|Birth Name:||Daniel John Mark Luke O’Donoghue|
|Birth Place:||Dublin, Ireland|
|Eye color:||Dark Brown|
|Hair color:||Light Brown|
|Date of Birth:||3rd October, 1980|
|Net Worth:||$16 million|
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).
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.
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 UK
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
|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|
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).
- 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.
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