October 7, 1978 (45)
Alesha Dixon is an English singer, rapper, dancer, television personality, and author. She was part of the early 2000s R&B group, Mis-Teeq, and disbanded in 2005. Alesha Dixon began her solo career signing with Polydor Records shortly after. Her first recoded solo studio album, Fired Up in 2006, released two major singles “Lipstick” and “Knockdown”.
Alesha Dixon also pursued a career in television after winning the fifth series of the BBC One dancing competition show Strictly Come Dancing in 2007. She later joined other series as presenters in shows such as Alesha’s Street Dance Stars (2010), Your Face Sounds Familiar (2013), Text Santa (2014–2015), Dance Dance Dance (2017), The Greatest Dancer (2019–2020), and Comic Relief (2019–2022). She has also written a series of children’s books titled Lightning Girl.