Jade Amelia Thirlwall (born December 26, 1992) is an English singer. She's a member of the British four-piece girl group Little Mix with Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock.
Jade was raised in the Laygate neighbourhood of South Shields, Tyne and Wear. She is of Yemeni and Egyptian ancestry on her mother's side. She also auditioned for The X Factor in 2008 and 2010 but got eliminated at Bootcamp stage. She attended performing arts college South Tyneside, where she studied a range of courses.
Artistry and Influences
Jade Thirlwall references Diana Ross as her favourite singer and one of her major musical influences.