Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell (born August 6, 1972) is a English pop singer and songwriter. Halliwell rose to prominence in the late 1990s as one of the five members of the girl group the Spice Girls, where she had been known as "Ginger Spice". The name has since been trademarked.
Halliwell was born and grew up in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire to a British-Swedish father and Spanish mother. She was raised in a Jehovah's Witness household.
Before starting her music career, she worked as a club dancer in Majorca, a model on the Turkish version of Let's Make A Deal and as a nude model. Following her rise to fame with the Spice Girls, nude photos of Halliwell were re-published in a number of top-shelf magazines, including Club International in the UK.
= Halliwell first found fame as one of the five members of the girl group the Spice Girls. The group joined the most successful musical artists of the 1990s selling over forty million albums with the studio releases Spice and Spiceworld. Their debut single "Wannabe" became the first of a string of number-ones in the United Kingdom (nine i...
|Alias||Ginger Spice/Sexy Spice|
|Born||August 6, 1972|
|Origin||Watford, Hertfordshire, England|
|Years active|| 1996–1998 (group)|