Christina Aguilera is a singer and television personality who has recorded several albums in her career. She has sold over 50 million albums and has been recognized as a pop icon. She began her career as an actress and was seen in the TV series ‘Star Search’. She also did the recording for the film ‘Mulan’ in 1998.
Her singles “Genie in the Bottle”, “Come On Over Baby”, and “What a Girl Wants” became the number songs on Billboard charts. In 2006, her album ‘Back to Basics’ became the number one album in many countries. Aguilera has also served as the coach of the reality TV series ‘The Voice’. The estimated net worth of Christina Aguilera is $170 million US dollars.
Christina María Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York. She was born to parents Fausto Xavier Aguilera and Shelly Loraine. Her father was in the US Army and her mother was a musician. As a child, she has moved to many places because her father was in the army. When she was six years old, her parents divorced.
She has a younger sister named Rachel and also a step brother named Michael ‘Mikey’ Kearns. She went to stay on with her mother in her grandmother’s home in Rochester, Pennsylvania. She wanted to be a singer and used to participate in competitions and local shows.
At the age of 8, Aguilera won her first talent competition. In 1990, she appeared in the show ‘Star Search’. She went to Rochester Area School District and then to Marshall Middle School. In 1993, she joined the TV series ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’. In 1998, she sang for the movie ‘Mulan’.
Christina Aguilera married Jordan Bratman in 2005. She gave birth to her first son named Max Liron Bratman in 2008. In 2010, she filed for divorce from Bratman. She began dating Matthew Rutler in 2010. The couple has a daughter named Summer Rain Rutler.
In 1999, Christina Aguilera was signed to RCA Records and released her self-titled debut album. The album sold over 17 million copies worldwide and became the number 1 album on Billboard 200. In September 2000, she released her second studio album called ‘Mi Reflejo’. It became a number one Latin album in Billboard charts.
Her third album, ‘My Kind of Christmas’ was released in 2000. In 2002, her album ‘Stripped’ got released and it went to sell over 13 million copies worldwide. In August 2006, her album ‘Back to Basics’ got released. The single “Ain’t No Other Man” became an instant hit. In June 2010, Aguilera released her sixth studio album ‘Bionic’.
She appeared in the film ‘Burlesque’ alongside Cher. In 2012, Aguilera released another album entitled ‘Lotus’. In the first week itself, the album sold over 73,000 units. In June 2016, her song “Change” was dedicated to the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. In 2017, she lent her voice to the movie ‘The Emoji Movie’.
Christina Agulera has won several awards and nominations in her career. She has received 5 Grammy Awards out of 18 nominations. She has won 9 MTV Awards out of 43 nominations. She has also got 2 awards each at People’s Choice Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Billboard Latin Music Awards. In 2011, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards.
How much is Net Worth of Christina Aguilera in 2017
Christina Aguilera started her career at a very young age. She has gone on to become a pop icon and has won several awards. By doing so, Aguilera has accumulated a good wealth for herself. Christina Aguilera’s net worth is an estimated $170 million US dollars as of 2017. She owes this fortune to all the sales of her records. This also comes from the endorsements of products she does.
Some of the brand which has endorsed includes Orange, Sony Ericsson, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Levi’s, Versace, Oreo, and Mercedes-Benz. She has also appeared in various advertisements including MAC Cosmetics. She has also done a number of tours and has also been a part of the TV show ‘The Voice’ for six seasons. In January 2007, her net worth was $60 million.
In 2010, Christina Aguilera was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She is a philanthropist and has performed for various causes. In 2013, she was named in the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine.