Adrienne Eliza Bailon (born October 24, 1983) is an American recording artist, singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. Bailon first rose to prominence as a founding member and the lead singer of the all female group 3LW, along with Kiely Williams and Naturi Naughton. The trio released two studio albums together before going through line-up changes and finally disbanding in 2007. While still in 3LW, Bailon along with Williams had already begun work on the Disney channel franchise involving the film The Cheetah Girls. The films franchise became so popular that The Cheetah Girls became an actual girl group, which Bailon became the lead singer of. Their official debut album, TCG was released in 2007, the same year 3LW broke up. The Cheetah Girls officially disbanded in 2008 to pursue solo projects. Aside from her work in 3LW and The Cheetah Girls, Bailon has went on to have her own acting career.She's appeared in films such as Coach Carter, the made-for-television films Taylor Made[disambiguation needed] and Buffalo Dreams, both released in 2005 as well. Bailon had a lead role in the made-for-television film All You've Got which debuted on MTV in 2006. Bailon also portrayed the lead role of Erma in the 2006 comedy film Cuttin' da Mustard. Aside from her work in film, she has also guest starred in numerous television series. She has appeared in the Disney series That's So Raven and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, along with the other members of The Cheetah Girls. Bailon has also done solo music work, contributing to the Confessions of a Shopaholic soundtrack, and numerous guest appearances.