The two were married on 5 August 2003 at the Wicklow Register Office, Wicklow, County Wicklow. ", Gemma said: "Happy anniversary to you both! He then signed for Cobh Ramblers playing 15 games in all competitions,[5] then St. Francis F.C., all in Ireland's League of Ireland. But we are trying to kill the time.”. [2] 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. In 2001, he co-hosted Children in Need live from Belfast and in 2011 and co-hosted a BBC Radio 2 radio special with Patrick Kielty for the cause. ", Samantha added: "Happy Anniversary, 17 years already, time flies. In the later snap, Nicky and Georgina are posing outside their hotel and Nicky is wearing a handsome blue suit while Georgina is wearing a cute pink polka dot dress. View our online Press Pack. Byrne also supports UNICEF and has taken part in several UNICEF Campaigns, such as the UNICEF 'Euro for Zero' campaign where the goal was to raise as much money as possible in November 2010 for Child Survival Programmes. Twin sons Rocco and Jay were born on 20 April 2007. Nicky Byrne was full of praise for his wife Georgina Ahern who has spent her time homeschooling their kids. Nicky Byrne' Personal Life. He has an older sister, Gillian, and a younger brother, Adam. In June 1998, Byrne attended an audition for new Irish boyband, where Boyzone manager Louis Walsh approached him to join his new venture, Westlife. The Dancing With The Stars host wished his other half a happy anniversary on Instagram.

[12] He also co-hosted the short-lived TV talent show The Hit on RTÉ One along with Aidan Power. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Nicky and Georgina are married 17 years today, Nicky shared some old wedding snaps to mark the occasion. Nicky also recently admitted that he is "still trying to get the hang" of wearing facemasks as he and sons took a trip to the dentist. [26] Byrne, and his wife Georgina, are keen supporters of the Irish Premature Babies charity. Since then he has had a successful TV and radio presenting career. Speaking to RTÉ Radio 1’s Today with Seán O’Rourke, Byrne added he has instead been enjoying the sound of fellow band Coldplay to get him through the pandemic. “Obviously the UK and Asia and China [touring] is not going to happen this year. The Dublin singer, 41, who is currently isolating in his home in Malahide with his twin boys Rocco and Jay and daughter Gia, said: “Georgina has been brilliant with homeschooling the boys, because I would have expelled them on the first day.”. WESTLIFE'S Nicky Byrne marked 17 years of marriage to his wife Georgina Ahern today with some adorable throwback snaps fromt heir wedding day. On 13 January, Byrne was confirmed to be the Irish singer for the 2016 contest in Stockholm with the song, "Sunlight". The fourth and final edition of the programme, broadcast on 14 February 2010, trended worldwide on Twitter. Nicky Byrne has admitted his wife Georgina has had to take over homeschooling their kids, adding: “I would’ve expelled them on the first day.”. Note: Entries scored out are when Ireland did not compete, Republic of Ireland national football team, Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, "RTÉ bets on Nicky Byrne to return Ireland to Eurovision glory", "Nicky Byrne will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision", "Nicky Byrne hosts 2fm's Celebrity Sunday", Final Whistle For 'Football's Next Star', Series Posts at ScreenScene | The Irish Film & Television Network, "Former Westlife star Nicky Byrne named as new 2FM presenter", "He's riding high and Nicky Byrne dismisses critics as his 2FM show celebrates one year on air", "A New TV Gameshow Presented By Nicky Byrne", "Updated: RTE confirm Nicky Byrne's Million Euro Challenge has been axed", "Nicky Byrne and Amanda Byram confirm they're hosting Dancing With The Stars", "Top 100 Artist Album, Week Ending 19 May 2016", The Greatest Hits Tour - Live from M.E.N. All the proceeds from the match went to the Marina Dalglish appeal. He said: “I’m a big Coldplay fan. [21] On 29 April 2013, Byrne announced on his Twitter page that he and his wife Georgina were expecting their third child, and on Irish television it was announced that the baby was due around Halloween. The Rest of the World team won the game 4–2. He also co-wrote many of Westlife's songs. On 7 September 2012, it was announced that Byrne would be a contestant for the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne, Jr.[1] (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 is the band's oldest member. [3] He became a professional player, and joined Leeds United as a goalkeeper in 1995, and was a squad member of the FA Youth Cup winning team of 1997.

Byrne was a footballer and played for Home Farm and St. Kevins Boys in North Dublin. Later he shared a snap of himself enjoying a pint of Guinness and then a cute snap of himself and his young daughter Gia sitting at a table.

“Our tour got postponed; we’ve rescheduled the Páirc Uí Chaoimh gigs for next year. [8] Listeners tuned in from as far and wide as Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Philippines and Indonesia. Nicky Byrne and Beth Williams are getting married really soon in November 2015 is so romantic. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Fans flocked to the comment section to wish him and Georgina well. In addition, Byrne presented several editions of the Celebrity Sunday radio programme on RTÉ 2fm in 2010. This is called A Sky Full Of Stars.”, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. With Westlife, Byrne has had 25 top ten UK singles, 14 of which, were number one, 7 number one albums and has sold in excess of over 55 million records worldwide. He was the ninth contestant to be eliminated. In early January 2016, it was rumored that RTÉ had internally chosen Byrne to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. In 2002, Byrne guest-hosted an edition of CD:UK with Cat Deeley. The pair have three children together, twins Rocco and Jay and daughter Gia.