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Geri Horner

Singer Geri Horner
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Full Name: Geraldine Halliwell
Profession: Singer

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Why Famous: Geri Horner or Geri Halliwell as she was known before her marriage was a member of the British girls group the Spice Girls.

The Spice Girls are the most successful girls group ever, and have sold over 85 million records worldwide. While in the Spice Girls Geri was nicknamed "Ginger Spice" in reference to her hair color.

Born: August 6, 1972
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Age: 48 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 2015-05-15 Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell (42) weds F1 racing team boss Christian Horner (41) in Bedfordshire, England

Historical Events

  • 1996-07-08 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe" in the UK
  • 1996-11-04 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies
  • 1997-12-08 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes & Spice Girls win
  • 1997-12-15 "Spice World" movie directed by Bob Spiers and starring girl group the Spice Girls premieres in the UK
  • 1998-01-26 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls & Babyface win
  • 2018-11-05 Spice Girls announce a new tour but without "Posh Spice", Victoria Beckham

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