Alesha Anjanette Dixon is a multi-talented lady who is a rapper, singer, songwriter, author, model, and dancer. Despite all, she is a wonderful mother of two kids. Dixon attained fame in 2001 when she became a member of the all-female trio group Mis-Teeq. The three-girl group consisted of leading singer Sabrina, rapper Alesha, and backing singer Su-Elise Nash. The group had launched the top ten music albums, and seven singles were selected in the UK Singles Chart and were popular not only in the US but in other continents like Australia, Europe, Asia, in other words, those singles earned global fame.
Alesha’s Music Journey
After some years of mutual collaboration in the group, the band officially denounced in 2005, and from then, Alesha initiated her solo career in music. In the same year, she signed her first recording contract with Polydor Records. Fired Up, Lipstick and Knockdown were her first debut solo studio album, which was released in the same year. Polyrecords dropped her due to some reasons. It was a difficult time for her to release their first solo studio album. Still, when she attained the right to launch the album, she opted for Japan to release Fired Up and Lipstick.
Her Dancing Career
In the year 2007, Strictly Come Dancing, a British television dance contest program, was won by Alesha Dixon which was a breakthrough in her career. Later on, she sang for Asylum Records ( this record was the offspring of Warner Music).
Dixon again focused on her solo studio album and successfully released a second studio album with the title The Alesha Show in the year 2008. The album was a super hit and led her away to earn a platinum certification from BPI in the United Kingdom. The four singles were included in the highest and top singles chart. After that, Alesha was nominated for Brit Awards.
In 2005, Alesha replaced Arlene Phillips and was appointed as a judge of Strictly Come Dancing season seven. At that time, Alesha faced some criticism by replacing Philips and her appointment. She was questioned for her dancing knowledge as well. As we all know, the media asks questions rudely. But that does not affect Dixon, and she returned to release her third studio album The Entertainer during the eighth series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2010.
In the first month of 2012, Dixon completed three years as a judge in the ninth series of Strictly Come Dancing, shortly after, she quitted from the show to become a judge on Britain’s Got Talent.
Do It For Love was her fourth studio album released in 2015 alongside, she got the position as a judge in America’s Got Talent: The Champions. On television, she hosted many shows like Your Face Sounds Familiar in 2013, Text Santa from 2014 to 2015. After two years of break, she hosted another dance competition show namely, Dance Dance Dance in 2017. The current dance competition shows Greatest Dancer started hosted by Dixon in 2019 and still going on.
Forty-one years old Alesha Dixon is a mother of two daughters Azura, six years old, and Anaya, Six months old. Dixon said that it is a bit difficult to adjust to the strict routine and kids at the same time. In an interview, she was asked how she takes care of her newborn baby girl. In answer was given that time is running out for managing two kids, and it is tricky to manage time. But now Britain’s Got Talent judge has confessed that she is considering having another kid because her elder Azura heels her to gain pregnancy that she can have a brother.
Alesha Dixon rose to fame from three girl singer’s band Mis-Teeq, and now she has become a judge of talent hunt shows, which gave opportunities to many other youngsters to make their future bright. Dixon keenly focused on her solo career and was high-spirited towards her work.
Alesha Dixon is a model as well. Her selection of pairing of accessories with her clothes is seemingly impressive. As she is the judge of America’s Got Talent, she has to look perfect in every consequence, and she successfully attains viewers’ attention. Alesha’s style is the next level.
Alesha’s Secret Marriage
Alesha got married to Azuka Ononye, a 38 years old British professional dancer and model. In 2017, she and Azuka secretly married. For a while, they did not disclose their relationship in the media or in front of people.
Alesha introduced his lovely husband Azuka in a Micheal Mcintyre’s Big Show Christmas Special. Azuka is a backup dancer on The X Factor. According to Alesha, they both started as a friend, but soon I realized that Azuka is better for me. In the show he confessed that Azuka took care of her when she took foot operation, Azuka looks after her at every time, and that was the time of realization of a real partner.