Geri Halliwell is a British pop singer and actress who has a net worth of $40 million. Perhaps better known as “Ginger Spice,” Halliwell was elevated to stardom after the success of her pop group, the Spice Girls.
This all-girl group became the most commercially successful female group of all-time. Geri was a central figure in the music industry. During this period, she became famous for shouting the phrase “girl power” (more so than the other members), and she also wore an iconic Union Jack dress.
She returned to the Spice Girls when they rejoined in 2007 after departing to pursue a solo career. Halliwell released a number of albums with chart-topping hits during her solo career.
As a solo artist, she was best known for her track “It’s Raining Men”. Geri has served as a judge on reality TV shows such as “The X Factor UK” and “Australia’s Got Talent” in addition to her music career. She has also written two memoirs and a series of children’s novels.
Geraldine Estelle Halliwell was born in Watford, Hertfordshire on August 6, 1972. Geri is of Spanish and Finnish descent. Halliwell worked as a nightclub dancer in Majorca after finishing high school.
She also featured on a Turkish game programme and began her modelling career. She eventually posed naked for “The Sun” as a “Page 3 girl.” Geri soared to stardom with the Spice Girls, and these images became widely distributed.
Geri Halliwell formed the Spice Girls with Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown, and Victoria Adams in 1994. The women forged a collaboration with Simon Fuller after a series of contractual issues with previous management organisations.
The Spice Girls obtained a record deal with Virgin Records after negotiating a contract with his firm, 19 Entertainment. They toured the United States while working on their debut record.
Geri launched a solo career after leaving the Spice Girls. She began with the release of her debut album, “Schizophrenic”, which included the singles “Look at Me”, “Lift Me Up”, and “Bag It Up”.
The record eventually went double platinum and sold 600,000 copies in the United Kingdom alone. The album sold 3 million copies worldwide. Halliwell released her second album, “Scream If You Wanna Go Faster”, in 2001.
She is well-known for her rendition of The Weather Girls’ 1983 hit “It’s Raining Men”. This song was featured in the film “Bridget Jones’ Diary” and reached the top of the charts in several countries.
Geri began dating screenwriter Sacha Gervasi in 2005. Halliwell gave birth to their daughter in 2006. She began dating Formula One driver Christian Horner in 2014, and they married later that year. They married in 2015, and in 2017 they welcomed a child into the world.
According to reports by Celebrity net worth, Geri is worth at an estimated $40 million in 2021.