Christina Aguilera was born December 18, 1980.She is an American pop singer-songwriter. She is known for her vocal abilities as well as her unorthodox sense of fashion. She began working in the entertainment industry at a relatively young age and rose to popularity through the critical and commercial success of her debut album "Christina Aguilera," which produced four hit singles. Her second English-language studio album "Stripped" was also greeted with high sales, but attracted less favorable reviews and generated controversy due to Aguilera's increasingly sexual public image. In 2005 she married record executive Jordan Bratman, and her third album "Back to Basics" was released in August 2006, debuting at #1 on The Billboard 200.