Nicky Byrne is a native of Dublin, Ireland. He is best known as a member of the Irish band Westlife. Westlife was a hugely successful boyband which was active from 1998 until it disbanded in June 2012. Following his success with Westlife, Byrne has pursued a successful radio and television career.
Nicky Byrne was born Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne in Dublin in 1978. His father was a member of a band which helped develop Nicky’s interest in music. Nicky was also a professional footballer and played for played for the Republic of Ireland under 15, under 16 and under 18 levels.
Westlife was formed in 1998 and Nicky Byrne became one of its members. The band was enormously successful selling over 50 million records worldwide. Several of Westlife’s most successful songs were co-written by Byrne. He has also represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Nicky Byrne, member of the band Westlife, was born in the year 1978 On This Day.