|Birth name||Geraldine Estelle Halliwell|
|Also known as||Ginger Spice, Ginger|
|Born||6 August 1972
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK
|Origin||London, England, UK|
|Genres||Pop, dance pop, pop rock|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, author, actress, clothes designer|
|Labels||Virgin (1996–98) Spice Girls
|Associated acts||Spice Girls|
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.
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 | edit 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. Sacha Gervasi is said to be the child's father, but this has not been said by Halliwell. Victoria Beckham and Emma Bunton are Bluebell's godmothers. There are rumors that Halliwell is dating Russell Brand.
Discography[change | edit source]
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Filmography[change | edit source]
|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
|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|
|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 | edit source]
|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 | edit source]
- "Deaths England and Wales 1984–2006". Findmypast.co.uk. http://www.findmypast.co.uk/BirthsMarriagesDeaths.jsp. Retrieved 8 August 2009.
- "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.
- On This Day (30 May 1998): "Ginger leaves the Spice Girls". BBC News.
- Playboy (May 1998). 1998.
- Penthouse (June 1998). 1998.
- 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.
- Daily Telegraph, 16 May 2006
- 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.
- "Geri Halliwell’s ‘Therapy’ Cancelled". Pop Dirt. http://popdirt.com/geri-halliwells-therapy-cancelled/11820/. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
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