Christina Aguilera is a singer, musician and entertainer. She has been awarded Grammy Awards five times. The talented singer is known for her vocal power. She had a successful pop music career and has also ventured into acting. She has also appeared as a judge on the music competition show “The Voice”.
Christina María Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York City, on December 18, 1980. Her father worked as a soldier in the United States Army, and the family moved frequently when she was young. Her parents got separated when she was 6 years old.
Aguilera auditioned for “The Mickey Mouse Club” even though she didn’t match the age requirements. She joined the Mickey Mouse club two years later and performed with Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling and Britney Spears. Aguilera sang the theme song “Reflection”, for the animated film “Mulan” (1998). Reflection” made it to the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart at number 15.
Christina Aguilera signed with RCA Records and made her debut in the music industry. Aguilera debut single “Genie in a Bottle”, got her instant success and entered the US Billboard Hot 100 right after its release. Her debut album peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200.
Aguilera won Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards. She collaborated with another popular female singer with the hit single “Lady Marmalade”. She collaborated with Pink, Mya and Lil Kim on the song. She won Best Pop Collaboration at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards.
Aguilera served wrote most of her songs for her album, “Stripped”. Her fifth studio album “Back to Basics” (2006) was a major success as well. Her “Back to Basics Tour”, was a success and earned her $48.1 million.
Her albums “Bionic” (2010) and “Lotus” (2012) got positive reviews and made their entry into the US Billboard 200 chart. She continued to tour the world and performed in different parts of the world.
Christina Aguilera has a net worth of $160 million. She has achieved her net worth from her music career. She also achieved success and money as an actress. Her acting career earned her a lot of money and success and her film “Burlesque”, grossed over $90 million at the box office. She has also endorsed several brands that added a big amount to her net worth.
Endorsements and deals
Aguilera has signed endorsement deals with many popular brands. The brands she has collaborated with are as follows:
Aguilera got married to Jordan Bratman in 2005. In 2008 she gave birth to their son. The couple finalized their divorce in 2011. She started a relationship with Matthew Rutler and got engaged to him in February 2014. She gave birth to their daughter in August that same year. Christina donated $200,000 to the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. She also donated $148 million for the World Food Programme (WFP), and also raised money for World Hunger Relief in 2009, and UN ambassador for WFP.