Britney Spears was born on December 2, 1981 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Britney Jean Spears. She was previously married to Kevin Federline and Jason Alexander. Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. she appeared in stage productions and television series, before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first two studio albums, ...Baby One More Time and Oops!