GIRLS ALOUD WHAT ARE THE OTHERS DOING NOW?
The Irish one, was widely credited with having the most talent and the best voice. She shot out on her own at the first opportunity, recording a solo album which was released in 2010. It wasn’t a break-out commercial success. Earlier this summer, it was announced that she had signed with Virgin EMI. She and her partner, American footballer Jason Bell, welcomed their first child, a daughter called Anaiya in early 2014.
The sassy blonde of the band, she branched out into acting while the band were on hiatus between 2009 and 2012, taking on roles in
and the BBC drama However, in the years preceding the band’s final split, she became better known for the tabloid stories surrounding her love life and her battles with drink and prescription drugs. She dated Calum Best, got engaged to DJ Tom Crane and ended up in rehab. She’s floated various acting and music projects since, but it wasn’t until this summer that she scored a huge boost to her profile and prospects, when she was crowned winner of
Arguably Girls Aloud’s brightest star, Newcastle native Cheryl launched her successful solo career in 2009 when the group went on hiatus. She quickly notched up five No.1 singles, breaking records for female recording artists in Britain. Her love life has been chequered, and long the subject of intense tabloid interest. She’s been married twice, once to footballer Ashley Cole, whose infidelity became headline news, and later, after a whirlwind three-month romance, to French entrepreneur Jean-bernard Fernandez-versini. The pair split just 18 months later, and shortly afterwards she began a relationship with One Direction singer Liam Payne. Earlier this year, she gave birth to their first child, a boy named Bear.
Russet-headed Roberts was always the dark horse of Girls Aloud, the enigmatic outsider whose edgy look and more reserved personality set her apart. She has released a number of solo pop ventures over the years with moderate success but is perhaps better known for her activism, spearheading several initiatives, she’s lent her voice to campaigns against bullying and under-age tanning. In 2007, she launched a make-up range for pale skin, called Dainty Doll.