Who is Kimberley Walsh?
Kimberley Walsh is an English singer-songwriter, dancer, model, television presenter, and actress. She became known after winning the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals on ITV and eventually placed in the girl group Girls Aloud. The group which is known for their track ‘The Promise’. She has hosted a lot of TV shows and Awards like Suck My Pop and BAFTA awards during the group’s hiatus. In 2012, she played Princess Fiona in the London production of Shrek the Musical and the same year, she also participated in the reality show, Strictly Come Dancing, where she finished as one of the runners-up.
Kimberley Jane Walsh
Singer, Songwriter, Model, Television Personality, Actress, Dancer
Kimberley Walsh was born on November 20, 1981, in Bradford, England, UK.
She’s currently 37 years old.
Barnet, North London, England
Kimberley attended many schools for her school education like Sandy Lane Primary School, Stoney Lee Middle School and Beckfoot Grammar School in Bingley, West Yorkshire. She also enrolled at Stage 84, a Bradford-based theatre school, to polish her acting skills.
- Father – John Walsh
- Mother – Diane Walsh
- Siblings – Amy Walsh (Younger Sister) (Actress), Adam Walsh (Younger Brother), Sally Walsh (Older Sister) (Actress)
Walsh married her long-term partner Justin Scott, an actor and a former member of the British boyband Triple 8, on 30 January 2016. Together, the couple has two sons.
- Feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- Centimeters – 165 cm
- Meters – 1.65 m
- Kilograms – 57 kg
- Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 34-26-36
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
- Striking green eyes
- Brown hair
As a member of the now-defunct girl group, Girls Aloud, they released her studio album, Sound of the Underground, on May 26, 2003. The album was an instant hit, charting at #2 in the UK, #6 in Ireland, and #53 in the Netherlands. It was certified as “Platinum” in the UK and sold over 368,000 copies worldwide.
After embarking on a solo career, Kimberley released her debut album ‘Centre Stage’ on February 4, 2013. The album peaked at #18 in the UK, #99 in Ireland, and #23 in Scottish music charts.
In 2011, she was cast as Prissy Polly in the in the live-action 3D family comedy film Horrid Henry: The Movie as the titular character’s overactive cousin.
As a child, Walsh appeared in ITV’s children’s series The Book Tower in 1986.
Her credited appearance on television was with the reality television show Popstars The Rivals in 2002. She won the show and eventually earned a place in the girl group Girls Aloud.
In 2005, she landed a lead role in a fly on the wall style documentary film ‘Girls Aloud: Home Truths’ and reprised her role in the spin-off series, ‘Girls Aloud: Off the Record’ in 2006.
In 2012 Walsh made her West End theatre debut, playing Princess Fiona in the London production of Shrek the Musical.
Winning the reality television show Popstars The Rivals in 2002.
Her work in the 5-member English-Irish pop girl group, Girls Aloud from 2002 to 2013.
Kimberley has appeared in a number of TV commercials for Schwarzkopf, Puma AG BodyTrain fitness toner wear, Right Guard’s Xtreme Dry Range, SlimFast, Sunsilk among others.
Kimberley Walsh Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pasta
- Favorite Perfume –- Marc Jacobs Woman Eau de Parfum
- Favorite Shopping Places – Zara, Topshop, New Look, River Island
Kimberley Walsh Net Worth
The sizzling pop star has a net worth of $10 million.
Kimberley Walsh Facts
Walsh started her professional career at a very young age by appearing in TV commercials and theater productions.
Her career breakthrough came in 2002 after competing in the ITV1 reality talent show “Popstars: The Rivals”. Walsh made it to the top fifteen and eventually became a member of the girl group called “Girls Aloud.”
She was the fourth participant to join the group.
In 2009, she was named at #37 in the list of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” along with her then bandmates Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts, and Sarah Harding, who were ranked at #57, #58 and #87 respectively.
In 2009, she won Yorkshire Woman of the Year award for her contribution towards the community and Breast Cancer Haven charity.
In March 2009, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro along with Girls Aloud co-star Cheryl Cole, Alesha Dixon, Ben Shephard, Chris Moyles, Denise Van Outen, Fearne Cotton, Ronan Keating, etc to raise money for the charity, Comic Relief.
In January 2011, she was revealed as the new face of Puma AG BodyTrain fitness toner wear.
In May of that year, she was named as the face of Right Guard’s Xtreme Dry Range.
In September 2012, she had appeared in BBC’s dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing and finished as one of the runner-ups.
Walsh released her own autobiography, called A Whole Lot of History on 26 September 2013.
In 2018 she was cast in series two of Ackley Bridge as the character, Claire Butterworth.