Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera was born in New York on December 18, 1980. Winner of five Grammy Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards, she has collected more than 250 gold, platinum and multi-platinum records, selling more than 90 million records between albums and singles.

Considered one of the most influential Latin American artists in the entertainment industry as well as a pop culture icon and is generally described as a three-pronged entertainer, ranging from singing, acting and dancing, Aguilera was entered at number 58 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Singers list, was ranked by Billboard as the 20th best artist of the decade 2000-2010, and was named to Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list in 2013. Aguilera has also won numerous awards and accolades, including two Latin Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and two MTV Europe Music Awards.

Over the course of her career she has released nine studio albums, two of which are in Spanish, debuting six times in the top ten positions of the US Billboard 200, and she collaborated with numerous artists from different musical genres, including Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Blake Shelton, Andrea Bocelli, A Great Big World, Ozuna, Demi Lovato, Nicki Minaj, Pink, Lil' Kim and Missy Elliott.

On several occasions the singer has spoken about her childhood and her related problems. As a child, in fact, she witnessed continuous acts of violence by her father, Fausto Aguilera, against her mother. Since the end of 2010 she has been romantically linked to film producer Matthew Rutler, met on the set of Burlesque. The couple got engaged on February 14, 2014