Jesy Nelson (born June 14, 1991) is an English Singer, Songwriter, Instagram Star, and Social Media Personality from Romford, East London. She is best known as a member of a girl band “Little Mix“. Her real full birth name is Jessica Louise Nelson.
The other members of the group are Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock. Little Mix formed back in 2011 during the eighth series of a reality TV show “The X Factor”.
Furthermore, Nelson gained success with the release of their debut studio album called “DNA”. The project came out on November 19, 2012. DNA bagged top positions on the various charts lists of the UK and the USA.
Online Bullying Controversy & Story
Recently, in September 2019, Jesy revealed how she became a victim of social media bullying and trolling. She said that people usually care about her appearance & weight and do not bother much about her voice.
In fact, a random Facebook user said that she deserved to die as she is the ugliest thing in the world. This statement came just after Jesy won the reality show. This incident triggered her emotions very much and affected her self-esteem.
Moreover, the artist suffered from depression and an eating disorder. She also attempted to take her own life after online abuse. Nelson about her struggles in the BBC One documentary called “Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out”.
Albums List, Discography, Awards & Net worth
After winning the Season of The X Factor, Little Mix went on to become the greatest British girl group since the Spice Girls. They signed their first contract with Simon Cowell’s record label “Syco Music“.
Jessica and her group released their single which was a cover of Damien Rice’s “Cannonball”. Their album “DNA” made them the first girl group to reach the US top 5 with their debut album since the Pussycat Dolls.
Later, in 2013, the band’s second project “Salute” came out and it topped the top 10 in both the UK and US. In addition, Little Mix’s third studio album “Get Weird” also did a decent job commercially.
Her fourth project “Glory Days” became their first number one album in the UK in 2016. Some of Nelson’s popular works are LM5, Wings, Black Magic, Shout Out to My Ex, etc. In 2019, the calculated Jesy Nelson’s Net worth is $2.5 million US Dollars.
Little Mix awarded the Best British Single for “Shout Out to My Ex” at the 2017 Brit Awards. They also won Best British Video for “Woman Like Me” at the 2019 Brit Awards.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend, Spouse & Love
The 28-years-old singer first started dating her ex-boyfriend “Jordan Banjo” (English dancer) in January 2012. The former pair know each other since the singer was 10. Later, in March 2013, Jordan decided to end the relationship because of Nelson’s huge fame.
They also reconciled their differences and reunited later. Finally, Jesy and Banjo separated on June 26, 2014. The celebrity also had romantic links with her ex-partner George Shelley (British singer, actor, and presenter).
However, the couple never confirmed their affair publicly. In September 2014, Jake Roche (Rixton lead singer) and Jessica started dating each other. On July 19, 2015, the lovebirds announced their engagement.
But in November 2016, the pair split and she ended the love life with her fiance. Currently, the singer is in a relationship with her beau “Chris Hughes” (television personality and Love Island Star).
|Real Full Birth Name||Jessica Louise Nelson.|
|Nick name||Jesy, Wilma, and Jesminda.|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||Being a member of the girl group "Little Mix".|
|Age (As of 2019)||28 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 14, 1991.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Romford, East London, England, United Kingdom.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|Current Residence||London, England, United Kingdom.|
|Debut||Studio Album: DNA (November 19, 2012).
TV Show: The X Factor (2011).
Single Track: a cover of Damien Rice's "Cannonball".
3. Get Weird.
4. Glory Days.
|Awards||1. won three BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
2. Bravo Otto.
3. two Brit Awards.
4. British LGBT Awards.
5. Beano Awards.
6. two Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards.
7. three Glamour Awards.
8. five Global Awards.
9. iHeartRadio Music Awards.
10. two Japan Gold Disc Awards.
11. three MPS Online Awards.
12. three MTV Awards.
13. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
14. Meus Prêmios Nick.
15. three Popjustice's Twenty Quid Music Prize.
16. Radio Disney Music Awards.
17. Silver Clef Award.
18. two Teen Choice Awards.
19. 4Music Video Honours.
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jesynelson/
|Parents||Father: John Nelson.
Mother: Janice White.
|Siblings||Brother: Joseph and Jonathan Nelson.
Sister: Jade Nelson.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 2.5".
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.6 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||38-28-37.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||4.5.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Unmarried (engaged once).|
|Dating History?||1. Love Affair with her boyfriend Jake Roche.
2. also dated Harry James.
3. Jordan Banjo (2012-2014).
4. George Shelley (2013).
5. Chris Clark (2017).
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors degree.|
|School||Jo Richardson Community School.|
|Alma Mater.||1. Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College.
2. Sylvia Young and Yvonne Rhodes Theatre Schools.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Band: Spice Girls and TLC.
Singer: Missy Elliott.
|Wants to Visit||Greece.|
|Favorite Color||Black and White.|
|Love to do||Music, Travel, and Shop.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2.5 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Monthly Salary, Income & Earnings||$180K - $200K USD.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jesy Nelson
- Little Mix Star celebrates her birthday on the 14th of June. She was born in 1991 in Romford, East London, England, United Kingdom. Therefore, Jesy Nelson’s age is 28 years old, as of 2019.
- Her parents are John Nelson (father) and Janice White (mother).
- She also has three siblings i.e. a sister Jade Nelson and two brothers Joseph & Jonathan Nelson.
- The singer also attended Jo Richardson Community School and graduated from there.
- She also studied at Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College and Sylvia Young and Yvonne Rhodes Theatre Schools.
- At the age of 19, Jessica worked at the bar at a pub in Dagenham, Essex and used to watch “The X Factor” on TV.
- Figure Stats: The X factor Star, Jesy Nelson stands tall at a height of 5 Feet 2.5 Inches (1.60 m).
- She also maintains her sexy and curvy figure with an estimated body weight of 60 kilograms (132 pounds).
- As an Instagram star, the singing star has an amazing fan-following on the platform with 5.5+ million followers.
- Jesy also had an affair with her ex-beau “Chris Clark” for two months.
- In fact, the celebrity also dated “Harry James Byart” from July 2017 to November 2018.
- Their fourth album “Glory Days” also achieved the longest-dominating girl group number one album since the Spice Girls’ debut album.
- It even earned highest first-week UK album sales for a girl band since 1997.