JESY Nelson is making her mark as a solo artist, after releasing her debut single Boyz.
She quit Little Mix back in December 2020, and her decision was supported by her family.
Who are Jesy Nelson’s parents?
Jesy is very close to her mum Janis, who is PCSO.
She split up from Jesy’s dad when she was five-years-old.
The separation complicated Janice’s financial situation as she gained custody of the children.
In Jesy’s BBC documentary Odd One Out, Janice said: “I remember we moved away and we rented a house and slept on mattresses.
“We couldn’t afford a fridge, so I put milk out in the garden. It was like that for a long time.”
Jesy’s dad has kept out of the spotlight, so not a lot is known about him.
We do know he is a businessman who hails from London.
Back in 2016 it was reported that Jesy and her dad are estranged, although it is not known if this is the case as of 2021.
Who are Jesy Nelson’s siblings?
Jesy’s sister Jade is the oldest of the Nelson siblings.
Not much is known about her, accept that she was born on April 11, 1987.
Jesy also has an older brother Jonathan and a younger brother Joseph.
What do we know about Jesy’s early life?
Jessica Louise Nelson was born on June 14, 1991 and was raised in Romford, East London.
The singer 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 and finding fame with Little Mix, Jesy worked as a barmaid in Dagenham.
She previously revealed that 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).