Coleen Nolan's son Jake Roche says he's on universal credit and living in her garage

Jake Roche of the band Rixton performs in concert at The Fillmore on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Silver Spring, Md. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Jake Roche is Coleen Nolan and Shane Richie's son. (Invision/AP)

Coleen Nolan's son Jake Roche has said that he is on universal credit and living in her garage.

The actor and singer, 30, opened up during a chat with TikTok star Sugapuff, saying that he was "a failure".

Roche – who Loose Women star Nolan had with her ex, EastEnders actor Shane Richie – was asked what he had been up to of late.

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And he replied: "I'm on universal credit, and I live with my mum in her garage.

"I'm a failure."

Coleen Nolan had two sons with Shane Richie. (ITV grab)
Coleen Nolan had two sons with Shane Richie. (ITV grab)

In the clip, Sugapuff told him: "Firstly I’d like to say you are not a failure.

"Everyone goes through hardships in life.

"You will get through yours.

Smiling, Roche – who once dated Jesy Nelson of Little Mix fame – replied: "Thank you so much."

"You are a legend," he went on.

Jake Roche of Rixton takes a selfie with fans during Fusion Festival 2015 at Cofton Park, Birmingham.
Jake Roche is an actor and singer. (PA)

Nolan and Richie tied the knot in 1990 and they had two sons – Jake and Shane – but got divorced in 1999.

Roche has followed in his parents footsteps and is also in the entertainment industry.

He is an actor and was in the movie Finding Neverland and his television credits include Little Crackers, Friday Night Dinner and Scott & Bailey.

He is also known for ITV soap Emmerdale, playing the character Isaac Nuttall in a string of episodes in 2010.

Roche is also the frontman for the band Push Baby, which used to be known as Rixton.

TV STAR SHANE Richie AND WIFE COLEEN NOLAN ATTEND THE NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON  *16/08/2001...One-time chart star Coleen Nolan and Model Twiggy were today, Thursday 16th August 2001, unveiled as two of the presenters who will replace Richard and Judy on ITV's This Morning.  The programme is set to return in early September with the pair working alongside John Leslie and Fern Britton to front the show in rotation.  Behind the scenes moves to find new faces for the show have been shrouded in secrecy. The role is one of the top jobs in television and with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan in charge, This Morning became one of the best known shows on British TV. They quit for a lucrative deal with Channel 4 this summer.  Coleen told PA News :
Coleen Nolan and Shane Richie were married from 1990 to 1999. (PA)

Their tracks include Hotel Ceiling, Wait On Me and Me And My Broken Heart, which went to number one in the UK.

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The singer dated Nelson for a long time and they were even engaged for a spell, but have since gone their separate ways.

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