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Cheryl Cole - (born Cheryl Tweedy, 30.6.1983) Cheryl is a British pop star. She rose to fame as a member of Girls Aloud and was married to the England footballer Ashley Cole from July 2006 to September 2010.

Net Worth: Is worth $30 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth in 2015.

Childhood: Cheryl was born and raised in the Heaton area of Newcastle upon Tyne. She has one brother, two half-brothers and a half-sister. Cheryl took up dancing as a child and also won a number of modelling contests. Among other contests, she won the Boots Group's Bonniest Baby contest, the Mothercare Happy Faces Portrait contest and The Evening Chronicle's 'Little Miss and Mister' and the 'Most Attractive Girl' at the Metro Centre. She also appeared in two British Gas adverts as well as an Eldon Square Christmas advert (which her younger brother Garry also appeared in). When she was nine years old, Cheryl attended the Royal Ballet summer school.

Pop Music Career: In 2002, Cheryl auditioned for the 2002 series of Popstars The Rivals. She sang 'Have You Ever?' by S Club 7 and became the first contestant to be chosen for the group Girls Aloud. Despite not winning the series, Girls Aloud went on to become one of Britain's most successful pop groups of the early 21st century. The other members of the group are Kimberley Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, and Nicola Roberts.

Whilst filming Passions of Girls Aloud, Cheryl took street-dancing lessons. She was soon chosen to appear in a music video for 'Heartbreaker', the solo single for Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. She was also asked to sing backing vocals on the track. The track reached number four on the UK singles chart.

Following the success of Girls Aloud, Cheryl announced in April 2009 that she intends to launch a solo career and that she would release a solo album before Girls Aloud's next album, scheduled for 2010. This album was called 3 Words and featured her first solo single 'Fight For This Love'. This led to her being given a one-off television program called Cheryl Cole's Night which included her singing numerous tracks and some of her favorite artists performing.

Cheryl's second album was released in October 2010 and it was titled Messy Little Raindrops. On its release this album made it to number one in the UK and number two in Ireland. It featured vocals from Dizzee Rascal, Travie McCoy and Will.i.am. In 2012 Cheryl released her third studio album A Million Lights selling 34,934 copies in its first week. The single Call my name which features on the album became Cheryl's third number one single in the UK. After the release of this album she announced her first solo concert tour which started in October 2012.

In 2012 Cheryl also reunited with Girls Aloud for their 10th anniversary reunion and released a few different tracks with them, they produced a documentary and went on the Ten:The hits tour to celebrate. In 2014, Cheryl released the name of her fourth studio album as Only Human where she describes songs on the album as 'very fun pop'. After the release of this album Cheryl cemented herself a new record of being the first female in Britain to have five solo number ones.

TV Personality: In 2008, Cheryl Cole was chosen to replace Sharon Osbourne as a judge of X Factor. Cole won the first series. She was given the Girls category and Alexandra Burke won the series, in that category. Cole was also selected to return in the sixth series of the show. She joined Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh on the judging panel. She also had involvement on the US version of the X Factor. In 2014 she returned to the UK X Factor as a judge alongside Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Mel B and was the mentor for the girl's category again. Cheryl then returned the following year for the twelfth series (2015) where she was joined by Cowell, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw where she mentored the groups and guided Reggie 'n' Bollie into second place.

Personal Life: In January 2003, not long after Girls Aloud had shot to national recognition, Cheryl was arrested following an incident with a toilet attendant at Guildford's 'The Drink' nightclub (now known as 'Harpers'). She was charged with racially aggravated assault but, at trial, was only found guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. She was sentenced to 120 hours of community service and was also required to pay the victim, Sophie Amogbokpa £500.

Cheryl married the footballer Ashley Cole in London on July 2006. Media reports of Ashley Cole's infidelity have hampered their marriage and for some time, Cheryl refused to wear her wedding ring.

Lily Allen released a song entitled 'Cheryl Tweedy' as the B-side to her 'Smile' single.

In FHM's 2009 'Sexiest Women' poll, Cheryl was ranked at number one. She also appeared on the cover of Vogue in Britain. The circulation of that February 2009 issue was 240,000 - the best ever sales figure for the magazine in February.

In 2010 Cheryl was emitted to hospital as she had contracted malaria after visiting Tanzania.

In 2014 after dating Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini for three months the couple got married and the singer changed her name to Cheryl Fernandez-Versini however she proceeded to use the mononym Cheryl for her music releases.

In 2015 Cheryl ended her relationship with Jean-Bernard and is said to have dated One Direction singer Liam Payne as of 2016.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Liam Payne Feels Like He Won 'The X Factor' -Because He Got Cheryl


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Liam Payne just can’t stop gushing about his relationship with Cheryl, who he welcomed son Bear with in March.

The couple have quite the unusual love story, having first met when Liam auditioned for the ‘X-Factor’ when he was just 14.

But now nine years later, the former One Direction singer says he feels like the talent show's biggest winner -because he eventually landed Cheryl.

Continue reading: Liam Payne Feels Like He Won 'The X Factor' -Because He Got Cheryl

Kimberley Walsh Says She And New Mum Cheryl Hang Out All The Time


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Girls Aloud stars Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh have come a long way from Pop Princesses to Yummy Mummies but the former bandmates and firm best friends have done it and appear to now be enjoying their new role in life. Mum-of-two Kimberley has revealed she and new mum, Cheryl, see each other "all the time" and her boys and new born baby Bear have regular playdates.

Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl ColeFormer bandmates Kimberley Walsh, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole have stayed friends since their days in Girls Aloud

Speaking about her relationship as a pair of new mums, Kimberley, who is mum to toddler Bobby and baby Cole, said: "It's nice to have babies at the same time.

Continue reading: Kimberley Walsh Says She And New Mum Cheryl Hang Out All The Time

Nadine Coyle Speaks Out About Girls Aloud Rifts


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As singer Nadine Coyle looks set for a return to the stage having landed a solo deal with Virgin EMI, the former Girls Aloud star has chosen to come clean about rumoured rifts between the five ladies in the days they were all part of the band.

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The band formed on reality show Pop Stars: The Rivals and went on to have a series of hits and number ones for the next ten years.

Continue reading: Nadine Coyle Speaks Out About Girls Aloud Rifts

Liam Payne Admits 'Superwoman' Cheryl Tells Him Off For Oversharing


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Liam Payne just can’t help gushing about girlfriend Cheryl and their baby son Bear.

But the former One Direction star admits his girlfriend sometimes gives him a telling off for oversharing about their family life in interviews.

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Continue reading: Liam Payne Admits 'Superwoman' Cheryl Tells Him Off For Oversharing

Cheryl Has Taken Up "Private Boxing Lessons" In A Bid To Lose Her Baby Weight


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The showbiz world was on tenderhooks when pop judging royalty Cheryl revealed she was pregnant with boyband champion Liam Payne last year. The singer gave birth to baby Bear Payne in March but, while her beau has been on the single promotion trail, the former Girls Aloud songstress has been nowhere to be seen.

CherylCheryl hasn't been seen since she gave birth three months ago

Now it has been reported the star is taking "private boxing lessons" in a bid to shift the baby weight which has made her feel like "she’s massive".

Continue reading: Cheryl Has Taken Up "Private Boxing Lessons" In A Bid To Lose Her Baby Weight

Liam Payne Thinks Cheryl Is The "Mum Of The Year"


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When One Directioner Liam Payne and former Girls Aloud member and X Factor judge Cheryl got together it was a match made in pop heaven. Now the pair has had a baby and it seems their happiness keeps on expanding - with Liam declaring his girlfriend "mum of the year".

Liam PayneLiam Payne has nothing but praise for new mum Cheryl

The Strip That Down hitmaker revealed Cheryl has taken to motherhood as a natural.

Continue reading: Liam Payne Thinks Cheryl Is The "Mum Of The Year"

Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne attend the Fayre Of St James' charity Christmas concert presented by Quintessentially Foundation - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 29th November 2016

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Cheryl Cole, Liam Payne and Cheryl Fernandez-versini

Cheryl Cole appears as a guest one The One Show, at the BBC studios. Cheryl makes sure to keep herself covered up, as rumours of her being pregnant continue - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 2nd November 2016

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Cheryl Cole at the launch of a new addition to her fragrance range available exclusively at Boots - Thursday 27th October 2016

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Cheryl's Divorce From Jean-Bernard Finalised In Court Hearing


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Former ‘X Factor’ judge Cheryl has finally been granted a divorce from her estranged husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, more than a year after they effectively split up, leaving the singer free to move on in her new relationship with Liam Payne.

The 33 year old former Girls Aloud star, and solo hitmaker in her own right, was granted a decree nisi at the Central Family Court in London on Thursday morning (October 20th), in a court session that lasted a matter of seconds. Neither party was in attendance.

Cheryl Liam PayneSince separating from Jean-Bernard, Cheryl has been dating 1D's Liam Payne

Continue reading: Cheryl's Divorce From Jean-Bernard Finalised In Court Hearing

Cheryl To Be 'Granted Divorce From Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini On Thursday'


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Cheryl’s divorce drama will reportedly end later this week when she is granted a decree nisi at the High Court in London on Thursday.

According to The Sun, Cheryl and Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini agreed divorce terms two months ago, with the restauranteur ‘not receiving a penny’ from the singer.

Cheryl Fernandez-VersiniCheryl will finally be divorced later this week

Continue reading: Cheryl To Be 'Granted Divorce From Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini On Thursday'

Cheryl's Ex Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini "Hires Top Divorce Lawyer"


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Cheryl’ s estranged husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini has reportedly hired one one of the UK’s top divorce lawyers in a bid to reach a better financial settlement. Jean-Bernard is said to have dumped his former legal team after failing to reach an agreement with his estranged wife.

Cheryl Fernandez-VersiniCheryl’s ex Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is thought to have hired a top legal team.

The Mirror reports that Cheryl may have to pay out as much as £5million, despite their marriage lasting little over a year. A source told the newspaper: “She just wants this settled and to move on with life.

Continue reading: Cheryl's Ex Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini "Hires Top Divorce Lawyer"

Cheryl And Liam Payne Reportedly Trying For Baby


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Cheryl and Liam Payne have reportedly told friends they want to start a family, just eight months after they started dating. Cheryl, who is still in the process of divorcing estranged husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, is said to be ready to commit fully to Liam, once her divorce is official.

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Liam PayneAre Liam and Cheryl trying for a baby?

A source told The Sun: "It’s very serious now between Cheryl and Liam and they have been talking among close friends about starting a family.” Liam is even said to have put his post-Oe Direction solo career on hold to concentrate on his relationship with Cheryl.

Continue reading: Cheryl And Liam Payne Reportedly Trying For Baby

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini - Music Industry Trusts Award in aid of Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust held at the Grosvenor House. at Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Monday 2nd November 2015

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini - Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini out and about in Mayfair to celebrate Nicola's birthday - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th October 2015

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