Pop star who gained recognition for her first hit "Genie in a Bottle," which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum. Her other hit songs include "Dirty" and "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)."
She grew up in an abusive household. Her vocal abilities were noticed early, though. She sang the "Star Spangled Banner" at Pittsburgh professional sports events. She was a contestant on Star Search and a member of The Mickey Mouse Club.
She became a coach on the popular reality series The Voice. She also played a role in the 2010 musical film Burlesque.
She married Jordan Bratman on November 19, 2005; after having a son named Max together, they divorced in April 2011. She had a daughter named Summer Rain Rutler with her fiancé Matt Rutler on August 16, 2014.
She was in The Mickey Mouse Club with Justin Timberlake.