Chanelle Hayes

British singer and model

Chanelle Hayes (born 11 November 1987) is a British television personality and pop singer.

Chanelle Hayes
Hayes in 2007
Hayes in 2007
Background information
Birth nameChanelle Jade Sinclair
Born (1987-11-11) 11 November 1987 (age 36)
Styal, Cheshire, England
OriginWakefield, West Yorkshire, England
GenresR&B, dance, pop
Occupation(s)Reality TV, model, TV presenter, singer, glamour model, businesswoman
Years active2007–present
LabelsEminence Records[1]

She was born in Styal prison, Cheshire.[2][3][4] She was adopted and raised in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She has been active since 2007 when she left voluntarily left the Big Brother house in week 9. She has had a single entitled "I Want It" charted at number 63 in the UK, number 33 in Republic of Ireland, number 7 in Turkey and number 5 in Russia.

Hayes has modelled many times for Diva Corsets. She regularly appears in the media promoting the Michelle for George lingerie line. After leaving the big brother house, Hayes has been in numerous Lad's mags, such as nuts magazine and zoo magazine as a glamour model. In October 2011, Hayes appeared fully topless for the first time in Zoo magazine.

Personal life


Hayes dated Middlesbrough football player Matthew Bates for several months in 2009. On 6 August 2009, Hayes was rushed to hospital after trying suicide by taking an overdose of paracetamol and red wine.[5][6] On 20 January 2010, it was reported that she was expecting her first child with Bates,[7] a boy.[8] She gave birth to her son Blakely Hayes-Bates[9] on 20 July 2010.[10]

Hayes started dating Jack Tweed at the beginning of April 2010.[11] She said they split on 1 July 2010.[12]


  1. "Eminence Records Label Sign Chanelle Hayes". Single Minded Promotions. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  2. "BB STAR BORN IN PRISON from 3 Jun 2007". mirror. 3 June 2007. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  3. "Exclusive: Chanelle & Mum in Jail... And Killer". mirror. Archived from the original on 10 June 2009. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  4. "Review of application for minimum term, Keith Pollard". Archived from the original on 1 June 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  6. "Chanelle returns home after taking overdose". 7 August 2009. Archived from the original on 10 August 2009. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  7. "Big Brother's Chanelle Hayes pregnant with first child | Mail Online". London: 20 January 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  8. "Pregnant Chanelle Hayes expecting Baby Boy". Now Magazine. 23 June 2010.
  9. "Chanelle Hayes Tweets New Baby News". Daily Star. 21 July 2010. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  10. Satherley, Jessica (20 July 2010). "I'm a Mummy, Tweets Chanelle Hayes". London: MailOnline.
  11. Sam, Nadia (26 April 2010). "Chanelle Hayes sees Jack Tweed again | The Sun |Showbiz|TV". The Sun. London. Archived from the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  12. Chanelle Hayes confirms Jack Tweed split - Showbiz News Archived 2012-10-20 at the Wayback Machine. Digital Spy (1 July 2010). Retrieved on 7 May 2012.