Jonjo Kerr

Jonjo Kerr
Updated on Friday 11 November 2011 by @TVNewsroom

AGE: 27
LOCATION: Warminster, Wiltshire
OCCUPATION: Soldier
CATEGORY: Over 25’s
MENTOR: Louis Walsh

Jonjo was a contestant on X Factor 2011, he was voted off in week 1.

Jonjo is The X Factor’s first serving soldier. Before entering the competition Jonjo has only ever sung socially, at school and in karaoke bars. His dream is to release an album. He is taking part in The X Factor for his family and army colleagues. Jonjo lives with his childhood sweetheart and two children.

As he found out he had made it through to the Live Shows, Jonjo said: “This is absolutely outstanding and something I would never have thought possible. I never dreamt I would get this far I’m just a normal bloke from Chorley and I feel extremely privileged to be here.”

Song Choices:
Week one: The Kinks – You Really Got Me

Jonjo was eliminated in week one when the judges had to pick three of their four acts to continue on in the competition. Louis picked Kitty, Sami and Johnny.

Jonjo Kerr on Twitter: @jonjosephkerr

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