Sarah Nicole Harding was a British singer, actress, and model who appeared on the reality series Popstars: The Rivals that secured her a spot on the girl group Girls Aloud. She was also a model for Ultimo lingerie and starred in the films Bad Day, Freefall, Run For Your Wife, and St.Trinian’s 2. She received the diagnosis of advanced breast cancer in August 2020 and died on September 5, 2021, while she was just 39.
As of 2024, Sarah Harding's net worth is estimated to be $9 million.
|Sarah Nicole Hardman
|Source(s) of Fame
|Singer, Model, Actress
|Date of Birth
|November 17, 1981
|Place of Birth
|Ascot, Berkshire, England
|Age At Death
|Date of Death
|September 21, 2021
|Cause of Death
|Single, , At time of death
Sarah Harding was given the name Sarah Nicole Hardman on her birth on November 17, 1981, in Ascot, Berkshire. She has two half-brothers and the family moved to Stockport after the separation of her parents. She got her education from Hazel Grove High School and Stockport College.
She worked as a waitress, van driver, debt collector, and BT telephone operator to earn money. She also performed at pubs, social clubs, and caravan parks where she polished her talent as a singer before auditioning for UK reality TV shows. She tried for a part in Fame Academy and Popstars: The Rivals and got accepted in the latter.
Harding competed on the British TV show Popstars: The Rivals and through popular vote, joined the girl group Girls Aloud. The group shared with the world their debut single “Sound of the Underground” in 2002 that instantly topped the UK Single’s Chart. All in all, the group released five studio albums and got nominated for five BRIT Awards before disbanding in 2013.
Harding signed a modeling deal with Ultimo lingerie for which she made £100,000. Her acting debut was in the thriller Bad Day for which she wore a brunette wig. Her next role was in the sequel “St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold” in which she both starred and contributed three solo tracks for the film’s soundtrack. She won Celebrity Big Brother in its 20th season.
Sarah Harding dated Calum Best between 2005 and 2006. She got engaged to DJ Tom Crane in 2011 but broke up later on. She was also involved with DJ Mark Foster during 2012-2014. She checked into a rehabilitation center in South Africa in 2011 due to her alcohol addiction and depression.
In April 2013, she got caught using her phone while driving and was fined £605 by the police in addition to being banned from driving for 6 months.
Harding declared that she was suffering from advanced breast cancer in August 2020 and she moved into her mother’s home in Manchester, UK while receiving treatment. She was only 39 when she passed away on September 5, 2021.. Her previous bandmates expressed their sorrow and paid tribute to Harding
Harding had 450k followers on Instagram and it was on this platform that her mother publicly shared the news of her untimely demise. Her Spotify account has 5000 monthly listeners. 11K people follow her on Facebook and her Twitter account has 235K followers.
The great British pop star Sarah Harding will forever live in the hearts of her millions of fans and the legacy she has left as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud is forever enduring. Her net worth is estimated to be $9 million and the proceeds from her single “Wear like a Crown”‘ go to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.