Manager Louis Walsh sorted the now year-old out, hooking him up with a solo deal, world tour and autobiography ' My Side of Life'. Shane married his childhood sweetheart, Gillian Walsh in Mark Feehily Since leaving Westlife, Mark - who now uses his full name Markus - disappeared off the face of the earth.
By Ciara Farmer For Mailonline. And while Mark Feehily is well used to the spotlight, he candidly discussed the darker side of fame in an exclusive chat with MailOnline as he admitted he had been the subject of a 'catfish' and is aware of pressure in the gay community. The year-old pop star revealed he was approached by a fan, who had been chatting to an impostor for '10 to 15 years' before he was forced to reveal the truth, while also touching on how he has tackled issues with his image in the past.
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As part of one of the most successful Irish boy bands of all time, Mark Feehily has always vocally been at the forefront of Westlife. Not a Facebook user? Login Here.
Singer Markus Feehily has said he struggled with his love split as much as he did with Westlife breaking up. The former boyband star 35 broke up with his boyfriend of seven years, Kevin McDaid, within months of Westlife calling it quits in Markus admitted that everything else in his life was in the shadow of his turbulent love life at the time.
He has two younger brothers, Barry born and Colin born Feehily rose to fame as one of the two lead singers of the boyband Westlife. He shares lead vocals with Shane Filan.
Mark Feehily is best known for his role in one of the world's biggest boybands, Westlife. We caught up with him to chat about his new Christmas album and his experiences travelling the world as an out gay man. Travelling is very close to my heart.
Registered in Ireland: Feehily, 25, from Sligo, is in a long-term relationship with singer Kevin McDaid, 21, who was in a boyband called V. With the band, Feehily has had 12 number one singles, won two Brit awards, an MTV Europe award and had five multi-platinum albums.
Westlife's Mark Feehily has announced he's engaged to his boyfriend of five years. The Irish singer has chosen to keep his partner out of the spotlight for the duration of their relationship and has never even publicly revealed his name. Mark announced the happy news in an Instagram post while on holiday in the Maldives, showing off his engagement ring.
Registered in Ireland: In a candid interview with his local newspaper, the Sligo Champion, Mark admitted as Westlife became famous he was beginning to question his sexuality. His hectic touring schedule meant he put it to one side. The idea out there at the time was that all these young girls loved us and all that made it even more crazy.