If you’re a fan of the British singer and songwriter, Jessie J, then check out these 27 fun facts about her life, family, and career.
Her full name is Jessica Ellen Cornish. She is 34 years old and was born on March 27, 1988, in Chadwell Heath, London.
She has two older sisters.
At the age of 11, Jessie starred in a West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down the Wind.
Jessie J studied at the BRIT School. She graduated in the same class as Adele and Leona Lewis.
She was part of a girl group called, Soul Deep.
The song ‘Big White Room’ was dedicated to a fellow ward mate who died in the hospital when she was 17.
She suffered from a stroke at the age of 18.
Jessie was signed with Gut Records as a songwriter.
While with Gut Records, she wrote alongside artist Chris Brown.
While with Gut Records, she wrote on the Miley Cyrus track, ‘Party in the USA’.
Jessie’s musical style has been described as a mix of soul, R n B, pop, and hip hop.
She signed with Universal, where she released her first single, ‘Do It Like A Dude’.
Her first number-one single was, ‘Price Tag’.
While releasing her first album, she was inspired by Rihanna‘s single, ‘Rude Boy’.
Jessie collaborated with James Morrison on his single, ‘Up’.
The single ‘Domino’ made the US Billboard 100 Chart.
She has sold over 11 million singles, and 2.5 million records.
She was worked in the studio with artist Cee-Lo Green.
She supported Cyndi Lauper on her 2008 tour.
Jessie was the House Artists at the 2011 MTV Music Video Music Awards.
She has suffered from panic attacks whilst on tour.
While performing at Glastonbury Festival in 2011, she performed on a gilt throne after rupturing tendons in her foot, at the Capital Radio Summertime Ball.
She has shaved her head for charity.
Her first award was in 2010, where she received the BBC Sound of 2011.
She is a mentor on the BBC’s The Voice UK.
Her first UK arena tour started on 12th March 2013.
Jessie is attracted to both men and women.