Jade Thirlwall

Girlguiding Big Gig 2013 London - Arrivals

Thirlwall in 2013, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Jade Amelia Thirlwall

Place of Birth: South Shields, Durham, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 26 December, 1992

Ethnicity: English, three eights Arab [Egyptian, Yemeni], small amount of Scottish

Jade Thirlwall is a British singer, songwriter, and activist. She was a member of girl group Little Mix, along with Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock.

Her father has English ancestry. Her mother is of Egyptian, Yemeni, and one quarter English/Scottish, descent. A picture of Jade and her mother can be seen here.

Jade’s paternal grandfather is named William A. Thirlwall.

Jade’s paternal grandmother was named Pamela Winspear.

Jade’s maternal grandfather is named Mohammid Badwi. Mohammid was born in Yemen, and worked as a firefighter and at the docks in England.

Jade’s maternal grandmother was Amelia Aziz (the daughter of Abdul Aziz and Isabella MacKay Alder). Amelia was born in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England. Abdul was born in Alexandria, Egypt, the son of Mohamed Aziz. Isabella was born in South Shields, the daughter of William Alder and Frances Ann Hoy, and was of English and Scottish descent.

Sources: Family history of Jade Thirlwall – http://www.allaboutlittlemix.com

Jade speaks of her background – http://gulfnews.com


ethnicity obsessed :)

14 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    her mother looks Indian (from India).

  2. everyoneisthesame says:

    shes like 20 persent black

  3. Aylin says:

    She is gorgeous! Arabic Beauty!

  4. manzukic says:

    She is likely of Yemeni descent on her mother’s side; South Shields has a sizable Yemeni community:


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