Jade Thirlwall Biography

Jade Thirlwall is a British pop singer. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Jade Thirlwall
Quick Facts

Nick Name: Jade Amelia Thirlwall, Edna

Birthday: December 26, 1992

Nationality: British

Famous: Pop Singers British Women

Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Born in: South Shields, England

Famous as: Pop Singer

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


father: James Thirlwall

mother: Norma Badwi

siblings: Karl (brother)

City: South Shields, England

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

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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 at 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 six. She began with pubs and clubs, and now she is a well-known singer who performs live on stage and 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 3.5 million followers on Instagram and about 36.1k followers on Twitter respectively as of June 2017.

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Jade Thirlwall
  • Jade Thirlwall started singing at the age of six. At that time, she used to participate in singing competitions. At the age of 16, 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 and songs. 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 7.4 million followers on their Instagram account!
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Personal Life
  • Jade Thirlwall was born as 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. 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.

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