|John Grimes Quick Info
|5 ft 10 in
|Date of Birth
|October 16, 1991
John Grimes is an Italian singer and TV personality who is known for being second-half of the musical duo Jedward. However, it was his appearance on the 6th season of The X Factor in 2009 which had made them rise to fame.
John Paul Henry Daniel Richard Grimes
John & Edward, Jedward
John attended the Scoil Bhríde National School in Rathangan.
Later, he enrolled at King’s Hospital School for 4 years prior to moving on to study at the Dublin Institute of Education.
Singer, TV Personality
- Father – John Grimes
- Mother – Susanna Grimes
- Siblings – Edward Peter Anthony Kevin Patrick Grimes (Twin Brother) (Singer, TV Personality), Kevin Grimes (Brother)
As a member of Jedward, John is represented by Susanna Condron.
As a model, John is represented by Next Models.
John has also released his music with various other record labels including Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group B.V.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- When in public, he mostly sports a standing hairstyle.
- His pale white skin tone
- Thick eyebrows
John Grimes Facts
- He was brought up in Italy alongside his twin brother Edward.
- John and Edward studied at the same schools.
- He considers singer and songwriter Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and the Backstreet Boys to be his inspiration. It was during his high school that he began to take a serious interest in singing and competed in various school competitions alongside his brother Edward.
- During his younger days, John worked as a game tester for Xbox 360.
- He and his brother Edward are both fans of the football clubs Newcastle United and Celtic.
- In 2008, John entered the talent show The X Factor alongside his brother Edward under the alias of John & Edward. Their style of singing was disregarded by TV personality and entrepreneur Simon Cowell.
- While on The X Factor, he was mentored by TV personality Louis Walsh.
- He released his debut studio album as a member of Jedward on July 16, 2010. It was titled Planet Jedward. The album was ranked at #1 on the Irish Albums Chart and at #17 on the UK Albums Chart.
- In 2011, John enrolled at the Eurovision Song Contest with his brother Edward with his single Lipstick. However, they were eliminated at 8th place.
Featured Image By Jedward / Instagram