Inside the VERY glamorous life of Jo Brand's daughter Maisi

Jo Brand’s daughter makes her debut! Singer Maisie Bourke, 19, who lives with her VERY hip musician boyfriend becomes a TikTok star with her covers of catchy pop hits – while fans praise her ‘trendy’ fashion sense

  • Maisie Bourke, 19, – who goes by the stage name Maisi – has 30k TikTok followers 
  • She is the oldest daughter of Jo Brand and psychiatrist nurse Bernie Bourke
  • Star told FEMAIL she’s getting ready to release her first single and is inspired by Lily Allen, Charlie XCX and has experimented with various pop styles
  • Also has a growing Instagram following with many praising her cool indie style 

Her mother is one of the country’s biggest comedy stars and and TV personalities, and now Jo Brand’s daughter is poised to follow her into the spotlight.

Musician Maisie Bourke, 19, who goes by the stage name Maisi, has racked up more than 30,000 TikTok followers and 1.5million ‘likes’ with her videos of her catchy pop covers and playful skits.

The music student is the eldest daughter of comedian Jo, 63, and psychiatrist nurse Bernie Bourke. She has a sister Eliza, who is two years younger. 

Maisie lives in London with her boyfriend Alfie Richer, who performs under the stage name Richer. The couple met in their first week of university, with Maisie affectionately describing him as an ‘indie kid’ in one of her TikTok videos. 

Speaking to FEMAIL, Maisie told how she has been singing and writing songs since the age of 11 and is now pursuing a career in the industry. 

Stepping into the spotlight: Jo Brand’s musician daughter Maisie Bourke, 19, who goes by the stage name Maisi, has racked up more than 30,000 TikTok followers and 1.5million ‘likes’ with her videos of her catchy pop covers and playful skits 


Famous mum: The music student is the eldest daughter of comedian Jo Brand, pictured, and psychiatrist nurse Bernie Bourke. Right, Jo joins in on a TikTok video 

Maisie lives in London with her boyfriend Alfie Richer, who performs under the stage name Richer. The couple met in their first week of university, with Maisie affectionately describing him as an ‘indie kid’ in one of her TikTok videos 

She said: ‘I have been singing and writing songs since I was 11, but when I finished school I realised it is something I love and I wanted to make it into a career. 

‘I love UK pop music, especially Lily Allen and Charli XCX. I have experimented with a lot of pop styles but really into bedroom pop at the moment. 

‘I just want to make music and share it with as many people as I can! I am going to release my first original single soon and I can’t wait!’

Like many performers, Maisie has missed being able to take to the stage or go to the studio over lockdown. But she has found a creative outlet on TikTok, where she has been discovered by new fans drawn to her ‘unique’ voice. 

‘It has been really sad not being able to play shows and not going to the studio as much as I’d like,’ Maisie said. 

‘I also miss going to gigs and festivals – I really love that and it has been a big gap in my life.’

Speaking to FEMAIL, Maisie told how she has been singing and writing songs since the age of 11 and is now pursuing a career in the industry

On Instagram, she often poses with a cool crowd in stylist Indie-inspired get-ups around the capital, showing off her mane of raven curls in uploaded Polaroid shots while studying for her second year of University 

Maisi Bourke, 19, has picked up her mother Jo Brand’s sense of humour, emerging as TikTok star alongside her fledgling career as a singer

She continued: ‘TikTok is a great way to get my music to people, I am excited to continue sharing everything I am doing and I really hope people enjoy my original music.’

Her mother Jo Brand occasionally appears alongside her daughter in the clips, gamely joining in on some of the trends. 

In one TikTok video, she shares her mother a clip of her mother, 63, appearing on the Graham Norton show with One Direciton star Liam Payne in 2018.

In the clip, which Maisie jokes is the ‘most devastating moment of her life’, Jo says Maisie will be ‘seething’ with jealousy  watching the clip before getting a hug from the heart throb. 

On Instagram, she often poses with a cool crowd in stylist Indie-inspired get-ups around the capital, showing off her mane of raven curls in uploaded Polaroid shots while studying for her second year of University


As well as her great voice and sense of humour, Maisi often shows off her cool style online too

Maisi, pictured in a shoot for her music single, said, ‘I am going to release my first original single soon and I can’t wait’ 

‘That 100 per cent was the most jealous I have ever been! It can’t get worse than that,’ Maisie told FEMAIL. 

Maisie revealed she and her mother share the same ‘sarcastic’ sense of humour and clearly share a close relationship.  

Speaking previously, Jo said she hoped she would be able to pass this onto her children. ‘I like to think that I’m a kind mother, an entertaining mother, that I’m humourous and they are developing a nice sense of humour,’ she told the Guardian.

‘And that I’m fair. I had my first daughter, Maisie, when I was 43 and Eliza two years later. I get quite a lot of: “What lovely grandchildren you’ve got.” The kids just snigger at that.’

Maisie also wins praise from fans over her trendy, casual looks and has shared TikTok videos showing off her outfits

On Instagram, she often poses with a cool crowd in stylist Indie-inspired get-ups around the capital, showing off her mane of raven curls in uploaded Polaroid shots while studying for her second year of University. 

Maisie also wins praise from fans over her trendy, casual looks and has shared TikTok videos showing off her outfits. 

Her Instagram comments reveal several brands have reached out with the offer of collaborations. 

She added: ‘I just pick out things I like, TikTok has been good for some ideas. I do like British style and British brands.’  

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