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Kerry Katona - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona, popular by her stage name Kerry Katona, is a British singer, actress, presenter, author, and OnlyFans star.

She’s best known for her appearances in reality television shows, such as Celebs on the Farm (2021), Dancing on Ice (2011), Celebrity Big Brother (2011), and  I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here (2004).


Kerry started her music career as a singer when she was 18 years old. At that time, she joined the pop group Atomic Kitten as her job.

The group was made up of three girls; Andy McCluskey, Liz McClarnon, and Natasha Hamilton, who formed the group.

After that, Kerry and the group released their first-ever single, Right Now, in November 1999. The following year, the girls released their second song, See Ya. Both of their songs gained popularity and were well in the Singles Charts in the UK.

In mid-March 2000, Kerry, with her group, released the first album in Japan to perform her talent as a singer. However, the album performed differently than expected.

Next, record management allowed the group to perform another song, the title Whole Again, and it became a hit song.

Furthermore, Kerry changed her career after getting married to her first husband, Brian McFadden.

She adopted his last name and chose television shows instead of music. That is why she became a presenter in different entertainment shows, such as Loose Women, Britain’s Sexiest, etc.

In 2004, she was the winner of the reality series I’m Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. After that, she got the opportunity to judge on You’re Star, a popular talent show in the UK.

In the middle of her rising career, she separated from her husband and dropped his name. For these reasons, she started to use her birth name again.

Later, she started a competitor, Dancing on Ice Series 6 in 2010. The following year, she became a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother and became popular with this show.

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  • Full Name: Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona
  • Stage Name: Kerry Katona
  • Nickname: Kerry
  • Birthday: September 6, 1980
  • Birthplace: Warrington, Cheshire, England
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: British
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Actress, Presenter, Author, OnlyFans Star
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Writing
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @KerryKatona7
  • Instagram: @kerrykatona7
  • TikTok: @thekerrykatona
  • YouTube: Kerry Katona Official
  • OnlyFans: @kerrykatona7

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 160 cm (5’3”)
  • Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Dark brown (dyed blonde)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Body Measurements: 36-27-35 (Bust -36, Waist -27, and Hips -35 in inches)
  • Shoe Size: 7 (US)
  • Dress Size: 8 (US)


  • Father: Ron Armstrong
  • Mother: Sue Katona
  • Brother: Ian Armstrong, Lynsey Armstrong, Paul Armstrong, Jason Armstrong, and Wayne Armstrong
  • Sister: –
  • Children: Molly McFadden, Lily-Sue McFadden, Heidi Elizabeth Croft, Maxwell Mark Croft, Dylan-Jorge Rose Kay

Husband, Boyfriend & Dating History

Brian McFadden

Her first marriage was to Westlife band member Brian McFadden.

Kerry and Brian married in 2002 to 2004, and have two daughters – Lilly and Molly. However, there is no significant explanation for the reasons why they were separated.

Mark Croft

In 2007, a year after her separation from Brian, Kerry married for a second time to Mark Croft, a taxi driver.

Their marriage reportedly went rocky due to ongoing financial issues and drug use.

Kerry and Mark were together for several years until 2011, and they had two children together, one son Maxwell, and one daughter named Heidi.

George Kay

After Kerry’s relationship with Mark ended, she met George Kay and she got married for the third time in 2014.

Unfortunately, her marriage ended in 2017. She divorced him for being violent and abusive throughout their marriage. He’s even given restraining order to keep distance from her.

George passed away in 2019. Kerry and George had one child, Dylan-Jorge.

Ryan Mahoney

She dated Ryan, her personal trainer, for the first time in June 2018. The pair reportedly met through Bumble, a dating app.

However, in October 2018, their relationship fizzled out for undisclosed reasons. They reunited in the summer of 2019.

The couple got engaged in 2020.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be $2 million to $4 million. Her major income is earned from several professions, such as singer, author, social media star, and OnlyFans star.


Commited Drug and Alcohol Abuse

She had been in and out of rehab since 2004 for her abusive uses of cocaine and alcohol. Parts of her struggles are described in Still Standing, her autobiography.

Kerry’s dropped from a long-term advertising campaigns deal with Iceland Foods and Asda supermarkets that’s worth €290 thousand in 2009 after an alleged photos of her taking cocaine in a bathroom spread.

Fined for Failing to Send Her Child to School

Brighton Magistrates’ Court fined her £500 in May 2019 for letting one of her children’s school attendance rate fell below 50% in the previous year.


  • Kerry went to Padgate High School in Warrington, Cheshire, the same school attended by broadcaster Chris Evans.
  • She was named by Kerry McFadden during her marriage to ex-Westlife singer Brian McFadden.
  • As an entertainer, she got the winner of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! in February 2004.
  • She did laser surgery to remove a tattoo of Brian McFadden’s name from her back after she divorced him.
  • She has mental health issues because of bipolar disorder.
  • Kerry is of Hungarian descent.
  • She is the daughter of Sue Katona.
  • From her married life, she has five children: two daughters, Molly Marie McFadden and Lilly-Sue McFadden (with her ex-husband Brian McFadden); a daughter Heidi Elizabeth Croft and a son Maxwell Mark Croft (with her ex-husband Mark Croft); a daughter Dylan-Jorge Rose Kay (with her ex-husband George Kay).
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • A Deal Is a Deal (2018), as Mary Loughlin
  • Showbands II (2006), as Denise
  • Showbands (2005), as Denise

TV Series

  • Loose Women (ITV1 | 2003-2022), as presenter
  • Celebrity Big Brother (CBS | 2011), as a performer
  • Dancing on Ice Series 6 (ITV | 2010), as herself
  • I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (ITV1 | 2004), as herself

Music Video Appearances

  • Whole Again – Atomic Kitten (2001)
  • Follow Me – Atomic Kitten (2001)
  • I Want Your Love – Atomic Kitten (2001)
  • See Ya – Atomic Kitten (2001)
  • Right Now – Atomic Kitten (2001)


“My kids ordering sushi is not child abuse. It’s not like they’re eating scraps out of the bin. They’re privileged to be having takeaways.”

“No one teaches you about a mortgage or bankruptcy unless you do a business course.”

“For years I would say it was Brian’s fault for leaving me, my mums’ fault, my accountants’ fault for taking all my money, but at some point, you have to own it. You have to move on and accept it and share your story and help others.”

“Mental health can be nasty but there is light at the end of the tunnel!”

“The weather plays a massive effect on me.”

“I’ve become the person I was always meant to be.”

“It’s so nice to be with someone who doesn’t care about fame.”

“If someone falls out of love with you there’s nothing you can do.”

“I feel like the worst mother in the world and I will never forgive myself.”

“I was Kerry McFadden married to Brian when I first appeared on ‘Loose Women’ aged 22.”

“Molly wants to be a surgeon. She wants to get really good grades in her GCSEs so she’s going to Ireland to do a transition year. This will give her an extra year of biology and sciences. But I don’t want to be the one holding my daughter back from furthering her education. She is my first-born.”

“I was in a foster home and I was only allowed to see my mum via supervised visits.”

“I’m very open, I’m very honest.”

“Ever since I was a kiddie I’ve wanted to be famous.”

“Don’t suffer in silence; these people are here to help you.”

“For me, acting is just dead easy. You’re somebody else and you leave your world behind.”

“I’d be the most common queen in the world!”

“I was an only child, and had to grow up very, very quickly.”


Who is Kerry Katona?

She is a British singer, actress, presenter, author, and OnlyFans star.

Who is Kerry Katona’s real name?

Her real name is Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona.

What makes Kerry Katona famous?

She’s famous because of her appearances in reality television shows, such as Celebs on the Farm (2021), Dancing on Ice (2011), Celebrity Big Brother (2011), and  I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here (2004).

Where is Kerry Katona from?

She was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England.

How old is Kerry Katona?

She was born in 1980, and she is 43 years old as of 2023.

When Kerry Katona celebrates her birthday?

She celebrates on the 6th of every September.

How tall is Kerry Katona?

Her height is 5’3″ or 160 cm.

Who are Kerry Katona’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Kerry Katona married?

No, she is currently unmarried. But she is in a relationship with Ryan Mahoney.

Who is Kerry Katona’s ex-boyfriend?

None of her ex-boyfriend is known to the public.

Who is Kerry Katona’s ex-husband? 

Her ex-husbands are Brian McFadden, Mark Croft, and George Kay.

How rich is Kerry Katona?

Her net worth is around $2 million to $4 million. 

What is Kerry Katona nationality?

Her nationality is British.

Kerry Katona gains success because of her effort as an entertainer in the UK. Also, she is active on social media to increase her online presence, which leads to her verified badge in all her accounts, such as TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter.