Facts About Max George | The Wanted

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Last updated: April 16, 2021

Popular boy-band's The Wanted star, Max George, first swam with sharks in Australia in 2012.

Max George Facts

If you’re a fan of the English-Irish boy band – The Wanted, check out these top fun facts about Max George and see how well you know him!

His full name is Max Albert George.

He was born on September 6, 1988.

Max grew up with his family in Manchester.

His star sign is Virgo.

He is 5’8″.

Max has dark brown hair.

George was engaged to actress Michelle Keegan but split up after a 19-month romance.

He met Michelle at one of The Wanted’s concerts.

His favorite band is Queen.

Max wears glasses.

Max says their band isn’t anything like One Direction.

His favorite animal is the great white shark.

On August 9, 2012, Max swam with sharks in Australia.

He was a football player with Preston North End.

He supports Manchester City since a very young age.

Before The Wanted, Max was a member of a band called Avenue.

The members of Avenue were Max George, Jamie Tinkler, Jonathan Lloyd, Ross Candy and Scott Clarke.

Avenue disbanded in April 2009.

They entered the third series of the UK’s X Factor in 2006 but didn’t get past the boot camp because they didn’t follow the rules.

He likes his steak rare.

His favorite takeaway is Dominoes.

He is not gay.

His official Twitter profile is @MaxTheWanted.

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  1. Caren D April 15, 2013

    I knew he wasn’t gay yay!!!!!!!!

  2. Michaela April 7, 2013

    I LOVE Max George and The Wanted

  3. MichaelaC March 29, 2013

    Don’t stop me now, don’t stop me cause I’m havin’ good time, havin’ a good time!

  4. Michaela March 7, 2013

    `He loves Queen and I love Queen. Brian May+Queen=Greatest rock band of all time.

  5. Lynn October 31, 2012

    Do a fact list for the others from The Wanted as well, please!