Name: Britney Jean Spears
Date of birth: 2nd December 1981
Star sign: Sagittarius
Place of birth: Kentwood, Louisiana
Parents: Jamie and Lynne Spears
Brothers & sisters: Brother Brian and sister Jamie-Lynne
Favourite musicians: Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Lauryn Hill
Britney Spears is one of the biggest sensations to hit the world of pop, topping the charts in the UK and the US with hits like Born to Make You Happy.
The 20-year-old first dazzled us in 1999 when her single and album Baby, One More Time, shot to number one in the US and the UK.