Kerry Katona Biography
Kerry Katona is a singer-songwriter and television personality from England. She was a member of the girl group Atomic Kitten from 1998 to 2001, and again from 2012 to 2017.
How old is Kerry Katona? – Age
She is 40 years old as of 6 September 2020. She was born Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona in 1980 in Warrington, United Kingdom.
Kerry Katona Family
Katona’s maternal grandfather is Hungarian and fled Budapest to Britain during WWII. She was put in care as an infant and raised by four sets of foster parents, attending eight separate schools.
Kerry Katona Husband
Katona is the mother of five children from three marriages. On 5 January 2002, she married former Westlife member Brian McFadden at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathfeigh, County Meath, Ireland. Formalized paraphrase They are the parents of two children. Formalized paraphrase McFadden filed for divorce from Katona in September 2004, and the couple remained apart for two years until their divorce was finalized in December 2006.
Katona married taxi driver Mark Croft on February 14, 2007. They have a daughter, born in 2007, and a son, born in 2008. Formalized paraphrase In her 2012 novel, Still Standing: The Autobiography, Katona describes meeting Croft in September 2005, while he was supplying cocaine to her mother Sue. Katona had just returned to Warrington after a six-week stint in Arizona rehab for depression, drinking, and narcotics. The pair revealed their separation in 2009 but reconciled before divorcing in 2011. Katona declared their divorce on October 7, 2015, after he reportedly raped her at their Crowborough home and was arrested by police. Kay was charged with assault by beating and possession of a restricted weapon, but the charges were dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
How much is Kerry Katona worth? – Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
What does Kerry Katona do for a living? – Career
Katona was one of Atomic Kitten’s original three members. Natasha Hamilton and Liz McClarnon were the other two founding members. “Right Now,” their debut single, was released in late November 1999 and peaked at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. Their second single, ‘See Ya,’ was released in March 2000 and was a bigger hit, peaking at number six. Right Now was first released in Japan on March 16, 2000, and then in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2000.
Right Now by Atomic Kitten was a commercial disappointment upon its initial release, peaking at number 39 in the UK album chart. The album’s final song, “Whole Again,” became the group’s first number-one hit in the United Kingdom. The song was number one in 18 other countries, including Germany and New Zealand for six weeks. Kerry Katona left the band several days before the single’s release due to pregnancy. Jenny Frost, formerly of Precious, took Katona’s place in the lineup, and the single was re-recorded.
In 2001, Katona appeared on Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank. In February 2004, she won the third series of I’m a Star… Get Me Out of Here! In July 2004, she and Brian McFadden appeared as judges on the RTÉ talent show You’re a Star. When she divorced McFadden in September 2004, she returned to her maiden name. Katona starred in My Fair Kerry on ITV in July 2005, where she learned airs and graces to turn herself from ladette to lady.
Between 2007 and 2009, Katona was the star of three MTV reality shows. Katona applied to be a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother 2010 in late 2009, but she was rejected by the show’s executives after failing the requisite psychological tests. She finished second in the Celebrity Big Brother 2011 season. Kerry Coming Clean, Katona’s most recent reality show, premiered on June 24, 2010. She competed in the sixth season of Dancing on Ice with English ice skater Daniel Whiston, but was eliminated in week five.
Hamilton announced in March 2012 that Atomic Kitten would reunite for a summer tour, which would include an appearance at the Diamond Jubilee Concert. Hamilton expressed her desire for former member Kerry Katona to join them on stage for a set. Due to a clash between Katona and Frost, the reunion was later called off by all three participants. Katona sang some of her atomic Kitten songs, including Whole Again and Right Now, at Birmingham’s Gay Pride in June 2012. It was revealed in October 2013 that the original members would reunite for an ITV2 series. Katona starred in the sixth season of the E4 reality show Celebs Go Dating in 2019.