Who is Jesy Nelson? Little Mix star splits from Chris Hughes after 16 months – The Sun

JESY Nelson shot to fame as one quarter of the pop band Little Mix.

Here's everything you need to know about the star.

Who is Jesy Nelson?

Jesy was born on June 14, 1991 and is a member of Little Mix.

She has been in the spotlight for almost a decade now, after shooting to fame on The X Factor back in 2011.

was born and raised in Romford, Essex by parents John Nelson and Janice White, and she has an older sister Jade and two brothers, Joseph and Jonathan.

She has a net worth of around £3M.

Why did Chris Hughes and Jesy Nelson split?

On April 9, 2020 The Sun exclusively revealed how the couple had split after 16 months together.

They called it quits while isolating in separate homes amid the coronavirus lockdown.

A source told The Sun Online: "Jesy and Chris split up a couple of weeks ago. It was all very amicable and they're still really good friends.

"Jesy rang Chris and led the conversation about their relationship and both agreed that it felt like it had run its course – they're both absolutely fine."

What is Jesy Nelson's BBC documentary Odd One Out about?

Jesy  opened up about being bullied online for being "the fat one" in pop band Little Mix in Odd One Out.

In the heart-breaking documentary she discusses the effects cyberbullies have had on her life, even driving her to attempt suicide.

Also, the songstress recounts the impact online trolls have had on her mental health, as she goes on a journey of rehabilitation.

The behind-the-scenes access into her personal and professional life provides viewers with a greater understanding of the star’s battle with bullies.

To help her heal, she meets with other victims of cyber abuse, who share their stories of online trolling.


Is Jesy Nelson still on Twitter?

The X Factor winner quit Twitter, deleting the app from her phone after receiving a barrage of abuse.

A source told The Sun's Dan Wootton: "She got rid of Twitter and immediately felt better. She will never go back on it.

“It’s a big decision to open up about something so personal but she’s determined to help others.”

No official account of Jesy can be found on the micro-blogging website, however, there are dozens of fan pages.

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