Dame Kimberley Harrison


Background information
Birth name Kimberley Jane Walsh
Born 20 November 1981 (1981-11-20) (age 30)
Origin Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Genres Pop, R&B
Occupations Singer-Songwriter, actress, model, TV Presenter, dancer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2002–present
Labels JAT Records
Associated acts Girls Aloud, James Harrison, JAT

Dame Kimberley Jane Harrison DBE, OBE (née Walsh; born 20 November 1981) is an English singer-songwriter, dancer, model, television presenter and actress. She is best known for being a member of girl group Girls Aloud, formed through ITV's reality television programme Popstars: The Rivals. The group has marked their success by achieving twenty consecutive top ten singles (including four number ones) in the UK, five studio albums which have all been certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), two of which went to number one in the UK, and accumulating a total of five BRIT Award nominations.

Walsh fronts the 2009 Autumn/Winter collection for the fashion chain New Look. In July 2004, Walsh became a presenter on music talk-show, Suck My Pop.

Early LifeEdit

Walsh was born in Bradford to Diane and John Walsh. She grew up with elder sister Sally, younger brother Adam and younger sister Amy in the suburb of Allerton. Sally appeared on the soap opera, Emmerdale, between 1997 and 2000, playing the role of Lyn Hutchinson. {C Walsh attended Sandy Lane First School, Stoney Lee Middle School and near Bingley at Beckfoot Grammar School, and had her first taste of fame appearing in an advert as a child along with sister Sally in a George for ASDA advert. She starred as Young Cosette in a regional 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.


Studio AlbumsEdit

Singles as Featuring artistEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK Ireland
"Moves Like Jagger" (with JAT) 2006 1 1 10 years on...
"Stay Another Day" (with James Harrison) 2008 1 1 Harro & Guests
"Love Love" (with James Harrison) 2008 1 1 Harro & Guests
"Like U Like" (with James Harrison) 2010 1 1 Jíano
"Wake Up Call (Re-Mix)" (with JAT) 2011 1 1 Love Struck
"Kiss the Stars" (with James Harrison) 2012 1 1 The Journey

Personal LifeEdit

In 2000 Walsh started dating James Harrison the owner of her record label. Walsh and Harrison got married in 2001. They have six children Nadine, Charlotte, Lucas and Corey, Bianca and Louise. Lucas and Corey play for Liverpool's U9 team. For the couples 10th anniversairy Harrison bought Walsh a 30 Carat Platinum Necklace worth around £40,000 a diamond studded watch worth £7,500 and a Rolls-Royce Phantom around £310,000.