Wednesday, 8 Dec, 2021

Was Frankie Bridge in S Club Juniors?

FRANKIE Bridge is facing her toughest challenge yet in the I’m A Celebrity castle.But before turning her hand to TV, she was actually a singer in TWO ..

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FRANKIE Bridge is facing her toughest challenge yet in the I’m A Celebrity castle.

But before turning her hand to TV, she was actually a singer in TWO successful pop bands.



Frankie Bridge is a former popstar turned TV star

Was Frankie Bridge in S Club Juniors?

Frankie found fame as a member of the S Club 7 spin off group, S Club Juniors.

She joined the group in 2001 and was a member until it disbanded in 2004.

On I’m A Celebrity she revealed how she won a part in the band.

Speaking to her other campmates Frankie said: “It feels so inadequate when people are winning goal medals. When I was 12 I just went for an audition [for S Club Juniors].

“It was a big open audition on CBBC.

“So me and Rochelle Humes, now, went and people were practicing their songs in the queue.

“I hadn’t even decided what I was going to sing and we both ended up getting in.

“We used to go to the same dance school together when we were like 9 and it’s gone from there.”

What other groups has Frankie Bridge been in?

In 2007 Frankie successfully auditioned to be in The Saturdays.

The band went on to release four studio albums and their 2012 single What About Us reached number one in the charts.

Since The Saturdays disbanded in 2014, Frankie has had a solo career and then became a full-time panelist on Loose Women in February 2021.



Frankie was a member of S Club Juniors – seen here in 2003

Who else was in S Club Juniors?

Rochelle Humes

Just like her best mate Frankie, Rochelle also went on to be in the girlband The Saturdays.

She too has since carved a successful TV career out for herself.

Rochelle can often be found hosting This Morning, when she is filling in for Holly Willoughby.

The star is married to Marvin Humes and they have three children together.

Jay Asforis

During his time in the Juniors he went by this name, but now he’s known as Jay Perry.

The 32-year-old starred in Hamilton – the West End’s hottest ticket – as Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton.

He also fronted a series dedicated to the S Club Juniors where he hosts Instagram Live interviews with his former bandmates.

Daisy Evans

Like Frankie, Daisy is also a WAG and is married to footballer Jonjo Shelvey.

She and the Newcastle United midfielder married in 2015, with Jimmy Carr performing at the wedding.

Daisy had a music career after S Club with From Above, who reached the Boot Camp stage on X Factor.

She has since ditched music and is now a sought-after make-up artist.

Calvin Goldspink

Calvin stuck with music, becoming a singer-songwriter and even actor, hopping over to the US to star in a remake of British drama Wild At Heart.

He also popped up in 2011TV movie William and Kate: Let Love Rule, which aired in the US, playing Kate Middleton’s brother James

The star married designer Melissa Callabero in 2015 and they became parents for the first time to baby Aya in February 2020.

Stacey McClean

The 32-year-old is now a mum-of-one and a former X Factor star.

She powered through the live shows in 2009 but unfortunately got knocked out before the live shows.

Stacey later starred in G*Mania, a collection of former X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and Last Choir Standing favourites, who toured the UK.

She’s married to ex-professional footballer Fraser Franks, 30, and they share two-year-old daughter Nellie.

Aaron Renfree

Aaron is now a dancer and in-demand choreographer.

The 33-year-old has worked with the likes of Taylor Swift, Little Mix and Kylie Minogue as well as his old pals in The Saturdays (see Rochelle and Frankie).

He also had an impressive West End career, appearing in the likes of Flashdance: The Musical and We Will Rock You.

Hannah Richings

The youngest member of the S Club team at just 11 when she joined, Hannah didn’t stick around in Celebland.

She is now married and a mum to four children, most recently giving birth to a baby girl called Pippa in September.