Katie McGlynn Biography – Katie McGlynn Wiki
Katie McGlynn (full name Katie Louise McGlynn) is an award-winning English actress. McGlynn is known for portraying Jodie in “Scout” Allen in Waterloo Road from 2011 to 2013, she played Sinead Tinker in Coronation Street from 2013 to 2020. In 2021, McGlynn started appearing in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks portraying Becky Quentin. McGlynn was also announced as a contestant in the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. The show’s 19th series started airing on September 18, 2021, on BBC One.
Katie started acting at a young age and by the time she was 16, she landing her first role as Jodie ‘Scout’ Allen in the drama Waterloo Road. After three series, Katie joined a long-running soap Coronation Street, taking on the role of Sinead Tinker for seven years. Katie enjoyed much success Sinead Tinker and the role won her a 2020 National Television Award and BAFTA nomination for her heartbreaking cervical cancer storyline. Katie also starred in television dramas such as Moving on and The Syndicate. Recently she joined the cast of Hollyoaks in July 2021 playing Becky Quentin.
She is a philanthropist and is passionate about her charity work. Katie and fellow actor Rob Mallard are long-standing celebrity patrons of Mummy’s Star – a charity that supports women and families dealing with cancer in and around pregnancy, birth, loss, and beyond. According to Mummy’s Star website, the organization consulted with them alongside the production and research team at Coronation Street within 2018 and 2019, on the development of the emotive cancer and pregnancy storyline that has captured the hearts of their viewers.
Katie McGlynn Age
She was born on July 16, 1993, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
Katie McGlynn Husband
Is Katie McGlynn married? Her marriage is unclear. Katie was previously in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend Benji Roberts. Katie and Benji Roberts started dating in 2017. They separated in later 2018.
Katie McGlynn Parents
Who are Katie McGlynn’s parents? Her parents are Ruth and Trevor McGlynn. She has three siblings; Trevor McGlynn, Daniel McGlynn, and Michael McGlynn.
Katie McGlynn Strictly Come Dancing
In 2021 Katie was announced as a contestant on the British Television Dance contest the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. Katie McGlynn’s Strictly partner is Gorka Márquez, a Spanish professional dancer. Gorka Márquez made his Strictly Come Dancing debut in the fourteenth series of the show in 2016. Speaking about joining Strictly Come Dancing, Katie told BBC, “Secretly, I’ve always wanted to be a dancer. I’ve always admired dancers but I’ve just never had the time to get into it,” she said. “I fell in love with acting when I was younger and that’s the road that I took, so I’m now living out a childhood dream!”
Katie McGlynn Weight Loss
Katie lost weight after a simple diet, an intense workout routine, and focusing on a healthy lifestyle. Upon finished filming Coronation Street in 2019, Katie McGlynn’s fans noticed a change as the actress went from a size 22 to size 10. On several different occasions, the actress admitted to having felt “very down” about her appearance. In just three months she had lost weight and attained her desired appearance. Talking about her body transformation routine, Katie said via her Instagram; “I’ve been super busy this week with quite a lot of work/social events & I’m so grateful for all of the amazing opportunities that come from my job, but when I’m training & following a strict meal plan – there comes a lot of temptation which makes a body transformation that much harder! Especially when hormones have a part to play”
I’ve been focusing hard on the end result and what I can achieve – but if I do have momentary blip (which I did at the last hurdle this week @oliviadevall & the whole @up_north_pt team are there to help guide me and get me back on track So instead of dwelling on the hiccup or throwing the towel in, I carried on with the training & plan straight away! If anything it’s made me more determined, I’m still feeling stronger & healthier Now I know that just because I’m on this fitness journey, doesn’t mean I have to miss out on events & my busy social life – it’s just all about making the right choices!” She added.
Katie McGlynn Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.
Katie McGlynn Net Worth
Katie McGlynn’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.
Katie McGlynn Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @katiexmcglynn