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5 Interesting Facts about Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole will be one of the judges on Simon Cowell's "The X Factor," set to air this fall. "Extra" has uncovered some interesting facts about the British superstar... read on to find out more!

5 Things You Didn't Know About Cheryl Cole

Reality Girl Turned Superstar

Cheryl Cole got her start in reality television on a competition show called "Popstars: The Rivals" in 2002. She was the first contestant to win a spot on the all-girl pop group, Girls Aloud.


Cole was ranked #2 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women" in 2005.


Cheryl has appeared on numerous magazine covers including Elle and Harper's Bazaar. The trendy singer is also the face of L'Oreal.


Cheryl wrote an autobiography in 2010, "Through My Eyes," which offers a glimpse into Cole's music career, backstage on tour, behind-the-scenes at "X Factor," and photos from her own personal collection. "Sometimes I find things happen so quickly it's possible to forget all those personal moments that make up the amazing experiences," she told the BBC. "This book is filled with pictures that capture those moments, my memories and the people I'm closest to.

Tattooed Lady

The pop star loves her tattoos! She has a total of 5. The back of her neck says "Mrs. Cole," another is a rose with a stem wrapped around her thigh, one is on her bottom, lower back and the side of her right hand. The photo shows her lower back tattoo.