Geri Halliwell

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Geri Halliwell is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, author, and actress. Moreover, Geri Halliwell rose to fame in the 1990s as Ginger Spice, a member of the girl group Spice Girls.

Early Life

Geraldine Estelle Horner best known as Geri Halliwell was born on the 6th of August, 1972, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. According to her birth date, this woman is 50 years old and holds British nationality.

Moreover, she has a mixed ethnicity of Swedish-English-French-Spanish descent and has a zodiac sign of Leo. Geri is the daughter of Laurence Francis Halliwell (father) and Ana Maria Hidalgo (mother).

She grew up with her four siblings whose names are Paul Halliwell, Karen Halliwell, Max Halliwell, and Natalie Halliwell-Jennings.

Education

Talking about her academic career, she studied at Watford Grammar School for Girls. Later, she enrolled at  Camden School for Girls.

Relationship Status

On the 15th of May 2015, she married Christian Horner, the Team Principal of the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. The pair starts dating each other in February 2014. With the marriage, the couple has a son named Montague George Hector Horner.

She had been in several relationships before marrying. Moreover, she was in a relationship with screenwriter Sacha Gervasi in 2005.

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Caption: Geri Halliwell with her husband, Christian Horner (Source: Instagram)

Bluebell Madonna, the couple’s daughter, was born in May 2006. Later that year, they split up. After that, Geri married Fabrizio Politi in 2008, but they divorced later that year. She dated comedian Russell Brand in 2012.

Moreover, she met various celebs and other guys during her early career, including Jamie Morrison, Chris Evans, David Walliams, and Henry Beckwith.

Professional Career

Geri Halliwell began her career in Majorca as a nightclub dancer. Following that, Geri began working as a glamor model and as a presenter on the Turkish edition of Let’s Make a Deal. Moreover, she was a Page 3 girl in The Sun when she was 19 years old.

In 1994, this lady became a member of the popular girl group, The Spice Girls. Following her success with the Spice Girls, she posed nude for magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse.

Moreover, the band has sold more than 85 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling girl group of all time. She left the band in 1998, only to come back in 2007.

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Caption: Geri Halliwell as Ginger Spice, a member of the girl group Spice Girls (Source: The Mirror)

She released her debut album, Schizophonic in 1999, and it was a huge success. In 2001, she released her second album, Scream If You Wanna Go Faster, with the first single “It’s Raining Men,” which peaked at number one in the UK and became her biggest hit.

Similarly, she has served as a judge on All American Girl, The X Factor, American Idol, and other reality series. Moreover, she was named Best British Female Singer at the Capital FM Awards in 2000. Moreover, she won the Comet Award for Best International Female Singer the following year.

Television and Movies appearances

She has appeared in several films and television shows, including Foggy Notion (1995), Fat Slags: The Film (2004), Crank 2: High Voltage (2009), Viva Forever – The Spice Girls Story (2012), The Great Sport Relief Bake Off (2016), This Morning (2017), All Together Now (2019), and The Crown with a Shadow (2021).

Other Works

In 1999, she wrote the autobiography If Only, in which she described her life as a Spice Girl. The book quickly became a best-seller, selling over a million copies in the United Kingdom alone. The profits from the sale of her book were donated to a Breast Cancer charity by Halliwell.

Just for the Record, her second book was published in 2002, and it recounted her rise to fame as well as her stormy celebrity lifestyle. On April 12, 2007, this lady revealed that she had signed a six-book deal with Macmillan Children’s Books.

In 2010, she collaborated with British retailer Next to create a “Geri by Next” swimsuit collection.  In 2012, a clothing line with a Union Jack theme emerged, drawing inspiration from Halliwell’s well-known Union Jack dress from 1997.

She was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in 1998. Moreover, she was featured in the BBC documentary series Geri’s World Walkabout in 2000, which followed her work with the UN and other travelers.

Awards

This woman was nominated for two BRIT Awards in 2000: Best British Solo Artist and Best Pop Act. Later that year, she received another BRIT Award nomination for Best Solo Artist and Best British Single for ‘It is Raining Men,’ as well as an NRJ Music Award nomination for International Song of the Year.

She was also the bestselling female celebrity for her book, ‘Ugenia Lavender,’ and she got an Attitude Award in 2016.

Net Worth

She receives a large income from her celebrity career, publishing books, and her business, which adds up to her present net worth of around $40 million.

Geri Halliwell – Body Measurements

This American celebrity stands  5 feet tall and weighs around 54 kg. Moreover, she has brown-white hair with hazel eyes color and her body measurement measures 34-24-33 inches. Likewise, she wears a shoe size of 7 US, and her bra size is 34C.

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Caption: Geri Halliwell posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Geri Halliwell – Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 1.2 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 428.7k followers and more than 342k followers on Facebook. In addition, she has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are more than 14.7k subscribers on it.