Gill grew up, mostly, in Croydon and began making music at the age of seven when he played the recorder, piano, flute and guitar.
At the age of nine, he joined the choir and went on to perform at the local church.
Here he befriended English/Nigerian singer L Marshall (who also attended the school in Lagos) and won his first talent show performing alongside L in his final year.
He also attended Larmenier Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School and Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School.
He decided to put together his own boy band, UFO, who later changed their name to JLS (there was another British rock band already called UFO). On 28 September 2013, Williams won the first series of the ITV dancing show Stepping Out, hosted by Davina Mc Call.
Marvin Richard James Humes (born 18 March 1985 in Greenwich, London, England) is the oldest member of the band.
Williams dreamed of being a solo artist from a very young age.
He attended the British International School in Lagos, Nigeria.Humes was previously a member of another band called VS, created by Blue member Simon Webbe, but they split shortly after releasing an album.After meeting future fellow band member Aston Merrygold, Humes joined UFO.It was announced on Twitter on 22 November 2012 that they are expecting their first child and on , she gave birth to their daughter Alaia-Mai*. Jonathan Benjamin "JB" Gill (born 7 December 1986) is the son of Cynthia and Keith Gill, and has one brother called Neequaye.Gill spent the first five years of his life living in Antigua, discovering his musical talent at a very early age.