56 Facts About Cheryl Cole


Cheryl Cole Ann Tweedy was born on 30 June 1983 and is an English singer and television personality.

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Cheryl Cole was the first British female solo artist to have five number-one singles in the UK, and she held the record for the British female solo artist with the most UK number-one singles until Jess Glynne overtook her in 2018.

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Cheryl Cole became a judge on the UK show of The X Factor in 2008.

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Cheryl Cole's mentored two of the eventual winners of the competition, before resigning in 2011 after series seven and joining the panel of the USA show, which she left during the auditions stage.

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Cheryl Cole's returned to judge series eleven and twelve in 2014 and 2015 of the UK show.

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From 2019 to 2020, Cheryl Cole was a judge on The Greatest Dancer.

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Cheryl Cole has become a recognised and photographed style icon, being referred to as a "fashionista" by the press.

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Cheryl Cole's has been photographed for the covers of British Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar, and fronted cosmetic company L'Oreal from 2009 to 2018.

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Cheryl Cole Ann Tweedy was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 30 June 1983, and grew up on council estates in the suburbs of Walker and Heaton.

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Cheryl Cole's is the fourth of five children of Joan Callaghan, and the first of her two children with Garry Tweedy following the collapse of her marriage to the father of her three other children.

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Cheryl Cole's parents were together for more than a decade but never married; they separated when she was 11 years old.

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At the age of seven, Cheryl Cole appeared in a television advertisement for British Gas.

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Cheryl Cole's occasionally appeared doing dance recitals on different television shows in the UK, such as Gimme 5, in 1993.

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Cheryl Cole auditioned for the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002, which aimed to create a boy band and a girl group to compete for the Christmas number one spot on the UK Singles Chart.

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Cheryl Cole's sang "Have You Ever" in her audition, and was one of twenty contestants chosen as finalists by judges Pete Waterman, Louis Walsh and Geri Halliwell.

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Cheryl Cole was in danger of elimination twice, surviving over Emma Beard and Aimee Kearsley in consecutive performing weeks.

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In 2008, Cheryl Cole replaced Sharon Osbourne as a judge for the fifth series of The X Factor UK alongside creator Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh.

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Cheryl Cole's returned for the sixth series in 2009 and was given the boys category .

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In 2011, Cheryl joined Cowell, L A Reid, and Paula Abdul on the judging panel of the USA show of The X Factor.

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Cheryl Cole did not return to the UK show, as Tulisa had taken her place on the UK judging panel and Cheryl Cole was unwilling to be a judge on the UK show without Cowell.

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In November 2013, Cheryl Cole won for her settlement, for an undisclosed amount between her and producers Blue Orbit.

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Cheryl Cole's was picked to appear as a dancer in the video after taking streetdancing classes during the filming of ITV2 series The Passions of Girls Aloud.

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Cheryl Cole started recording sessions for her second album in February 2010, though in an interview on Alan Carr: Chatty Man, she said that some of the songs submitted for the record dated back to 3 Words.

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On 4 June 2012, Cheryl Cole performed a duet with Gary Barlow at the Diamond Jubilee Concert, which was organised and created by Barlow as part of the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II and watched by millions worldwide.

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In 2012, Cheryl Cole returned to The X Factor UK as an assistant for Barlow at the judges' houses stage to help him select his contestants for the live shows of the competition.

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In June 2014, Cheryl Cole debuted the first single from her fourth studio album Only Human, "Crazy Stupid Love", which features Tinie Tempah.

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Cheryl Cole's was joined by Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Mel B on the judging panel.

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Cheryl Cole's was again selected to mentor the girls category, with her final act Lauren Platt coming fourth.

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In 2015, Cheryl Cole returned to The X Factor for its twelfth series; she was joined by Cowell and new judges Ora and Nick Grimshaw.

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Cheryl Cole's was selected to mentor the groups category for the first time and her last remaining group Reggie 'n' Bollie reached the final finishing in second place.

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Cheryl Cole announced her departure from The X Factor in April 2016, choosing to focus on her music career and was replaced by Osbourne.

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Cheryl Cole's appeared in the fourteenth series as Cowell's adviser during the judges' houses stage.

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In July 2018, Cheryl Cole stated that her fifth studio album was "pretty much finished", and revealed that she worked on the record with Naughty Boy and her former bandmate Nicola Roberts with whom she co-wrote every song.

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Later that year, Cheryl Cole signed with 3 Beat to release new music, and announced that she would release a series of singles before releasing a full-length album.

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Cheryl Cole's comeback was met with intense media scrutiny, and the single failed to make an impact in the charts peaking at number 19 in the UK and number 32 in Ireland.

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Cheryl Cole began serving as a dance captain on the BBC One dance competition The Greatest Dancer, which premiered on 5 January 2019.

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Cheryl Cole's played music manager Coco Rayne in Sky Cinema's 2020 adaptation of the novel Four Children and It titled Four Kids and It.

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Cheryl Cole's said the book is "filled with pictures that capture those moments, [her] memories and the people [she's] closest to".

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Cheryl Cole's is the subject of several unauthorised biographies, as well as books detailing her relationship with and divorce from Ashley Cole.

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In February 2011, Cheryl Cole launched her own charitable foundation with The Prince's Trust following a meeting with The Trust's president, Charles, Prince of Wales.

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The Cheryl Cole Foundation is meant to provide vital funds for The Trust in the North East, which was set up to help disadvantaged young people from Cheryl's region.

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In September 2011, Cheryl Cole became the latest "Forces' sweetheart" when she visited British soldiers in Afghanistan.

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On 23 January 2015, Cheryl Cole announced the launch of a second charity, alongside The Prince's Trust.

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Cheryl Cole's incorporated dubstep into A Million Lights, MTV citing "Girl in the Mirror" as an example.

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Cheryl Cole has named Britney Spears and Beyonce as a few of her inspirations, performance and fashion-wise.

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In June 2012, Cheryl Cole performed "Call My Name" with live vocals on The Voice UK.

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Cheryl Cole's popularity grew significantly during her stint on The X Factor in its heyday, and the British press called her a "nation's sweetheart".

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Cheryl Cole has become a recognised and photographed style icon, being referred to as a "fashionista" by the press.

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Cheryl Cole's has been photographed for the covers of British Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar.

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Cheryl Cole's has won Glamour Women of the Year Awards for TV Personality and Best Dressed and Style Network Award for Best Dressed Woman and Style Icon of the Decade.

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On 23 February 2010, Cheryl announced she was separating from Cole, and on 26 May, she filed for divorce at London's High Court citing "unreasonable behaviour" from her estranged husband.

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Cheryl Cole's continued to use her married name, but later began using the mononym Cheryl for her music releases.

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On 7 July 2014, Cheryl Cole married French restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini after a three-month courtship.

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The investigation into Cheryl Cole's maternal line shows that her grandmother, Olga Ridley, was one of twin girls born to Edith Annie Burton, the housekeeper for a widower named Joseph Ridley who already had a number of children from his marriage.

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On 11 January 2003, Cheryl Cole was involved in an altercation with a nightclub toilet attendant, Sophie Amogbokpa, and subsequently charged with racially aggravated assault over the incident.

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Cheryl Cole's proclaimed her support for same-sex marriage in 2012.

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