Daniel O’Donnell's Biography
Daniel O'Donnell was born on 12 December 1961 in Dungloe, County Donegal, Ireland.
He was six years old when his father died from a heart attack.
Daniel O’Donnell's first solos records were recorded on 9 February 1983, when he recorded ‘My Donegal Shore’, ‘Stand Beside Me’, ‘London Leaves’ and ‘Married By The Bible’. In his official website he wrote: "It was certainly humble beginnings because I sold every one of those records myself."
His fame grew, however, and in 2012, he became the first musician to have a different album in the British charts every year for 25 consecutive years.
He has sold over 15 million albums.
On 4 November 2002, Daniel O’Donnell married Majella McLennan.
In 2015, he became one of the celebrities on Strictly Come Dancing.
They were the third pair to be voted off.
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