George Shelley is an English singer, better known as a youngest member of four-piece boyband Union J, together with
Jaymi Hensley, JJ Hamblettand Josh Cuthbert. In 2012, he first auditioned for The X Factor as a solo singer performing the song Toxic by Britney Spears and was suggested to join MK1 by X Factor producers, however, he chose to involve in Triple J, which then altered their name to Union J.
At the age of 13, he began playing guitar with the help from his grandfather. Before becoming famous, he did a part-time job as Barista in Costa Coffee in Weston-super-Mare. He earned a BTEC Extended Diploma in Graphic Design after studying at Weston College in Weston-super-Mare from 2010 to 2011.
His parents are Toni Harris and Dominic Shelley. He has two brothers, Tom and Will, a younger sister, Harriet, and two step-sisters, Anabelle and Louisa, along with three half-brothers Spencer, Archie and Leo.