Leigh-Anne Pinnock Biography

Leigh-Anne Pinnock, a British singer-songwriter and member of the all-girl band ‘Little Mix’, has captivated audiences and judges alike with her incredible talent. Rising to fame on the reality show ‘The X Factor’, Leigh-Anne and her bandmates quickly became known for their powerful vocals and undeniable stage presence. Since their victory on the show, they have released hit albums and achieved chart-topping success, earning comparisons to iconic girl bands such as the Spice Girls and The Pussycat Dolls. Leigh-Anne’s journey from a soloist audition to a gold-certified album has inspired many, and she has become the face of various beauty brands. Through her determination and perseverance, she has proven that anyone can achieve their dreams, regardless of their background. Leigh-Anne’s remarkable success in the music industry has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards.

Quick Facts

  • British Celebrities Born In October
  • Age: 32 Years, 32 Year Old Females
  • Family: father: John Pinnock, mother: Deborah Thornhill, siblings: Sarah Pinnock, Sian-Louise Pinnock
  • Born Country: England
  • Singers
  • Actresses
  • Height: 5’2″ (157 cm), 5’2″ Females

Childhood & Early Life

Leigh-Anne Pinnock was born on 4th October, 1991 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. She is the youngest of three siblings and grew up spending time with her sisters and visiting her grandfather in Jamaica. From a young age, she found happiness in music and began singing at the age of nine. She participated in singing competitions and enrolled at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London when she was eleven. Her parents separated in 2006 and she continued to work hard as a student to help her family financially.

Early Career in the Music Industry

Leigh-Anne auditioned for the singing reality show “The X Factor” and was initially paired with other singers to form the group Orion. However, the group did not progress and she was given another opportunity to form the girl band Little Mix with Jade Thirwall, Jesy Nelson, and Perrie Edwards. The group worked under the mentorship of Tulisa Contostavlos and impressed the judges with their harmonies and performances. Little Mix became the first group to win the British adaptation of “The X Factor” and their cover of Damien Rice’s “Cannonball” reached the top spot on music charts.

Major Works

Little Mix released their debut album “DNA” in 2012, which reached high positions on album charts. They went on to release several successful albums, including “Salute,” “Get Weird,” and “Glory Days.” Their single “Black Magic” from the album “Get Weird” reached number one on the UK singles chart and placed on the US Billboard Hot 100. Leigh-Anne’s single “How Ya Doin?” featuring Missy Elliot also achieved success, reaching the top 20 in the UK.

Awards & Achievements

Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Little Mix have received numerous awards and accolades throughout their career. They won the award for “Band of the Year” at the Glamour Awards in 2014 and were awarded “Best Three New Artists” and “New Artist of the Year” at the Japan Gold Disc Awards. Leigh-Anne also won the BBC Radio Teen’s Award for “Embrace Your Uniqueness” and the “Artist of the Year” award at the Glamour Awards in 2016.

Personal Life & Legacy

Before her rise to fame, Leigh-Anne worked as a waitress at Pizza Hut. She has also ventured into the world of fashion, starting a Tumblr fashion blog called “Leigh Loves” and promoting clothing and hair dye ranges. She has been involved in charity work, supporting organizations such as “Children In Need” and “Together for Short Lives.” Leigh-Anne has been in relationships with footballers Jordan Kiffin and Andre Gray, and in 2021, she announced that she is expecting her first child with Andre Gray. She is also a fan of Justin Bieber and has his name tattooed on her neck.

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