Christina Mara Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality born on December 18, 1980. She was a cast member of the television shows Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club. She was born in Staten Island, New York, and reared in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania.
Aguilera joined RCA Records after singing “Reflection,” the soundtrack for Mulan, a 1998 Disney movie. She gained notoriety with her self-titled first album in 1999, which produced the number-one songs “Genie in a Bottle” and “What a Girl Wants” on the Billboard Hot 100.
The next year, Aguilera released two studio albums: My Kind of Christmas, a holiday album, and Mi Reflejo, a Spanish-language album. She took over the creative duties for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). The album had five big singles, including “Dirty,” “Beautiful,” and “Fighter.”
Christina Aguilera Early Life :
Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to singer Shelly Loraine (née Fidler) and United States Army sergeant Fausto Xavier Aguilera. Her mother is of German descent, while her father is an Ecuadorian. Because of her father’s military duty, the family regularly relocated and resided in Japan, Texas, New Jersey, and New York. Aguilera and her mother claimed that her father abused them physically and psychologically. Aguilera openly cited the widely refuted charges in 2006 as justification for not having extended an invitation to him to attend her nuptials.
Aguilera was raised Roman Catholic. In a 2009 interview with Marie Claire, Aguilera discussed her upbringing: “My mom was very strict with me. I had to take dinner every night at the table with my parents and my two sisters, Danielle and Stephanie, and we were not allowed to leave until we finished our plates.”
Aguilera reportedly began writing songs as a child, which she shared with her father. Her father encouraged her to pursue a career in music and enrolled her in voice lessons at a local studio. She studied the techniques of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald at a young age. Aguilera recorded her first song, “All I Wanna Do,” on a special edition of Disney’s Mulan soundtrack. She was later signed to RCA Records after an exec from the label overheard one of her demos.
Christina Aguilera Family:
Aguilera’s parents divorced when she was six years old. Her mother later remarried Jim Kearns and had a daughter named Michael. Aguilera lived with her father and younger sister, Rachel.
When Aguilera was seven, her father sold their home, and the family moved into an apartment. She began attending Rochester Area School District’s Marshall Middle School. There, she was bullied by students who teased her for being thin and “ugly.” Aguilera recalled feeling “ostracized” at school and developed “very low self-esteem.” As a result, she did not want to go to school and considered dropping out. Aguilera eventually transferred to Wexford Elementary School, where she was educated until eighth grade.
Aguilera’s father married his second wife, Robin, in 1986; they had two children: Amanda and Jack. Christina saw little of her stepmother and stepbrother, and the family resided in Rochester. Aguilera’s mother later moved the family to Mexico, where Aguilera learned to speak Spanish fluently.
Christina Aguilera Education:
Aguilera graduated from North Allegheny Intermediate High School in 1998. She had initially planned to study cosmetology but opted to pursue a career in music after her high school graduation.
Christina Aguilera Personal Life :
Aguilera married Jordan Bratman on November 19, 2005. The couple has one son, Max Liron Bratman, born on January 12, 2008. They announced their separation on October 14, 2010, and divorced on April 15, 2011. Aguilera began dating Matthew Rutler in 2010; the couple became engaged in February 2014.
On February 15, 2014, Aguilera gave birth to a daughter, Summer Rain Rutler. In 2016, Aguilera and Rutler welcomed their second child, a daughter named Max Liron Bratman.
Aguilera has been open about her bisexuality, saying that she has “had relationships with women and men throughout her life” and that she is “a proponent of people just living their lives and finding happiness the way they want to.”
Christina Aguilera Astrology Sign:
Aguilera is a Sagittarius, and her astrological sign is that of the Archer. She is known for her optimistic and independent nature and her love of travel and adventure. Her career has taken her worldwide, and has lived in several different countries. Aguilera has said that she feels “most at home” when she is performing for her fans.
The optimistic nature of Sagittarians is well recognized, and Aguilera is no exception. She has said that she tries to “find the silver lining in every situation” and that her glass is always half full.
Christina Aguilera Physical stats:
Aguilera is 5’2″ tall and has a curvy figure. She has said that she is “proud to be a woman with curves” and does not diet or exercise to maintain weight. Aguilera prefers to eat healthy, organic foods, and she enjoys yoga and Pilates.
Aguilera has several tattoos, including a rose on her left arm and a bow on her right. She also has a Chinese character tattoo on her lower back, which she got when she lived in China. Aguilera’s most recent tattoo is a quote from Virginia Woolf on her left forearm, which reads, “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”
Christina Aguilera Career:
Aguilera began her career on the television show Star Search in 1993. She later appeared on The Mickey Mouse Club from 1994 to 1996. Aguilera rose to prominence with her debut album, Christina Aguilera, in 1999. The smash singles “Genie in a Bottle” and “What a Girl Wants” were produced from the album, which reached its highest point on the Billboard 200 chart.
Aguilera’s following two albums, Mi Reflejo (2000) and My Kind of Christmas (2000), was released quickly to capitalize on her debut’s success. They were both commercial successes but were not as well-received by critics as her debut album. In 2001, Aguilera released her third album, Stripped. The album was a commercial success but received mixed reviews from critics. It spawned the hit singles “Dirrty,” “Beautiful,” and “Fighter.”
In 2006, Aguilera released her fourth album, Back to Basics. The album was a return to her R&B roots and received positive reviews from critics. It spawned the hit singles “Ain’t No Other Man” and “Hurt.” Aguilera’s fifth album, Bionic, was released in 2010. The album received mixed reviews from critics and was a commercial disappointment.
The release of Aguilera’s sixth album, Lotus, in 2012 helped her regain popularity. The album generated the smash single “Your Body” and earned favorable reviews from reviewers. In 2018, Aguilera followed up by releasing her seventh album, Liberation. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 chart and earned favorable reviews from critics.
Christina Aguilera honored for her humanitarian work at Billboard Latin Music Awards!
Christina Aguilera is expanding her Latin music range and honoring her Ecuadorian roots with her new song “No Es Que Te Extrañe.”
The track, released on September 30, covers an Ecuadorian folk song, “La Llorona.” Aguilera’s version of the song is a mix of English and Spanish, and she delivers the lyrics with emotion and power.
“No Es Que Te Extrañe” is the latest single from Aguilera’s upcoming album Liberation, which is set to be released on October 12. The album will feature a mix of genres, including pop, R&B, and Latin music.
Aguilera has said she is proud to be Latinx and wants to represent her culture through her music. She has also said that she hopes her new album will inspire other Latinx artists to create their music.
Aguilera’s first album in six years is titled Liberation and it features the singles “Accelerate,” “Fall in Line,” and “Twice.” The album is available for pre-order now.
She wants to connect with her Latin roots on Liberation and hopes the album will inspire other Latinos to “be proud of where they come from.”
“No Es Que Te Extrañe” is a beautiful and moving song that showcases Aguilera’s talent and range. It will surely be a favorite among her fans and will help broaden her appeal to Latin music lovers worldwide.
Christina Aguilera Awards and Nominations:
Aguilera has won five Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and two Latin Grammy Awards. She has also been nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA Award.
Christina Aguilera Profession:
Aguilera has been involved in several controversies throughout her career. In 2000, she was criticized for her decision to pose nude on the Rolling Stone magazine cover. In 2003, she was accused of lip-syncing during her live performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. In 2006, Aguilera was sued for allegedly plagiarizing a song by Jamaican artist Sean Paul. The case was later settled out of court.
In 2010, Aguilera attracted criticism for her comments about race and ethnicity. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Aguilera said that she did not consider herself “African-American” but “a human being first and foremost.” She also said she was “not Latina” and “more than just a label.” Aguilera’s comments sparked a debate about race and identity in the United States.
In 2016, Aguilera was accused of cultural appropriation after she wore a bindi on her forehead during her performance at the American Music Awards. She later apologized for her actions.
Christina Aguilera Net Worth:
Aguilera has an estimated net worth of $160 million. She has earned her fortune through her successful music career, as well as through endorsements and other business ventures.
Christina Aguilera Social Media Presence:
Aguilera is active on social media. She has over 8 million followers on Twitter @xtina and over 18 million followers on Instagram @xtina. Aguilera also has a Facebook page Christina Aguilera with over 26 million.