Irish entertainment manager Louis Walsh has amassed huge recognition from his work on the British television talent show, The X Factor as the judge. Louis Walsh was born on August 5, 1952, in Kiltimagh, Republic of Ireland. Louis Walsh family supported him for his decision to move to Dublin to have a go in the music industry.
Louis Walsh Net Worth and Salary
Louis Walsh began his career as a band manager. His first band was Boyzone that he managed from 1993 to 2000. Since then, Louis Walsh is known to have managed more than 13 bands now. Some of the bands he managed include Westlife, Samantha Mumba, Bellefire, Six, Girls Aloud, G4, Wonderland, Union J, Hometown, and more. At present, he is the band manager of Myles and Connor. Louis Walsh joined the TV arena in 2001 with the TV show Popstars. Eventually, Walsh went on to be seen in UK ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals. However, he amassed recognition and fame when he appeared on ITV talent show, The X Factor as a judge in 2004. He won The X Fator: Battle of the Stars with Lucy Benjamin which brought him to the limelight. Walsh has had a long history with The X factor. He has appeared in its fourth series and also in the fifth series and so on. He also substituted for Simon Cowell in the second season of the American version while Cowell was sick. Apart from The X Factor, Louis has also made plans to appear in Ireland‘s Got Talent in 2018.
Louis Walsh has appeared on You’re A Star as well. He has been a guest panelist on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Also in 2017, he was seen as a contestant on Tipping Point: Lucky Stars. As per many sources, Louis Walsh net worth is estimated to be $ 150 million. Louis Walsh net worth is known to have been amassed from his work solely in the entertainment industry. Louis Walsh salary comes from his work in The X Factor and also from Britain’s Got Talent.
Louis Walsh Married life and Family: Is Louis Walsh gay?
No, Louis Walsh is not a gay. Louis Walsh has not been married till date. His dating history seems to be small since he has not had any significant relationship will date. Louis has shown no particular interest in the past years of having a wife or having children. Moreover, there have been claims that Louis Walsh is gay. Louis Walsh gay rumors seem to be unending due to his reluctance on dating women. Louis has denied the claims of being gay. For now, Louis Walsh is single.
Wiki and Facts
Louis Walsh has been named the 2009 Mayo Person of the Year for his remarkable work in the entertainment industry for so long. Louis Walsh twitter account has more than 126 thousand followers who keep track of his day to day life and his global views. Louis has garnered some controversy for his various views and opinions. Louis Walsh sued The Sun tabloid for the defamation of character from the false accusation made on him that he had sexually attacked a man in Loo. More particularly he was disliked by many when he claimed that had he known that Stephen Gately was gay he would not have put him on the band, only a year before Gately died. Louis also got into the controversy with the band Ronan Keating when he gave negative remarks about Keating after they had parted the company. Louis Walsh wiki has details of his personal as well as professional life.