Who Is Jade Thirlwall's Ex-Boyfriend Jed Elliot? Little Mix Singer’s Relationship With The Struts Singer

30 March 2020, 10:24 | Updated: 30 March 2020, 10:26

Jade Thirlwall and boyfriend Jed Elliot were together for three and a half years
Jade Thirlwall and boyfriend Jed Elliot were together for three and a half years. Picture: Getty / Jade Thirlwall/Instagram

Who is Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall's ex she split from last year and what band is he in, and the band release huge anthem, 'Break Up Song'.

Jade Thirlwall is one quarter of legendary band, Little Mix, alongside Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, who have just released an iconic anthem, 'Break Up Song' we know so many people are going to be relating to.

So, who exactly is the 25-year-old singing about?

For three years, she was in a serious relationship with fellow musician, Jed Eilliot, – who is a bassist for rock group 'The Struts.'

However, the couple split in summer of 2019 due to "hectic work schedules", which, being part of one of the biggest pop bands in the world, we can only imagine to be true!

The pop star and her musician ex were together since 2015, but what else do we know about their relationship?

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Why they split

A source told Mail Online the stars’ split was “no big drama”, their romance had simply “run its course”.

They added: “They spent so much time apart as Jed is on tour constantly in the USA with his band The Struts.

"And obviously Jade is super busy with Little Mix promo – and about to start a massive LM5 Tour."

How they met

The pair were introduced in Los Angeles in 2015, by Jade’s bandmate Jesy’s boyfriend at the time – Jake Roche.

Jade, 26, previously said she “had to chase him for a few months” but they eventually got together.

Who is Jed Elliot?

Jed is a 28-year-old from Bath and is a bassist for The Struts, whom he has been part of since 2012.

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He replaced the group’s former bassist Jamie Binns when the band switched record labels.

As they’re both part of world-famous musical groups, Jed and Jade would often collaborate their talents, with Jed taking a guitar on their holiday in 2018 so they could jam together.

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What they said about their relationship

Jade and Jed often made sure to publicly show their support for one another on social media, sharing numerous posts about each other when they were apart.

In December the couple melted hearts when they were reunited after 103 days. Jade posted a clip of their reunion, showing herself running into her man’s arms when he touched down in London.

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