JADE Thirwall is riding high at the moment as her girlband Little Mix take the pop world by storm.
But what else do we know about the singer who first shot to stardom on The X Factor? Here’s what we know about her.
Who Is Jade Thirlwall? What was her early life?
She was born on December 26, 1992, and raised in the Laygate neighbourhood of South Shields, Tyne and Wear.
She is of Yemeni and Egyptian ancestry on her mother’s side.
Jade attended performing arts college South Tyneside, where she studied a range of courses.
Did Jade Thirlwall audition for The X Factor before she joined Little Mix?
Jade auditioned to be on The X Factor twice before she made it with Little Mix.
The singer auditioned in 2008 and 2010.
Both times she got through to Boot Camp, but didn’t make it any further.
When did Jade Thirwall become a member of Little Mix?
All of the Little Mix girls auditioned on their own for The X Factor in 2011, and didn’t know each other before.
The group joined the star-studded line-up performing at Ariana Grande’s benefit concert to raise money for the families affected by the Manchester terror attack.
Little Mix are now set to perform at Radio 1’s Big Weekend which takes place in Stewart Park, Middlesbrough between 24-26 May 2019.
Is Jade Thirlwall in a relationship?
Jade is in a relationship with Struts bassist Jed Elliot.
They have been together since January 2016 and celebrated their one year anniversary with a romantic holiday.
How many albums has Little Mix released?
Since winning The X Factor in 2011 the girls have been busy releasing albums nearly every year.
They have had five albums out so far:
• DNA (2012)
• Salute (2013)
• Get Weird (2015)
• Glory Days (2016)
• LM5 (2018)