Shane MacGowan

Shane MacGowan, an English-born Irish musician, is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of Celtic punk band The Pogues. Fairytale of New York (1987), his major hit single, sold one million copies during its re-release in 2012, over two decades after its original release.

How much money does Shane MacGowan have?

Shane MacGowan’s net worth is predicted to be $25 million as of August 2021, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Through his songs, tracks, and albums, he has amassed a sizable wealth. ShaneyMac worked part-time jobs at supermarkets and bars before pursuing a career in music. He subsequently founded The Nipple Erectors, or The Nips, his own punk band.

CAPTION: The Pogues’ star Shane MacGowanSOURCE: (Instagram @shanemacgowanofficia)

In 1983, he formed the Celtic punk band The Pogues. The group has released five studio albums to date. The following are some of his album earnings:

Year Albums Sales
1984 Red Roses for Me $60,000
1985 Rum Sodomy & the Lash $200,000
1988 If I Should Fall from Grace $200,000
1989 Peace and Love $100,000
1990 Hell’s Ditch $60,000
1991 The Best of The Pogues $500,000
2001 The Very Best of The Pogues $300,000
2005 The Ultimate Collection $100,000

Shane MacGowan and The Popes, as well as Nick Cave, Kirsty MacColl, Joe Strummer, Ronnie Drew, Sinéad O’Connor, and Steve Earle, have all worked with the multi-millionaire.

Shane MacGowan’s Age: A Quick Biography

Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan is Shane MacGowan’s full name. He was born on December 25, 1957, to Irish immigrants in Pembury, Kent, England. Therese MacGowan, his father, was from Dublin, and Therese MacGowan, his mother, was from Tipperary. Siobhan MacGowan is her younger sister.

When it comes to his education, Shane went to an English public school. He went on to Holmewood House preparatory school, where he received a literature scholarship.

What Is His Wife’s Name? Is it true that they’ve been married for a long time?

Victoria Mary Clarke is MacGowan’s wife. For the past three years, he has been married to Victoria Mary Clarke.

CAPTION: Shane and his wife Victoria Mary Clarke(SOURCE: Instagram @shanemacgowanofficial)

In 2018, the couple exchanged wedding vows. Since he fell and hurt his knee, which rendered him bedridden, his better half has been caring for him and assisting him in getting back on his feet.

What Happened to His Teeth?

New York’s Fairytale is known for its binge drinking. He has been late or drunk for stage performances, award shows, interviews, and public engagements on multiple occasions. In an attempt to kick his heroin habit, MacGowan was arrested for drug possession in 2001. His terrible teeth have been a cause of worry for him. His teeth fall out, the last one about a decade ago as a result of his alcohol and drug usage.

Facts of Shane MacGowan

Date of Birth: 1957 , December-25
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Shane MacGowan
Birth Name Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan
Father Maurice MacGowan
Mother Therese MacGowan
Nationality Irish
Birth Place/City Pembury, Kent, England
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Net Worth $25 million
Famous for Fairytale of New York
Married Yes
Married to Victoria Mary Clarke
Education English public school, Holmewood House preparatory school
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Music Group The Pogues