Britney Spears: Biography

Attended gymnastics classes until age nine
and competed in state-level contests.

Auditioned for the Disney Channel series
The New Mickey Mouse Club at age eight.

Spent three summers at NYC's Professional
Performing Arts School.

At age eleven, returned to the Disney
Channel for a place on the New Mickey Mouse
Club in Lakeland, Florida.

Featured on the show from 1993 to 1994,
until age thirteen.

Has sold over 80 million records worldwide,
and 31 million albums in the U.S.