|Date of Birth
||6 August 1972,
|Place of Birth
||Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Halliwell first found fame as one of the five members of the girl group the Spice Girls and was dubbed Ginger Spice because of her red hair with blonde highlights. She wore sexy outfits and attracted much attention to herself and the group, and she became renowned for her independent and feminist attitude. The group joined the most successful musical artists of the 1990s selling over thirty-five 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 in total) and reached the top position in thirty-seven countries around the globe, including Australia, Canada and the US Other successful releases followed, including "Say You'll Be There" and "2 Become 1" from Spice, and "Spice Up Your Life", "Too Much" and "Stop" from Spiceworld.