Watch: The Career Evolution Of Britney Spears
Born on Dec. 2, 1981 in Kentwood, La. Britney Spears began her performing career on the TV show The All New Mickey Mouse Club when she was only 11 years old.
Spears is undoubtedly one of the most successful acts in pop music and has had a personal and professional life full of highs and lows.
Watch above to see how the Princess of Pop made it to the top.