- NAME: Jay McGuiness
- OCCUPATION: Singer
- BIRTH DATE: July 24, 1990 (Age: 23)
- EDUCATION: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic School, All Saints RC School, Charlotte Hamilton School of Dance, Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: James McGuiness
- AKA: Jay McGuiness
- ZODIAC SIGN: Leo
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Jay McGuiness is a British singer best known as a member of the five-member U.K. boy band the Wanted.
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Addressing the band's reputation as partying lads, McGuiness acknowledged the temptation of drinking and drug use when the band travels on the road. "You get advice from your parents not to do anything you're not comfortable with," he told Fabulous. "But you have to deal with it by doing what you think is right and following your heart."
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Get more on the members of the English-Irish boy band the Wanted, including Siva Kaneswaran, Max George, Nathan Sykes, Jay McGuiness and Tom Parker. The group's debut single, "All Time Low," hit the No. 1 spot on the U.K. singles chart. Their self-titled debut album was also a success, reaching No. 4 in the United Kingdom and generating three U.K. Top 20 singles.
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