The beautiful blonde was born on December 2, 1981, in the US town of McComb, Mississippi. However, she grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana. At a young age, she was seen in the television series Mickey Mouse Club. Britney celebrated huge successes with her music afterward and is considered one of the most successful musicians of the 2000s.
However, everything didn't go smoothly for the star from there on out. In 2007, Britney left a rehab facility and went straight to a hairdresser in Los Angeles to have her hair shaved off. Just a few days later she attacked photographers with an umbrella. It was a dark period in Britney's life, to say the least. Yet, she would eventually prove the doubters wrong and make a successful comeback! Watch the video above to learn more about one of the most influential pop stars of all time.