Famous as the mother of British pop star Jade Thirlwall. She has frequently been pictured alongside her daughter in public, and was a vocal supporter during her winning run on The X Factor during its eighth season.
Her daughter initially auditioned for The X Factor during its 5th season in 2008, but did not progress. She auditioned again in 2010.
She has over 30,000 followers on her popular Twitter account.
She has one other child named Karl. Her husband's name is Jame.
Her daughter has regularly performed alongside Perrie Edwards in the English pop group Little Mix.