The English singer Jesy Nelson came into limelight when she appeared on the eighth season of “The X Factor”, and eventually formed an all-girl band called “Little Mix” along with Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall. After winning the competition, the band came out with many chart-topping albums one after another. The band has released several albums over the years and as a member of the band, Jesy has contributed immensely to the band. Being a victim of bullying since her school days for tad overweight, she even faced body shaming during the show, however, she knocked off them with her powerful voice and chartbusting numbers.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Jesy Nelson Biography
Jessica Louise Nelson
Jesy, Wilma, Jesminda
Birthday / Date of Birth
Jesy Nelson was born on 14 June 1991, in Romford, London, England.
She’s currently 26 years old.
Due to bullying, she had to switch to different schools and graduated from Jo Richardson Community School in Dagenham. She also attended Arts College and Abbs Cross Academy. She, then, enrolled at the Sylvia Young and Yvonne Rhodes theatre school, from where she studied theatre.
- Father – John Nelson
- Mother – Janice White
- Siblings – Jade Nelson (Older sister), Joseph Nelson (Brother), Jonathan Nelson (Brother)
She dated Rixton lead singer, Jake Roche with whom she got engaged on July 19, 2015. However, their relationship didn’t long last and ended in November 2016.
Previously, she was in relationship with English singer George Shelley in 2013 and English dancer, Jordan Banjo from 2012 to 2014.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In Kilograms – 64 kg
- In Pounds – 141 lbs
- Measurements – 35-28-36
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 10 (US).
The girl band dropped their first album called “DNA” on November 19, 2012. The album consists of 12 tracks with a total length of 43:56 minutes. The band has so far released four studio albums, eighteen singles and nineteen music videos.
- DNA (2012)
- Salute (2013)
- Get Weird (2015)
- Glory Days (2016)
In 2011, Jesy first appeared as a contestant in the singing competition The X Factor.
Jesy Nelson Favorites
- Favorite Band – Spice Girls
- Favorite Restaurant – Nando’s
- Favorite Singer – Missy Elliott
- Favorite Movie – Taken (2008)
- Favorite Color – All colors
Jesy Nelson Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Social Media Profiles
- Twitter – https://twitter.com/LittleMix__Jesy
- Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jesynelson/
- Snapchat – @JesmindaNelson
Jesy Nelson Facts
She is a fan of Jeremy Kyle, English radio and TV presenter.
She is the senior member of the girl band.
Before particapting on The X Factor, she worked as a bartender at a local bar in Essex.
In 2014, she won an award in the category of ‘Best Three New Artists’ and ‘New Artist of the Year’ at the Japan Gold Disc Awards.
In 2016, she won the Glamour Award for ‘Artist of the Year.
She’s mastered in Australian and Scottish accent.