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Pink Biography

Birth Name:
Alecia Beth Moore
Birth Place:
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession
Singer, songwriter, actor

Fast Facts

  • Nicknamed Pink as a kid because she would blush bright pink when embarrassed
  • As a youth, was the lead singer of two punk bands and sang gospel in all-black churches
  • Became a backup singer for the hip-hop group Schools of Thought at 14
  • Dropped out of high school at 15 and later earned her GED
  • Joined the R&B group Basic Instinct in 1996 and was later recruited for R&B trio Choice
  • After Choice disbanded, was signed as a solo artist by producer L
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  • Reid to Babyface's LaFace label
  • Debut solo album, Can't Take Me Home (2000), went double platinum, and her 2001 sophomore effort, M!ssundaztood, went platinum five times over
  • Made her film debut in the 2002 remake of Rollerball and played a major role in the 2007 horror movie Catacombs
  • Reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time as a solo artist with the 2008 single "So What
  • " Is a vegetarian and strong supporter of animal rights and PETA

Relationships

  • Jason Moore -- Brother
  • Willow Sage Hart -- Daughter
  • Jim Moore -- Father
  • Judy Moore -- Mother
  • Jameson Moon Hart -- Son