Dougie Poynter Dating Life With Girlfriend, Parents, Sister, Hair
Dougie Poynter is the one-fourth of the highly popular English band, McFly. Dougie is the singer-bassist of the group; he also co-wrote the song, Transylvania. He joined the band as a 15-year-old and has been with the group ever since.
Dougie Poynter’s Dating Life With Girlfriend
Dougie is currently dating Maddie Elmer, a model signed to Storm Model Management.
The pair started dating in April 2019. Dougie and his girlfriend’s romance initially became breaking news.
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The two were first spotted publicly sharing a kiss. And, Maddie’s identity was also a mystery then.
Dougie Poynter with girlfriend Maddie Elmer in December 2019 (Photo: Dougie Poynter's Instagram)
However, the pair quickly confirmed the news via Instagram.
Dougie has been in a number of relationships in the past. His most high profile romance was with singer Ellie Goulding. The pair dated on and off from 2014 to 2016.
They got back together in December 2015 but finally broke up for good in March 2016. The reason behind their break up was Dougie’s busy schedule.
Interestingly, the singer was invited to Ellie’s wedding with Casper Jopling in August 2019. But, Dougie chose not to attend alongside the star-studded wedding guests (Sienna Miller, Princesses Beatrice, and Eugenie and Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom) out of politeness.
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Previously, Dougie dated The Saturdays star Frankie Bridge from 2009 to 2010. But, the relationship ended in heartbreak for the McFly member. According to Dougie, after the heartbreak, he suffered from depression and even contemplated suicide.
After the bad phase in his life, he chose to stay single for a while. Finally, in 2011, he started dating Lara Carew-Jones. However, the relationship eventually fizzled out.
Parents & Sister
Dougie has had a rough childhood. Just before he joined the band McFly, his father, Gary, abandoned his whole family, including his sister and mother.
It was his beautician mother Sam who single-handedly took care of Dougie and his sister, Jasmine.
Further, Dougie considers his McFly band members- Harry Judd, Tom Fletcher, and Danny Jones- as father figures.
Facts On Dougie Poynter Including Age & Height
Born in 1987, Dougie celebrates his birthday on 30th November. He is a Sagittarius.
The singer was born in Corringham, England.
Dougie has a height of 5 feet 8 and a half inches (1.74 meters).
Dougie is famous for sporting surfer hairstyle swept on the side.
He won 11th season of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here.
Dougie is the co-founder of the band, INK. The 2018 established band’s other members include Corey Alexander and Todd Dorrigo.
According to the singer, McFly was writing new music in 2019.
He has a clothing line called Saint Kidd.
Dougie’s first-ever band was named Ataiz.
He owned reptiles as a child.
Dougie is an ardent supporter of environment conservation. He has written a book called Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference. (2019)