RYLAN Clark-Neal first rose to fame on the X Factor, and since then he's become one of the hardest working individuals on TV.The 29-year-old is best known for his gossip and news section on This Morning and his presenting duties on Celebrity Big Brother's Bit On The Side - but how else does he fill his time?Rylan Clark-Neal was born Ross Richard Clark on October 25, 1988, in Stepney, East London.He grew up in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, and was raised by mother Linda Clark and his older brother Jamie.Rylan spent his early career working for Optical Express in Lakeside Shopping Centre.He became a part-time model from the age of 16 and it was during his early modelling career that he adopted the stage name "Rylan".In 2007, he applied for Big Brother 8, but revealed "the day I was going in, it got taken away from me because it got leaked to the press. It was devastating."He was in several Take That and Westlife tribute bands in Ibiza and was also part of a Spanish boy band called … [Read more...] about Who is Rylan Clark-Neal, what is the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 presenter’s net worth, who’s his husband and when was he on X Factor?
ALEXANDRA Burke knows what it's like to win a reality TV series and now she also knows how it feels to come as a runner-up.The 2008 X Factor winner was the favourite to win Strictly Come Dancing 2017 but wasn't able to take the Glitterball trophy home. What else do we know about her?Alexandra Burke is a 28-year-old singer and actress, who shot to fame after winning The X Factor in 2008.The pop star was born in Islington, London, and her mother was Melissa Bell, one member of the 90s R'n'B band Soul II Soul.Sadly, Alexandra announced her mum had died aged 53, just hours after she made her Strictly debut at the official launch.One of four children, Alexandra began dance classes from a young age and sang from five, before entering TV talent show Star For A Night at the age of 12 coming runner-up to a young Joss Stone.After her GCSEs Alexandra left school to pursue a music industry career and started gigging and touring with the charity band Young Voices.She auditioned for the … [Read more...] about Who is Alexandra Burke? Strictly Come Dancing 2017 finalist and X Factor winner who has announced her engagement
ALEXANDRA Burke is riding high at the moment thanks to her stint on Strictly Come Dancing where she nearly took home the glitterball.But while she missed out on Strictly glory she has now announced her engagement to her long-term love Josh Ginnelly...Josh is the boyfriend of singer Alexandra Burke.The couple started dating back in April 2016.They have inseparable ever since and are often posting loved up pictures on Instagram.Early in 2018, Alexandra confirmed she and Josh were engaged to be married.The Strictly Come Dancing star revealed the happy news on Instagram with a photo of her kissing her fiance while showing off her sparkling engagement ring.Josh did not mind Alex getting up close and personal with Gorka Marquez on Strictly Come Dancing because he's used to seeing her kiss other men.The singer admitted Josh did not bat an eyelid during their raunchy routines on the hit show because he's used to seeing her kiss two men a night in her theatre show Sister Act.Speaking to the … [Read more...] about Who is Josh Ginnelly? Strictly 2017 finalist Alexandra Burke’s other half who is engaged to the X Factor winner
FORMER X Factor heartthrob Jake Quickenden is ditching his old dreams of being a singer for modelling and reality TV.The ex I'm A Celeb star is now competing on the reboot of Dancing On Ice after having an expensive hair transplant. Here's what we know about him...Jacob Quickenden is a 28-year-old former X Factor and I'm A Celeb star, now confirmed for 2018's Dancing On Ice.He was born on 4 September 1988 in Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire to parents Paul and Lisa, and he has an older brother named Adam.When he was young he worked as a lifeguard and was a semi-pro footballer.Jake's younger brother, Oliver, tragically died in 2012 aged 19 after suffering with a form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma.His father, Paul, died of the same disease in 2008 and in 2016 Jake opened up about his depression following his family tragedies, saying on Loose Women: “'I went into a downward spiral."I’m not talking about it because I want pity but I decided to talk about it to let people … [Read more...] about Who is Jake Quickenden? Dancing On Ice 2018 and X Factor star who had a hair transplant before wedding to Danielle Fogarty
Fans of X Factor will be able to see finalists from the last television series singing live on tour this year. Rak-Su, who won the competition, are the first ever X Factor act to have had three No.1 singles on iTunes whilst being on the show. Riding high in the charts after their win, Rak-Su dominated the iTunes charts with five simultaneous Top 10 tracks, charting at No. 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6, including original songs I’m Feeling You, Mona Lisa and Mamacita, as well as their phenomenal winner’s duet Dimelo (feat. Wyclef Jean & Naughty Boy) in aid of Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase. They will be joined on the tour by fellow finalists Grace Davies, Kevin Davy White, Lloyd Macey, The Cutkelvins and Matt Linnen. Sean and Conor Price have also been added to the line-up following an online poll which attracted 300,000 votes. The pair attracted 65 percent of the votes. The X Factor Live Tour is heading for Sheffield’s Fly DSA Arena on March 2 and … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Hear X Factor winners Rak-Su on live tour