by a teenage artist.
Her second album sold over 1.3 million copies. In 2001, Britney signed a 7-8 million contract with the soda companies Pepsi and also released the third album.
Britney’s best quotes
“I guess it’s because I do have a younger audience that, you know, parents worry about the role model thing. But when I was younger, I looked up to people, but I never wanted to be them. I always had my own identity. I’m an entertainer when I’m on stage, and they need to explain that to their kids. That’s not my job to do that.” – Britney Spears
“For me, success is a state of mind. I feel like success isn’t about conquering something; it’s being happy with who you are.” – Britney Spears
“In my off-time, I do record. Once in a while, I’ll just go into the studio if there’s a really good song that I have in my head and want to do. I think, as artists, you’re constantly in creative motion. If I stopped writing songs, then that’s a part of me that would stop in my life, and I need a constant motion.” – Britney Spears
“Vegas is definitely a new challenge, but I wanted to be able to put on a different type of show. You get to do so much more when you don’t have to put your stage in trucks after the show every night – we got to build a venue specifically for my show. It’s going to be more like a party than a typical concert.” – Britney Spears
Britney’s most famous films
Those are Longshot (2001), Crossroads (2002),Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).
She won many awards, such as the Billboard Music Awards (Female Artist of The Year, 1999), Grammy Awards (Best Dance Recording, “Toxic”, 2005), Guinness Book of World Records (Best Selling Album by a Teenage Solo Artist, 2000), MTV Video Music Awards (Video of the Year, “Piece of me”, 2008), NRJ Music Award (Video of the Year, “Womanizer”, 2009), and Teen Choice Awards (Choice Female Hottie, 2000).
Britney’s net worth
According to the recent studies, this singer’s net worth is around $215 million.