Sarah Harding — PICS By: Medina Lynn 1 of 5 Sarah Harding — Pics AP Images Sarah Harding is seen in a white lace dress with ostrich feather details as she attends a red carpet event. Sarah was born on Nov. 17, 1981 in Berkshire, England. After graduating from Hazel Grove High School, she later studied to be a professional hair and make-up artist while performing at night clubs. The future star auditioned for ‘Popstars: The Rivals’, winning a spot in the girl group Girls Aloud alongside Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh. The group were a smash success in the pop world, earning their first hit record with “Sound of the Underground,” then going onto release four follow-up albums. The group went into hiatus in 2009, at whch point Sarah turned her attention to acting — appearing on a BBC TV movie, several films and ‘Coronation Street’ — before reuniting with Girls Aloud in 2012 for their 10-year anniversary. The group later split in 2013, with several — including Sarah — pursuing solo projects. In Aug. 2020, Sarah, took to Instagram to announce she was battling breast cancer and the disease had spread to other parts of her body. ““I’m currently undergoing weekly chemotherapy sessions and I am fighting as hard as I possibly can. I understand this might be shocking to read on social media and that really isn’t my intention,” she wrote. Click to see photos of Sarah Harding over the years. August 26, 2020, 6:39PM 2 of 5 Sarah Harding attends the National Television Awards AP Images Sarah Harding dazzled in a strapless red gown as she walked the red carpet at the National Televsion Awards in London, England in 2018. The star added black earrings to the chic look, keeping her blonde hair in an up do. August 26, 2020, 6:40PM 3 of 5 Sarah Harding steps out AP Images Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding is seen out for an evening. The star looked chic in an olive green jumper and anchor necklace, adding a pop of color with a bright orange pump and matching lipstick. August 26, 2020, 6:40PM 4 of 5 Sarah Harding poses in a jumpsuit AP Images Sarah Harding looked so stylish as she posed in a two-toned black and white jumpsuit. The blonde acecssorized with gold bracelets on her wrist, and added a pair of black pumps to her ensemble. August 26, 2020, 6:40PM 5 of 5 Sarah Harding holds a black handbag SplashNews Sarah Harding is all-smiles as she exits a building in black leggings with a matching handbag. The star kept her blonde hair blown out, adding a white t-shirt and olive green jacket. August 26, 2020, 6:40PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.