Max Albert George is a British singer, songwriter and actor, known for being a former member of boy band, The Wanted. In 2013, George starred in the E! channel reality series The Wanted Life. George was born on 6 September 1988 in Manchester, United Kingdom to Barbara George. He has an older brother, Jack, a visual effect coordinator. George studied at the Bolton School.
George joined the four-piece boy band Avenue in 2005. After applying to The X Factor in 2006, the band auditioned for the third series of the competition singing an a cappella version of the Will Young song, “Leave Right Now”. In January 2014, George revealed in an interview that he was signed as a solo artist by Scooter Braun. In June 2013, George was named as the new face and spokesmodel for Buffalo denim’s fall line. He starred in the campaign opposite Sports illustrated swimsuit model, Hannah Davis. In November 2013, he did an underwear campaign for Buffalo again. On 2 February 2015, it was announced that George had joined the cast of Bear Grylls’ new TV survival series titled Bear Grylls: Mission Survive. The show is about eight celebrities pushed to the limit by Grylls.