Jesy Nelson Biography

Jesy Nelson was born on 14th June 1991 in Romford, United Kingdom. She is an English musician and a member of the girl group ‘Little Mix‘.

Jesy Nelson Early Life

Jesy Nelson father Nelson is a businessman, while her mother is a Police Community Service Officer. She was raised along with three siblings. She is the second youngest, and has two elder siblings – her sister Jade and brother Jonathan. She also has a younger brother, Joseph.

Her parents separated when she was only five. After since her parents’ split, she lived with her mother. During her childhood, she had to move twelve times in search of a home, as it was difficult for her mother to raise four kids.

Jesy Nelson  Education Background

She attended ‘Jo Richardson Community School’. She went on to graduate from ‘Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College’. She enrolled at ‘Sylvia Young and Yvonne Rhodes Theatre Schools’- Performing Arts Institute.

Jesy Nelson Little Mix

In 2011 she auditioned as a soloist for the eight season of the UK adaptation of ‘The X Factor’. She failed to make it past bootcamp and, similar to previous seasons, was placed into a group with other rejected contestants. Perrie and Jesy were put into a two-member group named Faux Pas, but they failed to make it to the judges houses. Judge Kelly Rowland decided to put Faux Pas together with two other girls to make a four piece band called Rhythmix instead, and put them though to the judges houses, then the live shows.

On 8th October 2011 during the first live show, Rhythmix performed Super Bass. On 26th October 2011 they changed their name to ‘Little Mix’ since there was a children’s music charity with the same name,’Rhythmix’.

On 20 November 2011, Little Mix became the first girl group in the show’s eight-year history to progress past the seventh live show.

During the semi-final stage of the show, Little Mix performed The Supremes’s You Keep Me Hangin’ On as well as Beyoncé’s hit ‘If I Were a Boy’. On 11th December 2011, Little Mix were announced as the winners, the first time a group had won the British version of the show and the second (of three) in the worldwide franchise.

Their debut single “Wings” was a UK #1 hit, and their debut album, titled DNA, was a top 5 album in the USA. Their second studio album Salute saw them achieve more international success when it was released November 2013.

Jesy Nelson Tattoos

  • writing on her side
  • roman numeral on her wrist
  • writing on her bicep
  • writing on her thigh
  • flower, leaf, rose on her forearm
  • rose, skull on her forearm
  • writing on her bicep
  • eye, feather on her forearm

Jesy Nelson and Jake Roche

They began dating in 2014 and announced their engagement in July 2015, after Ed Sheeran serenaded them at a gig. They later broke up in 2016

Jesy Nelson Boyfriend

Jesy Nelson is currently dating Harry James who is a former rapper.


Jesy Nelson
Jesy Nelson