Career: In 2002, Cheryl Cole was selected to become part of girl group Girls Aloud in reality television show Popstars: The Rivals. The band released 20 consecutive top 10 singles in the UK, along with five albums which have all been certified platinum. She has also released two consecutive number one albums in the UK. In 2008 she became a judge on The X Factor and also stars in ad campaigns for L’Oréal.
Relationships: Cheryl began dating Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole in 2004. They were married on 15th July 2006 but in January 2008 their marriage was rocked by tabloid reports of his infidelity. The couple reconciled until February 2010 when news broke that he had cheated on her with five more women. She filed for divorce on 26th May 2010. She is rumoured to have been dating Darren Hough, a dancer on US TV show Dancing With The Stars, since May 2010.
FYI: In 2009, Cheryl was voted FHM’s Sexiest Woman In the World.