Life and career[ edit ] Birth Early life and career beginnings[ edit ] Walia was born in Essex , United Kingdom. She was brought up in Essex. She has a younger brother named Danny Walia, who is a Chigwell -based businessman. Her mother used to call her by the nickname "Sonam". While watching television, she used to imitate the actors in the lounge.
She said in a session, "I used to sit there every Saturday night, performing " Over The Rainbow " to my dad, and he picked up the fact that I loved singing and enrolled me into singing classes.
She did four A levels and got three As and a B, and subsequently applied to the Cambridge to study philosophy, but failed to get through. She went to the interview with Natwest Bank and got hired for the job of Customer Adviser. She also enrolled with ACCA for an accountancy course, but later decided to drop out of the study programme.
She was part of series 7 to 14 September - April Series 11 , but all four judges rejected her, leaving her sobbing. She said in an interview, "I was completely shattered. You're waiting around, getting more and more nervous watching everyone around you. The show also featured her then-boyfriend Ross Worswick. In May , Walia released her fourth single, "Go Down". Its music video was shot in Dubai. In February , T-Series released the same song with a change in music and a little alteration of the lyrics as a track in the movie Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.
She said in an interview, "I wanted to make makeup for a diverse ethnic groups of people around the world. We thought of the name Pop by Jasmin because it is related to music, and has gone really well.