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Dermot O'Leary Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Colchester, England, UK
Birth NameSean Dermot Finton O'Leary
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dermot O'Leary was born on May 24, 1973 in Colchester, England as Sean Dermot Finton O'Leary. He is an actor and producer, known for The X Factor UK (2004), Years and Years (2019) and Man Vs Robot. He has been married to Dee Koppang O'Leary since September 14, 2012. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Dee Koppang O'Leary (14 September 2012 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (10)

Appears on British TV show T4 and on XFM radio.
Supporter of Arsenal Football Club
Became engaged to his girlfriend of 9 years, Dee Koppang O'Leary, having proposed in New York (19 November 2011).
A keen supporter of the Catholic aid agency CAFOD since his school days, he helped to launch its youth fund-raising scheme 'Fast Track'.
Went to St Benedict's College, a Roman Catholic school in Colchester, where he received his secondary education.
Married fiancée Dee Koppang O'Leary at St. Mary's Church in Chiddingstone, Kent.
Won £32,000 prize money on a celebrity edition of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' and donated it to the Catholic aid agency CAFOD. [March 2002]
Was in attendance at Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall's wedding on 1 August 2015.
He is a big fan of Bruce Springsteen.
Became a father for the first time at age 47 when his wife Dee Koppang O'Leary gave birth to their son Kasper Koppang O'Leary on June 23, 2020.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on his taste in music] I'm not really into trance but other than that I don't mind. A listener called Peter used to phone into my Radio 2 show whenever we played hip hop, saying: 'There's no place for this on Radio 2'. We now do a little feature called Educating Peter where we play a different urban track each week and get a response from him.
"Band on the Run" is one of my all time favourite records.

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