Michael Martin | Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth (2023), Relationship, Family, Education, Facts, Wiki | Prime Minister of Ireland

Michael Martin biography

About Michael Martin

Michael Martin is an Irish politician serving as Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland since 27 June 2020. He was actively involved in different roles for the Government of Ireland such as Leader of the Opposition party (2011- 2020), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2008 -2011), and Minister of Health and Children (2000 to 2004). He was born on August 1, 1960, in Turners Cross, Cork, Ireland.

As of 2023, Michael is 63 years old with 5 feet 10 inches tall in height. He also worked as Lord Mayor of Cork from 1992 to 1993. He was the first to ban tobacco smoking in all Irish workplaces and Ireland became the first country to do so.

Educational Qualification

Michael Martin completed his High school education at Colaiste Chriost Ri and was good at his studies.  

After his high school graduation, he enrolled in the University College Corks to study Bachelor in Arts and this was the time he tasted an interest in politics as a student leader. After his BA, he completed his master’s in Political science.

Michael Martin’s Family

Michael Martin’s family is a reputed and prestigious one in Ireland. His Father Paddy Martin was a former soldier in the Defence Forces and also an Irish International Boxer. his mother Lana was busy raising a total of five children.

He has a twin brother named Padraig and an older brother named Sean, both involved in politics. He also has two sisters named Eileen and Mairead who are from non-political backgrounds. His father died in 2013 but his mother is still alive and lives together with him, as of writing.

Marriage Relationship(2023)

Michael Martin married Mary O’Shea, whom he met at his University.

They together had five children but her youngest daughter Leana died due to a defective heart condition and His son Ruairi also died in his infancy.

Michael’s Net Worth (2023)

Michael Martin‘s net worth is estimated to be roughly around $9 million.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameMichael Martin
Full Real NameN/A
Country Ireland
BirthplaceTurners Cross, Cork, Ireland
Date of Birth (Birthday)August 1, 1960
Age63 years old (2023)
Height5 feet 10 inches
Net worth (2023)$9 million (Roughly Estimated)
Educational qualificationsMA political science
University College Cork, Colaiste Chriost Ri

Other Quick Information

Profession: Politician, HealthMinister, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister

Weight: N/A

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Religion: Christianity

Father Name: Paddy Martin

Mother Name: Eileen Lana Corbett

Brother Name: Sean, Padraig

Sister Name: Eileen, Madraid

Marital status: Married

Relationship status: Engaged

Girlfriend Name: Mary O’ Shea

Wife Name: Mary O’ Shea

Children/Kids: 5

Son Name: Ruairi

Daughter Name: Leana

Facebook Account: YES

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Twitter Account: YES

Wikipedia: YES


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Some facts about Michael Martin

His party got 38 seats, just one seat more than his opponent in the 2020 election.

He worked as a teacher for one year after his post-graduation.

His political career started due to his friends’ support.

He has been a cabinet member for two decades in the Ireland Government.

His political party is Fianna Fail.

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