Who is Evan James O’Donoghue?
Evan James O’Donoghue is the son of Irish actor Colin O’Donoghue and his wife, Helen O’Donoghue, a teacher. Evan, the firstborn in his family, was born on August 1, 2013; his father was full of joy in becoming a father for the first time, and he posted the news to his fans on his Twitter account.
Evan has one younger sibling, a sister born in May 2014, but his parents have been secretive about her name. His parents have been reticent about his life, including his education details, but the young celebrity kid has already started school, given his age.
How His Parents Met
Despite living in the United States, Evan’s parents are Irish; they grew up together and were close. On turning 18, the two decided to take their relationship to the next step. They started dating and officialized their relationship over a decade later. Colin and Helen have been together since 2009 and are parents to a son and a daughter.
Evan’s mother has always been supportive of her husband’s acting career and has been someone he can rely on; she even likes showing up at public events with him. Whenever Colin credits people who have been part of his journey in acting, he never fails to mention his wife, Helen.
Evan’s father started his acting career in 2001; he worked in theatres and television in England and Ireland. His theatre projects include The Dream of a Summer Day, Leaving, Eclipse, Outlying Islands, and The Taming of The Shrew. Colin’s early television projects include Rebel Heart and Home for Christmas, for which he won Best New Talent in Irish Film & Television Awards.
Before moving to the United States, Colin appeared in The Tudors portraying Duke Philip of Bavaria. He also appeared in 11 episodes of The Clinic; he had a role in Fair City, Proof, Love Is the Drug, Wild Decembers, and The Rite.
In 2012, Evan’s father moved to the US to pursue more acting roles. He started as a guest actor in Once Upon a Time before taking a leading role as Captain Hook in season two of the show. After the series ended in 2018, he landed a voice role in Trollhunters. Evan’s father has since had other roles in projects, including Luck, What Still Remains, The Great North, and The Dust Storm.
Besides acting, Evan’s father has been part of a music band. He and a friend formed a band called The Enemies; he performed with the band until 2013 when he left to pursue an acting career in the United States.
What is The Net Worth of Evan’s Father?
Evan’s father has had a promising acting career lasting over 20 years. He has had leading roles in which he was paid handsomely. Colin’s net worth is estimated to be 2 million dollars.
Evan’s parents are active on social media but barely post about their children, including Evan James O’Donoghue. His father is on Twitter and Instagram, and he enjoys a good following. Evan’s mother is also on Instagram but uses a private account.