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Brian Kennedy is an Irish singer, songwriter, and author. Brian Kennedy is openly gay

Relationship Facts of Brian Kennedy (Singer)

Brian Kennedy (Singer) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Dating History

Brian Kennedy is openly gay. He comes out as gay in the year 2009. His relationship status is a mystery. He hasn’t revealed anything about his love life in the media.

In the upcoming days, if he disclosed anything about his love life then we will definitely update it.

Who is Brian Kennedy?

Brian Kennedy is an Irish singer, songwriter, and author. He is best known for his album, The Great War of Words (1990), On Song (2003), Essential (2016), Christmassy (2017).

How many siblings does Brian Kennedy have?

Brian was born on the 12th of October 1966, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His full name is Brian Edward Patrick Kennedy.

Brian is the son of Jim Kennedy (father) and Lily Kennedy (mother). He had an older sibling named Bap Kennedy who was also a singer and songwriter. Bap passed away on November 1, 2016, in Belfast in hospice care from pancreatic and bowel cancer.

His academic background is under the curtains at the moment. Further, he holds dual citizenship of Irish and British. His ethnicity is unknown at the moment.

Brian Kennedy: Professional Life, Net Worth

In 1988, Brian made his debut as a chorus on the recordings of Van Morrison. He appeared as a back singer in Van Morrison’s number of albums such as A Night in San Francisco, Days Like This, The Healing Game, Back on Top, and several live concerts.

In March 1990, he released his debut album, The Great War of Words under the RCA label. The album featured the lead single “Captured” which was a minor hit in both the UK and Irish charts.

The following year, he formed the duo named Sweetmouth alongside Mark E. Nevin and released their first album, ‘Goodbye to Songtown’ in August 1991.

He then released his second album A Better Man which reached No. 19 in the UK and spawned the hit singles “A Better Man ( (No.28), “Life Love and Happiness” (No.27), and “Put the Message in a Box” (No.37).

Similarly, Brian released other albums like Now That I Know What I Want (1999), Get on With Your Short Life (2001), On song (2003), Essential (2016), Christmassy (2017), and more. He starred as a coach on the first series of The Voice of Ireland.

Aside from acting, he launched his first book named The Arrival of Fergal Flynn in 2004. He was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Ulster.

Rumors, Controversy

In late June 2021, Brian suffered a major heart attack. He also suffered from Osgood-Schlatter disease in each leg during his childhood. In 2016, he revealed that he was battling rectal cancer.

In September 2021, he tested positive for COVID-19 and was doubly vaccinated which helps to recover fully at home.

How much is the net worth of Brian Kennedy ?

Brian is active in the Music industry since 1988. He might have earned an impressive amount of wealth from his singing career.

However, he hasn’t yet revealed his precise net worth, salary, and other earnings in the media.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Brian has a decent height with an average weight. However, the exact measurement of his height and weight aren’t available in the media.

Further, he has a grey pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

The singer is active on Instagram under the username @briansingingkennedy where he has more than 7.5k followers. Similarly, he has over 17k followers on his Twitter account and 13k followers on Facebook.

He has also shared his email id [email protected] for any business inquiries.


  • His genres are rock, pop, country, and folk.
  • As of 2021, he is 55 years old.
  • His Zodiac sign is Libra.
  • He has performed with several legends such as Joni Mitchell, Ray Charles, and Bob Dylan.
  • At the age of 18, he left his home to pursue a music career.


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