Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer born in Los Angeles, California. She is sometimes referred to as the “Princess of Pop” and is widely regarded as a driving force behind the resurrection of adolescent pop in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Early Life And Rise to Success
When she was a youngster, Britney Spears began her acting career by starring in stage and television performances. A revival of The Mickey Mouse Club turned down Spears because she was too young to be a part of the cast.
In December 1992, Spears was cast in The Mickey Mouse Club as a client of a New York City talent agency. “Baby One More Time,” her debut studio album, debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart in the United States in 1999.
RIAA's two-time platinum certification followed this after only one month of release. One million copies of “Baby One More Time” were sold on its first day of departure, making it the fastest-selling song by a female artist.
Many of Spears' successes from her later albums, like “Oops!… I Did It Again,” “I'm a Slave 4 U,” and others are well-known. For Candies, she produced a limited-edition apparel collection that she has appeared in several times on TV shows.
Spears has also experimented with acting, appearing in the film Crossroads in 2002 as a lead part. In 2005, she and her ex-husband Kevin Federline were featured in the reality series Britney & Kevin: Chaotic.
Spears joined The X Factor's panel of judges in 2012, and she has been presiding over the competition ever since. She was the highest-paid judge on a singing competition show in television history, earning $15 million annually.
Britney has released nine albums as of 2020: Baby Another Time In 2000, Oops! After the First Time, I'm Doing It Again In the Zone, Blackout, Circus, Femme Fatale, Britney Jean, and Glory are just a few Britney's albums since 2001.
Personal Life of Britney Spears
From 1998 through 2002, Britney Spears was romantically linked to Justin Timberlake. On the red carpet of the American Music Awards in 2001, who can forget the pop superstar pair and their matching denim ensembles
Fred Durst, a member of Limp Bizkit, had a short relationship with Britney Spears in 2002. After attending a movie premiere with Colin Farrell in 2003, Spears was rumored to be dating the actor.
They got married on the spur of the moment in Las Vegas in January 2004 after spending the night out with Jason Alexander, a childhood friend. Finally, their marriage was canceled 55 hours later.
When Britney married her backup dancer Kevin Federline on October 6, 2004, the world was shocked. Sean (born in 2005) and Jayden (born in 2006) were taken due to their marriage. However, they split in 2007.
Adnan Ghalib, a photojournalist, became her boyfriend in 2007. In 2008, they broke up. To compensate for the lack of spousal support, she will pay Federline $20,000 a month in child support until their children turn 18.
With her now-former manager, Jason Trawick, Britney had discovered a long-term connection that she could count on. While engaged in December 2011, they split up in January of the following year.
Britney Spears began seeing David Lucado after she and Trawick called it quits on their engagement. Spears ended their relationship when she discovered him cheating on her in a TMZ video.
Between 2014 and 2015, Spears was romantically linked to film producer Charlie Ebersol. During the shooting of her “Slumber Party” music video in 2016, Britney met Sam Asghari, a model and considerably younger man.
Since then, they've been inseparable. Born in Tehran, Sam is a 24-year-old Iranian man. Britney is 13 years older, yet he seems like the ideal match.
Net Worth of Britney Spears
Singer, actress, and entertainer Britney Spears has a fortune above $70 million. The singles “Baby One More Time” (1999) and “Oops! I Did It Again” (2000) made Britney Spears a household name in mainstream pop music and pop culture.
Popstar Britney Spears has been named the eighth best-selling female artist by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). As a teenager in the late 1990s, she helped revive the teen pop genre. It is estimated that more than 100 million Britney Spears albums have been sold worldwide.
Britney Spears was one of the world's highest-paid entertainers in the early 2000s. Her concert tours and album sales alone brought in $40 million in 2002. $500 million in worldwide ticket sales for Britney Spears' world tour as of this writing
Britney's residency in Las Vegas brought in between $350-$500k per night between 2013 and 2017.
The Umbrella Incident and Mental Health Issues
Britney has been going through some personal and professional difficulties since 2007. Over the previous decade, she had grown to be rather renowned. The photographers were never far away from her.
She was a young mother. She was just 26 years old at the time. With Kevin Federline, she was embroiled in a bitter custody fight. A court ruled that she was a “habitual, frequent, and persistent use of controlled narcotics and alcohol” and lost custody of her children.
For a time, she was entirely out of it. Her father had her placed in a conservatorship. It seemed like the end of the world to many people. There would be no rising for the Pop Princess now. Britney stunned the world with a stunning return, and she's now better than ever before.
Las Vegas Residency
It was announced in 2013 that Britney would be doing a residency concert at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for $30 million over the next five years. She had agreed to do 100 gigs over two years as part of the contract.
Britney revitalized her career, financial situation, and public image during her four-year Las Vegas residency. At Planet Hollywood, she played 250 concerts. In 2017, she extended the contract for her “Piece of Me” performance.
She allegedly made $1.172 million for her final concert in her Las Vegas residency, beating Jennifer Lopez's previous box office record for a single act in Las Vegas. The last show of Britney: Piece of Me was held on December 31, 2017.
Canceled Residency and Work Hiatus
For her second residency performance at Park MGM's Park Theatre, Spears revealed Britney: Domination on October 18, 2018. Britney: Domination is scheduled to open on February 13, 2019.
As the highest-paid performer on the Las Vegas Strip, Spears was expected to make $507,000 each concert. The residency was terminated early in January 2019 after her father, Jamie Spears, had a near-fatal colon rupture.
In addition, Spears' team stated that she would be taking an indefinite leave of absence from work to spend more time with her loved ones.
Conservatorship of Britney Spears
Britney Spears was put under a court-ordered conservatorship after a public meltdown in 2008. Britney's money was now under her father's jurisdiction, James, due to this decision.
James has complete control over Britney's finances through the conservatorship, including legal expenses to child support payments. “Spears' net worth is little over $41 million, with roughly $7 million in cash and the remainder in real estate,” according to court records made public last year.
Britney's conservatorship does not cover her vast collection of other valuables, according to paperwork acquired by TMZ. According to TMZ, the conservatorship was valued at $36.1 million in August. Since then, it has grown by $5 million.