HIS last name may be Love but things don’t always go smoothly for the former 5ive Abz singer when it comes to matters of the heart.
The star has now placed her romantic life in the hands of Celebs Got Dating spies.
Who is Abz Love?
Abz Love is a 42-year-old singer best known for her time with the popular boy band 5ive.
He was born Richard Abidin Breen on 28 June 1979 in London to a Turkish father Turan Sanveren and an Irish mother Kathleen Breen.
He grew up on a council estate in Hackney, East London until he left home to join 5ive when he was 16.
5ive was founded in 1997 by Abz and bandmates Ritchie Neville, Scott Robinson, J Brown and Sean Conlon.
The band became one of the biggest pop acts of the late ’90s and early ’00s with hits including If Ya Gettin ‘Down, When the Lights Go Out and Keep on Movin’ and sold 20 million discs worldwide.
Splitting up for 5 years in September 2001 before unsuccessfully trying to reunite in 2006, the band managed to make a comeback as a four-member group in 2012 on the ITV show, The Big. Reunion.
Abz, Scott, Ritchie and Sean went on to tour Big Reunion next before embarking on their own concerts in November and December 2013.
However, Abz decided to leave the group in August 2014 after months of speculation.
What has Abz Love been up to since 5ive?
After five years of separation in 2001, Abz signed a solo recording contract with Sony BMG, the only member of the group to do so.
He released his debut album, Abstract Theory, in September 2003 and peaked at number 29 on the UK Albums Chart and produced three Top 10 singles including What You Got.
However, Abz was dumped by the agency in December 2003 and he admitted before that His life spiraled out of control due to his addiction to partying, drinking and drug use, before being declared bankrupt..
He also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2013 to help clear his money debts and get his spirits back.
Abz turned her life around with the help of her ex, Vicky Fallonbought a small mansion in the Welsh countryside and cared for animals.
When do famous stars date on TV?
Celebs Go Dating premieres January 17, 2022.
You can watch episodes from Monday to Friday at 9pm on channel E4.
Then it’s available to watch on All 4after each episode has aired.
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