Kimberley Jane Walsh (born 20 November 1981) is an English singer-songwriter, dancer, model, television presenter and actress. She is best known for being a member of Girl group Girls Aloud, formed through ITV's reality television programme Popstars: The Rivals. The group has marked their success by achieving twenty consecutive top ten singles (including four number ones) in the UK, five studio albums which have all been certified platinum by the BPI, two of which went to number one in the UK, and accumulating a total of five Brit Award nominations.
Walsh fronts the 2009 Autumn/Winter collection for the fashion chain New Look. In July 2010, Walsh became a presenter on music talk-show, Suck My pop.
Walsh was born in Bradford to Diane and John Walsh. She grew up with elder sister Sally, younger brother Adam and younger sister Amy in the suburb of Allerton. Sally appeared on the soap opera, Emmerdale, between 1997 and 2000, playing the role of Lyn Hutchinson. Walsh attended Sandy Lane First School, Stoney Lee Middle School and near Bingley at Beckfoot Grammar School, and had her first taste of fame appearing in an advert as a child along with sister Sally in a George for ASDA advert. She starred as Young Cosette in a regional production of Les Misérables and starred in ITV's The Book Tower. Walsh also attended the Bradford based theatre school Stage 84 for many years and was also, briefly, a teacher there.
Singles as Featuring artistEdit
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Moves Like Jagger" (with JAT)||2006||1||1||10 years on...|
|"Stay Another Day" (with James Harrison)||2008||1||1||Harro & Guests|
|"Love Love" (with James Harrison)||2008||1||1||Harro & Guests|
|"Like U Like" (with James Harrison)||2010||1||1||Jíano|
|"Wake Up Call (Re-Mix) (with JAT)||2011||1||1||Love Struck|
In 2001 Walsh started dating James Harrison the owner of her record label. Walsh and Harrison got married in 2002. They have five children Bianca, Nadine, Charlotte, Lucas and Corey. Lucas and Corey play for Liverpool's U9 team.