FULL NAME: Geraldine Estelle Halliwell
BIRTH: August 6th 1972
BIRTH PLACE: Watford, England
MOTHER: Ana Maria Hidalgo (Spanish)
FATHER: Laurence Francis Halliwell (Half Swedish)
HEIGHT: 5ft 2 inches (1.58 cms)
NICKNAMES: 'La enana' 'Caquitas' 'Ginger Spice' 'Sexy spice'
EYES COLOR: Blue
HAIR: Brown (She has dyed it red, blond and black) Currently blonde
BROTHER: Max Halliwell
DATE SHE LEFT THE SPICE GIRLS: May 31st 1998
NUMBER ONES WITH THE SPICE GIRLS: Wannabe , Say You'll be there, 2 become 1 , Mama/Who do you think you are , Spice up your life , Too much and Viva forever: 7
ALBUMS WITH THE SPICE GIRLS: 2 Spice & Spiceworld
MOVIE STAR IN: Spiceworld the movie, playing herself
BOOKS SHE'S WRITTEN: If Only , Just for the record, co-wrote Real Life- Real Spice , Girl Power and Spiceworld the movie official book. She also wrote some articles in the Spice official magazine and her own magazine.
SOLO ALBUMS: Schizophonic and Scream if you wanna go faster
FIRST SOLO NUMBER ONE: Mi Chico Latino
FAVOURITE COLOR: Pink and Red(When she was a spice girl)
FAVOURITE FOOD: Salmon, sticky toffee pudding, chocolate.
FAVOURITE FILM: "Its a Wonderful Life", "The Wizard of Oz"
LIKES: Popcorn,strong women, toys-"I'm a big kid at heart"
DISLIKES: Narrow-minded attitudes, bad smells and men who treat women badly.
CHARACTERISTICS: Naughty, bossy, cheeky, philosophical ,fun, passionate, creative, intense, determined and loving.
IDEAL MAN: Charming, funny, caring.
AIM IN LIFE: To discover herself and provoke thought, evoke emotion in others and truly live life to the full.
ADVICE: "Follow your gut instinct. It's the best navigator you"ll have in life."
"If it's all going wrong just tell yourself- in 80 years time none of this will matter."
GERI'S EARLIEST JOBS: Aerobics instructor, washing hair in a barber shop, working on a market stall, cleaner, barmaid.
GERI'S WANNABE JOBS: Cable TV presenter, club dancer in Majorca, game show hostess on Turkish TV.
GERI'S MUSICAL BEGINNINGS: Originally pursued a career as a solo artist but then in 1994 Geri auditioned for Touch, an all-girl group formed by manager Bob Herbert. The other girls were Mel B, Mel C, Victoria Beckham nee Adams, and Michelle Stephenson, who left adn was replaced by Emma Bunton. After changing management and re-christening themselves Spice Girls, the band's first hit was Wannabe, released in July 1996. It sold 4 million copies and was the first of six spicy number one singles (and two number one albums
totaling 26 million plus sales world-wide) before summer '98.
GERI'S TRIUMPHANT RETURN: Geri's first solo single, Look at Me, was released in May '99 and reached UK No. 2. It's follow up Mi Chico Latino went one better, making UK NO. 1, and her third solo relesed confirmed her solo star status as Lift Me Up also hit No. 1 in Novermber '99. Geri's debut album, Schizophonic, went UK platinum.
GERI'S OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: The autobiography IF Only topped the hardback best-seller list in 1999.Geri was invited to become a UN Goodwill Ambassador in 1998. She is currently involved iin many projects.