Remember boy band Westlife? This is what they look like now...

Publish Date
Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 2:29PM

Back in the late 90's five Irish heartthrobs took the world by storm.

Topping the pop charts with hit ballads like 'Swear It Again', 'If I Let You Go', 'Flying Without Wings', 'World Of Our Own', 'My Love' and 'Uptown Girl'; their faces graced our teenage bedroom walls and their tunes blasted through our Sony walkmans.

But whatever happened to them after they parted ways in 2012?

We found out...

Shane Filan
Shane has had a bit of a rough ride since leaving Westlife.

After a few bad property investments, Shane was declared bankrupt - owing the bank £18million.

Manager Louis Walsh sorted the now 38-year-old out, hooking him up with a solo deal, world tour and autobiography 'My Side of Life' .

Shane married his childhood sweetheart, Gillian Walsh in 2003. Together they have three children: daughter Nicole Rose, and sons Patrick Michael and Shane Peter.


Mark Feehily

Since leaving Westlife, Mark - who now uses his full name Markus - disappeared off the face of the earth.

In 2011, he split from his fiance Kevin McDaid of six years, which resulted in the 37-year-old gaining a lot of weight.

Now, he runs his own catering business and is working on his solo career after debuting his single 'Love Is A Drug' in 2015.

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Kian Egan
Kian has been extremely successful since leaving the band.

The father of two, who married English actress and singer Jodie Albert in 2008, won I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2013 and is now a coach and mentor on The Voice Ireland.

The 37-year-old also released his debut album Home in 2014.

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Nicky Byrne
Immediately after Westlife split, Nicky signed up for Strictly Come Dancing, placing sixth overall in the competition.

Now, the 38-year-old works in Ireland as a TV and radio presenter.

In 2016, he released his debut single 'Sunlight' and performed it in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Like Shane, Nicky married his teenage sweetheart Georgina Ahern - whom he met when they were about 12 years old - in 2003.

The couple have twin sons, Jay and Rocco, and daughter, Gia.


Brian McFadden
Brian was the first to leave Westlife back in 2004, so he could focus on a solo career.

After a moderately successful solo career, Brian moved into TV presenting after landing the role as a judge on Australia's Got Talent in 2010.

These days Brian tours with Boyzone star Keith Duffy under the name BoyzLife.

Brian was previously married to former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona, with who he has two children.

In 2004, he began dating Australian singer and actress Delta Goodrem, before they split in 2011.

In 2012 he married Vogue Williams, before they separated in 2015.