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(Actress, Singer)

Maria Doyle Kennedy is known for her hit albums When Justice Came and King of Myself.

Relationship Facts of Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy is married to Kieran Kennedy.
Maria Doyle Kennedy married on June 11, 1998.
💑 Anniversary in 194 days 💑
She is mother of Four (Jesse James Kennedy, Lewis Doyle, Daniel Kennedy, Salvador Kennedy).
Maria Doyle Kennedy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Maria Doyle Kennedy and her 33 years long marriage!

Maria Doyle Kennedy at the present time is a married woman. She exchanged vows with Kieran Kennedy on 11 June 1988.

Her husband is a musician/composer and they first met when Maria was performing at a gig.

This lovely couple has four sons named Jesse James Kennedy, Lewis Doyle, Daniel Kennedy, and Salvador Kennedy.

Maria has adopted Kieran’s son from his previous affair. She once said that her loving wedding still has a spark and it’s all because of their interest in music.

Who is Maria Doyle Kennedy?

Maria Doyle Kennedy is an actress, singer, plus songwriter who is of Irish nationality. Maria Doyle Kennedy is known for her hit albums When Justice Came and King of Myself.

Further, she is known for her acting skills in Orphan Black, The Tudors, Corp & Anam, Striking Out, etc. Her upcoming TV show Recipes for Love and Murder as Tannie Maria is in the post-production stage.

She is also a face of the Internet and has thousands of followers on various social media platforms.

Maria Doyle Kennedy- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 25 Sep 1964 and she was born in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland. Her birth name is Maria Josephine Doyle. The name of her mother and her father’s identity is not disclosed.

Further, Maria Doyle Kennedy’s ancestry is Irish, and has a sister plus a brother Feargal.

As per her academics, she after completing her high school studies joined Trinity College. From here, she achieved a degree in Political Science And Business.

Maria Doyle Kennedy- Professional Life, Career

Maria Doyle Kennedy has teamed up with artists like Patrol, Kieran Kennedy, The Black Velvet Band, John Prine, etc to deploy the best musical project. In 1989, released her first studio album titled “When Justice Came“. Then in 1992, she gave her fans a second album titled King of Myself.

She has released solos albums titled Charm in 2001, Skullcover in 2004, The Storms Are on the Ocean in 2011, Maria Live in 2014, Mütter’s Daughter in 2015, etc.

Her one compilation album is named Sirens which came out in 2002. Some of her hit singles are,

  • “How You Remind Me”
  • “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
  • “The Storms Are on the Ocean”
  • “Keeps on Spinning”
  • “And the Wind Just Cries”
  • “Need a Little Luck in This Life”
  • “Revenge is Sour”

Maria Doyle Kennedy as an actress is also very successful. Since her debut in 1991, she showed her skills in several TV shows plus movies. Some of her hit TV series are Kin as Bridget ‘Birdy’ Goggins, Outlander as Jocasta Cameron, Orphan Black as Siobhan Sadler, Corp & Anam as Mairéad Mhic Iarnáin, The Tudors as Queen Catherine of Aragon, Sorted as Roisin, etc.

The list of her notable films are,

  • The Commitments in 1991
  • The MatchMaker in 1997
  • Gregory’s Two Girls in 1999
  • Albert Nobbs in 2011
  • A Thousand Times Good Night in 2013
  • Jupiter Ascending in 2015
  • The Conjuring 2 in 2016

Awards & Nominations

2008Gemini AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic SeriesWon
2009Irish Film & Television AwardBest Actress in a Supporting Role in TelevisionWon
2014Canadian Screen AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or SeriesWon
2008Meteor Music AwardBest Irish FemaleNominated
2016Canadian Screen AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or SeriesNominated

Maria Doyle Kennedy- Net Worth, Salary

By the reports of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million which she collected from her work.

But her annual salary and other earnings are not yet made public.

Rumors, Controversy

This actress/singer is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Maria Doyle Kennedy’s height is 5 ft 6 inches and her body weight is decent. Furthermore, she has dark brown hair and her eyes are blue in color.

Social Media

Maria Doyle Kennedy is not available on social sites like YouTube and TikTok. But she is on Facebook with over 17k supporters.

Also, on Instagram, she has around 60k followers and on Twitter, she has around 51k fans.


  • Her age as of 2022 is 57 years.
  • She has the zodiac sign of Libra.
  • Her Twitter account was made in Oct 2009.
  • Her dad worked as a broker.
  • She was with the Black Velvet Band that dissolved in 1996.
  • She supported the protest for the legalization of civil marriages in homosexuals.


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