Russell Brand is dating a Spice Girl Geri & Russell Wed-29-Aug-12 14:54 Share this By Jay-Jay Feeney RUSSELL BRAND is dating GERI HALLIWELL . . . a.k.a. GINGER SPICE. A source says, "Things are getting very serious between them . . . they're a proper couple now. They had met several times in the past, but really got to know each other during the Olympics. Russell is 37, Geri is 40. You May Also Like Russell Brand is writing children's books Russell Brand Axes Gigs Over Mother's Breast Cancer Fight Geri Halliwell sings a stripped back version of the Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' - and it is amazing Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .