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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 Speaks on Mental Health Treatment, Assures Fans She's Okay

Britney Spears
Speaks On Her Mental Health ... I'm Gonna Be Just Fine!!!

4/24 7:00 AM PT -- Britney was actually out and about Tuesday ... she went to a froyo joint in Santa Monica around 4 PM. She was driven there, and was asked if she had a message for her fans. We… READ MORE >

Britney Spears' BF Says She's 'Doing Amazing' Through Mental Health Crisis

Britney Spears' BF
Sam Says She's 'Doing Amazing' ... Fans Can Stop Worrying

Britney Spears' boyfriend has an update on her condition, and strongly insinuates ... it's time for her loyal fans to stand down on claims she's being held against her will or exploited. We got… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
Britney Spears' Medications Triggered Her Mental Health Crisis

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Meds Triggered Mental Health Crisis

Britney Spears is at the tail end of her 30-day stay at a mental health facility ... and we've learned more about how she landed there in the first place. As we reported, Britney has had a rough… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
Britney Spears Gets Easter Day Pass From Mental Health Facility

Britney Spears
Easter Day Pass ... From Mental Health Facility

Britney Spears reappeared for the first time since checking to a mental health facility. She left the Montage hotel in Bev Hills on Easter Sunday with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. We're told… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
Britney Spears' BF Posts Kiss Montage During Her Mental Health Treatment

Britney Spears
Boyfriend Sam Posts Kiss Tribute ... Amid Her Treatment

Britney Spears is in her boyfriend's thoughts as she receives mental health treatment -- and it looks like he misses her smooches.  Sam Asghari posted a PDA-filled montage of him and Brit… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Britney Spears Checks into Mental Health Facility, Distraught Over Dad

Britney Spears
Checks Into Mental Health Facility ... Distraught Over Dad's Illness

Britney Spears has been admitted to a mental health facility ... TMZ has learned. Sources connected to Britney tell TMZ she has been distraught over her dad's illness ... something we're told is… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Britney Spears Puts Vegas Show on Hold After Father Jamie's Health Emergency

Britney Spears
Vegas Show on Hold .. After Dad's Near-Death Medical Emergency

Britney Spears is going on an indefinite work hiatus to help care for her dad while he recovers from major health issues ... meaning her new Las Vegas show will be put on ice. Britney announced… READ MORE >

- 111 days ago
Britney Spears' New Las Vegas Show Will Have Urban, Hip-Hop Feel

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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 >

- 187 days ago
Britney Spears' Earliest Known Autograph to Hit Auction Block

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

Britney Spears is about to drive her die-hard fans 'Crazy' with a super rare piece of memorabilia from when she was just 7 years old ... but already handing out autographs. The folks over at… READ MORE >

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

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BF Sam Meek on Possible Proposal

Britney Spears' hunk of man is happy to open up about their gym life, and even her music -- but you gotta see what happens when the big "M" comes up..  We got Sam Asghari leaving Bristol… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago
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