Jade Thirlwall Biography

(Pop Singer)

Birthday: December 26, 1992 (Capricorn)

Born In: South Shields, England

Jade Amelia Thirlwall is a British pop singer who is one of the members of the 4-piece girl group ‘Little Mix’ alongside Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock. This group became the first group ever to win the competition in the eighth season of ‘The X Factor’. Known as the best singer of Little Mix, Thirlwall started performing as a singer at the age of 6. She began with pubs and clubs, and now she is a well-known singer who performs live on stage and in concerts. Even after being eliminated two times at the Bootcamp stage of ‘The X Factor’ as an individual performer, the gutsy young lady did not give up on her musical dreams and has emerged as one of the most talented and confident singers in the British music industry. Besides name and fame, the pop singer has also managed to earn a substantial fan base. As of now, Thirlwall has got millions of fans not only in the UK but in other countries as well. Coming to her social media popularity, the British star is incredibly famous on Instagram and Twitter. She has 10 million followers on Instagram and about 44.1k followers on Twitter. She is also widely popular on TikTok, having no less than 2 million followers and over 23.8 million likes on the platform.

Quick Facts

British Celebrities Born In December

Nick Name: Jade Amelia Thirlwall, Edna

Age: 31 Years, 31 Year Old Females


father: James Thirlwall

mother: Norma Badwi

siblings: Karl (brother)

Born Country: England

Pop Singers British Women

Height: 5'4" (163 cm), 5'4" Females

City: South Shields, England

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education: St. Wilfrid’s Community College, Performing Arts College South Tyneside


Jade Thirlwall started singing at the age of 6. At that time, she used to participate in singing competitions. At the age of sixteen, she started performing in clubs and pubs. In the year 2008, Thirlwall gave the audition for ‘The X Factor’ but was eliminated at the Bootcamp stage for lacking confidence. She again gave the audition for the competition in 2010, and unfortunately, this time too, got rejected. However, she didn’t lose hope and auditioned again in 2011. This time, she failed to impress the judges with her solo performance and was paired with Leigh-Anne Pinnock and one more girl in the group Orion. Although Orion didn’t achieve success, Jade moved on to form ‘Little Mix’ along with Leigh-Anne, Jesy Nelson, and Perrie Edwards and won the title of the eighth season of ‘The X Factor.’ This 4-member girl group released their debut album ‘DNA’ in 2012 which charted at #4 on the US Billboard 200. Since then, the band has released many other albums such as ‘Salute,’ ‘Get Weird,’ ‘LM5,’ ‘Confetti,’ and their latest, ‘Between Us.’ The band ‘Little Mix’ also holds a YouTube channel on which one can find its official songs, trailers, experiences, etc. Also, the group has managed to earn over 17 million followers on their Instagram account!

In 2021, she participated in the fourth season of the British television baking competition, ‘The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off’ where she came out as the winner. That same year, she also launched her 42-color eyeshadow palette in collaboration with Beauty Bay. In 2022, she signed a solo contract with RCA Records. Although she took a break from music, Jade has announced plans to release new songs in 2023.

Jade also owns the cocktail bar, Arbeia along with a nightclub named Industry.

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Personal Life

Jade Thirlwall was born Jade Amelia Thirlwall on December 26, 1992, in South Shields, England. Her parents are Norma Badwi and James Thirlwall. She has a brother whose name is Karl. From the age of three to fifteen, Thirlwall attended Steps Dance and Fitness. At the age of nine, she started attending the Performer’s Stage School and at the age of thirteen, she enrolled at St. Wilfrid’s Community College. During this time, she studied several courses. She also struggled with anorexia nervosa as a youngster.

Love Life

Coming to her love life, the British pop singer dated Sam Craske from 2013 to 2014. After splitting from Craske, Thirlwall began dating Jed Elliott. However, they later parted ways in 2019. She is currently in a relationship with British singer, Jordan Rizzle Stephens.

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