In addition to her role as a member of the music group Girls Aloud, Sarah Harding was a singer, songwriter, actress, and model. At the time of her death, Sarah Harding had an estimated net worth of $9 million.
It was on the ITV reality show “Popstars: The Rivals” that Harding first came to fame. Sarah gained a spot in Girls Aloud thanks to this reality competition. Since joining this hugely popular band, Harding has had a lot of successes that have topped the charts and six platinum albums to his name.
After the band disbanded, Harding turned into acting and appeared in a wide range of television shows and films throughout the years.
Additionally, she continued to release solo music. After the permanent breakup of Girls Aloud in 2013, Harding continued to appear on television, including new reality shows. “Threads” was also released as a solo project by her.
Sarah Harding Early Life
Sarah Nicole Harding was born in Ascot, Berkshire, England, on November 17th, 1981. After graduating from high school in 1998, Harding attended Stockport College to pursue a career in hair and beauty.
Harding did a variety of odd jobs for the next few years. While in Stockport, she worked as a promoter for nightclubs and at a Pizza Hut. While working for the company, I was also responsible for driving the company’s van and collecting arrears.
Harding was able to make ends meet while also advancing her music career. At local pubs, social clubs, and campgrounds, she put on a show for the community. For ” she appeared in 2002. When “PPopstars: The Rivals” and “Fame Academy,”opstars: The Rivals” became successful, Sarah decided to enter a beauty contest hosted by FHM as a way of hedging her bets.
Sarah Harding Career
Following her participation in the “Popstars” audition process, Harding was selected as one of the top ten contestants. A different female was selected for elimination from the group each week based on votes cast by the audience.
After some time, Harding and four other girls formed a new pop group that eventually became known as Girls Aloud. The group also had Nadine Coyle, Cheryl Tweedy, Nicola Roberts, and Kimberly Walsh as their other four members.
“Sound of the Underground” was the title of Girls Aloud’s debut single, which was released in the year 2002. It reached the top spot in the charts in the United Kingdom, outperforming the boy band that had also been created as part of the “Popstars” competition.
This also meant that Girls Aloud had topped the charts faster than any previous group had done so soon after becoming formed; this is a record that they still maintain to this very day.
After that, they issued their debut album, titled “Sound of the Underground,” which quickly went on to receive platinum certification.
Girls Aloud maintained their streak of number-one singles and platinum album certifications over the subsequent few years.
They were also shortlisted for five Brit Awards and have accumulated a net worth that is in the tens of millions of pounds, making them one of the most financially successful reality groups in the history of the genre. Just in the UK, they have managed to move in excess of 4.6 million copies of their albums.
While Harding was enjoying success with Girls Aloud, she was also pursuing a number of other endeavours at the same time. In 2006, Sarah agreed to a contract with Ultimo lingerie worth 100,000 pounds, and the following year, she made an appearance in the movie “St. Trinian’s.”
Once the band went on hiatus in 2009, Sarah continued to feature in a variety of other films and television series throughout the subsequent few years. This was especially true after the band took a break. Films such as “Freefall” and “Run for Your Wife” featured her in acting roles for various productions.
Additionally, during this time period, Harding kept releasing music under his own name as a solo artist.
Even though Girls Aloud got back together in 2012, the band disbanded once and for all the following year in 2013. Because of this, Sarah decided to pursue her solo music career with more seriousness and to take on further acting opportunities.
Her EP was titled “Threads,” and it was released in the year 2015. That year, she also appeared on TV series such as “Coronation Street” and “Celebrity MasterChef.”
Additionally, she competed on the twenty-second season of “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2017, ultimately emerging victorious to take home the title for that particular year.
Sarah Harding Relationships
Throughout her career, Sarah Harding has maintained a string of high-profile romances. She proposed to Tom Crane, her longtime lover, in 2011. She and the DJ had been dating for a long time before they got engaged.
However, the relationship was broken off. Harding started dating DJ Mark Foster in 2012. Until 2014, they were still together. In addition, Harding had a long-term relationship with American reality TV personality Chad Johnson.
Sarah Harding Legal Issues
After being ticketed for speeding in London in 2013, Sarah had her driving privileges revoked for a period of six months. Due to the fact that she had a history of driving infractions prior to this time, her licence was already marked with a certain number of “points.”
Sarah Harding Property
Sarah Harding purchased a house in St. Peter Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, in 2008, according to reports. Camden was where she had previously resided, but rumours indicated that the singer was considering “settling down” with her then-boyfriend Tom Crane with her new property.
Harding and Tom Crane are said to have purchased a second home in Ibiza together in 2010. Because they were spending so much time on the Spanish island, the couple decided to buy a home there.
When Sarah Harding started dating Chad Johnson, she put her Cadsden, Buckinghamshire, four-bedroom home on the market. In order to be closer to Johnson, she had apparently planned to relocate.
Despite having sold her Buckinghamshire property two years before, Harding was still listed as a resident there in 2019. She was, however, renting at the time. Sarah also had a problem with pet defecation, which caused 17,000 pounds in damages across the property. As a result of this, her landlord requested her to leave the residence.