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Britney Spears

Popstar Britney Jean Spears was born on December 2, 1981 in McComb, MS to mom Lynne and dad Jamie Spears. She was raised in Kentwood, LA. Spears has an older brother, Bryan, and a younger sister, Jamie Lynn. She’s been married twice. Her first husband was childhood friend Jason Alexander in 2004 in Las Vegas. Their union was annulled after only 55 hours. Spears was then married to backup dancer Kevin Federline from 2004-2006. They have two sons together, Sean Preston (born September 14, 2005) and Jayden James (born September 12, 2006). She also dotes on her nieces, Jamie Lynn’s daughter, Maddie, and Bryan’s daughter, Sophia. Aside from her marriages, Spears has been involved in several relationships that didn’t make it to the altar. Her most high profile romance was undoubtedly with childhood sweetheart and “Mickey Mouse Club” co-star Justin Timberlake. They affectionately called one another “Pinky” and “Stinky.” She split from fiance, agent Jason Trawick, in January 2013. Spears has also dated producer Charlie Ebersol, David Lucado, paparazzo Adnan Ghalib, and Sam Asghari.

Spears was destined for stardom as a child. She appeared on “Star Search” in 1992 at age 11. Disney’s “The All New Mickey Mouse Club” was a breedinground for some of today’s biggest stars in the early ‘90s. The show not only introduced us to Spears, but also to her co-stars Justin Timberlake, J.C. Chasez, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, and Keri Russell. Spears shot to fame with the hit single and album “…Baby One More Time” in 1998 after the teenager signed with Jive Records. Her follow-up albums include “Oops!... I Did It Again,” “Britney,” “In the Zone,” “Blackout,” “Circus,” “Femme Fatale,” “Britney Jean,” and “Glory.” Some of her best known songs are “Crazy,” “Toxic,” and “Womanizer.” She toured the world to promote her music. After four years at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Spears’ Las Vegas concert residency “Piece of Me” is coming to a close on New Year’s Eve 2017. She was presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, received the Millennium Award at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, and was honored with the Icon Award at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards. She won a Grammy for best dance recording for her hit track “Toxic” in 2004. Spears served on “The X Factor” judging panel for one season in 2012. She also showed us her acting chops with guest spots on the television shows “How I Met Your Mother” and “Glee” and in the lead role in the movie “Crossroads.” Spears has been known to pop in to teach kids’ dance classes from time to time in the Los Angeles area. She’s also put her name on such products as fragrances and lingerie.

Spears’ career and life are hotter than ever, but flashback to a few years ago and things were not as bright. She suffered a mental breakdown of epic proportions. In 2006, her parenting skills were called into question after driving with her son on her lap. Then, she began partying hard and was caught going commando after filing for divorce. In 2007, things went from bad to worse. Spears checked in and out of rehab numerous times, shaved her head, and attacked a paparazzo with an umbrella. At the MTV VMAs in September, Spears appeared lost, intoxicated, and unrehearsed during her performance of “Gimme More.” Then, at the beginning of January 2008, she was taken out of her home on a stretcher after locking herself in the bathroom with one of her sons. Spears’ financial matters have been overseen by her dad and lawyer Andrew M. Wallet ever since a conservatorship was put in place in 2008.

LATEST STORIES
  
Britney Spears' New Las Vegas Show Will Have Urban, Hip-Hop Feel

Britney Spears
I'm Goin' All Street and Urban ... For My New Vegas Residency!!!

Britney Spears is going urban, street and hip-hop ... that's what we're being told by the folks who are creating her 2.0 Vegas concert residency. Britney announced Thursday she was making a return… READ MORE >

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Signature for Sale ... From Her 1st Grade Yearbook!!!

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Britney Spears' Boyfriend Sam Asghari Tight-Lipped on Proposing Marriage

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BF Sam Meek on Possible Proposal

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- 83 days ago
Britney Spears Says She Shouldn't Have to Sit for Deposition in Kevin Federline Case

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I Shouldn't Have to Sit for a Depo ... Kevin Could Put Our Kids at Risk!!

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- 135 days ago
Britney Spears Explores Berlin with Sons During Kevin Federline Child Support Battle

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Berlin Concert Break w/ 2 Sons ... Now THAT'S Child Support!!

Britney Spears doesn't subscribe to the "More Money, More Problems" theory ... or so it seems 'cause she's having a helluva time with her 2 sons in the midst of a child support battle with… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline Square Off in Court Over Child Support

Britney and Kevin in Court
I Pay For Everything ... So What's His Beef With Child Support?

5:13 PM PT -- Britney's lawyer, Laura Wasser and Kevin's lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan just left the courtroom after a closed hearing. Sources say nothing substantive was decided and all… READ MORE >

- 138 days ago
Britney Spears Whips Andy Cohen Onstage At Concert

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You're a Slave 4 Me, Andy Cohen ... Or Whatever Your Name Is

Britney Spears brought Andy Cohen onstage during her concert in New York City Tuesday night, but the question is: did she even know who the heck the 'Watch What Happens Live' host was? Cohen… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Britney Spears' Bikini Wedgie Returns, Butt For Good Reason

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Wedgie Returns ... Butt For Good Reason!

Britney Spears has no shame in her wedgie game -- giving herself one on purpose -- so her hot buns could get some sun. Brit's been keeping busy while vacationing in Miami with her kids. She hit… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
Britney Spears Suffers Atomic Wedgie On Jet Ski

Britney Spears
Suffers Atomic Wedgie On Jet Ski

Britney Spears is learning a tough lesson ... jet skiing can be fun, but it can also lead to an inadvertent butt floss.  Brit was having some fun in the Miami sun Wednesday, and from the… READ MORE >

- 196 days ago
Britney Spears: Forget More Support, It Was K-Fed's Idea to Have More Kids

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Forget More Support!!! It Was K-Fed's Idea to Have More Kids

Kevin Federline made his own bed when he decided to have more children after divorcing Britney Spears, and it's not her problem that he's now strapped for cash and seeking more child support ...… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago
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