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Kimberley Walsh is an English singer-songwriter, model, television presenter, actress and dancer. She rose to fame in late 2002 when she auditioned for the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals on ITV. The programmed announced that Walsh had won a place as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud.

Birth Name

Kimberley Jane Walsh

Nickname

Kimmi

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Model, Television Personality, Actress, Dancer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kimberley Walsh was born on the 20th of November 1981, in Bradford, England, UK.

Age

She’s currently 42 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

White

Education

Kimberley attended many schools for her school education like Sandy Lane Primary School, Stoney Lee Middle School and Beckfoot Grammar School in Bingley, West Yorkshire. She also enrolled at the Stage 84, a Bradford-based theatre school, to polish her acting skills.

Family Details

  • Father – John Walsh
  • Mother – Diane Walsh
  • Siblings – Amy Walsh (Younger Sister) (Actress), Adam Walsh (Younger Brother), Sally Walsh (Older Sister) (Actress)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kimberley Walsh has dated –

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  • Justin Scott – Walsh married long-term partner Justin Scott, an actor and a former member of the British boyband Triple 8, on 30 January 2016. Together, the couple have two sons.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 57 kg
  • In Pounds – 126 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Winning the reality television show Popstars The Rivals (2002). Her work in the 5-member English-Irish pop girl group, Girls Aloud from 2002 to 2013.

Singing Debut

As a member of the now defunct girl group, Girls Aloud, they released her studio album, Sound of the Underground, on May 26, 2003. The album was an instant hit, charting at #2 in UK, #6 in Ireland, and #53 in Netherlands. It was certified as “Platinum” in the UK and sold over 368,000 copies worldwide. After embarking on a solo career, Kimberley released her debut album ‘Centre Stage’ on February 4, 2013. The album peaked at #18 in UK, #99 in Ireland, and #23 in Scottish music charts.

Film Debut

In 2011, Kimberley was cast as Prissy Polly in the in the live-action 3D family comedy film, Horrid Henry: The Movie as the titular character’s overactive cousin.

Television Debut

As a child, Walsh appeared in ITV’s children’s series The Book Tower in 1986. Her credited appearance on television was with the reality television show Popstars The Rivals in 2002. She won the show and eventually earned a place in the girl group Girls Aloud. In 2005, she landed a lead role in fly on the wall style documentary film ‘Girls Aloud: Home Truths’ and reprised her role in the spin-off series, ‘Girls Aloud: Off the Record’ in 2006.

Theatre Debut

In 2012, Walsh made her West End theatre debut, playing Princess Fiona in the London production of Shrek the Musical.

Brand Endorsements

Kimberley has appeared in a number of TV commercials for Schwarzkopf, Puma AG BodyTrain fitness toner wear, Right Guard’s Xtreme Dry Range, SlimFast, Sunsilk among others.

Kimberley Walsh Net worth

Kimberley Walsh has a estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kimberley Walsh

  • Walsh started her professional career at a very young age by appearing in TV commercials and theater productions.
  • Her career breakthrough came in 2002 after competing in the ITV1 reality talent show “Popstars: The Rivals”. Walsh made it to the top fifteen and eventually became a member of the girl group called “Girls Aloud.”
  • She was the fourth participant to join the group.
  • In 2009, she was named at #37 in the list of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” along with her then bandmates Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Sarah Harding, who were ranked at #57, #58 and #87 respectively.
  • In 2009, she won Yorkshire Woman of the Year award for her contribution towards the community and Breast Cancer Haven charity.
  • In March 2009, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro along with with Girls Aloud co-star Cheryl Cole,  Alesha Dixon, Ben Shephard, Chris Moyles, Denise Van Outen, Fearne Cotton, Ronan Keating, etc to raise money for the charity, Comic Relief.
  • In January 2011, she was revealed as the new face of Puma AG BodyTrain fitness toner wear.
  • In May of that year, she was named as the face of Right Guard’s Xtreme Dry Range.
  • In September 2012, she had appeared in BBC’s dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing and finished as one of the runner-ups.
  • In 2017, Walsh launched a children’s clothing line called Kimba’s Kids which she runs with her brother.
  • In 2018, Kimberley was cast in series two of Ackley Bridge as the character, Claire Butterworth.
  • In September 2019, she signed with outdoor clothing company Regatta.
  • In 2022, Walsh appeared ln S.11 Ep.20 of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, broadcast on BBC Two, competing against actor Ryan Thomas who won the challenge.
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