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Louis Walsh Age, Ethnicity, Career, Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Net Worth

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Louis Walsh was a judge on X-factor until the 2018 season. He is an Irish celebrity who is also an entertainment manager.

Louis Walsh-his career on X factor

Louis has been on the show since its inception in 2004. The show has tough competition from Strictly Come Dancing. Its ratings have come down over the past few years and there are going to be some changes this year in the judging panel. Louis and Nicole Scherzinger would be replaced by Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field, and by Louis Tomlinson respectively. Louis Walsh said:

“I’ve had a fantastic 13 years on The X Factor but the show needs a change and I’m ready to leave.

“I’m looking forward to another series of Ireland’s Got Talent, going back to my day job as a manager, writing my memoirs and seeing the world!”

Source: BBC (Louis)

Sharon Osbourne will work part-time on the show now.

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Louis Walsh-his other careers so far

Louis Walsh moved to Dublin after completion of his education. In the 1990s, Louis decided to make an Irish version of the Manchester band Take That and he formed the Boyzone band. Louis took the band to international success and fame. Many of the songs and albums of this band were top in the music charts. More than 20 million copies were sold worldwide. Louis was the manager for Ronan Keating and took his career to the top.

Louis ten formed another band called Westlife and it was an all-boys band based in Dublin. This band too picked up from zero and became a hit. In 2012, he started to manage Union J’s career.

Source: Evening Standard (Louis)

Louis also got work on TV in 2001 in the Irish version of the show Popstars. He became the Judge on ITV show Popstars: The Rivals. He supported the girls’ band Girls Aloud and again like the previous bands took their career to the peak.

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Louis Walsh also made appearances on other talent shows as his career took over. He played proxy for Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent in 2010. This was when Simon had taken ill. He also covered Simon for 2 auditions of the show The X factor USA which were held in Kansas City. He also gave interviews and appeared as a guest on various shows. He was chosen by vote as Mayo’s person of the year. His net worth is $ 150 million.

Louis Walsh and his controversies

Louis has a string of controversies behind him. He had groped Mel B’s buttocks in 2014. This video had resurfaced again in 2018. He had said that he was unaware of the homosexual nature of Stephen Gately when he selected him for the band Boyzone. He further went on to add that he would not have taken him in the band if he had known that he was gay.

Source: Firenews (Louis)

Louis sued The Sun for defamation when they falsely accused him of sexual assault paying a man a sum of 700 euros to lie in court. The man was arrested and jailed and the case with the magazine was settled out of court.

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He had some bitterness with Ronan Keating which was later settled.

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Louis Walsh-birth and life before fame

Louis’ full name is Michael Louis Vincent Walsh. He was born on 5 August 1952 in Kiltimagh, Mayo, Ireland. He has Irish nationality and ethnicity. As regards his parents, siblings, education there is not much known.

Louis Walsh-personal life, girlfriend, wife, children

Source: X-factor wiki-fandom (Louis)

He keeps his personal life extremely confidential. When asked on it in 2013, he had said:

‘I can’t… Don’t go there. I can’t. I think your private life is your private life…I’m happy. Happy as Larry!’

Louis Walsh is not married and has no children. He has never dated anyone in front of the public eye and is probably single.

Credits: metro, thesun, Wikipedia

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