On Air Now
The Smooth Sanctuary with Gary Vincent 6pm - 10pm
3 January 2019, 17:28
Melody Thornton shot to fame as part of The Pussycat Dolls in the mid-2000s.
The talented dancer will now put on her skates in a new series of Dancing on Ice, and here's all the quick info you need to know about her:
Melody Thornton is an American singer, dancer and TV personality.
She is best known as a member of the pop group The Pussycat Dolls. She was the youngest member of the group, and later secured the second most prominent vocal role, after lead singer Nicole Scherzinger.
In 2010, she left the group and has released a number of solo recordings.
She has also appeared in a number of TV shows, and like her fellow Pussycat Dolls Ashley Roberts and Kimberley Wyatt, has featured in several UK series.
She has popped up in Celebs Go Dating, Popstar to Operastar and Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.
Melody was born on September 28, 1984. She celebrated her 34th birthday in 2018.
She is of Mexican American descent from her mother Elia, and her father Theolph Thornton, of African American descent.
She also has an older sister named Nichole Thornton.
Melody Thornton is currently thought to be single. She was previously said to have dated rapper Kanye West.
In 2017, she appeared on Celebs Go Dating in the hopes of finding romance.
She said at the time: "I had one serious boyfriend during high school and then I got into the group. I've never lived with anyone."
She is indeed, and you can follow her @melodythornton.