Perrie Edwards is a British singer and songwriter. She is famously known for being part of the girl group, Little Mix, which has gained international recognition for its music and awards. What else should you know about her besides her career in music?
She was born on July 10, 1993, to parents who were musicians. Perrie gained fame since her appearance on the 8th season of The X-Factor, and currently, she has over 9 million followers on Instagram.
- Name: Perrie Louise Edwards
- Age: 26 years
- Date of birth: July 10, 1993
- Place of birth: South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
- Nationality: British
- Religion: Christianity
- Boyfriend: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
- Height: 5 feet 3 inches
- Weight: 52 Kg
- Bra size: 32B
- Body measurements: 34-25-34
- Shoe size: 7.5 US
- Eye color: Blue
- Hair color: Brown
- Profession: Singer
- Current residence: London, England
How old is Perrie Edwards, and what is her family background?
Perrie Edwards is the second child of Alexander Edwards and Debbie Duffie. Her brother is only known by the name Jonnie. Her parents are no longer together because they divorced, and each of them has new partners. As of today, Perrie Edwards age is 26 years.
Alexander is now married to Joanna Wells while Debbie found love with Mark Duffie. As a result of her father’s relationship with Joanna Wells, she has a stepsister by the name Caitlin Edwards. Even though her parents parted ways, Perrie seems to have close ties with her father.
Perrie was brought up in a musical household, and that might have influenced her choice of a career as a singer. For a long time, Debbie was a soul music singer when Alexander was a famous singer of rock classics for close to two decades.
Perrie started her primary education at Radipole Primary School in Weymouth, Dorset. Later, she shifted to St. Peter and Paul RC Primary School in South Shields, where she completed her primary studies. For five years, she studied at Mortimer Community College in South Shields. She performed excellently in academics and non-academic subjects.
However, she did not complete her studies at the college as she transferred to join Newcastle College. She graduated from the college with a BTEC in Performing Arts. She suffers from a condition called Esophageal Atresia, and as a result, she has a bisectional scar on her tummy.
Perrie Edwards hot body is generally considered slim and weighs approximately 52 Kg. She measures 34-25-34 inches at the chest, waist, and hips, respectively. She has brown hair and blue eyes. Perrie Edwards height is 5 feet 3 inches.
Unlike a majority of celebrities, she does not have tattoos on her body. She has an adorable body that she occasionally flaunts on her Instagram account, attracting a lot of attention.
Perrie Edwards was little known until she auditioned as a solo singer for the eighth season of The X-Factor in 2011. In her first attempt, she was not successful and was dismissed.
She had a second chance, now being teamed up with the other three participants rejected to form a group christened Rhythmix. The group later renamed to Little Mix. Since the group was made up of rejected participants, it seemed less likely to win the contest, but they went against all the odds to emerge champions.
The win of The X Factor earned the four girls celebrity status. As a team, they were signed with Syco Music, which helped them to release their debut album called DNA on November 19, 2012. The music album received a warm reception among their fans, claiming position three on the UK Albums Chart. In the USA, it featured among the top five albums.
The group continued to work together, and they have released four more albums namely;
- Salute released on November 8, 2013
- Get Weird released on November 6, 2015
- Glory Days released on November 18, 2016
- LM5 released on November 16, 2018
Even though Little Mix started as a music group, they have ventured into other activities that have significantly increased their popularity. In 2012, they launched a Union Flag-themed set of M&M’s while also unveiling a book called Ready to Fly and a children's clothing line.
Perrie Edwards Little Mix also promoted the Schwarzkopf hair dye Live Color XXL through a video clip called How Ya Doin in 2013. In the same year, they launched a makeup range. They have also launched a collection of nails branded Elegant Touch. The team also unveiled two fragrances Gold Magic and Wishmaker.
Although Little Mix is a music group, it has shown its diversity by venturing into the beauty world, releasing various products, and doing a lot of promotions for companies.
Perrie Edwards net worth
Her sources of wealth are her music career, endorsements, tours, brand promotion, and revenue from beauty products. As of 2019, her net worth figure was estimated to be 2 million US dollars. Little Mix Perrie Edwards is still active in the entertainment and beauty industry, and thus, her net worth is likely to increase over time.
Perrie Edwards boyfriend
Perrie is not married, but she has dated some guys before meeting her current boyfriend, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Her most talked-about relationship was that with Zayn Malik between 2012 and 2015.
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards hooked up during The X-Factor, dated for about one year, and they got engaged on August 18, 2013. All seemed well with Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik until August 4, 2015, when they called it quits. It is reported that Zayn had Perrie Edwards tattoos which he concealed after they parted ways. Perrie Edwards and Zayn were referred to ‘Zerrie’ by the media.
In 2015, she briefly dated Joe Sugg, who is a YouTuber and author. She was also in a romantic relationship with Luke Pasqualino in 2016, but it did not last past that year. Since November 2016 until today, Perrie Edwards and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, an English professional footballer, have been dating.
Perrie Edwards is young, yet she has achieved quite a lot in her career. Together with other singers in Little Mix, she is going places.