The British reality television music competition – The X Factor is one platform in the United Kingdom where music stars have been discovered and brought to the limelight. It was on this television talent hunt show, particularly in the twelfth series that Louisa Johnson announced herself to the world as not only the winner of the competition but the youngest person to have ever won it at the age of 17. Since then, Louisa has gone on to take her music career to greater heights releasing several chart-topping singles as well as featuring in other artists songs that peaked well on the music charts of various countries.
While this might serve as a bird’s-eye view of who Louisa Johnson is, it still doesn’t answer a lot of questions about her background, family members, how she ventured into music as well as other things deserving to be known about a celebrity of her standing. For this, see below, a more in-depth account of who Louisa Johnson is and a couple of facts you never knew about her.
Bio – Who is Louisa Johnson?
Louisa Johnson began her earthly existence on the 11th of January 1998 in Thurrock, Essex, England. She was born to David Johnson (father) and Lisa Hayward (mother) and has as her only brother Fynn Johnson who she is a big sister to. Records have it that her dad works as a construction worker while her mom is a driving instructor. The family has their abode in Thurrock and it was there that Louisa and Flynn were raised.
The Johnson’s then was described as a family which didn’t have everything they needed at the snap of their fingers. However, despite the financial constraints they contended with, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson did all they could to provide the basics and afford the little luxury they could for their wards.
At school, Louisa Johnson wasn’t too bright in her studies, in addition to this, she was constantly bullied which made school all the more boring to her. She talked to her parents about enrolling into a performing arts school instead where she would learn dance, music, and acting. They accented to this and today, it has paid of in multiple folds.
Louisa was one of the numerous people who auditioned for the twelfth series of The X Factor in 2015, she sang The Jackson 5’s “Who’s Lovin’ You” to which she got a standing ovation from the audience and all four judges on the show. Furthermore, Louisa impressed at the Bootcamp singing “Proud Mary” of 4th Impact and advanced her quest for glory to the second challenge singing Sam Smith‘s Lay Me Down for which she secured a place in the six-chair challenge. She competed in the Girl’s category and made it into the judges’ houses where she sang Jennifer Hudson‘s “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.” She was chosen by Rita Ora for the live show alongside Lauren Murray, Kiera Weathers and Monica Michael (wildcard entry). Johnson survived the elimination stage as she made it to the finals and ultimately calling it time to the quest of the other trio in the talent show.
In the finals, Louisa Johnson competed against Ghanian music duo Reggie ‘n’ Bollie (Reggie Zippy and Bollie Babeface) and Ché Chesterman and emerged the winner of the competition with her Bob Dylan winner’s single Forever Young on 13 December 2015. Her emergence as the winner stood her out as the first winner from the Girls category and youngest winner at age 17 after Joe McElderry won it in 2009 at the age of 18.
Here are 5 Facts You Need to Know About Louisa Johnson
Louisa Johnson has released a couple of chart-topping singles and one album. She released “Forever Young” after winning The X Factor in 2015, the single peaked at number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, number 5 on the Irish Singles Chart and number 2 on the Scottish Singles Chart.
Her other singles include “So Good” (2016) certified Gold by British Phonographic Industry (BPI), “Best Behaviour” (2016) BPI Silver, “Unpredictable” with Oly Murs (2017) BPI Silver, in the album ’24 Hrs,’ “Yes” (2018) featuring 2 Chainz, “Between You and Me” (2018), with One Bit.
2. Net Worth
Louisa Johnson has a net worth of about $1.5 million which she accumulated basically from her music career. Being that she is just getting started, expect this figure to skyrocket soon.
The British singing sensation has been in a couple of known relationships with a couple of guys. Her first known beau was Ellis Stevens who she began dating in her early teen in 2013 before they broke up in 2015.
She reportedly dated soccer star Reece Oxford who plays for West Ham United for a short time in 2015. The two met when Louisa attended a West Ham game in December 2015, took a liking to each other before beginning their supposed short-lived relationship.
Louisa Johnson’s current relationship began in 2016 with Daniel Elliot as the lucky chap. She moved in with her man in June 2016 and they have been together since then giving an inkling of taking their relationship to the next level.
4. Body Measurements and Clothe Sizes
Louisa Johnson stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.652kg) and weighs 52kg (115lbs). She has a waist size of 23inches, hips of 34 inches and bust that measures 32 inches. Her bra size is 30B, a dress size of 4 (US) or 34 (EU) and shoe size of 5 (US).
5. Favorite Things
- Football club – West Ham United
- Social media – Instagram
- Fave color – Green
- Pet – Dog
- Favorite comedian – Doc Brown
- She prefers Strawberry to Chocolate
- Emoji – laughing face
- Karaoke song – “[email protected] by Beyonce
- Louisa’s favorite place is Los Angeles while her dream destination is Hawaii.