26 Facts About Amelia Lily


Amelia Lily Oliver was born on 16 October 1994 and is an English singer and television personality.

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Amelia Lily's follow up single, "Shut Up ", charted at 11 on the UK Singles Chart.

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In 2015, Amelia Lily joined the cast of American Idiot, in the lead role of Whatsername.

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Daughter of Aranka Bradley and Barry Horowitz, Amelia Lily Oliver was born in Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

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Amelia Lily was educated at Chandlers Ridge Primary School and Teesside High School.

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Amelia Lily began her musical career as a secondary school pupil by posting videos of herself singing on YouTube.

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Amelia Lily's cover of Adele's "Someone Like You" garnered over 1 million views.

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Amelia Lily was a figure skater for 6 years during her childhood.

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Amelia Lily was working on the tills at a garden centre in Nunthorpe.

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In 2011, Amelia Lily auditioned for The X Factor in Liverpool in front of the four judges Louis Walsh, Gary Barlow, Tulisa, and Kelly Rowland.

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Amelia Lily sang Erma Franklin's "Piece of My Heart" and won praise from all the judges.

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Amelia Lily made it to the live shows in Rowland's Girls category, along with Misha B, Janet Devlin and Sophie Habibis.

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Amelia Lily performed "Billie Jean" on the Britain vs America theme show.

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Amelia Lily was voted back into the competition after winning 48.

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Amelia Lily was the support act for Girls Aloud's arena tour, Ten: The Hits Tour, participating from 21 February to 20 March 2013.

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Amelia Lily was the main support act for Olly Murs's gig at the INTRO Festival.

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Amelia Lily performed at Allstarz Summer Party at Madejski Stadium in Reading and later Chester Rocks at Chester Racecourse in June 2013, both of which were alongside Jessie J and Lawson.

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In July 2014, Amelia Lily announced the release of a single titled "California" with Warner Music, due for release 7 September 2014.

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Amelia Lily released the music video for "California" on 25 July 2014.

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In November 2014, it was announced that Amelia Lily would be replacing Marcus Collins in the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from February 2015.

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In May 2015, the London Evening Standard announced that Amelia Lily would be taking on the role of Whatsername when Green Day's American Idiot came to London.

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In 2017, Amelia Lily competed in the twentieth series of Celebrity Big Brother.

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Amelia Lily left the house on Day 25 as the runner up behind Sarah Harding.

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In October 2019, it was announced that Amelia Lily had joined the cast of the MTV reality series Geordie Shore.

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In September 2022, Amelia Lily started hosting her own podcast called “The Talent Factory: Inside the Music Machine”, on BBC Radio One.

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Amelia Lily is a Type 1 diabetic, having been diagnosed with the condition aged three.

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