Brendan O’Carroll Biography


Who is Brendan O'Carroll ?

He tied the knot with Jennifer Gibney in 2005. They are in a healthy relationship and they shared 4 children Fiona, Danny, Eric, and Brendan. Recently, their first son Brendan died of spina bifida.

Previously, he was married to Doreen O’Carroll in 1977 and they split up in 1999.

Relationship Facts of Brendan O’Carroll

  • Brendan O’Carroll is married to Jennifer Gibney {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of Three(Fiona O'Carroll, Danny O'Carroll, Eric O'Carroll, Brendan O'Carroll).
  • Brendan O’Carroll is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Brendan O’Carroll?

Brendan O’Carroll is a famous actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer from Irish. He is in the highlight after portraying Agnes Brown on the television sitcom Mrs. Brown’s Boysstage aired on the BBC and RTÉ.

In addition, he was awarded the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Irish television in 2015.

Brendan O’Carroll: Age, Parents, Siblings Ethnicity, Education

On September 7, 1955, Brendan was born in Finglas, Dublin, Ireland. As of 2022, he is 68 years old and holds an Irish national identity and ethnicity of English.

According to the astrologist’s birth chart, his zodiac sign is Virgo.

He was born to his mother, Maureen O’Carroll, an Irish Labour Party Politician, and his father Gerard O’ Carroll, a carpenter. Sadly, when he was 6 years old, his father died.

Her sister’s name is Ellish O’ Carroll, an actress, writer, comedian, and cast member of the popular BBC Sitcom.

His mother raised him with eleven children with little money.


Talking about his educational background, he studied at Saint Gabriel’s National School but at the age of 12, he left school. There is a dearth of information about his schooling life.

Brendan O’Carroll: Profession life, Career

When he was a child, he served at the water and was a milkman.

He rose to the limelight after appearing as a comedy guest on  The Late Late Show, O’Carroll released four stand-up videos, titled How’s your Raspberry RippleHow’s your Jolly RogerHow’re your Snowballs and How’s your Wibbly Wobbly Wonder.

Sparrow’s Trap

Along with that, O’ Carroll wrote the screenplay for a boxing movie, Sparrow’s Trap starring Stephen Rea.

O’Carroll wrote the screenplay for Sparrow’s Trap, a boxing movie. The film, which had Stephen Rea cast in the lead role, ran into financing difficulties midway through the shoot when the distributor withdrew and it was abandoned.

This movie, Run debts of over €1 million after that O’Carroll became bankrupt and in the end, he has never been produced.

After that, he collaborated with Gerry Browne and presented a quiz show, called Hot Milk and Pepper, which aired on RTÉ One.

Mrs. Brown’s Boys

In 1992, he appeared in a short radio play, called Mrs. Brown’s Boys. Besides this, he wrote four books The MammyThe GrannyThe Chisellers, and The Scrapper. 

Based on his book “The Mammy”, Agnes Browne was released in 1999 starring Anjelica Huston. In addition, he co-writes the screenplay.

Besides, he has his own family theatre company, Mrs. Browne’s Boys. Apart from this he wrote and performed in Five Plays from 1999-to 2009.

Later on, in 2011 his plays were adapted into a sitcom, with the titled “Browne” shortened to “Brown.” Since 2011, 28 have been released across three series, several Christmas-special episodes. Also, a one-off live episode has been aired in 2016 on RTÉ One and BBC One. 

Later on, on 2014 June 27, Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Movie was released. It is one of the number one successful projects.

After Mrs. Brown’s Boys become successful, in January 2015, it was announced that BBC wanted O’ Carroll to do “Other Stuff”.

My Family at war

My Family at war was released in March 2016 O’Carroll and aired on BBC2 documentary film with the involvement of three of his uncles—Liam, James, and Peadar O’Carroll.

Brendan O’Carroll: Net worth, Salary

Talking about his personal earnings, his net worth is estimated at approximately, €11 million as of 2022. His main source of income is his profession as an actor.

His personal earnings and weekly earnings are under review.

Rumors, Controversy

Talking about Brendan rumors, it’s rumored about the film, His film Mrs. Brown’s Boys had negative reviews: one saying it was not just unfunny but “close to anti-funny.”

Also, his wife, his sister Eilish, his son Danny, and his daughter Fiona all appear or have appeared on episodes.

Brendan O’Carroll: Body features, Height, Weight

Brendan is a smart gentleman with a height of 5 feet 6 inches. Besides that, his body weight and body measurements are under review.

Further, he has dark brown hair with blue paired eyes.

Social media

He is active on Instagram, his Instagram account has 1331 Followers with 5 Following under the user ID brendan_O_carroll.

Moreover, there is no more info about her social media.

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