A British singer, Jay McGuiness has gained a notorious amount of fans as he is part of the popular five member UK boy band called “Wanted”.

McGuiness is native of Newark, Nottinghamshire. He was born on 24th July 1990 which makes him now at the age of 25. He is a tall guy with a towering height of 6 feet and one inch. Although he is known by the name Jay McGuiness, as a child, he was named as James Kevin McGuiness.McGuiness went to get his education from All Saints RC School located in Mansfield. When he was 13 years old, he attended Charlotte Hamilton School of Dance. McGuiness also has a twin brother named as Tom and three other siblings. He is an ardent vegetarian and also can play the drums. He went to the church until he was 15 years old.

McGuiness revealed that initially he had never expected to reach the level of success “Wanted” has now achieved when he joined the band. The group skyrocketed itself into the world of fame becoming one of the most wanted boy bands out there since their debut single, “All Time Low”, which shot up the UK Singles Chart securing the Number 1 spot and drove the sales of their 2010 self-titled debut album “The Wanted”.

“The Wanted” sold more than 500000 marks and this success fueled the band into releasing a subsequent album titled as “Battleground” in 2011. They also launched a Number 1 single in UK and Ireland which led them to gain wider recognition outside UK in countries such as United States and Canada.

McGuiness revealed that he had chanced upon the band “Wanted” when he was searching for auditions on Google, upon which two results appeared; one was for a circus and another was for the band. Prior to that, McGuiness has also hosted a Charity Event in New York City on 10th September 2010 for a beneficiary located in UK called the “Children’s Bereavement Centre”. The event was put together by Seek Sounds Music and had lineups including performers Cassio Monroe and Ollie Marlan. As of 2015, McGuiness has been busy recording in studio with Shytown Music and has also been brushing up on his dancing skills. He was confirmed as one of the participants on the BBc show “Strictly Come Dancing” on 24th August and he went on the win the competition. 

Moving to his personal life, the dashing blue eyed and brown hair singer has remained single during his time in the band “Wanted”. At present, it seems like he does not have any girlfriend still. He explained the reason for being single as wanting to focus all of his energy into his creative work, songwriting. He revealed that he is also fan of the works of other bands such as “Coldplay”.

Besides that, McGuiness is also an avid animal lover and he also owns a lizard. In 2011, McGuiness was named as PETA’s Sexiest Male Vegetarian. In addition to that, McGuiness also has many tattoos such as a compass, bird and lizard in various  parts of his body. Besides that, to get more details about him, he can also be connected via Twitter and Instagram account.


  • English
  • 185 cm
  • 1990-07-24
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