Danny O’Donoghue


Birth Name: Daniel John Mark Luke O’Donoghue
Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Birth Sign: Libra
Father: Shay O’Donoghue
Mother: Ailish O’Donoghue
Spouse: no
Height: 6’3’’
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair color: Light Brown
Date of Birth: 3rd October, 1980
Age: 39
Nationality: Irish
Net Worth: $16 million
College: N/A
Children: no


Personal Life and Family


Daniel John Mark Luke O’Donoghue is a famous Irish singer, songwriter, record producer as well as musician. He was born on 3rd October 1980 in Dublin, Ireland. Danny is the youngest son among 6 children born to Shay O’Donoghue and Ailish O’Donoghue.

At the age of 63, his father died of stomach aneurysm on 14 February 2008. As a result of distress, he got tattooed a rose on his left arm and wrote a song “If you could see me now” as a dedication to his beloved father. As a bitter truth, in 2019, his mother Ailish too died at the same date (Feb 14).

Early Life

Being the youngest kid among 4 brothers and 1 sister who were singers and dancers with big personalities, he had to find himself among them. As a result, he faced a bit hard times fighting musical background. But eventually he couldn’t deny the call of the music. The real truth is Danny spent lot of his childhood time singing while other kiddos were outside playing football. O’Donoghue eventually dropped out of the school before completing his leaving certificate.


In 1990s, Danny officially began his career by joining the band “Mytown”. Later on he moved to Los Angeles and began writing and producing for famous singers like Britney Spears, Boyz II Men and TLC. Afterwards he returned to his home town Dublin and inaugurated the band named “The Script” with Mark Sheehan and Glen Power.

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The Script

The Script

In August 8, 2008 they first released their first debut album which was extraordinarily a huge hit, especially in Ireland. Afterward in 2010, his band released 2nd studio album named “Science and Faith”. 2 years later in 2012 their third album titled “#3” was also released. In 2014, “No Sound Without Silence” was released as their 4th studio album. Recently in 2017 they released their 5th album “Freedom Child”.

The Voice UKDanny the voice coach

In the same year (2012) O’Donoghue had also joined the reality TV competition show “The Voice UK” as a coach. Initially his appointment as a coach drew criticism but subsequently he started gaining popularity. He coached in the reality show for 2 sessions however, he did not return to the show for the 3rd time though he was invited.



Net-worth and Earnings

The best known Danny as a front man of the Irish pop band “The Script” has the net-worth of around $16 million. However he has not opened up about his yearly earnings to the social media.

Awards and Nomination

Year Award Category Result
2008 World Music Awards Best Selling Irish Act Won
2009 Meteor Ireland Music Awards Best Irish Band Won
Best Album – The Script Won
Best Irish Pop Act Nominated
EBBA Awards Emerging Artist or Group of the Year Won
2010 Meteor Ireland Music Awards Best Live Performance Won
2011 Brit Awards Best International Group Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Music Group Nominated
2012 World Music Awards Best International Group Nominated
2013 Brit Awards Best International Group Nominated
2014 Meteor Choice Music Song of the Year Won
World Music Awards World’s Best Group Nominated
World’s Best Live Act Nominated
World’s Best Album – #3 Nominated
World’s Best Song – “Hall of Fame” Nominated
World’s Best Video – “Hall of Fame” Nominated
2018 Global Awards Best Group Nominated
Mass Appeal Award Nominated


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Danny and his gf danny and his gf

Talking about O’Donoghue’s love life, he firstly date Lithuanian model Irma Mali. However, after four years of relationship they spare apart. He then got into relationship with another model, Anne De Paula. Unfortunately, Danny broke up with her too. Mean while, he is said to be dating Janine Tugonon (Since 2013).

Facts About Danny Superhero

          • He has got a tattoo of a rose on his left arm as a memory of his father.
          • Currently, he is the co- owner of ‘MadNotes Productions’.
          • Danny has written and produced songs for renowned artists like Britney Spears, Boyz II Men and TLC.
          • He owns a house in London, UK.
          • O’Donoghue was assigned as a coach in the realty TV competition “The Voice UK”. Under his guidance, his team member Bo Bruce became successful to achieve the title of runner-up in 1st season while his team member Andrea Begley won the show in 2nd season.

Coach Danny and Bo Bruce Coach Danny and Bo Bruce

Danny O’Donoghue Hot Pictures

DAnny O'Donoghue DANNY DANNY IN BLACK DAnny style


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