Mollie King has proven to be a star of diverse talents in her long career in showbiz. She became a member of the highly successful girl group “The Saturdays”. Over their seven years of existence, The Saturdays have released several Top 10 albums in addition to several UK Number 1 hits.
The band went on hiatus in 2014 and a year later Mollie King signed as a solo artist for Island Records. Beyond her illustrious music career, the multi-talented star has also explored other aspects of showbiz after holding a number of gigs on radio and television.
Who is Mollie King of Saturdays?
Mollie Elizabeth King was born on the 4th day of June 1987 in the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. Growing up, she was an excellent skier and was part of the British children’s ski team. This earned him a scholarship to study at the British Ski Academy. As a teenager, she had a fairly successful skiing career, but ultimately chose not to pursue her full-time skiing career in favor of music.
In 2004 and 2005, Mollie King auditioned for The X Factor as a solo artist and as a member of the all-female group ‘Fallen Angelz’. In 2007, she formed another girl group, The Saturdays, alongside Frankie Bridge, Una Healy, Rochelle Humes and Vanessa White. The group achieved 4 top 10 albums including 13 hits from 2008 to 2014.
Saturday’s first official single “If This IsLove” was released in July 2008 and peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart. This debut album, along with several other top 10 hits, were featured on the band’s debut album. Chasing Lights which peaked at No.9 on the UK Albums Chart. This debut album was a huge commercial success as it has since achieved double platinum status in the UK.
The band’s second album Wordshaker (2009) also peaked at No. 9 in the UK and also contained a few top ten hits. Their next albums Titles! (2010), On Your Radar (2011) and Live for the Weekend (2013) were also fairly successful. The group also hosted several tours in the UK and the US. They temporarily moved to the United States at the end of 2012 in a bid to break into the American music scene.
Their trip to the United States eventually resulted in the band’s first international single, “What About Us”, a collaboration with Sean Paul, in December 2012. Their three-month stay in the country was chronicled in a season-long reality series, Chasing Saturdays, which premiered on the E! network in January 2013. Despite these laudable successes on the international stage, the band went on hiatus in 2014.
Mollie King soon began working on her solo career after signing a recording contract with Island Records in October 2015. She also dabbled in other aspects of the show business while continuing to work on her first solo album. She appeared on UK TV dance competition Strictly Come Dancing alongside professional dancer AJ Pritchard in 2017. King became co-host of Matt Edmondson on BBC Radio 1 in April 2018. She also became co-host of UK TV program Daytime. This morning in August 2018.
Siblings and Parents
Mollie King’s mother is Susan (née Wykes) and dirty father is Stephen King. She grew up alongside two older sisters, Ellen and Laura Ann. In 2013, her sister Ellen King tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, Harry Thurman. Other than that, very little information regarding the singer’s family is in the public domain. Apparently, her parents and siblings might not want to share the spotlight with their wonderful daughter.
Who is her boyfriend?
Going by publicly available information, it appears that Mollie King currently has no romantic relationship. It’s also possible that she was involved in one but chose to keep it out of the public eye.
She may be single at the moment but this multi-talented star has never been short on dating options. She had a casual romance with British model David Gandy. The duo first got together in 2011, but they broke up after about two years. They rekindled their romance in 2015, but ultimately decided to call it quits in January 2016.
In 2010, Mollie King met fellow music starAndy Brown, best known as the lead singer of English pop-rock band ‘Lawson’. They met in January 2010 and after a little over a year of dating, they separated in February 2011.
King’s list of famous ex-boyfriends also includes songwriter and music producer Jordan Omley, who is one half of “The JAM” music duo. Their relationship lasted about a year between 2013 and 2014. She has also been linked to many celebrities, including cricketer Stuart Broad and Britain’s Royal Prince Harry.