20 Jessie J Facts

Here are 20 facts about Jessie J, the British singer and songwriter.

  1. Jessie J’s full name is Jessica Ellen Cornish.
  2. She was born on 27th March 1988 in Chadwell Heath, London.
  1. She went to Mayfield High School.
  2. When she was 11, she appeared in a West End production of Whistle Down the Wind by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
  3. In 2003 she appeared on the TV show Britain’s Brilliant Prodigies, winning the ‘Best Pop Singer’ category.
  4. She joined the BRIT School at the age of 16.
  5. She has Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome – a disorder of the heart’s conduction system. It caused her to have a stroke at the age of 18.
  6. She began recording her debut record, Who You Are, in 2005. She completed it in 2011. Released by Lava Records, the album has sold more than 2 million copies (and counting).
  7. Jessie J appeared as on of the coaches on The Voice UK TV series.
  8. She supports Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
  9. For the Comic Relief charity, Jessie J shaved her head live on TV on 15th March 2013.
  10. Her second album, Alive, was released in 2013.
  11. Jessie J has performed and collaborated with a number of famous singers and musicians, including: Katy Perry, James Morrison, David Guetta, Cee-L0 Green, Diane Warren, will.i.am and Dizzee Rascal.
  12. Jessie J co-wrote the Miley Cyrus hit Party in the USA.
  13. She has also written songs for Chris Brown and Alicia Keyes.
  14. She is a prolific song-writer and she has penned more than 600 songs so far.
  15. She was friends with Adele at the BRIT school and they used to sing together at lunchtimes.
  16. She was once a hair model.
  17. She is a fan of Micheal Jackson.
  18. Her sisters, Hannah and Rachel, were both head girls and they were much better pupils than she was.

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