Fleur East facts: Singer and X Factor star's age, husband and career revealed

23 September 2022, 18:12

Fleur East in 2017
Fleur East in 2017. Picture: Getty

Fleur East is becoming a true reality TV favourite.

The talented singer and former X Factor star appeared in the 2018 series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, and she will now feature as a contestant in Strictly Come Dancing in 2022.

But what is she famous for and what are her biggest songs? Here's all you need to know about Fleur East:

  1. Who is Fleur East?

    Fleur East is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and fitness model.

    She is best known for competing in The X Factor, first on the second series in 2005 as a member of the girl group Addictiv Ladies, and again as a solo artist in 2014, where she was the runner-up.

  2. Fleur East songs: What are her biggest hits?

    Fleur East - Sax (Official Video)

    Fleur became the X Factor's first contestant to reach number one on the UK iTunes Store chart during the show, with her performance of 'Uptown Funk'. At the time, the Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars song had yet to be released.

    In 2015, she signed to Syco Music, and released her debut album, Love, Sax and Flashbacks.

    Its lead single 'Sax' was a number three hit in the UK in 2015. She is yet to achieve another Top 40 hit.

  3. Fleur East age: How old is she?

    Fleur was born on October 29, 1987. She celebrated her 34th birthday in 2022.

    She was born to an English father and a Ghanaian mother, and was raised in Walthamstow, London.

  4. Who is Fleur East's husband?

    Fleur East and Marcel Robin
    Fleur East and Marcel Robin. Picture: Getty

    Since 2010, Fleur has been in a relationship with her partner Marcel Badiane-Robin.

    He is a French celebrity fashion designer, and the two first met in a bar in 2009 where Marcel was working as a waiter.

    The couple got married in Morocco in 2019.