The final celebrity to join this year’s DWTS has been announced!
Comedian Kevin McGahern will be taking to the dancefloor and joining the other celebrity contestants on the 2023 series.
Speaking about the show he said, “I’m delighted to be a part of this year’s Dancing with the Stars. It’s a very different world to what I’m used to. I’m a little scared but looking forward to giving it my best.”
Kevin joined presenters Greg O’Shea and Gráinne Seoige on The Six O’Clock Show on Virgin Media this evening to tell them how he’s been getting on in rehearsals.
Want to know a bit more about him?
Kevin is a comedian, writer, actor and television presenter from Cavan. After several years of doing stand-up, his career extended into television presenting fronting programmes such as Republic of Telly and Clear History. In 2017, McGahern hosted his own documentary series Kevin McGahern’s America in which he explored various aspects of life in America: gun rights, intimacy in the digital age, and whether you really can choose your family.
He has also had acting roles in many Irish comedy series, including Bridget & Eamon, The Doireann Project, Nowhere Fast and Finding Joy. He also had a recurring role as Michael Foley in the RTÉ drama series Smother.
He married his wife Siobhan in 2018 and they have two children together.
We now have the full 2023 line-up: Panti Bliss, Suzanne Jackson, Paul Brogan, Brooke Scullion, Dr. Marie Cassidy, Shane Byrne, Damian McGinty, Stephanie Roche, Carl Mullan, Leah O’ Rourke and Kevin McGahern will be taking to the dancefloor in January 2023!
Best of luck guys!