Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne Jr (born 9 October 1978) is a singer-songwriter, radio and TV presenter, dancer and former footballer, best known for being a member of Irish music band Westlife; he was the band's oldest member. Before his music career, he played professional football, representing Republic of Ireland at several junior levels. Since then he has had a successful TV presenting career. His wife Georgina is the daughter of former Irish Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, and they have twin sons called Rocco Bertie Byrne and Jay Nicky Byrne. On 7 September 2012, it was announced that Byrne would be a contestant for the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing.