Pink

Alecia Beth Moore is the real name of singer and songwriter Pink. She was born on September 8, 1979, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in the family of nurse Judy and insurance salesman Jim.

Alecia attended Central Bucks High School West. Being a high school student, she joined her first music band. At 14, she adopted stage name Pink and began to perform at clubs. When she was 16, she became a member of “Choice” R&B group, which song “Key to My Heart” became a soundtrack to “Kazaam” film. Though, their album was never released. When the group disbanded, Pink started her solo career.

Pink’s debut album “Can’t Take Me Home” was released in 2000 and was certified double platinum by RIAA. The same year, she got a Billboard Music Award as Female New Artist of the Year. In 2001, together with Christina Aguilera, Mya and Lil Kim, the singer presented a soundtrack to “Moulin Rouge!” movie “Lady Marmalade”. It brought Pink her first Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Deciding to get rid of the image of a pop artist, the singer recorded album “Missundazstood” and got a World Music Award for Best Selling American Pop/Rock Female Artist. It remains her best-selling album to date. In 2010, she released her first compilation album “Greatest Hits… So Far!!!”.

In 2006, Pink got married to motocross racer Carey Hart. The interesting fact is that Pink proposed to Carey at one of his races. In 2011, she gave birth to their daughter Willow Sage Hart.

Moreover, she is a PETA activist and posed nude for PETA’s “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign. She also supports same-sex marriage. In 2012, she became a face of CoverGirl cosmetics.