Geri Halliwell (born August 6, 1972) is a British pop music singer and songwriter. Halliwell rose to prominence in the late 1990s as one of the five members of the girl group the Spice Girls, where she had been known as "Ginger Spice". The name has since been trademarked.
Halliwell was born and grew up in Watford, in the county of Hertfordshire to a British-Swedish father and Spanish mother. She was raised in a Jehovah's Witness household.