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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 Gets Permanent Restraining Order Against Sam Lutfi

Britney Spears
Gets Permanent Restraining Order Against Ex-Manager Lutfi

Britney Spears' former manager, Sam Lutfi, poses a serious enough threat to her and her family that a judge is now extending a court order for him to keep away from her. A judge granted the… READ MORE >

Britney Spears Jet Skis in Miami with Boyfriend Sam Asghari

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Jet Skiing Off into the Sunset ... Or So It Seems

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- 17 days ago
Justin Theroux Takes Britney Spears for Ride on Muscle Tee

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If the Sun's Out, Britney's Out ... On My Muscular Bod!!!

Justin Theroux's either throwing some serious muscle behind the #FreeBritney movement, OR he just likes super trendy tees that show off his muscles and his love for Britney Spears. Justin was… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Britney Spears Makes Starbucks Run Over Memorial Day Weekend

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Starbucks has the Tea for Her

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- 30 days ago
Britney Spears' Dad Extends Conservatorship to Hawaii, Florida and Louisiana

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Dad Extends Conservatorship to Florida, Louisiana and Hawaii

Britney Spears' dad is taking no chances ... he's just filed legal docs stating his intention to make his conservatorship over his daughter valid in 3 key states. According to the docs, obtained… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Britney Spears Goes Out to Dinner with Boyfriend Amid 'Free Britney' Cries

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I'm Just Livin' My Life

Britney Spears is clearly trying to make it clear ... she's living her life. Brit and BF Sam Ashgari went for some grub Saturday night at Lure Fish House in Westlake Village, near her home. She… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Britney Spears Conservatorship is Business As Usual Despite 'Free Britney'

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Conservatorship Business as Usual ... Despite 'Free Britney' Campaign

Britney Spears may be in the eye of a social media firestorm, but her conservatorship is working 24/7 and it's business as usual. Sources with knowledge of the conservatorship tell TMZ ... Britney… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Britney Spears Says She Will Be Performing Again

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I'll Be On Stage Again!!!

Britney Spears says you can't keep her down, because she'll be on a stage ... and maybe soon. Britney Spears was out near Thousand Oaks Friday with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari at a Disney store… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Britney Spears Nuzzles Boyfriend after Coffee Run

Britney Spears
Nuzzles Boyfriend ... After Smiley Coffee Run

9:24 AM PT -- Britney just moments ago posted this picture with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. She captioned it, "I love this man." Sam did the same a couple of minutes later and captioned his post… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Britney Spears Posts Vid Dancing to Michael Jackson Song, Still Got It?

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I've Got Dancing on My Mind ... MJ Song's Her Inspiration

Britney Spears is looking free and ready to take the stage ... and she's not muting Michael Jackson. Britney showed off her moves, dancing around her home workout area. She had MJ's "Scream"… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
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