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Shane Filan


Irish pop singer using the boy band Westlife, an organization that has available more than 50 million records. He performed within a rendition of Grease when he was twelve years of age. He provides cited Michael Jackson being a musical motivation. He wedded Gillian Walsh on Dec 28, 2003 plus they had three kids. His group Westlife was originally agreed upon by Simon Cowell.

Quick Facts

Full Name Shane Filan
Date Of Birth July 5, 1979
Place Of Birth Sligo, Ireland
Height 1.72 m
Profession Pop Singer
Education Summerhill College
Nationality Irish
Spouse Gillian Walsh Filan
Children Nicole Rose Filan, Shane Peter Filan, Patrick Michael Filan
Parents Peter Filan, Mae Filan
Siblings Finbarr Filan, Peter Filan, Liam Filan, Denise Filan, Mairead Filan, Yvonne Filan
Music Groups Westlife
Star Sign Cancer

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1On the 22nd January 2010 at 9.34pm Gillian gave birth to their third child, and their second son, who they named Shane Peter Filan, weighing 6 pounds 9oz.
2Son, with Gillian Walsh, Patrick Michael born on September 14, 2008 in Sligo General Hospital.
3His wife Gillian gave birth to their first daughter Nicole Rose in Sligo General Hospital, on 23 July 2005. She weighed 5lbs 7oz, the same weight as Shane when he was born.
4His wife Gillian is a cousin of his fellow Westlifer Kian Egan.
5He loves horses - his family has about 50!
6Proposed to girlfriend Gillian Walsh in Dubai, December 2002
7When younger, Shane won trophies for Show Jumping, Irish dancing and Kick Boxing.
8Appeared in school productions of Grease and Oliver Twist playing Danny and the Artful Dodger.
9He went to Summer Hill College
10His parents are Mae and Peter Filan
112000: won the award as 'Most Fanciable Male' at the Smash Hits Poll Winners Party.
12Has known fellow Westlifers Kian Egan and Mark Feehily since he was a child.
13Has three older brothers: Finnbarr, Peter and Liam.
14Three older sisters: Yvonne, Denise and Mairead.



Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2015TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Who's Doing the Dishes?2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Postman Pat: The Movie2014performer: "Everything to Me", "One of These Days"
Coronation Street2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing on Ice2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Live from Studio Five2010TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The X Factor2008-2009TV Series performer - 2 episodes



Children in Need2005TV SeriesPerformer
Westlife and Friends: Christmas Special2001TV MovieWestlife
Söndagsöppet2000-2001TV SeriesWestlife



Weekend2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2005-2015TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
Loose Women2005-2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself
Daily Brunch with Ocado2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Kumars2014TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Wright Stuff2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Let's Do Christmas with Gino & Mel2013TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Side Up2013TV SeriesHimself
The X Factor2006-2013TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest / Himself - Judges' Expert / Himself - Guest Mentor / ...
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2013TV SeriesHimself
Shout! Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Xtra Factor2006-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV SeriesHimself - Performer
This Morning2002-2013TV SeriesHimself
Big Brother2013TV SeriesHimself
Westlife: The Farewell Tour Live at Croke Park2012Himself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Louis Walsh & Kian Egan's Next Big Thing - Wonderland2010TV SeriesHimself
Soccer Aid2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Rest of the World Team
Britain's Got More Talent2010TV SeriesHimself
Xposé2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2010TV SeriesHimself
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2004-2009TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2004-2009TV SeriesHimself
The 9th Meteor Ireland Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Happy Hour2008TV SeriesHimself
The Big Finish2007TV MoviePerformer
Children in Need2003-2007TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself
This Is David Gest2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Duet Impossible2006TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Westlife)
Westlife: Live at Wembley2006VideoHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Performer
Dancing with the Stars2006TV SeriesHimself
Davina2006TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops: Reloaded2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Anonymous2006TV SeriesHimself
Kelly2000-2005TV SeriesHimself
The Record of the Year 20052005TV SpecialPerformer / Himself (as Westlife)
Richard & Judy2001-2005TV SeriesHimself
Idols2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Strictly Come Dancing2004-2005TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Tickled Pink2005TV Movie documentaryPerformer (as Westlife)
Pepsi Max Downloaded: Stars Without the Sugar2005TV SeriesHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2003-2005TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself / Performer / Award Winner (as Westlife)
Westlife Live in Stockholm: The Turnaround Tour2004VideoHimself
The Great British Pop Test2004TV MovieHimself (as Westlife)
The Late Late Show2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Nordic Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Award Winner (Best International Group) / Performer (song "Ain't That A Kick In the Head") (as Westlife)
Discomania2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The Meteor Ireland Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Westlife)
Pulse2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?2002-2004TV SeriesHimself
SM:TV Live2003TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops2000-2003TV SeriesHimself
The Record of the Year 20032003TV Movie documentaryPerformer / Himself (as Westlife)
Stjerne for en aften2003TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Christmas Show2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Sen kväll med Luuk2003TV SeriesHimself
Today with Des and Mel2003TV SeriesHimself
Greasemania2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The Kumars at No. 422003TV SeriesHimself
Can Westlife Cut It?2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Spring Break Live 20032003TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
25 Years of Smash Hits2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
V Graham Norton2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
Smile2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20032003TV Movie documentaryPerformer (as Westlife)
Sing with a Star2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Westlife)
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Westlife)
An Audience with Donny Osmond2002TV MoviePerformer (as Westlife)
Westlife - venner for livet?2002TV Special documentaryHimself - Westlife
Westlife: Unbreakable - The Greatest Hits, Volume 12002VideoHimself
Zulu Awards '022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer: Westlife
The National Music Awards 20022002TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
The Saturday Show2002TV SeriesHimself
Party in the Park 20022002TV SpecialPerformer (as Westlife)
When Louis Met... Max Clifford2002TV Special documentaryHimself
Danish Music Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Westlife)
Blue Peter2002TV SeriesHimself
Brit Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
Exclusive2002TV Series documentaryHimself
TMF Awards 20022002TV SpecialPerformer (as Westlife)
TRL Italy2001-2002TV SeriesHimself
The Record of the Year 20012001TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
2001 Top of the Pops Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
Westlife: Where Dreams Come True2001VideoHimself - Westlife
Brit Awards 20012001TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)
Party in the Park 20002000TV SpecialPerformer (as Westlife)
Smash Hits 20002000TV Special as Westlife
The Royal Variety Performance 20002000TV Movie documentaryPerformer (as Westlife)
Westlife: Coast to Coast2000VideoHimself (westlife)
TV Hits Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself
Surprise Surprise!2000TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Westlife: Westlife-Story1999Video documentary as Westlife
TV Hits Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself (as Westlife)

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