She then embarked on her most prominent relationship so far when she began dating England and Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole in September 2004.
They announced their engagement in June 2005 and married on 15 July 2006 selling their wedding photos to OK magazine in a £1 million deal.
Cheryl Ann Tweedy was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 30 June 1983 and is the fourth of the five children of Joan Callaghan.
While the girls have gone on to pursue separate careers, they have never officially broken up.
Cheryl made the headlines for her personal life starting on 11 January 2001 when she was involved in an altercation with a nightclub toilet attendant.
Cheryl's first foray into showbusiness occurred in 1990 when she appeared in a TV advert for British Gas.
Cheryl started dancing at the age of four years when she took sequence lessons and when she was nine-years-old she attended the Royal Ballet's summer school.
She was charged with assault and subsequently found guilty.
Cheryl was sentenced to 120 hours of community service and ordered to pay £500 compensation to her victim.
While her career with went from strength to strength her marriage started to fall apart.
During her childhood, she also won a number of modeling competitions including Boot's Group at the Metrocentre.
After that she appeared in a second advert for British Gas and an Eldon Square Christmas ad.
She went to Walker Comprehensive School in Newcastle from 1994 to 1999 and left at age 16 years with few released and went to number two on the charts. The group went on to have 20 consecutive UK top ten singles, including four number ones, four number twos and 15 top five singles.
They have also had two number one albums and been nominated for five Brit awards winning Best Single in 2009 with .