Jesy Nelson is an English singer who rose to prominence as a member of the British girl group Little Mix. She worked as a bartender before being selected to compete on The X Factor, where she auditioned with the Jazmine Sullivan song “Bust Your Windows.” They became the first group to win the British version of The X Factor, and would go onto become one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.
On the eighth season of The X Factor in 2011, Nelson auditioned as a solo artist. She was subsequently re-added to the group with three other contestants to form Little Mix after being eliminated as a solo act. With the group, she has released six studio albums and five UK number-one singles. Following Nelson’s departure from the group in December 2020, she signed to Polydor Records as a solo artist in 2021. In October 2021, she released her debut solo single “Boyz,” which features Nicki Minaj.
Jesy Nelson Height, Weight & Measurements
How tall is Jesy Nelson? She stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in tall or else 1.78 m or 178 cm. She weighs around 55 Kg or 121 lbs. She has beautiful dark brown eyes and has blonde hair. What is the body measurements of Jesy Nelson? She often thrills her fans by sharing her modelling shots on Instagram, and they seemed eager to express their appreciation for her series of snaps update. Her body measurements are 34-28-40 inches. She wears a bra cup size of 34 BB.
Jesy Nelson Controversy
Social media users have taken umbrage at Nicki’s stance after she called out Miley, 28, for a similar scenario back in 2015.
Nicki accused Little Mix fans of bullying Jesy after taking a swipe at Leigh-Anne in an Instagram livestream.
Nicki also defended Jesy against ‘blackfishing’ claims and instead accused Leigh-Anne of trying to ruin her former bandmate’s career.
‘Blackfishing’ is a term used to describe a white person attempting to appear to have black heritage.
Leaked messages to influencer NoHun allegedly sent by Leigh-Anne saw the star accuse Jesy of blackfishing in her latest single Boyz.
Jesy left Little Mix back in December 2020 and has since revealed she no longer speaks to her former bandmates Leigh-Anne, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall.
Nicki Minaj has been branded the ‘Queen of hypocrisy’ by furious fans after she defended Jesy Nelson in the ‘blackfishing row’, despite previously blasting the likes of Miley Cyrus for cultural appropriation.
The rapper, 38, has been embroiled in a row with Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock in which she branded the singer and the group ‘jealous miserable clowns’ after leaked Instagram messages saw Leigh-Anne slamming Jesy for ‘blackfishing’.
But social media users have taken umbrage at Nicki’s stance after she called out Miley for a similar scenario back in 2015, while she’s also slammed artists including Cardi B their use of black culture.
Six years ago, Nicki and Miley, 28, were embroiled in major drama as Nicki savagely addressed Miley’s previous comments about her while collecting her Best Hip Hop video award at the VMAs.
Amid the ongoing drama with between herself, Little Mix and Jesy, fans have taken to Twitter to express their opinions on Nicki’s involvement, branding her a ‘hypocrite’ following her past comments about Miley.
‘Never forget nicki Minaj criticized Miley over black phishing, Queen of hypocrisy strikes again!!’ tweeted one person.
While another remarked: ‘Nicki Minaj has carved a career out of slagging off other artists. The hypocrisy!’
‘Wasn’t Nicki also the one who went off on Iggy for blackfishing in her last music video, but then shes defending jesy? As if jesy is not doing the same thing? Or when she attacked Miley for being a culture vulture at one point? But now she switching up!? Hum chileee anyways so…’ ranted a third.
In September 2018, Nicki angrily accused Cardi B – who has a Trinidadian mother and a father from the Dominican Republic and grew up in a predominately Latin and Caribbean neighborhood in New York – of ‘coming into her f****n’ culture’ following their physical altercation at a fashion event in New York that month.
What is ‘blackfishing’?
A newly coined phrase in 2018, ‘blackfishing’ describes someone who pretends to be black on social media for social or financial gain – using make-up, hairstyles, or even surgery to alter their appearance and adopt characteristics typically associated with women of colour.
The term came to prominence after a post calling out the ‘alarming’ amount of ‘white girls cosplaying as black women on Instagram’ was liked nearly 50,000 times on Twitter.
It prompted users to flood the thread with before and after snaps revealing drastic changes to certain influencers’ appearance.
Jesy Nelson Early Life
Jesy Nelson was born on June 14, 1991 in England. She is 30 years old, as of 2021. She was raised by John Nelson and Janice White. She has a sister named Jade and two brothers named Joseph and Jonathan. She dated Eddie Brett from the band Lovable Rogues in 2013.
Jesy Nelson Wiki/Biography
|Real Name||Jesy Nelson|
|Age||30 years old (As of 2021)|
|Birthdate||June 14, 1991|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Bra Cup Size||34 BB|
|Boyfriend||1. Jake Roche|
2. Harry James
3. Chris Hughes
|Net Worth||$3 million – $4 million, as of 2021|
Jesy Nelson Boyfriend
She was engaged to Rixton singer Jake Roche up until 2016. She then dated musician Harry James from 2017 until late 2018. Subsequently, she dated Chris Hughes of Love Island for about a year and a half before the two split in April 2020.
Jesy Nelson Net Worth
Jesy Nelson worked as a bartender before being selected to compete on The X Factor, where she auditioned with the Jazmine Sullivan song “Bust Your Windows.”
As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $3 million – $4 million.
Jesy Nelson Facts
Jesy Nelson attended Jo Richardson Community School and Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College in Hornchurch, London.
She also attended the Sylvia Young and Yvonne Rhodes Theatre Schools. One of her classmates at the school was Rita Ora.
Prior to auditioning for The X Factor, Nelson worked as a barmaid in Dagenham.
In 2020, Nelson said that as a child, she had small roles as an extra in About a Boy (2002) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).