Jessica "Jess" Kate Plummer (born on 16 September 1992) is a British singer and actress. She is best known as a former member of a British four-piece girl group Neon Jungle. She made her acting debut in 2013 in the series Wizards vs Aliens, and will next be seen in the film How to Talk to Girls at Parties.

Early life

Plummer was born in London to a Jamaican father and English mother.[2] She went to the Hayes School for early education.[3]


In February 2013, it was announced that Plummer, alongside Shereen Cutkelvin, Amira McCarthy, and Asami Zdrenka made the line-up of new British girl group Neon Jungle and began recording material in the studio.[4][5] They chose the name Neon Jungle, which was derived from their song "Welcome to the Jungle" and to reflect that the members were "all individual and quite different".[6] According to Plummer, "it’s like neon is bold, bright, strong individual characters and then the jungle part is the madness".[7]

In August 2013, Neon Jungle released their debut single "Trouble", which entered the UK Singles Chart at number 12 and reached the top 10 on the US Billboard Dance/Electronic Digital Songs chart.[8]

In October 2013, Plummer debuted as actress in British science fantasy television series Wizards vs Aliens as Chloe Martin[9] and supported Jessie J on select dates of her Alive Tour as part of Neon Jungle. The following month group performed alongside Taylor Swift at the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in the US.[10][2]

In January 2013, Neon Jungle's second single, "Braveheart", was released in the UK. Single peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart and at number 19 on ARIA Charts. In July 2014, Neon Jungle released their debut album Welcome to the Jungle, which entered UK Albums Chart at number 8.

In July 2015, Neon Jungle announced via social media that they were disbanding.[2]

In November 2015, it was announced that Plummer has joined the cast of John Cameron Mitchell's directed romantic-comedy film How to Talk to Girls at Parties opposite Ruth Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning and Matt Lucas.[2]


2013Wizards vs AliensChloe MartinTV series; 2 Episodes
2013ReflectionsKaitlinShort Film
2016How to Talk to Girls at PartiesTBAFeature film


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