Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress, today we look at her net worth and lifestyle.
BRITNEY SPEARS NET WORTH – $60,000,000
|NAME: Britney Jean Spears|
|BIRTHDAY: 2nd December 1981|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United States|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Singing|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Thousand Oaks, United States|
Born in McComb, Mississippi, Britney Spears grew up in what is known as the bible belt was baptized as a Southern Baptist who sang in her church choir as a child.
Spears started attending dance lessons at the age of three while living in Kentwood Louisiana and made her local stage debut at the age of just five years old.
She had both gymnastics and voice lessons during her early childhood while winning many state-level competitions and child talent shows.
Spears auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club at age eight but was rejected due to her age and instead, introduced to New York City talent agent, Nancy Carson.
She again applied for the Mickey Mouse Club and was cast alongside Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling, and Keri Russell.
After failed talks to join the pop group Innosense, Spears demo content was sent to several record companies, three of which rejected the content and one, Jive Records, accepting.
Britney Spears has owned a number of houses over the years including a large Louisiana estate which had a custom built home.
Her first Hollywood home was located in the exclusive Hollywood Hills and purchased for around for $2.9 million dollars.
Her New York Penthouse was located in the super pricey NoHo area of New York City and was snapped up for $3 million dollars in 2002.
In 2003 she purchased her first marital home in Malibu’s Serra Retreat, for a reported $13.5 million dollars and went on to sell the home for $10 million in August 2007.
She purchased another home in Beverly Hills around 2007 with The Summit area being the location of choice and costing her $6.8 million dollars.
Another home on the list is one of the biggest and is located in Thousand Oaks with a purchase price of $6.8 million dollars before she sold it for $7 million in 2017.
Her latest home is a palatial Italian-style villa that has 13,300 square feet of space and sits in the heart of Los Angeles with a price tag around $7.4 million dollars and 20 acres of private land.
Britney spears has been spotted in a number of cars over the years including a Mercedes Benz G 55 “G-Wagen” and a $200,000 dollar Ferrari.
She has owned a smart car and also a Jaguar XK which is thought to have set her back around $100,000 dollars.
Other cars in her extensive collection over the years include a Maserati Gran Turismo, Mini Cooper, Mercedes-Benz CLK, Mercedes-Benz SL 500, BMW 328i and she has a fondness for riding ATV bikes.
After recording part of her first album in Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, Britney Spears returned to the United States to promote it in a shopping mall tour.
Her debut studio album “Baby One More Time” released on January 12th 1999 and immediately hit number one on the Billboard 200 list.
The Album was certified two-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America after a month and hit the top of the charts in 15 different countries.
Spears followed her first successful album with a second titled “oops I did it again” in 2000 and also debuted at number one in the US and sold over 20 million copies world wide.
Britney Spears performed as a special guest in the Super Bowl XXXV halftime show alongside both Aerosmith and NSYNC in 2001.
She released her third self-titled third studio album, Britney, in 2001 and signed a $7–8 million promotional deal with Pepsi.
Spears opened her first restaurant, Nyla, in New York City around 2002 but left after just 5 months citing mismanagement and “management’s failure to keep her fully apprised.
Spears hosted the 2003 MTV Music Awards alongside Christina Aguilera and Madonna and also released her fourth studio album, titled “In the Zone” which sold 6 million copies world-wide.
Between 2004 and 2006, Spears released a number of studio singles and posed naked for the cover of Harper’s Bazaar.
Her fifth studio Album, “Blackout” came after several highly publicized events including stays at rehab clinics and the famous head shaving moment in Los Angeles.
Britney spears was hospitalised at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in 2008 and was later committed to the psychiatric ward of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre.
Spears was placed under a conservatorship of her father that same year and released from hospital five days later.
Spears released her 6th studio album in December 2008 named Circus and after debuting at number one, earned her a place in the Guinness World Records.
She has embarked on several tours since including the Femme Fatale tour and was hired as a judge for X-Factor in 2012.
Between 2013 and 2018 spears released her eighth studio album, Britney Jean and appeared on Good Morning America to announce her two-year concert residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
She began work on her 9th studio album, Glory, and released her 24th perfume with Elizabeth Arden, Sunset Fantasy.
Britney Spears announced she was taking time away from work on January 4th, 2019 and after media reports suggested her conservatorship should have ended in 2009, the #FreeBritney movement began.
An interactive pop museum opened in Los Angeles in 2020 dedicated to spears life and a documentary about spears career aired in February 2021.
Spears has since been granted permission to address the court about her conservatorship on June 23rd 2021.
Spears mother is American Author Lynne Irene Bridges and her father is producer James “Jamie” Parnell Spears.
Spears has a younger sister named Jamie Lynn Spears and a brother named Bryan James while her maternal great-great-grandfathers was Maltese.
Her maternal grandmother, Lillian Portell, was English and born in London.
She has been married several times and ex-husbands include Kevin Federline and Jason Allen Alexander.
Britney Spears is friends with many people in the music world including Madonna, Shania Twain Mariah Carey Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande.
She has been friends with famous celebrities such as Simon Cowell, Will.I.Am, Iggy Azalea, L.A. Reid and Demi Lovato.
Spears has been named the “Princess of Pop” and has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Her favourite colours are yellow and her favourite ice cream flavour is Strawberry.
Her favourite foods include Chilli Hot Dogs and revealed that Sex and the City is her favourite TV show of all time.
She enjoys baking during her free time and often plays Pokémon Go with her sons.
She has been seen holidaying in many far flung exotic places around the world including tropical holidays.
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