Pop Singer

Shane MacGowan

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Age 66
Birthday December 251957
Birth Sign Capricorn
City Pembury
Country England
Profession Pop Singer

Shane MacGowan is a famous Pop Singer, born on December 25, 1957 in United Kingdom. As of December 2022, Shane MacGowan’s net worth is $25 Million. He was expelled from the prestigious Westminster School after being found in possession of drugs.

Parents Therese MacGowan, Maurice MacGowan
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Spouse Victoria Mary Clarke
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Shane MacGowan Biography

Singer-songwriter with the Celtic punk band The Pogues, with whom he sang “Fairytale of New York” and other popular songs like “A Pair of Brown Eyes.” MacGowan was born to Irish parents in Pembury, Kent, on Christmas Day in 1957, and his family returned to Ireland at some point after his birth. MacGowan spent his early childhood in County Tipperary, Ireland, before his family moved back to England when he was six and a half. He lived in the Home Counties and attended an English public school. He has lived in many parts of the south-east, including Brighton and London..

He was born to Irish parents; his mother, Therese, worked as a singer and traditional Irish dancer as well as a model in Dublin. He has been in a relationship with Victoria Mary Clarke since 1986. They finally tied the knot in 2018.

Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish-English vocalist and recording artist, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic punk band the Pogues. He was also a member of the Nipple Erectors and Shane MacGowan and the Popes, as well as producing his own solo material and working on collaborations with artists such as Kirsty MacColl, Joe Strummer, Nick Cave, Steve Earle, Sinéad O’Connor, and Ronnie Drew.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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MacGowan’s father, Maurice, worked for a department store. MacGowan’s mother, Therese, was a singer and traditional Irish dancer, and had worked as a model in Dublin. In 1971, after attending Holmewood House School at Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, MacGowan earned a literature scholarship and was accepted into Westminster School. He was found in possession of drugs and was expelled in his second year.

Shane MacGowan Net Worth

Shane MacGowan is one of the richest Pop Singer & listed on most popular Pop Singer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Shane MacGowan‘s net worth $25 Million.

Net Worth $25 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Pop Singer
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

He was wounded at a concert by The Clash and made the papers with his bloody earlobe. His first band was a punk group called The Nipple Erectors.

MacGowan’s father, Maurice, worked for a department store. MacGowan’s mother, Therese, was a singer and traditional Irish dancer, and had worked as a model in Dublin. In 1971, after attending Holmewood House School at Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, MacGowan earned a literature scholarship and was accepted into Westminster School. He was found in possession of drugs and was expelled in his second year.

MacGowan was first publicly noted in 1976 at a concert by British punk band The Clash, when his earlobe was damaged by Jane Crockford, later to be a member of Mo-dettes. A photographer snapped a picture of him covered in blood and it made the papers, with the headline “Cannibalism at Clash Gig”. Shortly after this, he formed his own punk rock band, The Nipple Erectors, later renamed “The Nips”.

Between 1985 and 1987, MacGowan co-wrote “Fairytale of New York”, which he performed with Kirsty MacColl. In the coming years MacGowan and The Pogues released several albums.

Who is Shane MacGowan dating?

According to our records, Shane MacGowan married to Victoria Mary Clarke. As of May 2022, Shane MacGowan’s is not dating anyone.

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MacGowan is the subject of several books and paintings. In 2000, Tim Bradford used the title Is Shane MacGowan Still Alive? for a humorous book about Ireland and Irish culture. Shaman Shane — The Wounded Healer by Stephan Martin brands Shane as a latter-day London-Irish spirit-raiser and exorcist. This commentary is found in the book Myth of Return — The Paintings of Brian Whelan and Collected Commentaries. London Irish artist Brian Whelan paints Shane (for example Boy From The County Hell), his works are featured on Shane’s official website, and is also the illustrator of The Popes Outlaw Heaven cover.

Shane MacGowan Height

Shane MacGowan’s height 5 feet 9 inches weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
Height 5 feet 9 inches
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Pop Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Shane MacGowan celebrates birthday on December 25 of every year.

MacGowan is the older brother of Siobhan MacGowan, a journalist, writer and songwriter, who released her album Chariot in 1998, and published a children’s novel, Etain’s Dream.

Are The Pogues pro IRA?

In a new film documenting the singer’s life, The Pogues frontman admits he once felt guilty for not joining the IRA, and that his career as a musician was a “compromise”.

What happened to Shane MacGowan teeth?

SHANE MACGOWAN HAS had his teeth restored in a procedure described as the ‘Everest of dentistry’. The lead singer of The Pogues had become infamous – as well as a source of concern – for his bad teeth. His abuse of alcohol and drugs caused his teeth to fall out, with the last one coming out almost a decade ago.

How much does Shane MacGowan make in royalties?

Shane MacGowan reportedly earns over half a million PER YEAR ‘Fairytale of New York’ royalties.

How much are The Pogues worth?

Net Worth:$25 Million
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.765 m)
Profession:Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician
Nationality:Republic of Ireland

What is a Pogue Irish?

pogue (plural pogues) (Ireland) A kiss.

In 2001, MacGowan coauthored the autobiographical book A Drink with Shane MacGowan with Victoria Mary Clarke.

In 2001, Sinéad O’Connor reported MacGowan to the police in London for drug possession—in what she said was an attempt to discourage him from using heroin. At first furious, MacGowan later expressed gratitude towards O’Connor and claimed that the incident helped him kick his heroin habit.

The Pogues and MacGowan reformed for a sell-out tour in 2001 and each year from 2004 to 2009 for further tours, including headline slots at Guilfest in England and the Azkena Rock Festival in Spain.

You may read full biography about Shane MacGowan from Wikipedia.
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