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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 Off Their Rockers (2013), Anonymous: Celebrity Special (2009) and The X Factor (2004).

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 (10)

[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.
[on being a pop star] It's early mornings, late nights and lots of bullshit.
Image is a large part of being a pop star.
[on The X Factor (2004)] They should just film backstage; it'd make a better show.
[on The X Factor (2004)] It is the most talked-about TV show in the world because everybody watches it.
I love the business, I love music, I love finding new talent.
Leona [Leona Lewis], One Direction, Olly Murs, there's so many great people came from The X Factor (2004).
[on Fleur East] Fleur's a star.
[on Shane Filan's "Right Here"] Shane is the best pop singer I know, technically he's never out of tune. This album is quite incredible.
[on Nadine Coyle] She is an amazing singer.

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