Britney Jean Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana Britney Jean Spears began performing as a child, auditioning for theater productions in New Orleans. In 1993 she starred in The Mickey Mouse Club alongside Justin Timberlake.
Spears signed with Jive Records to produce her debut album Britney Spears, released in 1999. Britney Spears has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female artist of all time by Guinness World Records.