Dermot Kennedy - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022

Dermot Kennedy
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 13, 1991 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Dermot Joseph Kennedy
Birth Place: Rathcoole, County Dublin, Ireland
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: John Kennedy
Mother's Name: Eileen Kennedy
Siblings: N/A
University: National University of Ireland
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: Irish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend Name: Aisling Finnegan

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 58 kg (127.87 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Dermot Kennedy?

Dermot Kennedy is a singer and songwriter by profession and Irish by nationality. Since rising to fame with the hit single Outnumbered, he released his debut studio album Without Fear in October 2019.

Dermot Kennedy – Age, Parents, Siblings

Dermot Kennedy’s birth took place on 13 December 1991 in Rathcoole, County Dublin, Ireland. He was born Dermot Joseph Kennedy to his mother Eileen Kennedy and his father John Kennedy, who is of European descent. His dad’s sister is RTE broadcaster, Mary Kennedy. He was raised alongside his sibling, a sister named Claire.

Kennedy started playing guitar at the age of 10 and songwriting at the age of 14. His parents were supportive of his choice to pursue a career in music. His father frequently drove him to Dublin to perform at open mic nights while his mother applied for his position to study classical music at the National University of Ireland where he studied for three years.

His aunt Mary Kennedy is a TV personality and former newscaster.

young Dermot Kennedy with his mom (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The early educational history of Dermot Kennedy is not shared with the public. However, it is known that he went to Maynooth University to study classical music.

His ethnicity is Irish.

Dermot Kennedy – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Dermot Kennedy is currently in a relationship with a woman named Aisling Finnegan and has been dating her for years. He has not shared the identity of his girlfriend but does feature her on his social media pages.

According to planetradio, he is reportedly engaged to his long-term girlfriend, who is named Aisling. In November 2021, it was rumored that they had actually married. 

Kennedy does not have any children yet and has never been divorced.

Dermot Kennedy (Image: Live Nation Entertainement)

Dermot Kennedy – Career

Early Career

Kennedy won The South County Song contest which catapulted him to stardom. Finally in early 2016, his single went viral on Spotify Discover Weekly. On the platform, he published his work for several years and that of his band, Shadows and Dust.

Dermot Kennedy has also performed in numerous festivals including Bonnaroo Music Festival, South by Southwest Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, and Coachella Valley Music, and Arts Festival.

Albums, EP

In October 2019 he released his debut studio album Without Fear via Island Label and Interscope Label. His compilation album Dermot Kennedy was released in January 2019 while his Eps Doves & Ravens, Mike Dean Presents: Dermot Kennedy was released in April 2017 and April 2018 respectively.

Since 2015 Kennedy has released 9 singles including Young & Free, Power Over Me, Lost, Outnumbered, etc.

Dermot Kennedy (Image: The Irish Times)

Dermot Kennedy – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Dermot Kennedy’s net worth and salary is under review and will be updated.

Dermot Kennedy – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Dermot Kennedy is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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