|Brian McFadden Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2¾ in|
|Date of Birth||April 12, 1980|
Brian McFadden is an Irish singer, songwriter, and television personality best known as a member of the boy band Westlife from 1998 to 2004. After his departure from the hugely successful group, he released several albums as a solo artist and also appeared on television. He has more than 300k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Facebook, and more than 400k followers on Twitter.
Brian Nicholas McFadden
Artane, Dublin, Ireland
Singer, Songwriter, Television Presenter
- Father – Brendan McFadden
- Mother – Mairead McFadden
- Siblings – Susan McFadden (Younger Sister) (Actress, Singer)
- Others – Anthony Byrne (Brother-in-law) (Bagpiper), Joanie Byrne (Niece)
Brian is represented by the Livewire Business Management in Ireland.
Pop, Soft Rock
Vocals, Piano, Guitar
- Sony BMG
- BMF Records
- Universal Music Australia
- Island Records Australia
- BoHo Records
6 ft 2¾ in or 190 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Brian McFadden has dated –
- Lene Nystrøm (1999)
- Hannah Spearritt (1999)
- Kerry Katona (2002-2006) – Brian tied the knot with former Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona in 2002. Together, they have 2 daughters – Molly McFadden (b. August 31, 2001) and Lilly-Sue McFadden (b. February 3, 2003). Sadly, the couple got divorced in 2006.
- Delta Goodrem (2004-2011) – Brian began dating Australian musician and actress Delta Goodrem in 2004. The couple got engaged in 2007 but called it quits in 2011.
- Vogue Williams (2012-2017) – Irish model Vogue Williams and the Westlife singer got married in Italy in 2012. But, the couple filed for divorce in 2017.
- Danielle Parkinson (2016-Present) – Brian started dating PE teacher Danielle Parkinson in 2016 and the couple got engaged in December 2019. In November 2020, Brian confirmed that they were expecting their first child together via IVF. He also revealed that Danielle had suffered 2 miscarriages in the past. They welcomed a daughter on May 16, 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
- Dimpled smile
- Dimpled chin
Brian has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Glen’s Platinum Vodka (2015)
- Bandit Golf Apparel
- Druids Golf
Brian had a Catholic upbringing but has claimed to be an atheist.
Brian McFadden Favorite Things
- Sport – Golf
- Alcoholic Drink – Johnnie Walker Blue Label
- Country – South Africa
- Places In South Africa – Cape Town, Sun City Resort
- Holiday Destination – Marbella in Spain
- Golf Course – Real Club Valderrama in Spain
Source – Express, Channel24.co.za, Jet2.com
Brian McFadden Facts
- In 2016, Brian launched the Wishbone restaurant in Dublin with his friends Jamie Kenny and James Stimpson. The eatery specializes in buffalo wings and opened its 2nd outlet at Kilkenny in 2019.
- His 2011 single, Just the Way You Are (Drunk at the Bar) was heavily criticized for glorifying the date r*pe culture. In response, Brian vowed to forward all proceeds from the song to victims of s**ual assault.
- He was banned from driving for 6 months in 2018 following multiple accounts of speeding. Additionally, he was asked to pay a fine of £450.
- In 2016, he was named as the President of the Bubble Foundation UK, which treats children born with immune deficiency problems.
- Brian appeared as a contestant on The Jump in 2016. He was the 4th contestant to be eliminated from the show.
- In 2019, Brian participated in the 11th series of Dancing on Ice, along with professional skater Alex Murphy and they finished in 4th place.
- Brian is one-half of the duo Boyzlife along with Keith Duffy. They released their first album titled Strings Attached in 2020. Their 2nd studio album, Old School was released in January 2022.
Featured Image by Eva Rinaldi / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0