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Birth Name
Cheryl Ann Tweedy
Author, dancer, entrepreneur, model, singer, television personality, television talent competition judge
30 June 1983
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

Cheryl (née Tweedy, previously Cole and Fernandez-Versini, born 30 June 1983) is an English pop singer and formerly a member of the band Girls Aloud. She was a noted judge on The X Factor UK until 2010 before returning in 2014 and 2015. She was formerly a judge on The X Factor USA for the Los Angeles and Chicago auditions.

Judges Rank

Year Category Last Act Position
2008 Girls Alexandra Burke Winner
2009 Boys Joe McElderry Winner
2010 Girls Rebecca Ferguson Runner-up
2014 Girls Lauren Platt 4th
2015 Groups Reggie 'N' Bollie Runners-up


  • She is the first British female singer to achieve five UK #1 singles.
  • She was in a relationship with former One Direction star Liam Payne, who first auditioned for the show in 2008 before auditioning once more in 2010, going on to achieve worldwide fame with the group. They have a son together named Bear.