Ché George Chesterman, Jr is a singer-songwriter from Basildon, Essex. Prior to auditioning for The X Factor, he used to work stacking shelves at a Tesco in Langdon, Essex, but quit to pursue his singing career. Ché’s Father, Ché Sr., auditioned for series 3 of The X Factor in 2006 and made it through to bootcamp. Ché studied music at college, which is where he realised his passion for performing. He was the lead singer of a band called Jinx, before they split and he decided to audition for the show. He finished in third place in the competition, and took part in the 2016 X Factor Live Tour.