Gay Byrne Net Worth

Gay Byrne Net Worth is
$20 Million

Gay Byrne Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gabriel Mary "Gay" Byrne (born 5 August 1934; affectionately known as Uncle Gay, Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo) is a veteran Irish presenter of radio and television. His most notable role was first host of The Late Late Show over a 37-year period spanning 1962 until 1999. The Late Late Show is the world's longest-running chat show. His time working in Britain with Granada Television saw him become the first person to introduce The Beatles on screen.From 1973 until 1998, Byrne presented The Gay Byrne Hour—later The Gay Byrne Show when it expanded to two hours—on RTÉ Radio 1 each weekday morning. Since retiring from his long-running radio and television shows, Byrne has presented several other programmes, including Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, The Meaning of Life and For One Night Only on RTÉ One and Sunday Serenade/Sunday with Gay Byrne on RTÉ lyric fm. In 2006 he was elected Chairman of Ireland's Road Safety Authority. Since retiring he has become the "Elder Lemon of Irish broadcasting".In 2010, The Irish Times said Byrne was "unquestionably the most influential radio and television man in the history of the Irish State". In 2011, he was approached to become President of Ireland but declined to run, despite topping opinion polls.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthAugust 5, 1934
Place Of BirthDublin, Republic of Ireland
ProfessionActor, Writer
EducationTrinity College, Dublin, Synge Street CBS
SpouseKathleen Watkins (m. 1967)
ParentsEdward Byrne, Annie Carroll
TV ShowsThe Late Late Show, The Meaning of Life
Star SignLeo
1He was the first person to introduce The Beatles on television when they made their small screen debut on Granada Television's local news programme 'People and Places'.
2In 1988, Byrne was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Literature from Trinity College, Dublin.
3In 1999 he was granted the Freedom of Dublin City.
4To mark his retirement as host of the long-running chat show 'The Late Late Show' on 21 May 1999, Gay Byrne was presented with a brand new Harley Davidson motorcycle by the Irish rock group U2 live on national television. Byrne used the bike regularly, until January 2003 when Byrne and U" auctioned the bike for The Children's Medical & Research Foundation at Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin.
5Gaybo and Kathleen have two daughters, both adopted, Crona and Suzy
6The now defunct pop group Boyzone made thier first public appearance on the show. The success that the group went on to achieve fufilled a line of the song which plays over the closing credits - 'it started on The Late Late Show'.


Mrs Brown's Boys: The Original Series2002TV SeriesCourier


Dave Allen at Large1971TV Series 1 episode


25 B.C.: The Best of 25 Years of Billy Connolly1992Video thanks - as Gaye Byrne


The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne2013TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Dubliners: For One Night Only2011TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Let the People Sing2011DocumentaryHimself
The Late Late Show1970-2009TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself / Himself - Guest / ...
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
4th Irish Film and Television Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Gaybo's Grumpy Men2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Before They Were Famous2005TV SeriesHimself
3rd Irish Film and Television Awards2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Gaybo2005TV MovieHimself
The Baby War2005TV MovieHimself
New Year's Countdown2004TV MovieHimself - Presenter
2nd Irish Film and Television Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Conspiracy of Silence2003Himself: 'Afternoon Live'
Kelly2000TV SeriesHimself
The Eurovision Song Contest1984TV SpecialHimself - Irish Commentator (voice)
The Royal Wedding1981TV Movie documentaryHimself - Irish Presenter
The Eurovision Song Contest1969TV SpecialHimself - Irish Commentator (voice)
The Eurovision Song Contest1967TV SpecialHimself - Irish Vote Presenter
Juke Box Jury1965TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Open House1964TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself - Host
Scene at 6:301963TV SeriesPresenter / Reporter

Archive Footage

It Was Alright in the 70s2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Comfort Zone2014TV SeriesHimself
Moone Boy2012TV SeriesHimself
An Cúpla Corr2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Liquid Assets2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Arena2001TV Series documentary
25 B.C.: The Best of 25 Years of Billy Connolly1992VideoHimself

Won Awards

2007Lifetime Achievement AwardIrish Film and Television Awards
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardIrish Film and Television Awards

Known for movies

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