Geri Halliwell

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Geri Halliwell

Halliwell in 2013
Born Geraldine Estelle Halliwell
6 August 1972 (1972-08-06) (age 41)[1][2][3][4]
Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Other names Ginger Spice
Occupation
Years active 1994–present
Children 1
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Labels
Associated acts Spice Girls
Website gerihalliwell.com

Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell (born 6 August 1972) is an English pop music singer. She is a former member of pop group the Spice Girls. She made a $30 million fortune during her last two years in the group.[5]

She left the Spice Girls in May 1998[6] and continued singing as a solo artist. In 2007, she reunited with the Spice Girls to do a world tour.

Nude photos of Halliwell were in a number of magazines in 1992 and 1995 including Playboy and Penthouse.[7][8]

In 2012, Halliwell was a guest judge at the The X Factor auditions in Liverpool. On 26 June she reunited with Spice Girls to promote the brand new musical Viva Forever based on their songs and career. 12 August 2012, she performed with the girls from the group in the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in London.

Personal and media life[change | change source]

Halliwell's father was half-Swedish, half-English; her mother is Spanish. On 14 May 2006, Halliwell gave birth to her daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell.[9] Sacha Gervasi is said to be the child's father, but this has not been said by Halliwell.[10] Victoria Beckham and Emma Bunton are Bluebell's godmothers.[11] There are rumors that Halliwell is dating Russell Brand.[12]

Discography[change | change source]

Bibliography[change | change source]

Filmography[change | change source]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Dance Energy Herself Uncredited; Only as Dancer/Stagehand
1991 Let's Make A Deal Herself Uncredited; Only as Dancer/Stagehand
1999 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll Presenter TV show
1999 Al Salir de Clase Herself "Duelo en las calles" (Episode 63; Season 3)
"Rebelión en las aulas" (Episode 65; Season 3)
2002 Bo' Selecta! Various role "Geri Halliwell" (Episode 4; Season 1)
2002 Popstars: The Rivals Mentor/Herself/Judge Season 1
2003 All American Girl Mentor/Herself/Judge Season 1
2003 Sex And The City Phoebe Herrison "Boy, Interrupted" (Episode 10; Season 6)
2004 Top Gear Geraldine "5.2" (Episode 2; Season 5)
2008 Friday Night Project Presenter/Sely/Lissandra Episode 5; Season 6
2008 American Idol Mentor/Herself/Judge Episode 30; Season 7
2009 Head Case Susan Galler "Back in the Game" (Episode 5; Season 3)
2010 Come Fly With Me Herself "Pilot" (Episode 1; Season 1)
2010—2012 The X Factor Mentor/Herself/Judge
Judge on Liverpool auditions
Episode 1; Season 7
Season 9
Movies
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Foggy Notion Sami Main role
1997 Spiceworld Ginger Spice Razzie Award for Worst Actress
Nominated — Razzie Award for Worst New Star
Nominated — Orange Blimp Award for Favourite Film Actress
Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favourite Actress – Comedy
1999 Geri – A Film by Molly Dineen Herself TV movie; Documentary
2000 Geri's World Walkabouts Herself TV movie; Documentary
2000 Therapy Amy Sulivan Unreleased[13]
2004 Fat Slags: The Film Paige Stonach Voice; Animation film
2005 There's Something About Geri Herself TV movie; Documentary
2007 Giving You Everything Herself TV movie; Documentary
2009 Crank 2: High Voltage Karen Chelios
2009 Ant & Dec's Christmas Show Geri Doll TV movie

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category For Result Notes
1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favourite Actress – Comedy Spiceworld Nominated Shared with the Spice Girls
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Female Nominated
2000 Brit Awards Best British Female Solo Artist Nominated
Best Pop Act Nominated
Capital FM Awards Best British Female Singer Won
2001 Comet Awards Best International Female Singer Won
2002 Brit Awards Best British Female Solo Artist Nominated
Best British Single "It's Raining Men" Nominated
NRJ Music Awards International Song of the Year "It's Raining Men" Won
International Female Artist of the Year Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (Time Inc.) (1219): p. 27. Aug 10, 2012.
  2. Fitzmaurice, Sarah. Beaming birthday girl! Geri Halliwell celebrates turning 41 with a smile on her face... as flowers and balloons are delivered to her house. Mail Online, 6 August 2013. Accessed: 14 September 2013
  3. "Geri Halliwell Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story". Biography.com. http://www.biography.com/people/geri-halliwell-20868605. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
  4. McNally, Kelby. Flirty forties! Geri Halliwell can't stop smiling as she celebrates turning 41. Daily Express, 6 August 2013. Accessed: 14 September 2013
  5. "Ginger Spice's Departure Marks "End Of The Beginning"" (DOC). Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ginger-spices-departure-marks-end-of-the-beginning-19980602. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  6. On This Day (30 May 1998): "Ginger leaves the Spice Girls". BBC News.
  7. Playboy (May 1998). 1998.
  8. Penthouse (June 1998). 1998.
  9. Parker, Nick (15 May 2006). "A Spice Girl for Geri". The Sun (News International). http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2006220274,00.html. Retrieved 18 April 2010.
  10. Daily Telegraph, 16 May 2006
  11. http://www.supanet.com/famous-godparents-g1673p3.html
  12. Chandel, Natasha. "Is Russel Brand Dating A Spice Girl?". MTV. http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1692765/russell-brand-spice-girls-geri-halliwell-dating.jhtml. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  13. "Geri Halliwell’s ‘Therapy’ Cancelled". Pop Dirt. http://popdirt.com/geri-halliwells-therapy-cancelled/11820/. Retrieved 2010-05-13.

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