Alecia Beth Moore, known professionally as Pink (frequently stylized as P!nk), is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Alecia Beth Moore was born on September 8, 1981, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to nurse Judy and insurance salesman Jim Moore, a Vietnam War veteran. She is mainly an R&B and pop singer whose collaborative rendition of “Lady Marmalade” rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned her a Grammy Award.
She dreamed of being an Olympic athlete but developed asthma, which made singing difficult. She released her first single, “There You Go,” in 2000, after leaving the group Choice.
In 2010, she appeared on Forbes‘ “The Celebrity 100” list at #27, with earnings of $44 million. In 2011, she appeared on Forbes‘ The Top-Earning Women in Music list at #6 with earnings of $22 million, with an average of $1 million per show on the road. In 2009, Billboard put her at the 6th place on their “Money Makers” list, listing her earnings as $36,347,658. In 2013, she appeared on Forbes‘ list of “Highest Paid Musicians”, with the earnings of $32 million.