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.
The dance captain for new BBC talent show, Greatest Dancer, wants the critics to calm down
After suffering with negative feedback following her recent musical return and dealing with a split from Liam Payne, the father of her baby Bear, Cheryl looks like she's determined to start 2019 in a different way: dismissing the haters.
Cheryl will appear on BBC's new talent show on Saturday (5 Jan)
The singer and former X Factor judge is about to appear on a new panel as a dance captain for the BBC's Greatest Dancer and has urged her 'haters' to focus on enjoying the show and its performers rather than constantly being critical.
Continue reading: Cheryl Dismisses All The Haters Before New Dance Show
The singer performed for the first time in four years but some were critical
Cheryl - now - Tweedy made her musical comeback with a performance on the X Factor last weekend (17 Nov) for her new single, Love Made Me Do It, but she didn't wow as many crowds as she hoped. Reaction to her live show was met with criticism with many fans slamming her 'terrible vocals' and others complaining to TV watchdog, Ofcom, about her raunchy set pre-watershed.
Cheryl is reportedly upset about the reaction to her musical comeback
Now, The Sun has reported Cheryl, 35, is re-watching her set repeatedly to try to work out why so many people didn't like it.
Continue reading: Cheryl Wants To Know Where Her Musical Comeback Went Wrong
They finally reveal that their romance has come to an end.
It's been rumoured to be on the way for ages, but Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne have finally announced that they are going their separate ways after a two year relationship. They plan to work their way through this difficult time together as they continue to co-parent their young son.
Cheryl and Liam Payne at the Brit Awards
According to reports, the 35-year-old 'X Factor' judge split from the 24-year-old One Direction star around two weeks ago, but it was only yesterday (July 1st 2018) that the pair announced their break-up to the public over social media.
Continue reading: Liam Payne And Cheryl Have Ended Their Relationship
The former One Directioner sat down for a wide-ranging interview with the Evening Standard magazine this week.
On his son’s first birthday, pop megastar Liam Payne has spoken about how baby Bear was “a massive explosion” in the middle of his relationship with Cheryl.
The 24 year old former One Direction star has had a rather crazy last 12 months, launching a highly successful solo career beginning with global hit ‘Strip That Down’ as well as welcoming his son Bear back in March 2017 after a whirlwind romance with girlfriend Cheryl, formerly of Girls Aloud.
However, recent months have seen tabloid and social media rumours abound that his relationship with Cheryl is under serious strain, and that they might be about to break up. Payne sat down with the Evening Standard Magazine on Thursday (March 22nd) to set the record straight, admitting that while there are unique pressures to their relationship, they are making it work.
He finally reveals the truth behind their struggles.
Liam Payne has finally broken his silence on the state of his relationship with Cheryl Tweedy, confessing that they do have their difficulties, but it doesn't mean they're about to split up. On the other hand, there are no wedding bells on the horizon either.
Liam Payne at the Queen Commonwealth Service
The couple appeared to rubbish rumours of problems in their relationship by appearing together on the red carpet at the 2018 Brit Awards, however 24-year-old Liam didn't deny that there was sometimes tension between them.
Continue reading: Liam Payne Confesses Problems In Relationship With Cheryl
The multi-millionaire spent a lot of girlfriend Cheryl's pregnancy at the property in 2016
In demand popstar Liam Payne has put his lavish five bedroom, eight bathroom LA pad that he shared with girlfriend Cheryl while she was pregnant up for sale. The huge property is on the market for £9.8 million ($13.9million) and located in the luxurious Calabasas region but the timing of the sale has set fans’ tongues wagging again about the state of the pair’s relationship.
Liam Payne has put his LA pad up for sale
The former One Direction star - who first met Cheryl, ten years his senior, during his first X Factor audition at the age of just 14 - bought the 9,659 square-foot property in 2015 for £8 million.
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She finally comments on the rumours that have been circling in the press.
As headlines continue to focus on the alleged rocky relationship of Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne, the former has been busy with her charity work. She actually touched on the rumours recently in an television interview, though it's impossible to tell what's really going on.
Cheryl Tweedy at the Cheryl Trust Centre in Newcastle
The 34-year-old managed to skirt round any questions regarding her private life as she gave an interview on the BBC Breakfast show via video link where she was opening her new Cheryl's Trust Centre in Newcastle as part of The Prince's Trust foundation.
Continue reading: 'It Doesn't Bother Me': Cheryl Tweedy Breaks Silence On Split Rumours
The media suspect that their relationship is currently extremely strained.
Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of tabloid stories regarding the solidarity of Liam Payne and Cheryl Tweedy's relationship, suggesting that they are on the verge of a break-up because they've been spending too much time apart. So much for being secretly engaged!
Liam Payne at the Kiss FM studios
It is alleged that 24-year-old Liam has been spending increasing lengths of time away from his 34-year-old partner and their 11-month-old son Bear recently, as he opts for showbiz events over cosy nights in and completes work on his debut solo album - not to mention promoting his work on the 'Fifty Shades' soundtrack with Rita Ora.
Continue reading: Are Liam Payne And Cheryl Tweedy On The Verge Of A Break-Up?
Presenter Dermot O'Leary revealed the former judge will be gracing ITV viewers' screens again
The yo-yo state of ITV singing show X Factor’s judges, presenters and mentors continues with Cheryl confirmed to be returning to the programme this year - although it hasn’t been revealed in what capacity.
Cheryl is heading back to The X Factor
Presenter Dermot O’Leary - who himself quit and then returned - revealed Cheryl, who last sat on the judging panel in 2015, would return to the show in 2018.
Continue reading: Cheryl Confirmed As Part Of This Year's X Factor Line Up
The pop star welcomed baby Bear with boyfriend, Liam Payne, in March this year
From Girls Aloud starlet, to X Factor expert and now to mum, Cheryl Tweedy has indicated her next life move: to have a second child. The singer welcomed baby Bear in March this year with boyfriend and former X Factor contestant, Liam Payne and is reported to be keen on looking to expand her brood already: with a little girl.
Cheryl became a mum earlier this year
According to Closer magazine, the 34-year-old has told pals she wants "four babies by the time she’s 40" and wants a second sibling before the age gap widens and Bear gets any older.
Continue reading: Cheryl Is Keen For A Second Baby Next Year
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
Cheryl Cole at the launch of a new addition to her fragrance range available exclusively at Boots - Thursday 27th October 2016
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
Cheryl Fernandez Versini - Nicola Roberts' birthday party at Hotel Chantelle - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th October 2015
Date of birth
30th June, 1983