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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 3 March 1977Swords, Dublin, Ireland
Birth NameRonan Patrick John Keating
Nickname Tin-Tin
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ronan Patrick John Keating (born 3 March 1977) is an Irish recording artist, singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist. He debuted in 1994, alongside Keith Duffy, Michael Graham, Shane Lynch, and Stephen Gately, as the lead singer of Irish group Boyzone. His solo career started in 1999 and has spawned nine albums. He gained worldwide attention when his single "When You Say Nothing at All" was featured in the film Notting Hill and peaked at number one in several countries. As a solo artist, he has sold over 20 million records worldwide alongside the 25 million records with Boyzone and in Australia, he is best known as a judge on The X Factor.

Keating is active in charity work and has been a charity campaigner for the Marie Keating Foundation, which raises awareness for breast cancer and is named after his mother, who died from the disease in 1998. At the age of 21 he married Yvonne Connolly after a brief two month romance. They had three children together: Jack Keating (1999), Marie Keating (2001) and Ali Keating (2005). In 2010 the couple separated and after 18 months Ronan started dating Australian TV Producer/Director, Storm Uechtritz in March 2012. After three years together Ronan proposed to Storm during a holiday in Thailand in March 2015. They were married in Scotland on the 17th August, the same year with his three children acting as best man, bridesmaid and flower girl.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

Storm Keating (17 August 2015 - present)
Yvonne Connolly (30 April 1998 - 19 March 2015) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (14)

Has a son, Jack Keating, with Yvonne Connolly (born March 15, 1999).
Member of the Irish pop boy-band Boyzone.
Has a daughter, Marie Keating (born February 18, 2001) with Yvonne Connelly.
Four older siblings: Ciaran, Linda, Gerard and Gary.
His second solo-album, "Destination", released. (May 2002).
Performed at the anti-war "One Big No" concert at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London. [March 2003]
Contributes "In The Ghetto" to the "Warchild Hope" album (released 21 April 2003).
The first single he bought was "Last Christmas" by Wham!
He and Yvonne were married on the island of Nevis, with only his brother Gary and a female friend present as witnesses.
His wife Yvonne went into labour while Ronan was on the 18th hole at the Celtic Manor playing for the All Star Cup on 29th August 2005 but it was a false alarm and the baby wasn't born until 7th September.
Daughter, Ali Keating, was born on September 7, 2005.
He has sold in excess of 21 million albums worldwide.
His daughter Marie is named after his mother who passed away from cancer.
Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for Comic Relief, 2009. It took four days to scale the mountain, and two to climb back down. It raised 1.4 million pounds for charity.

Personal Quotes (3)

I've signed breasts and bums. I've signed everything!
The Bee Gees songs are just timeless. Great hooks, great moments in the lyrics and melody that you can't get out of your head. Once you hear one of them, you're singing it all day.
When I was about ten years of age, my brother, my cousin Trevor and I were on holiday with our parents and we were in a karaoke situation in a hotel. I did karaoke and I did Groovy Kind of Love. It's the very first song I kind of performed in front of anyone, so it was a big deal for me.

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