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Happy 40th birthday Cheryl! 14 photos of the Geordie icon

Cheryl is one of the most famous Geordies of all time, and today we celebrate her birthday with a photo gallery of her biggest career moments.

Newcastle-born Cheryl was born to be a superstar.

After appearing on Popstars: The Rivals at only 19-years-old, to her incredible music career with Girls Aloud and as a solo artist, to becoming a TV judge before eventually turning her talents to the theatre industry - we want to celebrate the multi-talented star and her achievements on her 40th birthday.

Take a look at our gallery of Cheryl’s biggest moments in her career so far.

Happy 40th birthday Cheryl!

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