Dougie Poynter
Full name

Dougie Lee Poynter


November 30, 1987 (age 28)


United Kingdom




Musician, singer, songwriter, musician, author, actor, model


Dougie Lee Poynter (born November 30, 1987) is an English musician, songwriter, fashion model, clothing designer, author, actor and philanthropist. He is the bassist and youngest member of the pop rock band McFly. Poynter is signed with Storm Model Management. He is currently represented by CAA and Independent Talent.

He has co-written the song "I Would" from One Direction's second album Take Me Home.


Poynter was born November 30, 1987 Corringham, Essex, England. He has one sister.


Dougie Poynter started the band "McFly" in 2003 along with Danny Jones, Harry Judd, and Tom Fletcher. In 2004, "McFly" made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for "the youngest band to have a debut album go straight to number one," beating out a record that was previously held by "The Beatles."

He has appeared on and became the winner of the show "I'm a Celebrity get me out of here". He has dated Frankie Sandford from the Saturdays but is currently in a relationship with Lara Crew-Jones, an artist.

Personal Life

Poynter dated Frankie Bridge (née Sandford) of The Saturdays from 2008-2010. His relationship with fellow musician Ellie Goulding was confirmed in February 2014. The couple split in 2016. Poynter has since been connected romantically to Perrie Edwards of Little Mix.


One Direction

Take Me Home


  • Dougie wrote "I Would" along with Danny Jones and Tom Fletcher who are also in McFly.
  • Dougie and his bandmate Tom Fletcher have published a children's book together in October 2012 named "The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas".

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