Christina Mar a Aguilera is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Wexford, Pennsylvania, she made appearances on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her childhood. Aguilera came to prominence with her debut studio album, Christina Aguilera ; its singles "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants" and "Come On Over Baby " each peaked atop the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Her follow-up records, Mi Reflejo and My Kind of Christmas , experienced moderate success worldwide.