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Christina Aguilera

Dec. 18, 1980

Artistfacts for Christina Aguilera

  • She was a member of The Mickey Mouse Club, along with Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. When she was 17, she sang on the soundtrack of the Disney movie Mulan.
  • Among the backstage demands at her concerts: 4 candles, a tray of organic vegetables, chocolate Nesquik, and a bottle of Flintstones vitamins.
  • She won the 1999 Grammy for Best New Artist, beating Britney Spears.
  • In between albums, Christina completely changed her image. She began "doing her own thing," adding a lot more hip hop and a lot less pop. Her hairstyle changed, and she even managed to change her voice to sound more like a rapper. (thanks, Maria - Atlanta, GA)
  • She married music marketer Jordan Bratman in November, 2005. They met when he was working at her record label. Christina opted to donate the majority of her wedding gifts to charities supporting victims of Hurricane Katrina.

    She filed for divorce from Bratman on October 14, 2010 and it was finalized on April 15, 2011. (thanks, Jordan - Newcastle, Australia, for above 2)
  • Christina gave birth to her son, Max Liron Bratman, in Los Angeles on January 12, 2008. Bratman is of Jewish descent, so the baby was circumcised in accordance with Jewish practice.
  • Christina is half-Ecuadoria, because of her soldier father, Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera. Her parents divorced when she was six and she was raised by her Spanish teacher mom Shelly.
  • She recorded an entirely Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo, which won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album in 2001.
  • Christina made her national television debut at the age of nine on Star Search singing "A Sunday Kind of Love." She finished runner-up in the competition.
  • She has a number of tattoos, including "Xtina" on the back of her neck, a Hebrew psalm lyric ("I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine") on her lower back and "Te Amo Siempre" ("I love you, always") on her left elbow.
  • Aguilera had a cameo part in the animated DreamWorks movie Shark Tale voicing a jellyfish named Christina
  • Christina became the global spokesperson for World Hunger Relief in 2009, featuring in advertisements, online campaigns and a public service announcement.
  • Aguilera met Matthew Rutler, an executive at online-education platform MasterClass, on the set of the movie-musical Burlesque in 2010; she was starring in the film and he was a production assistant. They got engaged in February 2014.
  • She enjoys domestic life. "When I'm onstage, there's not a bigger high, when I'm in connection with my voice and my heart and my soul,” Aguilera told Billboard. "But at the end [of a performance], I want to wipe it all off, get in my sweatpants, make silly noises with my kids and have someone comfort and cuddle me."
  • Aguilera told Paper magazine her go-to films are ones that are "mood-driven and inspiring," like Frida, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, Amadeus, Elizabeth and Basquiat.
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Comments: 10

I just love Christina Aguilera!!Vocally,she is my idol!I love singing as well,and not to brag but I can totally copy her voice.Btw,as for her voice,all of you who claim she has no one,better take your words back,because she has an incredible 4-octave vocal range!Musically,she is spinto soprano and can sing in whistle register,just as Mariah!Marija - Belgrade, Serbia
So, Don and Sam, what you are saying is men only respond to a singer if she looks and acts like a skank? So it's your fault really, that women are made this was by the record companys. If you didn't buy it, It wouldnt sell, so the record companys would have to find someone with talent....Blame yourselves!Laura - London, England
Christina Aguilara is a very talented singer with a powerful voice. I hated how she changed her image for her "Stripped" album. It was digrating and made her look like a slave for men. Since she's been married, she has changed her image to a more classy yet sassy look.Erin - Pittsburgh, Pa
WHORE thats all i can sayFuckoff - Milwaukee, Wi
yeah, dons right. these girls look and act like skanks in order to get a male audience. they dont actually sing at concerts and their albums are masked by so many layers of electronic crap. they have no talent, the only reason record companies would sign them up is to break into the male audience.Sam - Sydney, Australia
Maybe in person she casts a plastic facade. But, from what I have seen,she looks so good I would eat her, You know what I mean guys!!!! Musically, I would'nt spend one thin dime on her albums. Her and Brittany have minimal talent at best, but they look soooooooooo, GOOD. Hey girls,before you call me a dog,remember, these women dress and act like this because THEY WANT MEN TO RESPOND. Enough.Don - Pittsburgh, Pa
Christina's nickname is wrong.

Xtina actually translates to ChrisTTina.

"X" in the sense she is using it stands for Christ. Not Chris.

Used correctly it would be Xina.
Metalrose - St Paul, Mn
i think christina vioce is amazing i have a simular voice 2 hers (im not acting big headed or trying 2 show off!) i wud love 2 no where she got a record deal from so i can follow in her footsteps.Kayls - Telford, England
Just right after she released Genie In A Bottle, she came to Hong Kong for promotion,and Hong Kong records company described that she's the coming new Britney and more. She just looked as a yeenage girl at that time.Kc - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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