Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning
American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter.
Spears's success as a singer led her way to high-profile advertising
deals and endorsements, as well as forays into other forms of media,
including film and reality television. Her third and fourth albums,
Britney and In the Zone, were released during this era. In 2004
she married back-up dancer and aspiring rap artist Kevin Federline,
following year she gave birth to their first son, Sean Preston. Their
second son, Jayden James, was born in 2006. Spears filed for divorce
from Federline on November 7, 2006 citing irreconcilable differences.