Nadia Goulding
Full Name Nadia Jeanette Goulding
Gender Female
Born 24 May 1992 (age 20)
London, England
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Red
Affiliation The Laylas

Nadia Jeanette Goulding (born May 24, 1992 in London, England) is an English recording artist known for being a member of the English-Scottish girl group The Laylas.

Early LifeEdit

Nadia Goulding was born in London, England to a single mother. At the age of two her mother passed away, leaving Nadia in the custody of her grandmother. Her grandmother was very strict and a tough-as-nails type of person. She owned a ballet studio and Goulding spent most of her free time there, practicing ballet. At the age of eight, Goulding began dancing professionally. She did not start singing until age thirteen at a school talent show where she won first place. Goulding was attending The BRIT School in London, England before she was a member of The Laylas.


2012-present: The LaylasEdit

Goulding auditioned for The Laylas in early 2012. She was the fourth accepted into the group and became fast friends with the other members. The group's debut album Celestia was released on March 19, 2013. 

Their second studio album, Werewolves + Lullabies is scheduled to be released on June 4, 2013.

Personal LifeEdit

Goulding currently lives in a flat in London, England with her dog, Leo.


  • She is a Gemini.
  • She is a fashionista.
  • She is very feminine girl, yet she love doing all the dirty work. 
  • She adores old vintage movies. 
  • She started dancing ballet at age two.
  • She knows she can sing, but never sing publicly until age thirteen at a school talent show where she won first place.
  • Everytime she's nervous, she will start bitting her nails, and freaking out. 
  • She's is a high contralto - low mezzo-soprano.
  • Her, Delilah Byrd, and Ellie Hawthorne are the only members to play an instrument.
    • She plays piano, violin, and guitar. 
    • Byrd plays piano. 
    • Hawthorne plays guitar.
  • The group describes her as "the fashionista of the group."


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Shake It Up Herself Guest starring role
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