Is Jade Thirlwall single, who has the Little Mix star dated and how old is she?


    JADE Thirlwall may only stand at 5’4 but she’s reached mammoth heights with her Little Mix bandmates since winning The X Factor in 2011.

    The popstar has not only won the hearts of mixers, but she’s also in a relationship with Jed Elliott. Find out more below…

    Jade Thirwall is taking over the world with her band Little Mix
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    Is Jade Thirlwall single?

    No, Jade is currently in a relationship with Struts bassist Jed Elliott

    They have been together since January 2016 and despite her hectic touring schedule their relationship continues to grow from strength to strength.

    The singer has revealed that she pursued her man for months before he paid her any interest.

    Speaking on Glyn Fussell’s Drag Queen’s Den on Radio 1, she said: “I saw him on stage and was like he’s got to be mine.

    “I chased him for months. I didn’t take no for an answer.

    “You know what it was though? He wasn’t interested.

    “I flew to LA for like a weekend to go on a date with him, that’s how Desperate Dan I was.”

    Jade is dating Struts bassist Jed Elliott
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    Who else has Jade Thirlwall dated?

    Before finding love with Jed in 2016, Jade used to date Diversity’s Sam Craske.

    The pair dated for two years before they split at the end of 2013.

    Their break up was amicable and due to their hectic work schedules.

    At the same time Jade’s fellow Little Mix bandmate Jesy Nelson also split from her Diversity boyfriend Jordan Banjo.

    Jade first auditioned for The X Factor in 2008 when she was 15

    What is Jade Thirlwall’s early life?

    Jade Thirlwall is a singer and a member of girlband Little Mix.

    She was born on December 26, 1992, and raised in the Laygate neighbourhood of South Shields, Tyne and Wear.

    She is of Yemeni and Egyptian ancestry on her mother’s side.

    Jade attended performing arts college South Tyneside, where she studied a range of courses.

    She then went on to win The X Factor as part of Little Mix in 2011

    Did Jade Thirlwall audition for The X Factor before she joined Little Mix?

    Jade auditioned to be on The X Factor twice before she made it with Little Mix.

    The singer auditioned in 2008 and 2010.

    Both times she got through to Boot Camp, but didn’t make it any further.

    Jade makes up one quarter of Little Mix
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    When did Jade Thirwall become a member of Little Mix?

    All of the Little Mix girls auditioned on their own for The X Factor in 2011, and didn’t know each other before.

    Jade, along with Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, were then put together as a four piece by the judges and went on to win the show.

    The group joined the star-studded line-up performing at Ariana Grande’s benefit concert to raise money for the families affected by the Manchester terror attack.

    Little Mix are regulars on the festival scene and recently performed at Radio 1’s Big Weekend at Stewart Park, Middlesbrough between 24-26 May 2019.

    How many albums have Little Mix released?

    Since winning The X Factor in 2011 the girls have been busy releasing albums nearly every year.

    They have had five albums out so far:

    • DNA (2012)

    • Salute (2013)

    • Get Weird (2015)

    • Glory Days (2016)

    • LM5 (2018)



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