Marvin Richard James Humes (born 18 March 1985 in London, England) is an English singer, songwriter and actor. Marvin is currently a member of the MOBO and BRIT award winning English boyband JLS. JLS were the runners up to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of The X Factor in 2008, and have since gone on to release two UK number 1 singles with 'Beat Again' and 'Everybody In Love', and a debut eponymous album, which also topped the UK charts. "The Club Is Alive" and "Love You More", their fourth and fifth single releases, both taken from their second album "Outta This World", returned them to the top of the UK charts in July and November 2010, whilst "Outta This World" reached #2 in the UK album chart upon it's release. Marvin was previously a member of another band called VS, who had three singles released in the UK in 2004 by Innocent Records before they were dropped due to poor sales. Within JLS' noted colour scheme, Marvin's colour is green.