Jesy Nelson confirms new romance with actor. But who is Lucien Laviscount?
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Jesy Nelson dating Coronation Street actor who previously romanced ex-bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock

Has Jesy finally found her Boyz?

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Former Little Mix songstress Jesy Nelson has seemingly confirmed a new romance with Coronation Street and WaterLoo Road heartthrob Lucien Laviscount. 

The pair were spotted kissing on a date night in London’s Soho over the weekend.

Jesy Nelson confirms new romance with actor. But who is Lucien Laviscount?
Jesy appears to have confirmed a new romance with actor Lucien Laviscount (Credit: Splash News)

Jesy, 30, who recently split from ex Harry James, has previously dated a string of famous fellas. They include Love Island’s Chris Hughes, actor Sean Sager, dancer Jordan Banjo and Coleen Nolan’s youngest son Jake Roche.

Read more: Jesy Nelson breaks her silence on Little Mix fall-out: ‘No longer speaking’

Who is Jesy Nelson’s new man Lucien Laviscount? 

Lucien, 29, hails from Burnley, Lancashire and rose to fame in 2007, playing Jake Briggs in BBC One teen drama Grange Hill. Roles in BBC drama Waterloo Road and ITV’s Coronation Street quickly followed.

In the latter, he played Ben Richardson in 2009, who dated Sophie Webster and snogged his friend Ryan Connor’s mum Michelle!

Jesy Nelson confirms new romance with actor. But who is Lucien Laviscount?
A young Lucien as Jonah in BBC Drama Waterloo Road (Credit: BBC)

TV fans are likely to remember him from his 2011 appearance on Channel 4’s Celebrity Big Brother, in which he lasted until the final week.

During his time in the house, Lucien kissed singer Kerry Katona and got into bed with reality star Amy Childs.

After the show finished, Lucian was said to be dating Kerry, 41. The mum-of-five then admitted that she planned to move him into her home and even thought of tying the knot with him.

However, a source told the Daily Star that the TV actor hit on reality star Sam Faiers and actress Gemma Merna during the same night out. While dating the former Atomic Kitten star.

Lucien and Kerry Katona
Lucien and Kerry Katona during Celebrity Big Brother in 2011. (Credit: Channel 5)

Which TV shows has Lucien starred in?

In 2017 Lucien landed a role in crime comedy-drama Snatch and shared saucy scenes with fellow Waterloo Road alumni Phoebe Dynevor.

Then in 2020, he started making waves across the pond after landing the role of wealthy Alexander Cabot in CBS comedy-drama Katy Keene opposite Pretty Little Liars actress Lucy Hale.

Read more: Jesy Nelson’s sister hits back at ‘bullies’ after ‘blackfishing’ row with Leigh-Anne Pinnock

His latest role sees him play the new hunky love interest of Lily’s Collins’ lead character in season 2 of Netflix comedy-drama Emily in Paris.

Jesy Nelson confirms new romance with actor. But who is Lucien Laviscount?
Lucien stars opposite Lily Collins in season 2 of Emily in Paris (Credit: Netflix)

Previous romance with Leigh-Anne Pinnock?

Well, seemingly Lucien was close to Jesy’s former bandmate Leigh-Anne for a time back in 2012. The pair were spotted looking cosy in a restaurant according to The Sun, but nothing much came of it.

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