It’s Britney, bitch!
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.
After the Disney series ended in 1996, Spears soon gained fame as a pop artist and her debut song, “Baby One More Time,” reached the top of the charts worldwide in January 1999.
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.