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The ‘Princess of Pop’, ‘Voice of Generation’ and ‘Pop Icon’, Christina Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, record artist, produce and an actress

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BirthdayDecember 18, 1980
NationalityAmerican
FamousHispanic Women, Singer-songwriter, Hispanic Musicians, Hispanic Singers, School Dropouts, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses, Singers, ISFP
City/StateNew Yorkers
Nick namesXtina
SpousesJordan Bratman
SiblingsBrothers - Micheal - Casey - Sisters - Rachel - Stephanie
Known asChristina Maria Aguilera
Childrens Max Liron Bratman
Universities
  • North Allegheny Senior High School - Marshall Middle School - Rochester Area El School
Birth PlaceStaten Island, New York, U.S.
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height157cm
GenderFemale
FatherFausto Xavier Aguilera
MotherShelly Loraine
Net Worth$160 million as of Mar 3,2017
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inStaten Island, New York, U.S.
Famous asAmerican singer-songwriter

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Who is Christina Aguilera?

Christina Maria Aguilera is a well known American singer, songwriter, producer and a movie actress. She was born in New York to an army man and an instrumentalist. She had a golden voice since she was a young girl and was locally known as the girl with a ‘big voice’. She entered the ‘Star Search’ competition and did ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ when she was young. Her first smashing studio album ‘Christina Aguilera’ came out in 1999 and gave the world the single hit called ‘Genie in a Bottle’. Since then she has released seven studio albums and delivered hits like: ‘Dirrty’, ‘Ain’t No Man’, ‘Beautiful’, etc. She was also a part of the ‘Lady Marmalade’ single made for the movie ‘Moulin Rouge!’ along with Lil’Kim, Pink, etc. She had received two Grammys in her musical career and more than 6 MTV VMAs’ nominations. She has featured in a musical called ‘Burlesque’, for which she co-wrote and sang all the tracks. She has also appeared in one of the documentaries called ‘Shine a Light’ by Martin Scorsese. She was married for five years to Jordan Bratman, her record producer, with whom she has a child. They are separated now.

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Childhood & Early Life

Christina Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York to Xavier Aguilera and Shelly Moraine. Her father was in the US army which meant that they had to move from place to place and her mother was a violinist and a pianist.

Her parents separated when she was only 6 years old and she moved to live with her maternal grandmother in Pennsylvania with her mother. Her father is said to be abusive to her and her mother, emotionally and physically.

Aguilera always wanted to be a singer and was locally famous for her golden voice. In 1990, she made a public appearance for the first time on the show ‘Star Search’ but did not win the competition.

She used to study in the Rochester Area School District and Marshall Middle School, Wexford. In both the schools she was bullied because of her singing talent and for having appeared on the television.

In 1993, she did ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ with other celebrities like: Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, etc. And, she was only 14 when she recorded her first song ‘All I Wanna Do’, a duet sung with a Japanese singer.

Career

In 1998, Aguilera auditioned for the soundtrack of the animated movie ‘Mulan’. She recorded the song ‘Reflection’ and after that RCA Records signed her for a musical contract.

In 1999, she came out with her debut album ‘Christina Aguilera’ and gave hit singles like ‘Genie in a Bottle’ and ‘What a Girl Want’ to the world. The album was a number 1 hit on the US charts and all over the world.

In 2000, she sang a duet with Enrique Iglesias at the Superbowl XXXIV. She was awarded as the Best New Artist by Grammys in the same year. ‘Mi Reflejo’ came out, her Latin-pop Album for which she learnt Spanish. It had the hit single ‘Nobody Wants to be Lonely’, a duet with Ricky Martin.

In 2000, Aguilera’s ‘My Kind of Christmas’ came out, it was a Christmas album, which was certified platinum and sold over 3 million copies all over the world.

In 2001, Aguilera did a single called ‘Lady Marmalade’ with other renowned singers like: Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink. The song was made for the movi9e ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and became one of the best selling singles of all time.

In 2002, her fourth studio album called ‘Stripped’ came out. The video of its single ‘Dirrty’ was first premiered by MTV and because of the over sexual portrayal of Aguilera, it was highly criticized all over. The album was declared multiplatinum and sold 4 million copies all over.

In 2006, her fifth studio album ‘Back to Basics’ came out. It sold 4.5 million copies throughout the world. It was a critically acclaimed album with hit singles like ‘Ain’t No Other Man’, ‘Fighter’, ‘Candyman’, etc. She won a Grammy for ‘Ain’t No Other Man’.

In 2008, Aguilera did Martin Scorsese’s documentary ‘Shine a Light’. It featured her performing ‘Live With Me’ with Mick Jagger. She also did a little cameo in the movie ‘Get Him to the Greek’ in the same year.

In 2010, Aguilera’s sixth studio album called ‘Bionic’ came out for which she collaborated with artists like: M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, Peaches, etc. The album had hit numbers like ‘You Lost Me’, ‘Not Myself Tonight’, etc. The album was not a commercial hit.

In 2010, she did her first full feature film called ‘Burlesque’, it was a musical. The movie was written and directed by ‘Steve Antin’ who wrote the movie keeping her in mind. Aguilera co-wrote many of the tracks for the movie and worked alongside Kirsten Bell, Stanley Tucci, etc.

In 2012, Aguilera did her seventh studio album called ‘Lotus’. The album received mixed reviews from the critics and could not do very well commercially. It included singles like: ‘Your Body’, ‘Just a Fool’, etc.

Personal Life & Legacy

In 2005, Aguilera got married to her boyfriend Jordan Bratman, who is a record producer. She got married in a nondenominational ceremony that cost her 2 million US dollars. She wore a Christian Lacroix gown for her ceremony.

In 2008, she gave birth to her son Max Liron Bratman and after five years of their marriage, Aguilera and Bratman decided to separate. They never got an official divorce but have been separated for years.

In 2010, Aguilera got hooked up with Matthew Rutler, her production assistant. He is five years younger to her. They are still together.

Trivia

She posed without clothes for the Rolling Stone for which she was highly criticized but she condemned all the criticism and said that she loves to experiment with her sexuality and would like people to see her like that.

She is famous for her controversial kiss with Madonna on the stage of MTV VMAs, while she was performing on Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’ along with Britney Spears.

She gave tribute to James Brown by singing his ‘It’s a Man’s World’ during Grammys in 2007.

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Christina Aguilera awards

YearNameAward

Grammy Awards

2015Best Pop Duo/Group PerformanceWinner
2007Best Female Pop Vocal PerformanceWinner
2004Best Pop Vocal Performance - FemaleWinner
2002Best Pop Collaboration with VocalsWinner
2000Best New ArtistWinner

MTV Video Music Awards

2006Viewer's ChoiceChristina Aguilera: Ain't No Other Man (2006)
2001Video of the YearChristina Aguilera Feat. Lil Kim, Mya, P!Nk: Lady Marmalade (2001)
2001Best Video from a FilmChristina Aguilera Feat. Lil Kim, Mya, P!Nk: Lady Marmalade (2001)
2001Best Video from a FilmMoulin Rouge! (2001)

Christina Aguilera biography timelines

  • // 18th Dec 1980
    Christina Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York to Xavier Aguilera and Shelly Moraine. Her father was in the US army which meant that they had to move from place to place and her mother was a violinist and a pianist.
  • // 1990
    Aguilera always wanted to be a singer and was locally famous for her golden voice. In 1990, she made a public appearance for the first time on the show ‘Star Search’ but did not win the competition.
  • // 1993
    In 1993, she did ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ with other celebrities like: Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, etc. And, she was only 14 when she recorded her first song ‘All I Wanna Do’, a duet sung with a Japanese singer.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, Aguilera auditioned for the soundtrack of the animated movie ‘Mulan’. She recorded the song ‘Reflection’ and after that RCA Records signed her for a musical contract.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, she came out with her debut album ‘Christina Aguilera’ and gave hit singles like ‘Genie in a Bottle’ and ‘What a Girl Want’ to the world. The album was a number 1 hit on the US charts and all over the world.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, she sang a duet with Enrique Iglesias at the Superbowl XXXIV. She was awarded as the Best New Artist by Grammys in the same year. ‘Mi Reflejo’ came out, her Latin-pop Album for which she learnt Spanish. It had the hit single ‘Nobody Wants to be Lonely’, a duet with Ricky Martin.
  • // 2001
    In 2001, Aguilera did a single called ‘Lady Marmalade’ with other renowned singers like: Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink. The song was made for the movi9e ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and became one of the best selling singles of all time.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, her fourth studio album called ‘Stripped’ came out. The video of its single ‘Dirrty’ was first premiered by MTV and because of the over sexual portrayal of Aguilera, it was highly criticized all over. The album was declared multiplatinum and sold 4 million copies all over.
  • // 2005
    In 2005, Aguilera got married to her boyfriend Jordan Bratman, who is a record producer. She got married in a nondenominational ceremony that cost her 2 million US dollars. She wore a Christian Lacroix gown for her ceremony.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, her fifth studio album ‘Back to Basics’ came out. It sold 4.5 million copies throughout the world. It was a critically acclaimed album with hit singles like ‘Ain’t No Other Man’, ‘Fighter’, ‘Candyman’, etc. She won a Grammy for ‘Ain’t No Other Man’.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, Aguilera did Martin Scorsese’s documentary ‘Shine a Light’. It featured her performing ‘Live With Me’ with Mick Jagger. She also did a little cameo in the movie ‘Get Him to the Greek’ in the same year.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, she gave birth to her son Max Liron Bratman and after five years of their marriage, Aguilera and Bratman decided to separate. They never got an official divorce but have been separated for years.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Aguilera’s sixth studio album called ‘Bionic’ came out for which she collaborated with artists like: M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, Peaches, etc. The album had hit numbers like ‘You Lost Me’, ‘Not Myself Tonight’, etc. The album was not a commercial hit.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Aguilera got hooked up with Matthew Rutler, her production assistant. He is five years younger to her. They are still together.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, Aguilera did her seventh studio album called ‘Lotus’. The album received mixed reviews from the critics and could not do very well commercially. It included singles like: ‘Your Body’, ‘Just a Fool’, etc.

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Christina Aguilera's FAQ

  • What is Christina Aguilera birthday?

    Christina Aguilera was born at 1980-12-18

  • Where is Christina Aguilera's birth place?

    Christina Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York, U.S.

  • What is Christina Aguilera nationalities?

    Christina Aguilera's nationalities is American

  • What is Christina Aguilera nick names?

    Christina Aguilera's nickNames is Xtina

  • Who is Christina Aguilera spouses?

    Christina Aguilera's spouses is Jordan Bratman

  • Who is Christina Aguilera siblings?

    Christina Aguilera's siblings is Brothers - Micheal - Casey - Sisters - Rachel - Stephanie

  • Who is Christina Aguilera childrens?

    Christina Aguilera's childrens is Max Liron Bratman

  • What was Christina Aguilera universities?

    Christina Aguilera studied at North Allegheny Senior High School - Marshall Middle School - Rochester Area El School

  • What is Christina Aguilera's religion?

    Christina Aguilera's religion is Roman Catholic

  • How tall is Christina Aguilera?

    Christina Aguilera's height is 157

  • Who is Christina Aguilera's father?

    Christina Aguilera's father is Fausto Xavier Aguilera

  • Who is Christina Aguilera's mother?

    Christina Aguilera's mother is Shelly Loraine

  • What is Christina Aguilera's sun sign?

    Christina Aguilera is Sagittarius

  • How famous is Christina Aguilera?

    Christina Aguilera is famouse as American singer-songwriter