At the age of 40, on the morning of September 5, the British actress, model and ex-vocalist of the girl pop group Girls Aloud, Sarah Harding, died. Sarah Nicole Harding was born in Ascot on November 17, 1981 and grew up in Stockport. After high school, she entered City College, where she trained as a stylist. She worked in nightclubs, performed in pubs and gas stations, worked as a waitress in a pizzeria, a telephone operator and even a van driver. In 2002, she recorded several dance tracks with the Project G team, then tried herself in the Popstars: The Rivals project, as a result of which she joined the production company Girls Aloud. In the same year, she was included in the list of the 100 most prominent British beauties according to the men's "gloss" FHM. She worked as a lingerie model. Sarah co-wrote several Girls Aloud tracks. Including Hear Me Out and Why Do It. After a brief hiatus, the band reunited again in 2012 to release a compilation of their best songs and to tour internationally. Girls Aloud announced their breakup in 2013. After that, Harding tried to pursue a solo career, releasing the single Threads, and also acted in films, participated in musicals and television shows, but was forced to stop performing due to a knee injury. In 2017, Sarah became the winner of the anniversary season of the reality show Celebrity Big Brother. She was also a successful model, collaborating for a number of years with the lingerie brand Ultimo, and besides, she was actively engaged in business to the end.