Dougie Lee Poynter, also known as Dougie Poynter is a music composer, singer, songwriter and youngest member of the rock band “McFly”. He is an English by nationality. He is the winner of “I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!” in the year 2011 by beating “The Only Way Is Essex” personality, Mark Wright. His band McFly has recently merged with Busted to form a new Band named 'McBusted'.
He was born in Corringham in England. He attended Gable Hall Performing Arts School in Corringham in between the ages of 11 and 15. He also had been boyfriend of Francesca Bridge, also known as Frankie Sandford of the famous girl band named “The Saturdays” but the couple split up in the year 2010. They patched up in the year 2010 in the month of April but again broke up in November of the same year. He has stated that they won’t be getting back together ever again. He had to spent some time in rehabilitation due to depression and alcoholism. In February 2014, it was reported that he is in a relationship with Ellie Goulding who is also an English singer, multi-instrumentalist, and a song writer.
He is the bassist of his rock band and he also provides backing, and sometimes lead vocalist. He joined the band when he was only 15 years old but at the same time he was also the last one to join Poynter possesses co-writer credits on majority of McFly's tracks which includes “lead writer credit” on their number-one single named "Transylvania". He has called "Transylvania" as his favourite song that he he ever wrote. He also wrote an unrecorded track named "Silence Is a Scary Sound", which had featured as a live recording on their third studio album. In the year 2013, McFly merged with Matt Willis and James Bourne of the band named “Busted” with an intention of forming a supergroup named “McBusted”.
Before joining McFly, he was in a band named “Ataiz”. In the year 2010, Poynter started a clothing business called “Zukie” along with three other people, which included Jason Perry and Motion in the Ocean which was named after his pet lizard. He owns 30% of the business. In the early 2011, it was reported that Poynter had started his personal clothing range with the name 'Saint Kidd', a pirate-based company which was inspired by William Kidd.
He and Fletcher have published two books, the first one’s name is ”The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas” which is about a boy who gets a pet dinosaur for Christmas, and it was released in the month of October in 2012. Then the sequel, “The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet” which was released on 29 August 2013.
In February 2014, Poynter and his family appeared on the eleventh series of “All Star Family Fortunes” facing against Sinitta and her family. On 2 November 2014, he and the rest of the of “McBusted” crew appeared in an episode of “Keep It in sthe Family” This multi talented young man with an age of only 27 has his own unique styles and keeps himself updated with the trend and fashion. With the height of 1.74 meters he is active in social networking sites like twitter and instagram; his photos and updates can be viewed through his networking accounts.