Jess Glynne Biography: Songs & Albums, Age, Instagram, Net Worth, Husband, Parents, Siblings, Boyfriend

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Jessica Hannah Glynne is a talented English singer and songwriter who first gained recognition in 2013 when she signed with Atlantic Records.

Her powerful vocals were featured on hit singles like “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit and “My Love” by Route 94, which topped the charts in the UK.

In 2019, Forbes magazine recognized her as one of the “Most Influential People Under 30,” solidifying her status as a rising star in the music industry.


  • Full name: Jessica Hannah Glynne
  • Stage name: Jess Glynne
  • Born: October 20, 1989
  • Age: 34 years old.
  • Birthplace:  Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
  • Nationality: English
  • Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
  • Height: 1.65m
  • Parents: Laurence Glynne and Alexandra (née Ingram)
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Alex Scott
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Net Worth: $7million

Early Life

Jessica Hannah Glynne, a talented singer and songwriter, hails from the vibrant city of London.

Growing up in a Jewish family in Muswell Hill, North London, Jessica’s mother, Alexandra, was a prominent figure in the music industry.

Despite having the family name originally Goldstein, her grandfather decided to change it to Glynne. At 15, Jessica took a bold step by applying for The X Factor show, showcasing her passion and dedication towards music.

However, due to differences with the producers during the audition process, she made the tough decision to drop out.


Following her education at Rhodes Avenue Primary School and Fortismere School, where she finished her A-levels in 2008, she embarked on a diverse career path, including working at a boutique, fitness centre, and hairdressers.

After taking some time to travel the world, she later found herself working for a music management company in her late teens.

During this time, she started connecting with songwriters and producers, dedicating four years to perfecting her craft and honing her skills as an artist.


Glynne initially gained recognition for her vocals on popular electronic dance tracks, such as “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit and “My Love” by Route 94, which topped the UK charts in 2014.

Following this success, she ventured into a solo career and released her debut album, “I Cry When I Laugh,” in 2015, reaching number one on the UK Albums Chart.

The album featured hit singles like “Hold My Hand” and “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” solidifying Glynne’s prominent role in the music industry.

In addition to her successful debut album, Jess Glynne continued to dominate the UK charts with her second album, “Always In Between,” which debuted at number one in 2018.

The singles from this album, including “I’ll Be There,” “These Days,” and “All I Am,” further solidified her position as a chart-topping artist.

Glynne’s impressive accolades include winning a Grammy Award and receiving nominations for nine Brit Awards.

Notably, she holds the record for the number one singles (six) by a British female solo artist, showcasing her unparalleled success in the music industry.

Awards and nominations

Win Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording (2014) – for her contribution to “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit.

Here are some other notable nominations:

  • Brit Awards: Best British Female Solo Artist
  • Best British Single (for “Rather Be” and “My Love”)
  • Best New Artist
  • BBC Music Awards: Song of the Year (for “Rather Be”)
  • MTV Europe Music Awards: Best World Stage
  • Best UK and Ireland Act
  • Best New Act
  • Best Push Act
  • MOBO Awards: Best Song (for “Not Letting Go”) (shared with Tinie Tempah)
  • Best Female Solo Artist
  • Best Newcomer 

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @jessglynne
  • Facebook handle: Jess Glynne
  • Twitter handle: @jessglynne 

Personal Life

Despite facing criticism after a particular breakup, she stands firm in her belief that she should not be labelled as a lesbian or bisexual.

In an interview with the Daily Star in August 2015, she expressed that her relationship with another woman was initially challenging, as she had only dated men previously.

However, she emphasized that she is true to herself and does not believe in categorizing her sexuality. She hopes for a future where love is accepted without judgment based on labels.

In a candid interview with Attitude magazine in October 2018, Jess Glynne opened up about her sexuality, expressing her preference for keeping that aspect of her life private.

She emphasized that while she is not afraid to discuss it, she chooses not to delve deep into the topic as it is not something she feels the need to share publicly.

Glynne’s relationship with sports broadcaster and former England women’s footballer Alex Scott began in the summer of 2023, showcasing a different side of her life that she has chosen to share with the world.


 Studio Albums

  • I Cry When I Laugh (2015)
  • Always In Between (2018)
  • Jess (2024)


Glynne has a long list of singles, including some that reached number one on the UK Singles Chart. Here are a few of her most popular ones:

  • “Rather Be” (with Clean Bandit) (2014) – This Song was a massive hit, topping the charts in the UK and several other countries.
  • “My Love” (with Route 94) (2014) – Another number one for Glynne, this Song showcased her soulful vocals.
  • “Hold My Hand” (2015) – The lead single from her debut album, “Hold My Hand,” was a Top 5 hit in the UK.
  • “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” (2015), another successful single from I Cry When I Laugh, resonated with listeners with its message of self-acceptance.
  • “I’ll Be There” (2018) – The lead single from Always In Between, “I’ll Be There,” made Glynne the first British female solo artist to have seven number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart.
  • “These Days” (with Macklemore & Dan Caplen) (2018) – A collaboration with American rapper Macklemore, “These Days,” was another hit for Glynne.
  • “All I Am” (2018)
  • “Thursday” (2018)
  • “One Touch” (2018)

In addition to the singles listed above, Glynne has also been featured on songs by other artists, such as Tinie Tempah, Rudimental, and Nile Rodgers.

Net Worth

Jess Glynne, a well-known English singer, has accumulated a substantial net worth of $7 million through her successful music career.

Her talent and hard work have propelled her to fame and fortune, solidifying her status as a respected artist in the music industry.

Glynne’s dedication to her craft has brought her financial success and widespread recognition and admiration from fans worldwide.

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