Grainne Seoige Biography – Grainne Seoige Wiki
Grainne Seoige is a TV presenter, journalist, and anchor from Spiddal, County Galway, Ireland. She has worked for several Irish television stations including TG4, TV3, RTÉ One, and RTÉ2. She is also an actress known for her work in Killinaskully (2003), TvThree News (1998), and The Panel (2003) as of her IMDb profile. In Mid December 2021, it was announced that Grainne will take part in the fifth series of the Irish version of Dancing with the Stars in 2022.
She was born in An Spidéal and grew up in Galway and attended Mercy Convent. She went on to join University College Galway (UCG) where she earned her B.A. in English, Sociology, and Political Science. Grainne also holds a Higher Diploma in Applied Communications for Television and Radio through Irish from the same institution.
She made her broadcasting career debut on Halloween, in October 1996, with the launch of Teilifís na Gaeilge where she was anchoring the 10 pm news bulletin alongside Gillian Ní Cheallaigh. She later worked at TV3 where she was presenting TV3’s 5:30 pm News and 6:30 pm News alongside Alan Cantwell. Grainne also hosted News Tonight. She was on air when the 9/11 terror attack happened and anchored over 7 hours of live news coverage alone that day.
In May 2004, she joined Sky News Ireland where she presented Sky News bulletins. In 2006, she joined RTÉ and served as a co-presenter in the afternoon chat show called Seoige and O’Shea, with her sister Síle. Some of her career highlights at RTÉ include co-presenting the series Crimecall, hosting the 2008 People of the Year Awards, co-presenting the Up for the Match sport specials in 2008, presenting The All Ireland Talent Show from 2009 to 2011, and presenting the sports quiz show, Put ‘Em Under Pressure.
Grainne has also appeared on ITV’s GMTV program as a presenter as well as a features editor on ITV Breakfast’s morning program Daybreak. In 2011, Grainne appeared on the BBC One series That’s Britain covering issues including train overcrowding and energy prices.
Grainne Seoige Dancing with the Stars
She is a contestant in the 5th series of Dancing with the Stars (Ireland). Grainne was announced as a cast in December 2021 alongside other stars including Aengus Mac Grianna, Billy McGuinness, Cathy Kelly, Ellen Keane, Erica-Cody, Jordan Conroy, Matthew MacNabb, Missy Keating, Neil Delamere, Nicolas Roche, and Nina Carberry. Grainne said via her Instagram, “The secret is finally out!!!, So happy to say my pro partner for @dwtsirl is the fabulously talented @johnednolan, We’ll be whirling around the dance floor @rteone on Sunday so tune in!.”
She is partnering with John Nolan, an Irish dancer, and choreographer. He won the 3rd series of the show in 2019 partnering with Mairéad Ronan. John Nolan also finished as joint-runner up in 2018. The show’s 5th series started airing on January 9, 2022, on RTÉ One.
Grainne Seoige Age
She was born on 5 November 1973, in Spiddal, County Galway, Ireland.
Grainne Seoige Husband
Is Grainne Seoige married? She is married to her husband Leon Jordaan, a South African prominent businessman and a former rugby coach. The two were engaged in 2014. They later got married in 2019 in a private ceremony in Ireland. Grainne moved to South Africa and started a bespoke diamond dealing business known as Grace Diamonds.
The Irish TV presenter was previously married to her ex-husband Stephen Cullinane. They both worked together at TV3. They were married on 28 September 2002 but later divorced in 2010. Grainne Seoige and Stephen Cullinane have a son named Conal.
Grainne Seoige Wedding
On Grainne Seoige’s wedding day, she wore a white couture gown by New York designer Romona Keveza. Her bridesmaids were her sister Sile Seoige, her TV3 colleague Maura Derrane and her best friend, Lisa Considine.
Grainne Seoige Son
Who is Grainne Seoige’s son? Her son is Conal. He is from her previous marriage with Stephen Cullinane.
Grainne Seoige Family
She is the daughter of Phil and Mairtín Seoige. She has a younger sister, Síle Seoige who is also a Television presenter. They worked together at RTÉ.
Grainne Seoige Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $2 Million.
Grainne Seoige Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @grainne_seoigetv.