Her first album gained her a place in Guinness World Records, staying in the Top 10 for eight weeks.
Jane is a one woman band in every sense and has her own company Jane McDonald Ltd. She produces her own albums on her own label, is executive producer on her latest CD/DVD, Live at the London Palladium and works alongside her musical director on arrangements and recordings.
She has built up a large audience in Britain and has played the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. A favourite panelist on Loose Women for more than six years, Jane is also a regular guest on The Alan Titchmarch Show.
She lives in Wakefield with her partner Ed and will be appearing in a black tie event at the city’s Theatre Royal in aid of the Wakefield Hospice on February 22. Tickets are £50 from the Theatre Royal, Wakefield, box office, tel: 01924 211 311, www.theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk .
See also www.jane-mcdonald.com
Q: Describe your style.
A: Cosy with large sofas, a big fireplace and very light fabrics.
Q: How do you decorate for Christmas?
A: You can see my house from space. I have a massive tree and lots of lights.
Q: Where and how will you spend Christmas this year?
A: With my mum and Ed.
Q: Where do you shop for homeware?
A: I’m definitely an M&S girl and I also like Barker and Stonehouse.
Q: What’s the best item you’ve ever bought for your home?
A: My white grand piano.
Q: What’s on your Christmas wish list this year?
A: That I have some quality time with my fiancé and family.
Q: How do you relax at the end of a busy day?
A: With a glass of wine, feet up and Coronation Street on the telly!