Little Mix are a British girl group formed in 2011 during the eighth series of the UK version of The X Factor. They were the first group to win the competition, and following their victory, they signed with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco Music and released a cover of Damien Rice’s “Cannonball” as their winner’s single. The members are Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson.

Birth Name

Jessica Louise Nelson

Nickname

Jesy, Wilma, Jesminda

Profession

Singer, Songwriter

Genre

Pop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Columbia Records, RCA UK

As a part of the band, Little Mix, she was signed with Syco Music until 2018.

Nationality

British

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jesy Nelson was born on 14 June 1991, in Romford, London, England.

Age

She’s currently 28 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

Education

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.

Family Details

  • Father – John Nelson
  • Mother – Janice White
  • Siblings – Jade Nelson (Older sister), Joseph Nelson (Brother), Jonathan Nelson (Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jesy has dated –

  • Jordan Banjo (2012-2014) – English dancer, Jordan Banjo started dating Nelson in January 2012. They know each other since Jesy was 10. But, in March 2013, the duo broke up amicably. The decision was taken by Jordan after Jesy’s much wider fame than him, as now her workload has increased and she has started getting too much male attention and it became difficult for Jordan to handle. They reunited later and finally got separated on June 26, 2014.
  • George Shelley (2013) – The British singers George Shelley and Jesy were RUMORed to have had a fling in July 2013.
  • Jake Roche (2014-2016) – In September 2014, Rixton lead singer, Jake Roche started dating lovely Jesy. He is about two years her junior. The couple got engaged on July 19, 2015. But, this relationship also saw an end in November 2016 as confirmed by Sun.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-28-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist –  28 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Brunette

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being one of the members of a 4 piece, British girl group “Little Mix.” The other three members are Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall.

Singing Debut

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.

Albums

  • DNA (2012)
  • Salute (2013)
  • Get Weird (2015)
  • Glory Days (2016)

Television Debut

In 2011, Jesy first appeared as a contestant in the singing competition The X Factor.

Brand Endorsements

Little Mix band is a brand ambassador for Schwarzkopf LIVE Colour XXL.

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 $4 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jesy Nelson

  • She is a fan of Jeremy Kyle, English radio and TV presenter.
  • She is the senior member of the girl band.
  • Before participating 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.
  • Nelson is a member of the girl group “Little Mix”.
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