Christina Aguilera biography

Christina Aguilera

Dance-pop, Celebrity

1980 –

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Who is Christina Aguilera?

Christina María Aguilera is an American singer and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club as a child. Aguilera rose to prominence with her self-titled debut album in 1999, which spawned three US number-one singles: "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants" and "Come On Over Baby". Her follow-up records, Mi Reflejo and My Kind of Christmas, experienced moderate success worldwide. During the promotion of these albums, Aguilera's image was marketed as a bubblegum pop singer.

Displeased with her lack of input in her image and music, Aguilera assumed creative control for her follow up album, Stripped, which draws influences from many music genres including soul, hip hop, and rock. Aguilera's fifth studio album, Back to Basics, incorporates elements of 1920s–1940s blues, soul, and jazz music. In 2010, Aguilera released her sixth studio album Bionic featuring elements from electronic genres and starred alongside Cher in the film Burlesque. Her seventh studio album, Lotus, is primarily a pop album. Since 2011, Aguilera has served as a coach on US television series The Voice, having appeared on four of its five seasons. Besides her work in the entertainment industry, Aguilera was involved in charitable activities through human rights, world issues, and her work as a UN ambassador for the World Food Programme.

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Born
Dec 18, 1980
Staten Island
Also known as
  • Christina Maria Aguilera Bratman
  • Xtina
  • Chrissy
  • Candy
  • Baby Jane
  • the Moulin Rouge Girls
  • Kristina Agilera
  • Christina Maria Aguilera
  • X-Tina
  • Christina María Aguilera
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Ecuadorian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • North Allegheny Intermediate High School
  • Marshall Middle School
  • Rochester Area El School
Lived in
  • Wexford
  • New York City
    (1980 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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