Christina Aguilera is an American musician with four albums and five Grammys to her name. With a net worth of $90 million, Aguilera is known for her vocal power and her provocative personal style, and was one of the most popular pop artists of the 2000s. Christina earns a salary of $10 million per year as a host on NBC's The Voice. Aguilera was raised in New York and Pennsylvania, and got her professional start at the age of thirteen on the Disney Channel's The New Mickey Mouse Club. In 1998, she was selected to perform the feature song "Reflection" for the animated film Mulan; in the same week, she signed with RCA Records.
Her first album, Christina Aguilera, was released in 1999 and topped the American and Canadian Billboard charts, eventually selling over 17 million copies worldwide and earning Aguilera a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. In her follow-up studio albums, Stripped (2002) and Back to Basics (2006), Aguilera expressed a desire for increased control over her music and intentionally fostered a more adult image. With the singles "Dirrty" and "Beautiful," Stripped was one of the steadiest-selling albums of 2003, selling 4.2 million copies; Back to Basics debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and eventually topped the charts in fourteen countries worldwide. In 2005, Aguilera married music marketing executive Jordan Bratman, she gave birth to son Max Liron Bratman in 2008, and received a reported $1.5 for exclusive rights to his baby pictures by People magazine. Her fourth studio album, Bionic, is due in April 2010.