Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell (born 6 August 1972) is an English pop singer-songwriter, clothes designer, author and actress. Halliwell came to international prominence in the late 1990s as Ginger Spice, a member of girl group the Spice Girls. On 30 May 1998, Halliwell left the Spice Girls due to depression and differences between the group. But in 2007, it was announced that Spice Girls had reunited, and that Halliwell had rejoined the group, together they embarked the Return of the Spice Girls tour, and released a Greatest Hits album. Halliwell has reportedly amassed a $30 million fortune during her last two years in the group.
In 1999, Halliwell launched her solo career and released her debut album Schizophonic, with the lead single "Look at Me", In 2001, Halliwell followed up with her second album, Scream If You Wanna Go Faster. As a solo artist, Halliwell has sold 12 million records worldwide, and been nominated for four Brit Awards (in 2000 and 2002). In July 2011, Halliwell announced she has been working on a fourth studio album, and would be making a return to music in 2013. In April 2013, it was announced by the Nine Network that she would become the fourth judge on Australia's Got Talent, replacing Mel B. She will appear on the show later in 2013.