Best known as: one fifth of Girls Aloud, the most successful female pop group in the UK since the Spice Girls
Bio: Harding is no stranger to reality television: she shot onto the scene in ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals in 2002 as one of five female contestants – also including Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh – to be chosen to form a group that would eventually become Girls Aloud.
After 11 years, 20 consecutive top 10 hits and four number 1s, the band called it quits in 2013.
During Girls Aloud’s run and the pre-split hiatus between 2009-2012, Harding dabbled in acting, appearing in BBC TV film Freefall and St Trinians 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold – which scored a paltry 10% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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