Nicky ByrneBorn 9 October 1978
Nicky Byrne Biography (Wikipedia)
Nicholas Bernard James Adam McGarry Byrne, Jr. (born 9 October 1978) is an Irish singer, songwriter, radio presenter, dancer, television presenter and former professional footballer, best known for being a member of Irish music band Westlife; he was the band's oldest member. Before his music career, he played professional football, representing Republic of Ireland at several junior levels. Since then he has had a successful TV and radio presenting career. His wife Georgina is the daughter of former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, and they have twin sons called Rocco Bertie Byrne and Jay Nicky Byrne and a daughter called Gia.
On 7 September 2012, it was announced that Byrne would be a contestant for the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was the ninth contestant to be eliminated. He was ranked number two on Ireland's Sexiest Man of 2014. After RTÉ internally chose him to represent Ireland, he released the song "Sunlight" and performed it in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 competition in Stockholm on 12 May 2016, but failed to advance to the 14 May final.
- Nicky Byrne chats to Patrick Kieltyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sdk60.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sdk60.jpg2016-04-27T15:56:00.000ZNicky Byrne chats to Patrick Kielty about being Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest hopefulhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03sdl8r
Nicky Byrne chats to Patrick Kielty
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