Is Louis Walsh married? No, he isn’t. Having marital status as ‘unmarried’, it is useless to talk about Walsh’s wife and kids. He is one of the celebrities who demand privacy about his personal love life and relationship status. It seems like he is reluctance on dating women publicly and therefore might have kept his love life secrets completely out of media’s attention.
Many online sources have discussed the rumor about Walsh being gay which hasn’t been proven yet. There is a higher chance that his sexual orientation is straight. There are also rumors stating that Louis Walsh is married to The X Factor presenter Caroline Flack. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Walsh:
Who is Louis Walsh?
Born as Michael Louis Vincent Walsh, he landed the planet on 5 August 1952, which makes his age be 57 years old as of 2019. By profession, he is an Irish entertainment manager who has gained wide recognition after being the judge on British television talent show The X Factor.
During his successful music career, he has managed renowned artists like Johnny Logan, Boyzone and Westlife. He has also been popular as a television talent pundit and personality. He rose into limelight after being selected as the judge for The X Factor from the show’s inception in 2004. Except for 2015, he continued to appear until 2017.
In addition, he has also served as the guest judge for Britain’s Got Talent for multiple times and also for The X Factor USA in 2012. As of now, he has been known as the creator as well as the judge on Ireland’s Got Talent which started airing from 12 February 2018.
Early Life and Education
Michael Louis Vincent Walsh was born in 1952 and his place of birth is in Kiltimagh, Mayo, Ireland. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Maureen Walsh (mother) and Frank Walsh (father). With support from his parents, he developed an interest in the entertainment industry from his childhood days.
Louis Walsh is blessed with a number of siblings named Sarah Walsh (sister), Frank Walsh (brother), Joe Walsh (brother), Evelyn Walsh (sister), Eamonn (brother), Noel Walsh (brother) and Peter Walsh (brother).
Career and Professional Life
The professional journey of Walsh got started when he moved to Dublin. He made a big breakthrough in his career by creating an Irish version of Take That in the 1990s. In 2001, he made his first television work in the Irish version of Popstars. He became the judge for the UK ITV show Popstars in 2002.
From 2004, he appeared on ITV talent show The X Factor as a judge alongside Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne. He managed the winner Shayne Ward in 20005 whose first single was titled That’s My Goal which remained at the UK number one for four weeks.
It was rumored that Walsh was fired from the show during the twelfth season. Following the rumor, he stated that he wasn’t fired but would quit the show in 2015. The following year, he returned to the show as a judge replacing Nick Grimshaw alongside Cowell, Osbourne and Scherzinger. An announcement made on May 2015 revealed that Walsh would launch a new Irish talent show.
Louis Walsh isn’t married yet but is often rumored to have experienced conjugal life with English radio and television presenter, Caroline Flack (born on 9 November 1979). The personal life details of Walsh has confused the fans and public.
Irish entertainment manager Louis Walsh has a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches or 175 cm. He has a maintained weight of 80 kilograms or 176 lbs. He is following a strict diet and national plan along with a routine workout plan.
Salary and Net worth
The estimated net worth of Louis Walsh is 150 million USD which he has amassed from his long contribution to the entertainment industry. The former judge on British television talent shows The X Factor has experienced impressive professional growth over the past few decades.
He has managed renowned groups and individuals including Samantha Mumba, Myles and Connor, Girls Aloud, Ronan Keating, Union J, Hometown, Shane Filan and much more. He is also known for receiving the 2009 Mayo Person of the Year.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Louis Walsh is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Find him on Instagram @louiswalsh_official. However, Walsh is not so active on his social networking sites.