- Announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls, citing differences with the other band members. [30 May 1998]
- Winner of the 1997 MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, "Wannabe".
- Winner of the 1997 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Group, Spice Girls.
- Pinched Prince Charles' bum.
- Friend of singer George Michael, guested in his house for a few months after leaving the 'Spice Girls'.
- Has two tattoos: One of a panther on the small of her back, and another of a star in between her shoulder blades.
- Her hero is Margaret Thatcher.
- Written an auto-biography titled "If Only..." in which she dedicated to her late father.
- Banned for driving for six weeks and ordered to pay a $580 fine and $50 court costs for driving twice the speed limit in Watford, England. [14 March 2001]
- She's half Spanish (mother) and quarter English and Swedish (father).
- She is the great grand daughter of the 1930s Mayor of Cordoba in Spain.
- On her mother's side: Grandmother was a prison guard and grandfather was a prisoner.
- On her father's side: Grandmother was English and had a brief encounter with a Swedish merchant seaman, who turned out to be married and returned shortly after to his wife in Sweden.
- Has a half brother Paul, a half sister Karen, a brother Max and a sister Natalie, all of whom are older than Geri.
- Her half sister Karen helped make the infamous Union Jack dress Geri wore to the 1997 Brit Awards.
- Her dad was 50 when she was born.
- Mother became a Jehovah's Witness when Geri was very young, which meant Geri didn't get to celebrate birthdays or Christmas.
- Attended Callowland Infant School and Watford Grammar School for Girls.
- Auditioned for a part in Tank Girl (1995), where she met future band mate Victoria Beckham (nee Adams).
- Was a hostess on the Turkish game show "Let's Make A Deal".
- Among her many pre-stardom odd jobs was a stint as a cage go-go dancer in a Majorca disco, where she danced largely for rent money so she could stay in Majorca.
- Measurements: 36C-24-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- In September 1999 Sotheby's auction house in London featured her extravagant stage costumes, music awards, and personal belongings during her previous incarnation as "Ginger Spice". The items were part of a two day celebrity auction with proceeds going to a children's cancer charity. Her famed Union Jack mini-dress she wore at 1997 Brit Awards fetched the most pounds a whopping $69,340 in American dollars, which she hand delivered to the Vegas Hard Rock Hotel.
- Is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.
- Gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell, on May 14th, 2006 at London's Portland Hospital. The father of the baby is her ex-boyfriend Sacha Gervasi. *
- Gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell, on May 14th, 2006 at London's Portland Hospital. The father of the baby is her ex-boyfriend Sacha Gervasi.
- With 12 singles (7 as a member of the Spice Girls, 4 as a solo artist) at #1 in the UK singles chart, Geri is the British female singer with most #1 singles in the UK.
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