Nathan Sykes

Birth Name Nathan James Sykes
Born April 18, 1981
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Instruments Piano
Albums TBA (2015)

Nathan James Sykes (born 18 April 1993 (age 21))grew up in Abbeydale, Gloucester with his mother, who is a music teacher, and younger sister Jessica. He started singing and performing at the age of six and attended the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School from the age of 11. After completing his GCSEs and graduating from Sylvia Young, he returned to Gloucester to attend sixth form at the selective Ribston Hall High School; however he did not manage to complete his A-Levels due to band commitments.

Sykes continued to perform as a child singer, winning various competitions including "Britney Spears's Karaoke Kriminals" in 2003, in which he got to kiss Britney Spears on live TV as part of his prize, and The Cheltenham Competitive Festival of Dramatic Art, also in 2003. He appeared on ITV's Ministry of Mayhem in 2004, and won the Door Youth Project's "Undiscovered Youth Talent Contest" held in Derker, performing "Mack The Knife". He also performed for the "Live and Unsigned" Music Competition in Bristol in 2008.

Sykes attempted to represent UK in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 held in Lillehammer, Norway. In the British qualifying finals, he sang "Born to Dance" coming 3rd overall, after winner Cory Spedding and runner-up Andrew Merry.

In May 2008 Sykes married Natalie Blinston and soon started a family, having four kids.

In 2015 him and Natalie divorced and soon took legal action to keep their kids.