Katie Waissle who is an English singer as well as a song writer was born on 27th January 1986. She is known by the former stage name “Katie Vogel”. She came to the fame when she finished in seventh position in The X Factor in its seventh series in which she was mentored by Cheryl Cole. She is the native of Harefield, London, England, United Kingdom. Katie was a tomboy as a child and had hard time for fitting it. Other girls used to tease her.
Katie first starred in the interactive, online reality show called Green Eyed World which was officially sponsored by the Sprite in mid to late 2009. Many people’s performances were reviewed by the team but Katie was the one who got selected. The show as then focused on her journey in US as well as Europe in the hopes of record label in 14 episodes of roughly 5 minutes in the length each. During the time on show, Katie shot a music video for her own song Live and Learn. The song has not been fully released but released five track EP, Songs from Under the Covers under the KatieVRecords. The song that was recorded t the time which was a duet with the Private Life of David Reed Moving Mountains was later appeared on their self-titled album during Katie’s time on the X Factor under alias Lola Fontaine. She has also been on the tour with East 17 as well as Andy Abraham.
She then auditioned for the seventh series of the XFactor. Previous to that, she was working as the former receptionist. She has also worked at the OK! Magazine. During her audition in The X Factor, she sang the song “We Are the Champions” by Queen but she forgot some of the words. Then, she sang the song of Etta James titled AT Last and she was put through to the bootcamp by Cole and Cowell. She then sang Make You Feel My Love at the bootcamp and was reacted with the shock when she was first girl out through to judges houses. She felt into the pieces when she performed the son ‘Smile’ infront of Cole and Will.i.m at judges’ house stage. She had to stop composing herself after she cried. She stated that it was the emotional song for her. Despite she got stumbled through her second son, she was picked up as one of the three final girls by Cole. She was then eliminated due to the fewest votes that she received. She was placed at 7th position.
Prior to that, Katie released her first self titled debut album on 17th March 2012 on the Chamberlain Records. The album consists the recordings from her time on the Green Eyed World. She used the song titled The Ugly Truth to promote her album. She performed in ultimate X Factor medley on 13th December 2014 along with the other ex-contestants at The X Factor UK 2014 final. She could be the new judge on 2015 series of The X Factor.
To talk about her personal life, she almost got married to Philipp Schwinger who is a producer in the year 2009. At the very last moment, they both got backed out. Later, Katie and Philipp got separated. She then married to her boyfriend Brad Alphonso in the month of September of 2012. Later, she announced that they had already split up after two month of their marriage on 30th December of 2012. Apart from that, Katie is now at age of 28 and she stands at the height of five feet and five inches taller. She is a Jewish. She is also active in social networking sites and to know more about her, we can also follow her on her twitter account.