Has been dancing since the age of four. In 2003 was charged with racially aggravated assault, and was sentenced to 120 hours of community service. Got malaria after a trip to Tanzania. Was the winning judge of 2008's The X Factor after Alexandra Burke was crowned the winner. Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with Kimberley Walsh in 2009 for Comic Relief. Her song "Fight For This Love" was certified platinum in 2009 and was the fourth best-selling album of that year in the UK. Embarked on her first solo concert tour in October 2012, with proceeds from a meet and greet tickets going to The Cheryl Cole Foundation. To support Chery's Trust, Greggs donated 5p from the sale of its limited edition Belgian Chocolate Crunch Bar to the charity in 2015. Received a Philanthropist Award at the 7th Annual Global Gift Gala in 2016. Became the face of Childline in 2016.