Michelle Heaton is a pop singer, television personality and personal trainer. Born in Gateshead, she was a member of the pop group Liberty X from 2001 until they split in 2007, during which time they enjoyed seven Top 10 singles in the UK Singles Chart and won two Brit Awards. She has featured on several reality TV shows including Come Dine With Me and Celebrity Big Brother. Michelle currently tours with the reformed Liberty X and recently joined Atomic Kitten for their overseas dates. She is a FETAC-qualified personal trainer.