Kimberley Walsh is a singer, model, television presenter, dancer and actress. She rose to fame in 2002 when she auditioned for the reality series Popstars: The Rivals. The series announced that she had won a place as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud. The group achieved large success, having twenty consecutive top ten singles (including four number ones) in the UK, six studio albums have all been certified platinum by the BPI, and accumulating a total of five BRIT Award nominations.
During the group's hiatus, Kimberley embarked on acting and presenting. She became a presenter on the music talkshow, Suck My Pop and presented coverage for the BAFTA Awards. She has appeared in Horrid Henry: The Movie and made her West End theatre debut playing Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical followed by Elf, Big and Sleepless in Seattle.
She fronted a collection for the fashion chain New Look and was the face of Puma AG. In 2012, she took part in Strictly Come Dancing, where she finished as one of the runners-up.