Who is Cat Deeley’s husband Patrick Kielty? – The Sun

PATRICK Kielty is happily married to SMTV Live star Cat Deeley.

But before the pair got hitched, the Irish star had already established himself as a successful stand-up comedian.

Who is Patrick Kielty?

Patrick Kielty is a comedian and television personality from Northern Ireland.

He was born on 31 January 1971 in Downpatrick, Co Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the neighbouring village of Dundrum.

He is known for presenting TV and radio shows.

When did Patrick Kielty get his big break?

Although Patrick had carved a career out for himself in Northern Ireland as a TV personality and stand-up comedian, he shot to wider prominence when he fronted shows like BBC’s Fame

Academy (2002 to 2003) and ITV’s Love Island (2005 to 2006).

Since then he has become a well known face on TV and voice on the radio.

He has been a guest host on various shows including The One Show and This Morning.

Patrick can also often be heard on the radio, and has enjoyed stints on high profile stations like Radio 2.

When did he marry Cat Deeley? Do they have children?

Patrick and his wife Cat Deeley were friends for a long time before romance was involved.

They meet in 2002 whilst joint hosting Fame Academy.

The couple married in a private ceremony in Rome on September 30, 2012.

The pair have two  children.

What happened to his dad Jack?

When Patrick was just 16 years old, loyalist parliamentarians shot and killed his father.

Kielty revealed that during his dad's funeral the IRA approached him to join them.

Jack Kielty was a Catholic businessman without any political ties.

Patrick is appearing on BBC One to discuss his dad's death on My Dad, the Peace Deal and Me, on which he discusses how the Good Friday Agreement allowed his father's killers to walk free.

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