He started playing music at a young age, picking up instruments such as guitar and piano at age seven and joining choir at the age of nine.
He won the BBC program Strictly Come Dancing's December 2012 competition.
He is the son of Cynthia and Keith Gill and has a brother named Neequaye. In 2014, he married Chloe Gill. He and Chloe have a son named Ace.
He performed in JLS with Aston Merrygold.