Sarah Jane Crawford’s been telling porkies about her age – she’s actually 33!

It seems Sarah Jane Crawford’s been a little liberal when it comes to dates (notably that of her own birth)...


by Ellie Henman |
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The Xtra Factor host, who claimed to be 29, is in fact 33 (we think she actually looks loads younger!) with an insider telling the Sun: “Sarah-Jane claims that she’s never lied about her age – people just assumed she was 29 and she has never corrected them.”

Nice trick there, Sarah. We might try that.

The missing years give for some comical reading when looking at previous interviews.

For example, apparently she sat her GCSE’s in 2007, which would mean she sat them when she was just 12 years old. Now unless she’s a child genius, that doesn’t seem to add up.

Sarah-Jane also previously talked about taking part in Channel 4’s Shipwrecked (back in 2002) but in reality, she’d have only been 16 and you have to be over 18 to take part.

Oh dear.

At least she’s not the first person to try and knock some numbers off her birth date, with Paloma Faith pretending she was four years younger (to get a record deal) and Agyness Deyn confessing to dropping six years off her age.

Why can't we all just be old and amazing?


Xtra Factor host Sarah-Jane Crawford's life in fashion

4th June 20141 of 42

4th June 2014

Rocking her signature red lippie with a smart grey midi and a leather jacket

21st May 20142 of 42

21st May 2014

Pretty in top to toe pastel pink

7th May 20143 of 42

7th May 2014

Rocking crisp white tailoring Gwen Stefani-style with her classic courts and sleek ponytail

15th April 20144 of 42

15th April 2014

Nauti-cool in classic navy and white stripes paired with toe-cap courts

20th May 20145 of 42

20th May 2014

Sweet and chic in a white shirt and tailored shorts combo teamed with a pastel pedi

26th March 20146 of 42

26th March 2014

Perfecting '60s chic in powder blue and pastel courts for the opening night of I Can't Sing

28th March 20147 of 42

28th March 2014

A totally cool summery look made even chicer for evening with the addition of nude patent wedges

22nd October 20138 of 42

22nd October 2013

Adding a colour injection to this classic floral jumpsuit with red courts and erm, a gigantic orange tote. Is Matt Richardson hiding in there?

15th February 20149 of 42

15th February 2014

Doing a Ri-Ri at the John Rocha fashion show

12th March 201410 of 42

12th March 2014

Super '60s in a gorge navy and white ensemble with feline eyes and nude lips

14th February 201411 of 42

14th February 2014

HAWWWWT on Valentine's Day in silver trews and mixed prints. One of our fave SJ looks to date

17th September 201312 of 42

17th September 2013

Thank God for those sequin pockets, that's all we can say...

14th September 201313 of 42

14th September 2013

Grandad-cool in her herringbone jacket and argyle knit

11th September 201314 of 42

11th September 2013

Mixing up a leather midi with velvet florals and chunky ankle boots

17th August 201315 of 42

17th August 2013

Nailing summer festival chic in a grey maxi, floppy hat and Gandy's flip-flops

18th July 201316 of 42

18th July 2013

Looking totally gorge in a white lacy crop with a powder blue Toppers midi skirt and big bouncy curls

22nd July 201317 of 42

22nd July 2013

This lady in red certainly isn't afraid of flashing those pins...

12th July 201318 of 42

12th July 2013

Working it in sexy black satin at the DKNY Artworks launch

30th May 201319 of 42

30th May 2013

When invited to a Juicy Couture party, why not wear a juicy bright frock?

15th May 201320 of 42

15th May 2013

Showing off her super-toned arms in this pretty floaty midi paired with sweetheart courts

8th May 201321 of 42

8th May 2013

Working the power peplum in hot white teamed with metallic courts

27th April 201322 of 42

27th April 2013

This tulip skirt looks totally flattering on SJ. And we lurrrrve the hot pink shade

25th April 201323 of 42

25th April 2013

Hooray! Finally Sarah-Jane veers away from playing it safe

18th April 201324 of 42

18th April 2013

Back in her signature all-black ensemble for the Iron Man 3 premiere

17th April 201325 of 42

17th April 2013

Cool and casual in an oversized white shirt, jeans and metallic courts

22nd March 201326 of 42

22nd March 2013

We're not so keen on that satin sash, but you can't beat that glossy mane

18th February 201327 of 42

18th February 2013

Rocking the body-con with smouldering make-up and tousled tresses

30th January 201328 of 42

30th January 2013

Sexy yet classy in her flesh-flashing white cut-out top teamed with a peachy maxi and a scarlet fedora

28th June 201229 of 42

28th June 2012

Nodding to the '90s in a tie-dye maxi

6th February 201230 of 42

6th February 2012

All a bit blahhhhh

12th January 201231 of 42

12th January 2012

Stuck in the shredder, were you?

15th December 201132 of 42

15th December 2011

Super long locks and a printed mini

2nd November 201133 of 42

2nd November 2011

Vamping it up with black lippie and a matching maxi

26th October 201134 of 42

26th October 2011

Loving the layers at the Some Like It Hip Hop performance

29th September 201135 of 42

29th September 2011

Are there leather shorts under that maxi dress?

17th September 201136 of 42

17th September 2011

Going for goth at the Roberto Cavalli store launch

31st August 201137 of 42

31st August 2011

Hell for wet-look leather at the MOBO Awards

27th October 201038 of 42

27th October 2010

Light brown locks and a textured mini for the Brylcreem Ball in Mayfair

24th August 201039 of 42

24th August 2010

A Croydon facelift ponytail and a mono midi for a film screening

22nd May 201040 of 42

22nd May 2010

A new blonde 'do and a quilted leather look for the St. Regis Polo Cup

18th September 200841 of 42

18th September 2008

Teaming dusky pink with black Mary Janes for an appearance at the Vodafone Live Music Awards

6th March 200842 of 42

6th March 2008

At the beginning of her career, SJ went for the art teacher look (and by the looks of it let the kids draw on her dress too)

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