|Date of Birth
||26 November 1981,
|Place of Birth
||Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, UK
Bedingfield was born in Lewisham, England to New Zealand-born Molly and John Bedingfield (charity workers). She has three siblings; an older brother Daniel and a younger sister Nikola, who are both pop singers, and a younger brother, Joshua. Bedingfield grew up in the south-east London borough of Lewisham, moving there as a child. As a teenager, Bedingfield and her siblings, Daniel and Nikola, formed the Christian rock group, The DNA Algorithm. Her interest in music was encouraged by her parents and growing up she also took guitar and piano lessons.