Christina Aguilera Biography

(American Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Four-Octave Vocal Range)

Birthday: December 18, 1980 (Sagittarius)

Born In: Staten Island, New York, United States

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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Quick Facts

Nick Name: Xtina

Also Known As: Christina María Aguilera

Age: 43 Years, 43 Year Old Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Jordan Bartman (m. 2005; div. 2011)

father: Fausto Xavier Aguilera

mother: Shelly Loraine

siblings: Brothers - Micheal - Casey - Sisters - Rachel - Stephanie

children: Max Liron Bratman, Summer Rain Rutler

Partner: Matthew Rutler (2010–present; engaged)

Born Country: United States

Quotes By Christina Aguilera Musicians

Height: 5'2" (157 cm), 5'2" Females

Ancestry: Irish American, German American, Dutch American, Ecuadorian American

U.S. State: New Yorkers

City: Staten Island, New York

  • 1

    What genre of music does Christina Aguilera primarily sing?

    Christina Aguilera is primarily known for singing pop and R&B music.

  • 2

    What are some popular songs by Christina Aguilera?

    Some popular songs by Christina Aguilera include "Beautiful," "Fighter," "Genie in a Bottle," "Dirrty," and "Hurt."

  • 3

    Has Christina Aguilera ever acted in movies or TV shows?

    Yes, Christina Aguilera has appeared in several movies and TV shows, including "Burlesque," "The Voice," and "Nashville."

  • 4

    Does Christina Aguilera have any perfume lines?

    Yes, Christina Aguilera has released several perfume lines, including "Christina Aguilera," "By Night," and "Royal Desire."

  • 5

    Is Christina Aguilera involved in any charitable causes?

    Yes, Christina Aguilera is involved in various charitable causes, including supporting LGBTQ rights, fighting hunger, and advocating for children's rights.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Facts About Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera is ambidextrous, meaning she can use both her left and right hands equally well.

She is a talented impressionist and can imitate various singers and celebrities with great accuracy.

Christina Aguilera has a fascination with vintage fashion and often incorporates retro styles into her wardrobe.

She is a skilled multitasker and has been known to juggle singing, acting, and being a coach on music competition shows simultaneously.

Despite her powerhouse vocals, Christina Aguilera is known to have a playful and goofy side, often sharing lighthearted moments with her fans on social media.

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Awards

Billboard Music Award
2000 Female Artist of the Year Winner
2000 Top Latin Pop Album Winner
Grammy Awards
2015 Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Winner
2007 Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Winner
2004 Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Winner
2002 Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Winner
2000 Best New Artist Winner
MTV Video Music Awards
2006 Viewer's Choice Christina Aguilera: Ain't No Other Man (2006)
2001 Video of the Year Christina Aguilera Feat. Lil Kim, Mya, P!Nk: Lady Marmalade (2001)
2001 Best Video from a Film Christina Aguilera Feat. Lil Kim, Mya, P!Nk: Lady Marmalade (2001)
2001 Best Video from a Film Moulin Rouge! (2001)

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