Born in Bradford, Kimberley Jane Walsh is an English pop singer-songwriter, dancer, model, and actress best known as a member of the band Girls Aloud.
When she was a child, Walsh appeared in an advertisement along with sister Sally in a George for ASDA advert. She starred as Young Cosette in the West End production of Les Misérables and starred in ITV's The Book Tower.
Walsh also attended the Bradford based theatre school Stage 84 for many years and was also, briefly, a teacher there.
In 2002, Walsh auditioned for ITV's Popstars The Rivals. She did not initially make it into the group of ten female contestants who were to appear on the show. However, when another contestant was disqualified on a technicality, Walsh replaced her.
Kimberley made the final five, and ontl the girl group Girls Aloud. The group has released five studio albums, and had 21 consecutive UK Top 10 singles.
Other members of the group were Cheryl Ann “Tweedy” Cole, Nadine Coyle, SarahHarding and Nicola Roberts.
Girls Aloud have been "on hiatus" since 2009, and three of the members have released solo material. Kimberley's first track away from Girls Aloud and due for release in January 2011 is a duet with South London rapper Aggro Santos in a track called "Like U Like."
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