Former X Factor star Gamu Nhengu weds

X Factor star Gamu Nhengu has married her Scottish sweetheart Jamie Rintoul.

The wedding took place last weekend according to The Daily Record.

Nhengu shot to fame in 2010 when then as an at 18 year-old she wowed judges and audience alike with her performance on the hit TV show.

She lost her place to Katie Waisel after an immigration row when it was revealed her family’s visa application was submitted late.

She then appealed to not be sent back to Zimbabwe making sensational claims that she would be killed by a death squad on her return to the country.

Since then Nhengu has moved to London where she works as a stylist and one half of the band Sheltrs. Her husband is the other half.