Celebrity Master Chef: Meet Melanie Blatt and her famous ex here

Francesca Shillcock

It was an exciting couple of weeks, but the final of BBC‘s celebrity master chef is almost there. Before the grand finale, however, there are only a few tasks left for the chefs to complete. One star hoping to impress John Torode and Gregg Wallace enough to take the top spot is the All Saints singer. Melanie Blatt.

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Melanie has wowed viewers and judges alike with her cooking skills – but her forte previously lay in the music industry. Get to know the star a little more, including who her famous ex is, below…

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Who is Melanie Blatt?

As previously mentioned, Melanie Blatt, 47, is best known for being one-quarter of the ’90s and ’00s girl group All Saints. The pop band was hugely successful in their heyday, selling over 10 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. Some of their biggest hits are Pure Shores, Never Ever and Black Coffee.

Melanie was part of All Saints along with other singers, Nicole and Natalie Appleton and Shaznay Lewis. The group split in 2001 due to fights between members.

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Melanie with her former partner Stuart

Who is Melanie Blatt’s ex-partner?

While working in the music industry, Melanie Blatt met her partner, Stuart Zenderalso musicians. Stuart is best known as the bassist for the band Jamiroquai, fronted by Jay Kay.

Stuart has other credits to his name, however, having worked with big names in the industry including Mark Ronson, Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo and his former partner’s band All Saints.

Melanie and Stuart share daughter Lilyella

Does Melanie Blatt have children?

While Melanie and Stuart were together, they welcomed a daughter named Lilyella, she is their only child. Stuart and Melanie split in 2006, but as they keep their personal lives mostly private, the reasons for their split are not publicly known.

Who is in the Celebrity MasterChef finals with Melanie Blatt?

Together with Melanie in the celebrity master chef is final Call the midwife Cliff Parisi, McFly’s Danny Jones and TV presenter and former model Lisa Snowdon.

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