Mrs Brown's Boys' Fiona O'Carroll: Marriage to co-star, her four sons, acting career and family heartbreak - Mrs Brown's Boys

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Mrs Brown's Boys' Fiona O'Carroll: Marriage to co-star, her four sons, acting career and family heartbreak

 Everyone knows Fiona best from playing Maria Brown in Mrs Brown's Boys. In real life she is married to co-star Martin Delany and together they share four sons.



The world premiere of Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie at The Savoy, Dublin, Ireland - 25.06.14. Pictures: G. McDonnell




Fiona O'Carroll is one of the most recognisable faces on Irish TV thanks to her role as Maria Brown on Mrs Brown's Boys.

Fiona stars on the show alongside her famous father Brendan O'Carroll as well as other family members since it's incarnation and has become a much-loved character over the years.

But what do we know about the actress's life away from Mrs Brown's Boys when the cameras stop rolling?

Here is everything you need to know about Fiona...



Where is Fiona O'Carroll from and how old is she?

Fiona is from Dublin and was born on September 14 1980, making her 41 years old.


TV Career

Fiona works as an actress and producer and is known best for starring as Maria Brown on Mrs Brown's Boys. Her character comes from a posh and wealthy family and is married to Agnes' son Dermot (Paddy Houlihan), and mother to sons John, George and Ringo.

Fiona has starred in each of the BBC sitcom's series, as well as Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie and the spin-off chat show All Round to Mrs Brown's.

Away from her father's hit comedy, Fiona starred in 2014 ITV drama The Widower.


(Image: Via Instagram story)


Is Fiona O'Carroll married?

Fiona is married to her co-star and television producer Martin Delany, who plays Trevor Brown on the show. The couple got married in 2006 in front of their family and friends. Earlier this year, Fiona shared a never before seen picture from her wedding day to Martin as she posed with her mum Doreen.

Fiona and Martin's children

Fiona and Martin share four sons together named Felix, Isaac, Eli and Dexter. The proud mum regularly gushes over her boys with sweet snaps on social media.


Famous family

We all know Fiona is the daughter of Brendan O'Carroll but the famous family members don't stop there! Fiona's brother is Danny O'Carroll, who plays Buster Brady on the show. Her aunt Eilish plays Winnie McGoogan, her sister-in-law Amanda plays Betty, her nephew Jamie plays Bono and her stepmum Jennifer Gibney plays Cathy Brown. Talk about a talented family!

Family heartbreak

The TV favourite is named after her aunt Fiona, who is also Brendan's sister, and the O'Carrolls were heartbroken when she passed away last year. Brendan and wife Jenny flew to Canada, where she lived, and got see visit her before she died. Paying tribute to his beloved sister, the comic said that he learned a lot from her and she was an exceptionally kind and generous person and all of his "good points" come from her.


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