Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne, Jr. is an Irish singersongwriter, radio and TV presenter, dancer, and former semiprofessional footballer, best known for being a member of Irish music band Westlife he was the bands oldest member. Before his music career, he played professional football, representing Republic of Ireland at several junior levels. Since then he has had a successful TV and radio presenting career. His wife Georgina is the daughter of former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, and they have twin sons called Rocco Bertie Byrne and Jay Nicky Byrne and a daughter called Gia.
Byrne was born to parents Yvonne and Nicholas. He has an older sister, Gillian, and a younger brother, Adam. Byrne married his teenage sweetheart Georgina Ahern, whom he met when they were aboutyears old. The two were married onAugust 2003 at the Wicklow Register Office, Wicklow, County Wicklow. The civil ceremony was followed by a church blessing onAugust at the Roman Catholic Church of St Pierre et St Paul in Gallardon, EureetLoir, France and a reception at the nearby 16th century Chteau dEsclimont. Georgina gave birth to fraternal twin sons, Jay and Rocco, onApril 2007, born eight weeks prematurely. The children were baptised onJuly 2007 in the Saint Sylvester Roman Catholic Church in Malahide, County Dublin. OnApril 2013, Byrne announced on his Twitter page that he and his wife Georgina were expecting their third child, and on Irish television it was announced that the baby was due around Halloween. Daughter Gia was born onOctober 2013.