Marcus Collins (born 15th May 1988 in Liverpool) was a member of Eton Road, a band that competed during series 3 of UK The X Factor. Following their exit from the show in November 2006 and the departure of lead singer Anthony Hannah, Marcus joined Eton Road as a replacement in August 2007. He stayed with the band for about 10 months before leaving to pursue a solo career. It was revealed he had been bullied at school because of his sexual orientation and mixed race background. Marcus is in relationship with Eton Road's David Heath.