|Name:||Britney Jean Spears|
|Born:||December 2, 1981|
|Occupation:||American pop singer, Dancer, Actress|
|Known for:||Her singing career|
Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997.
During her first decade in the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, followed by a much-publicized personal life. Today she's still making music, but Britney also found time to play judge on The X Factor.