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Overview (3)

Born in Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland
Birth NameMichael Louis Vincent Walsh
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Louis Walsh was born on August 5, 1952 in Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland as Michael Louis Vincent Walsh. He is an actor, known for The X Factor (2004), The Xtra Factor (2004) and Popstars: Ireland (2001).

Trivia (5)

The second oldest of 9 siblings (7 boys and 2 girls).
Owns a Maserati Gran Turismo (£75K/$118K) he rarely ever drives due to his hectic schedule.
Has a waxwork figure in Madame Tussauds.
Managed Westlife, Boyzone, and Girls Aloud and was a judge on Popstars: Ireland (2001).
When Cheryl contracted malaria, he told the press she had just wanted some time off. He later retracted his words.

Personal Quotes (4)

On Pop Idol (2001) winner Michelle McManus : "I don't think she's going to do well. I think she's like the new Jane McDonald, just a larger version. She'll be good for cruise ships - big cruise ships."
[being a pop star] It's early mornings, late nights and lots of bullshit.
Image is a large part of being a pop star.
[X-Factor] They should just film backstage; it'd make a better show.

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