|Jess Glynne Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||October 20, 1989|
Jess Glynne is an English singer and songwriter who released her debut album I Cry When I Laugh on August 21, 2015. The album debuted at number #1 on the UK Albums Chart and was an international success with the singles Hold My Hand and Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself. Her discography also includes songs like This Christmas, I’ll Be There, All I Am, Real Love (with Clean Bandit), Right Here, Take Me Home, If I Can’t Have You, Ain’t Got Far to Go, Thursday, No One, and One Touch (with Jax Jones).
Jessica Hannah Glynne
Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
Jess completed her A-levels from Fortismere School in North London in 2008.
She has also attended East London College to complete a music course of one year.
- Father – Laurence Glynne (Real Estate Agent)
- Mother – Alexandra (née Ingram) (Worked in A&R in the music industry)
- Others – Alfred Glynne (Paternal Grandfather), Sadie/Sandra Kagan (Paternal Grandmother)
Jess has been signed to these agencies –
- Coda Music Agency
- UROK Management
- Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Dance-pop, Soul, House, R&B, Pop
Black Butter, Atlantic Records, Warner
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
53 kg or 117 pounds
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Note – Jess Glynne once dated a woman and Jess wrote her first album after the couple broke up.
Race / Ethnicity
Jess Glynne is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
She has dyed her hair ‘Red.’
- Curly hair
- Sparkling blue eyes
33-24-34 in or 84-61-86 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
She endorsed Bench (Fashion Wear) in 2015.
Her “Family Gatherings” song was also featured in Coca Cola commercial in 2015.
Best Known For
Appearing on Clean Bandit’s track “Rather Be” and Route 94’s “My Love.” Both of these tracks reached #1 in 2014 on the UK Singles Chart.
She is also known for her album, I Cry When I Laugh.
Jess released her first album I Cry When I Laugh on August 21, 2015, via Atlantic Records.
It charted at #1 in the UK, #3 in Ireland, and #10 in Italy’s music chart.
It got the certification of “Gold” in Britain.
The standard version of the album consists of 14 singles, which provides it with a total length of roughly 50 minutes.
First TV Show
In 2014, she appeared in the news show Access Hollywood as Herself (Singer) in their episode dated April 21, 2014.
She has worked with fitness studio 1Rebel to create a high-intensity limited edition workout for the people called “Smart Rebel.”
Jess Glynne Favorite Things
- Haircare Products – Bumble and Bumble Curl Conscious Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner
Source – InStyle
Jess Glynne Facts
- Jess Glynne takes inspiration from Julianne Moore and Julia Roberts for maintaining her red hair.
- She supports the LGBT community.
- Jess was born in Hampstead but grew up in Muswell Hill, North London.
- When Glynne was 15, she applied for the reality television music contest The X Factor but got rejected.
- Before becoming a mainstream singer, she has worked at a fitness center, a boutique, and even as a hairdresser.
- She met musician Jin Jin and producer Bless Beats when she was studying at East London college.
- When she signed a music contract with Atlantic Records in August 2013, she was working at a drinks company as their brand manager.
- Black Butter Records was the first record label with which she signed a deal.
- Frank Ocean and Amy Winehouse have influenced her music career.
- She improved her vocals and got inspired by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Destiny’s Child, Etta James, Sam Cooke, and Whitney Houston.
- Her songwriting is inspired by artists like Eminem, Jay-Z, and Kendrick Lamar.
- She started writing songs after listening to Lauryn Hill‘s The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.
- In July 2015, Jess had vocal surgery due to which she had to cancel some of her shows.
- In 2015, she was featured in Tinie Tempah‘s single “Not Letting Go.”
- She released her 2nd studio album titled Always in Between on October 12, 2018, through Atlantic Records and it included songs like Never Let Me Go, I’ll Be There, 123, Won’t Say No, Thursday, Broken, and Won’t Say No. The album peaked at number #1 on both the UK Albums (OCC) chart and Scottish Albums (OCC) chart and at number #51 on the Canadian Albums (Billboard) chart. Also, it became a certified ‘Platinum’ in the United Kingdom (BPI) and ‘Gold’ in Canada (Music Canada).
- She received much criticism in March 2021 after she used an allegedly transphobic slur during her appearance on The Mo Gilligan Podcast. Jess then apologized for the incident and said that she was “unaware of the potency of the term until now”.