Adrienne Bailon is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, actress, dancer and television personality. Bailon was born to a Puerto Rican mother, Nilda Alicea and an Ecuadorian father, Freddie Bailon. Bailon's parents are divorced, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Joe Felix. She attended High School for Health Professions and Human Services but did not pursue a career in the medical field because of her musical interests.
Adrienne Bailon started her career with 3LW, then became a member of The Cheetah Girls, the Disney pop group known for their TV movie and hit single, as well as tracks like "Girl Power." She was joined in The Cheetah Girls by Sabrina Bryan and Kiely Williams. In 2013, she became a co-host on the TV series The Real. Adrienne was previously married to Lenny Santiago.