Nicknamed as Xtina, Christina Aguilera is a famous songwriter, singer, movie actress, and a producer who was known in her locality as a girl with a big voice. She rose to fame with her single, which was a hit, called ‘Genie in a Bottle.’ Aguilera was among the panel of coach for many seasons at ‘The Voice’ where her team won the 10th season, and Alisan Porter was announced as the winner.
Born in New York, on December 18, 1980, Christina Aguilera is the daughter of Xavier Aguilera and Shelly Moraine. She has moved from place to place during her childhood because her father was in the US army; her mother, on the other hand, was a pianist and a violinist. She had a rough childhood because her parents separated because her father was abusive to both of them.
She was famous in her locality because of her voice and entered the ‘Star Search’ competition but could not win it. She attended Marshall Middle School and Rochester Area School District but was a victim of bullying because of her appearance in television and singing.
She got married to Jordan Bratman, a record producer, in 2005 and gave birth to their son Max Liron Bratman in 2008. Unfortunately, the couple got separated after five years but did not have any official divorce. She got into a relationship with Matthew Rutler in 2010, who was her production assistant, and they have been together ever since.
‘All I Wanna Do’ was her first song when she was only 14 years old where she sang the song with a Japanese singer. She also did “The Mickey Mouse Club” with famous celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, etc. The RCA Records signed her after she recorded the song ‘Reflections’ for the animated movie ‘Mulan.’ Her debut album ‘Christina Aguilera’ gave hit singles like ‘Genie in a Bottle,’ which became a hit on the US charts.
She sang a duet with Enrique Iglesias at the Superbowl and also sung a duet with Ricky Martin for her single ‘Nobody Wants to be Lonely’ from the Latin-pop Album ‘Mi Reflejo.’ Her Christmas album ‘My Kind of Christmas’ was a huge hit and was certified as platinum. Her best selling single was ‘Lady Marmalade’ in 2001, which was sung for the movie ‘Moulin Rouge!’.
In 2002, she was criticized for her over sexual portrayal in the video of the single ‘Dirrty.’ She went on to do many hit albums like ‘Back to Basics,’ ‘Bionic’ and ‘Lotus.’ Her 2012 singles ‘Just a Fool’ and ‘Your Body’ had mixed reviews from the critics.
Awards & Achievement
She has won many awards and nominations, including two Grammy Awards and also VMA nominations for MTV. Her ‘Genie in a Bottle’ was a hit all over the world because it was number 1 on the US charts.
Net Worth & Salary of Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera has an estimated net worth of $180 million, where she mostly earned her fortune with her hit singles and albums. Her Christmas album in 2000 was a big hit, which sold 3 million copies. Her 2002 album ‘Stripped’ was multiplatinum, which sold 4 million copies.
Aguilera’s voice has reached all over the world, where she also acted in movies like ‘Burlesque,’ ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, ‘The Emoji Movie,’ etc. Her love for music and singing can be seen in the NBC music competition ‘The Voice,’ where she is one of the coaches.