Ryan O’Shaughnessy is a singer-songwriter. He came into the limelight as an aspiring musician after appearing in The Voice of Ireland and Britain’s Got (BGT) Talent. O’Shaughnessy even made it to the finals of BGT but sadly came in the fifth position.
Besides being an excellent singer who won millions of hearts with his voice, O’Shaughnessy is also a talented actor. He was part of the TV show Fair City for ten years as Mark Halpin. He also portrayed the role of Piers in the Irish comedy film Poison Pen.
Biography & Wiki
|Date of birth
|September 27, 1992
|31 years old
|Place of birth
|Rush, Dublin, Ireland
|Janet Cathy O’Shaughnessy
|In a relationship
|Singer and former actor
|1.7 Million USD
Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s Net Worth and Earnings
O’Shaughnessy had a successful career as a former actor before changing his career from acting to singing.
Even after he started pursuing singing, he got a great deal of love and recognition from his audience.
His journey as a singer started with The Voice of Ireland and has not ended to this day.
His career as an actor and singer has allowed him to earn quite a fortune. Currently, he has a whopping amount of 1.7 million USD as his net worth.
Ryan O’Shaughnessy Family and Personal Details
The 31 year-old singer was born in Rush in Dublin but grew up in Loughshinny. He is the nephew of Gary, who took part in the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest.
O’Shaughnessy is also the youngest child of his parents. He has one elder brother named Graham and one elder sister named Apryl.
While his elder sister is happily married and has two beautiful sons, his elder brother has decided to keep his personal life private.
Like his elder brother, his father has also chosen to stay away from the public eye.
However, O’Shaughnessy is very open with his audience and shares many pictures of him visiting places on his social media accounts.
Ryan’s Wife, Girlfriend, and Relationships
To this day, the BGT finalist has been in many relationships.
Initially, O’Shaughnessy confessed in front of everyone that he had a thing for his BFF at that time, Katie Lucia Keegan.
He met Keegan while they were at Portmarnock Community College and became his greatest friend. He even took her to the prom.
It was during prom that O’Shaughnessy realized he had feelings for her. He even dedicated a song during one of his shows. However, he later corrected himself by stating that they were just friends.
After a few years of the incident, O’Shaughnessy started dating Ailbhe Casey, a musician, and songwriter. Casey is also a great dancer and choreographer.
The two of them were very much in love and even went on many trips together. But sadly, they parted ways in 2018.
When the relationship ended, O’Shaughnessy took some time off with his friends and families and started fresh.
Currently, he is in a relationship with Emily Kelly, whom he has been dating since 2021.
While growing up, O’Shaughnessy joined the Billie Barry Stage school at the early age of four.
After school, he joined the Dublin Institute of Technology, where he studied music. While in college, he took a course that was part of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute.
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Despite studying music in college, O’Shaughnessy started his career in the entertainment industry as an artist.
He worked as an actor in the show Fair City for ten years before focusing on his career as a singer.
He started his singing journey by signing a contract with Universal during his participation in The Voice of Ireland.
After the show, his contact with the label ended, and he then took part in the sixth season of BGT.
While in BGT, he received massive support and love from the audience and even reached the finale. But unfortunately, he ended in fifth place.
O’Shaughnessy then signed a contract with Sony Music and released his first single, No Name.
With his new single, he then set off for a UK headline tour. He continued his newfound fame as a singer with two more singles titled Fingertips and Evergreen.
O’Shaughnessy decided to take his career a step further and competed in The Hit, a show with a songwriting competition.
During the show, he competed against his former coach of The Voice of Ireland, Brain Kennedy. By the end of the competition, O’Shaughnessy won over Kennedy.
With all this fame and achievements, he decided to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Though he ended up in sixteenth place, he got more recognition among fans.
To this day, O’Shaughnessy is still active as a singer and has released his new track, Coffee, just in June of this year. He also released Lucky One just a year ago.