Michelle Keegan is best known for portraying Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 2008 and 2014. In 2016, she was cast in the lead role of Lance Corporal Georgie Lane in the BBC drama series Our Girl. Keegan also starred as Tracy in Ordinary Lies (2015) and as Tina in Tina and Bobby (2017). The actress was named FHM “Sexiest Woman in The World” in 2015 and also won “British Soap Award for Sexiest Female” from 2009 to 2014 for the TV show.
Born Name Michelle Elizabeth Benson Keegan
Nick Name Chelle, Keegs
Years active 2007–present
Born: June 03, 1987, 38 years and 6 months, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Sun Sign Gemini
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
Measurements 37-23-35 in or 94-58.5-89 cm
Bra Size 32E (or 32DD)
Father – Michael Keegan
Mother – Jacqueline Keegan
Siblings – Andrew Michael Keegan (Younger Brother)
Michelle went to St Patrick’s RC High School in Salford. Subsequently, she attended Manchester School of Acting in Manchester, England.
Her father is English while her mom is Gibraltarian.
Michelle is also one-fourth Spanish due to her maternal grandmother.
Keegan was born in Stockport. Her father is English, and her maternal grandmother is from Gibraltar. She attended St Patrick’s RC High School in Eccles near Manchester, and later the Manchester School of Acting. She worked at Selfridges in the Trafford Centre, and as a check-in agent at Manchester Airport.
In late 2007, in only her second audition, Keegan was offered the part of Tina McIntyre in Coronation Street, and accepted the role, beating around 900 other people who auditioned. She decided to leave the show after six years in 2013 and Tina was killed off, making her last appearance on 2 June 2014. Throughout her time on the show, Keegan’s character Tina featured in many high-profile storylines. In 2008, the actress flew out to South Africa to film the straight-to-DVD film Coronation Street: Out of Africa, a Coronation Street spinoff, in which she appeared as Tina.
In June 2009, Keegan made her radio debut co-hosting the BBC Radio 1 programme The Official Chart. She was featured on the cover of FHM magazine in January 2011 and placed at number 30 and number 26 in their 100 Sexiest Women poll for 2010 and 2011, respectively. She appeared on their cover again in March 2013 and was placed at number four in the 2013 poll, eventually winning in 2015.
Keegan made guest appearance as herself in the 2009 Easter special, Red Dwarf: Back to Earth. In June 2014, she embarked on a European tour to perform as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan.
In 2015, she was cast as Tracy in the BBC television drama series Ordinary Lies. In June 2015, it was announced that she would play the starring role of Corporal Georgie Lane in series 2 of the BBC drama series Our Girl, which aired throughout September 2016; third season consisting of 12 episodes began airing in October 2017. Also in 2016, Keegan landed a guest role on the ITV2 comedy series Plebs. In June 2016, she began filming the ITV drama series Tina and Bobby, based on Tina Dean’s and Bobby Moore’s relationship in which she played Tina; it was a three part series which aired in January 2017.
Keegan married Mark Wright on 24 May 2015.
Michelle Keegan’s career is managed by
EKA Modelling Agency
Prime Performers Speakers Agency
Keegan appeared in the 2008 spin-off film Coronation Street: Out of Africa for her role as Tina McIntyre.
First TV Show
From 2008 to 2014, Michelle played the role as Tina McIntyre in the soap opera Coronation Street. The actress also won an award in 2008 titled “British Soap Award for Best Newcomer” and then won “British Soap Award for Sexiest Female” from 2009 to 2014.
She does not spend too much time on exercises. Keegan only spends 40 minutes, three days in a week on exercises. The actress likes swimming, which is a cardio as well as a recreational activity. She also maintains moderation in diet. Read her complete workout routine and diet plan.
Michelle Keegan Favorite Things
TV Show – Plebs on ITV2
Place in Britain – Lake District
Source – Express
Michelle Keegan Facts
Michelle has previously worked at Manchester Airport as a check-in agent.
Keegan had also worked at Selfridges (English high end department store chain) in the Trafford Centre (Large indoor shopping centre in Dumplington, Greater Manchester).
She launched her own first ever collection line with Lipsy in 2014, which became available at the stores from July 3, 2014.
Michelle was ranked #30, #26, and #4 in 2010, 2011 and 2013 poll of FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women.
She really likes Topshop that she can’t walk past it without buying anything.
She had her first kiss at 12 with a boy named Alan. Michelle was standing in the middle of the crowd of nearly 30 people in the ground, who were shouting “Do It”.
She got her role in TV series Coronation Street in her second audition only (out of 900 people) in late 2007.