What Atomic Kittens’ five members are doing now from becoming mums to heartbreak and bankruptcy

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Atomic Kitten were a 90s pop sensation and known for their hits including The Tide is High and Eternal Flame with chart-topping success that led them to selling more than 10 million records worldwide.

The British pop group were catapulted to fame with their three number one hits including Whole Again in 2001 – even beating Wannabe by The Spice Girls for the longest stay in the UK top 40.

However the band have suffered their fair share of highs and lows, including heartbreaks and bankruptcy since their noughties heyday.

But what are the bandmates, including Kerry Katona, Liz McClarnon, Jenny Frost, Natasha Hamilton and Heidi Range, up to now?

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Kerry Katona

The 40-year-old joined the band as a founding member aged 18 – and has been in the spotlight ever since.

Kerry left the group in 2001, just before the hit Whole Again was released, because she was pregnant with her eldest daughter Molly Marie, now 19, with Westlife bandmate Brian McFadden.

The star was replaced by Jenny Frost and Kerry went on to marry Brian, 40, in 2002 with the pair welcoming a second daughter, Lilly-Sue, in 2003.

After becoming the first queen of the jungle in I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in 2004, Kerry went onto star in ITV series, My Fair Kerry, where she moved in with an aristocratic Australian family to learn the etiquette of a lady.

Kerry married ex-cabbie Mark Croft in 2007 before the pair split in 2011 after welcoming daughter Heidi and son Maxwell.

And she has suffered her share of heartbreak after filing for bankruptcy twice along with the death of her third ex-husband, George Kay, who tragically passed away in 2019.

But mum-of-five Kerry has recently unveiled her plans to tie the knot with personal trainer Ryan Mahoney, 31, in Las Vegas after he popped the question during her 40th birthday celebrations.

Kerry has been in lockdown with Ryan and her brood including Molly, 19, Lilly-Sue, who she shares with ex Brian, Heidi, 13, Maxwell, 12, with ex Mark, 49, and six-year-old Dylan-Jorge who she shared with George.

Liz McClarnon

The Liverpool-born singer joined the group when it was formed in 1998 and was the longest-serving bandmate.

The 39-year-old enjoyed three number one singles and two chart-topping albums with the group including Whole Again and The Tide is High.

Following Atomic Kitten, Liz embarked on a solo career and released her first single in 2006, a cover of Barbara Streisand’s 80s hit A Woman in Love, which was co-produced by the late Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.

Liz made her TV debut in the BBC series, Hotter Than My Daughter, which aired in 2010, before starring as Paulette in the first UK tour of Legally Blonde The Musical.

However since leaving the group, Liz has opted to stay out of the limelight and has not named her partner.

Heidi Range

The gorgeous starlet was one of the founding members of Atomic Kitten in 1998 but is better known for her success with the Sugababes.

Heidi, 37, left the group before they released any songs and went onto replace Siobhán Donaghy in the Sugababes where she topped the charts with hits such as Push the Button in 2005.

The star – who performed popular anthems such as Round Round and Red Dress with the popular girl band – got engaged to Capital Radio’s Dave Berry in 2011 but split after eight years together.

She since starred on ITV’s Dancing on Ice in 2012 with Russian skater Andrei Lipanov and made a name for herself on stage in West End musical The War Of The Worlds.

Aside from her showbiz career, Heidi was set up with husband Alex Partakis in 2014 by her personal trainer and the couple welcomed their daughter, Aurelia Honey, in 2018.

Natasha Hamilton

The 38-year-old landed a spot in the girl band after she replaced Heidi Range in 1999 where she featured in their most-loved number one Whole Again.

Natasha went onto star in Celebrity Big Brother where she reached the final with third place in 2015.

On stage, Natasha has wowed audiences in her role as Ms Johnstone in the West End production of Blood Brothers along with playing Cinderella at Southport Theatre.

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She is mum to sons, Josh, 18, from her relationship with Fran Cosgrave, Harry, 16, from her relationship to Gavin Hatcher, Alfie, 10, from her marriage to Riad Erraji and Ella, six from her relationship with Five star Ritchie Neville.

The beauty is now engaged to Charles Gay with Natasha sharing a loved-up snap of the pair to her Instagram on Valentine’s Day last week.

Jenny Frost

The singer was a member of the girl band Precious before replacing Kerry in Atomic Kitten from 2001 until they split in 2004.

Jenny presented BBC Three hit make-under show, Snog Marry Avoid?, from 2008 until 2011 before presenting OK! TV with Jeff Brazier.

She got engaged to DJ Dominic Thrupp in 2002 and the pair welcomed their son Caspar in 2007. The wedding was called off following the death Jenny’s mother Rita to cancer and the couple parted ways in 2010.

Jenny is now married to husband Vincent Juan Spiteri, having met the businessman in Ibiza in 2009, and the couple share twin daughters Nico and Blake, eight.

She now lives in Ibiza with her family and regularly posts idyllic snaps of their Mediterranean lifestyle to Instagram.

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