Shane Filan Biography

Updated On Jul 27, 2017 Published On Aug 26, 2015
Facts of Shane Filan
Date of Birth: 1979 , July-5
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Steven Gerrard
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Whiston, Merseyside
Ethnicity Black
Profession Footballer
Weight in KG 77kg
Married Yes
Married to Alex Curran
Children Charles Payne
Education Central Texas College
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
TV Show Neighbours
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-23-35
Birth Name Steven George Gerrard
Father Ronald Charles Minogue
Mother Carol Jones
Working For Nation Team of England football,Liverpool
Face Color Brown
Famous for Broadcaster
Divorce No
Awards Not Yet
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 35
Salary 7.28 million
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Jewish
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 5 (US)
Movies San Andreas
Sisters Wendy
Siblings Dannii Minogue, Brendan Minogue
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name
Affair with Chris Martin (2015)
Albums Kylie Christmas
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend Chris Martin (2015)
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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Shane Filan married his long-tern girlfriend, Gillian Walsh whom he was dating since his childhood. The couple held their wedding on 28 December 2003 at Ballintubber Abbey, after having a romantic love affair for long. Gillian is the cousin of fellow band member, Kian Egan, making Filan and Egan cousin-in-laws.

a They are having a good life and there is no sign of their divorce. They have three children: daughter named Nicole Rose (born on 23 July 2005 in Sligo, Ireland) and sons Patrick Michael, (born on 15 September 2008 in Sligo, Ireland) and Shane Peter (born 22 January 2010), whom they named after his father.
He and his eldest brother, Finbar, run Shafin Developments – a property development company.

The company was placed in receivership in May 2012 and Filan was declared bankrupt a little over a month later after suffering losses in Ireland's property crash.

Before Westlife, Egan and Feehily were with Filan in a band known as I.O.U. with other Sligonians Derrick Lacey, Graham Keighron and Michael "Miggles" Garrett. He partly wrote the IOYOU's song Together Girl Forever. 3 of them were dropped and the other 3, Shane, Kian and Mark, joined ventures to finding 2 more slots for the band.

Then they were joined by Nicky Byrne and Brian McFadden to form Westside. The name of the band then changed to Westlife. Filan, along with Feehily and McFadden, was the lead singer in Westlife. Their first album was released in November 1999, titled Westlife. With Westlife, Filan has received twenty-eight platinum discs and sold 40 million records worldwide

On August 2013 he releases his first solo album You And Me. He has a net worth of $30 million and according to his fame his salary must be high but actual number is unknown.

 

Shane Filan facts on timeline

Born in Sligo, Republic of Ireland

July 5 , 1979

 Filan was born in Sligo, Republic of Ireland to Peter and Mae Filan and grew up there. The youngest of seven children, he has three brothers and three sisters: Finbarr, Peter Jr, Yvonne, Liam, Denise and Mairead. His parents owned a diner in Sligo named Carlton Café located on Castle Street and Shane used to work there as a waiter from a very early age.

Formed band Westlife

1998

Shane, Kian and Mark joined ventures to finding 2 more slots for the band. Then they were joined by Nicky Byrne and Brian McFadden to form Westside. The name of the band then changed to Westlife. Filan, along with Feehily and McFadden, was the lead singer in Westlife. Their first album was released in November 1999, titled Westlife. With Westlife, Filan has received twenty-eight platinum discs and sold 40 million records worldwide.

 

Disband Westlife

2012

Filan, along with Feehily and McFadden, was the lead singer in Westlife. Their first album was released in November 1999, titled Westlife. With Westlife, Filan has received twenty-eight platinum discs and sold 40 million records worldwide. On 19 October 2011, Westlife officially announced they were splitting after a Greatest Hits album and a farewell tour.

 

Married to Gillian Walsh

December 28 , 2003

Filan married his childhood sweetheart, Gillian Walsh on 28 December 2003 at Ballintubber Abbey, after having a longtime affair. Gillian is the cousin of fellow band member, Kian Egan, making Filan and Egan cousin-in-laws. They are having a good life and there is no sign of their divorce.

 

His wife gave birth to first child Nicole Rose

July 23 , 2005

Filan and Gallian have three children. They gave birth to daughter Nicole Rose (born on 23 July 2005 in Sligo, Ireland) and sons Patrick Michael, (born on 15 September 2008 in Sligo, Ireland) and Shane Peter (born 22 January 2010), whom they named after his father.

 

First solo album you and me

2013

On 14 May, Shane revealed that the first single will be out on August. On 4 July, Filan revealed the title of his first single was "Everything to Me", and the release date was also announced as 25 August. On 20 August 2013, Filan performed "Everything to Me" live at the 2013 Rose of Tralee festival.
On 10 September 2013, Filan released About You, the second single from his album You and Me. Shane released his latest CD You and Me in November 2013 and he is going a UK tour in 2014.