Keith Harkin Biography

Updated On Jun 17, 2019 Published On Jun 17, 2019
Facts of Keith Harkin
Date of Birth: 1986 , June-10
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Keith Harkin
Birth Name Keith Harkin
Nationality Irish
Birth Place/City Northern Ireland
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Singer
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Married to Kelsey Harkin
Children 1
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Keith Harkin is an Irish singer-songwriter best known as a member of the Irish music group, Celtic Thunder. He currently tours on his own.

Early Life, Family & Education

Keith Harkin was born on June 10, 1986, in Northern Ireland, and was raised there by his father and mother.

Names of his parents have not been disclosed yet. He was passionate about music since his childhood and always wanted to be a singer. 

He is not the only child of his parents but he has a sibling, sister Rebecca Harkin. He is of Irish nationality and Caucasian ethnicity.

Career

He was young when he started performing music and this led to his aspiration to become a music artist as he grew older.

He traveled to London in 2005 and recorded with a producer, and played in numerous venues and festivals across England; he had performed at the Tavistock Festival on Portobello Road.

Later in 2006, being also an actor, Harkin played the lead role in an Irish program on BBC, Dha Theanga. He has also supported John Martyn and David Kitt on their Irish tours.

Harkin previously was a member of Celtic Thunder. He joined the band in 2007 and while with the band he performed across in the United States, Australia and Canada.

He played guitar and piano and wrote the song Lauren and I for Celtic Thunder.

Apart from Celtic Thunder, Harkin has recorded many original songs including How I Wish, Vanity, Daisy Fields, All Day Long and September Sessions.

Harkin released his self-titled solo album in Canada on September 4, 2012, and in the United States on September 18, 2012. The album was released with the help of Grammy Award winner David Foster.

Personal Life

Keith Harkin is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Kelsey Harkin, in a lavish wedding ceremony on July 2, 2016.

The amazing couple shares a child, an adorable son who they welcomed on May 10, 2019. The pair is enjoying a romantic marital relationship with no divorce rumors.

Details about his dating history and past love affairs are not available. In May 2018, he and his wife attended The Open Hearts Foundation's 2018 Young Hearts Spring Event in Malibu and at the event, he shared a kiss with Live and Let Die actress Jane Seymour.

Net Worth

Being a successful singer and music artist, Keith Harkin earns a decent amount of money throughout his music career. His net worth is unknown but looking at Keith's successful music career, we can say that his total fortune is certainly in million.

The exact figure of the salary of the music artist is also unknown but according to the PayScale website, the average annual salary for an Irish musician is approx. €29,982 ($33596)

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Body Measurement : N/A

Height : 6 Feet 1 Inches

Weight : N/A

Age : 33 Years Old

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Born in Derry, Northern Island

June 10 , 1986

Keith Harkin was born in Derry as the first child to Kevin and Shavon Harkin on 10th June, 1986.He has got a sister Rebecca Harkin who is also a singer and songwriter.Keith is an Irish of White Ethnicity.

Performed in Celtic Thunder

2008

In 2008, Keith Harkin performed in an Irish singing and stage show group Celtic Thunder.Since it's formation, the group has released twelve songs among which 'The Mountains of Mourne', 'The Island', 'Lauren and I', 'Heartland' were some of the songs Keith was involved in.

Performed in Act II

2009

ACT II is the second group under Celtic Thunder where Keith Harkin performed in the year 2008.The songs performed by Keith includes 'I wanna kho what Love is', 'Castles in the Air'.Whereas the group numbers include Raggle Taggle Gypsy, Mull of Kintyre Heartland, Danny Boy.

 

Performed in Take Me Home

2009

In the same year 2009, Keith Harkin performed in the group Take Me Home.The group was also a part of Celtic Thunder where Harkin performed in the songs The Homes of Donegal, Wichita Lineman and Group numbers: Steal Away,The Green Fields of France and Take me Home.

Performed in Legacy Volume 1

2016

The latest group under Celtic Thunder that Keith Harkin has performed is Legacy Voyage 1.It was performed this year.The song includes Mountains of Mourne and The Dutchman.Group numbers include Heartland, The Galway Girl, Raggle Taggle Gypsy, A Place of Choir, Caledonia and Ireland's Call.

Performed solo in Daisy Fields

2012

In 2012,Keith Harkin performed solo in the song Daisy Fields.Not only that, the same year he performed solo in his songs Don't Forget About Me and Nothing But You and I.His next solo performance was in 2015 in the Mercy Street's song September Sessions.

Released his album Keith Harkin

2012

In September 2012, his solo album titled with his own name Keith Harkin was released in USA and Canada.He had performed a duet with Grammy winner Colbie Caillat.The album was a good hit keeping it upto #8 in the Amazon.com Pop Music Charts.

Married Kelsey Nichols

2016

Keith Harkin has  officially married  Kelsey Nichols in July 2016.The had been engaged since a couple of years.Harkin had announced it through social media after a year of their engagement on 13th April 2015.