Rachel Hylton
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 26 November 1981
Hometown London, England


Category Over 25s
Mentor Dannii Minogue
Placement 6/12

Rachel Hylton is an English singer from London who participated in Series 5 of The X Factor as part of the Over 25s category mentored by Dannii Minogue. She was eliminated in Week 7 of the live shows, finishing in 7th place.


A mother of five, Hylton gave birth to her first child at the age of 13 and three of her children were eventually taken into care. Her two youngest remained with her and she decided to audition for the show in the hope of giving them a better life.

The X FactorEdit


Post The X FactorEdit

Series 5 Finalists
Alexandra BurkeAustin DrageBad LashesDaniel EvansDiana VickersEoghan QuiggGirlbandJLSLaura WhiteRachel HyltonRuth LorenzoScott Bruton

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