Nicky Byrne Biography

Updated On Feb 17, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Nicky Byrne
Date of Birth: 1978 , October-9
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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An Irish singer-songwriter, dancer, professional footballer, radio, and television presenter, Nicky Byrne is best known for being the oldest member of Irish music band Westlife. He was a substitute for a Liverpool F.C. Legends XI.

Nicky Byrne' Early Life and Siblings

Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne Jr. or simply Nicky Byrne was born on October 9, 1978, in Dublin, Ireland, to father Sr. Nicholas Byrne, and mother Yvonne Byrne. He has a younger Brother named Adam Byrne and Sister, Gillian Byrne.

Nicky was the oldest member of popular Irish boy band, Westlife, formed in 1998, before playing professional football for the Republic of Ireland. He is also recognized by the Irish name Nucal O’Byrne.

Nicky Byrne' Career

Multi-personality Nicky Byrne began playing football when he was the just age of seven. Firstly, he played for the Home Farm Football Club before joining St. Kevins Boys in North Dublin. With his hard work and talent, later he joined English Football Club, Leeds United.

Nicky had played football with several clubs throughout his football career, where he was also one of the substitute players for the well-known clubs, Liverpool. However, he quit playing football at his middle age and start a music career along with Irish Boy Band, Westlife.

Nicky has released numbers of albums with his band members such as Westlife, Allow us to Be Frank, Back Home, Where We Are, Gravity, etc. where one of his albums was sold in $45 million. He has released his last album, Sunlight in 2016 which gave a big hit to him.

Currently, Nick has made an appearance in television series Dancing with the stars alongside beautiful television presenter, Amanda Byram. The series was started in 2017.

Nicky Byrne' Net Worth

As of now, Nicky Byrne' net worth is under review, but some sources claim that his net worth is in millions. His salary is estimated to be no less than a million dollar per annum. He has earned a good amount of money through his professions.      

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Nicky Byrne' Personal Life

Moving towards Nicky Byrne' personal life, Nicky is a married man. He got married to his beautiful wife, Georgina Ahern since 2003. The couple has three children, including two sons, Jay Byrne, Rocco Byrne, and daughter Gia Byrne.

Nicky has a strong bond with his spouse, and they are living happily together. As being a young, dashing television personality, Nicky might have some love affairs and dating history in the past, but he has not revealed it yet. 

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Nicky Byrne facts on timeline

Born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland

October 9 , 1978

 Born as Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne in Dublin, Republic of Ireland to Yvonne Byrne and Nicholas Byrne, Nicky was raised in upper middle class family. He is Irish and is of white ethnicity. He is five feet and nine inch tall. 

Joined Leeds United

1995

Multi-talented Nick began his career as a footballer. In that respect, he played for Home Farm, St. Kevins and Leeds United. He also played for Old Trafford several times which later helped him to enter the well-known English Football Club, Liverpool. 

Won FA Youth Cup

1997

Nicky joined Leeds United in the year of 1995. He was also in the squad of Leeds United when they won FA Youth Cup in 1997. However, months later his contract expired and was not offered any more contracts from them. 

Joined Westlife

1998

Nicky began his music career in 1998. Following year, he was approached by Boyzone manager Louis Walsh to join Westlife. During his music career, he released several bands such as Westlife, Allow us to be Frank, Back Home etc and one of his album was sold in $45 million.  

Released their first album

November 1 , 1999

After the formation of the Irish music band Westlife in 1998, they began working for their first album. Few months later they also released several singles. They finally released their first album, Westlife (album) on 1st of November 1999. 

Appeared in CD:UK

2002

Besides his singing career, Nick has also made several television show appearances. His first television appearance was in 2002 as the guest host of the show, CD: UK. From the start of 2015, he began hosting the show, The Million Euro Challenge. 

Married to Georgina Ahern

August 5 , 2003

After having the wonderful love life with Georgina Ahern for more than a decade, they decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they got engaged with the start of 2003. They got married in 5th of June 2003. 

Became father of twin

April 20 , 2007

After being married for about four years they decided to welcome their first child together. With the start of 2007, they announced that they were expecting their first child together and interesting fact is it is a twin. They welcomed the twins on 20th of April and they were born eight weeks premature. 

Second child, Gia Byrne

October 23 , 2013

He became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2013. He and his wife, presenter, Georgina Ahern welcomed their third child together on 23rd of October and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Gia Byrne.