Katie McGlynn Biography
Katie McGlynn is an actress known for her roles as Jodie “Scout” Allen in Waterloo Road (2011–2013) and Sinead Tinker in Coronation Street (2013–2020). She also began appearing in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks as Becky Quentin in 2021. Additionally, she is set to compete in the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Katie McGlynn Age
She was born on July 16, 1993 in Rochdale, United Kingdom. She is 28 years old as at 2021.
Katie McGlynn Height
She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall (1.65m).
Katie McGlynn Nationality
McGlynn belongs to the English nationality.
Katie McGlynn Education
She graduated from Wardle High School in Rochdale. At the age of ten, she began drama school. She also studied A-levels in Drama, English Literature and Media Studies.
Katie McGlynn Family
She is the daughter of Trevor and Ruth McGlynn. She is also the younger sister of triplet brothers Daniel, Michael and Trevor born in 1988.
Katie McGlynn Husband
McGlynn is not married and she is believed to be single. Previously, she was in a relationship with Benjamin Roberts (Benji Roberts), the holiday park and lodge salesman. They started dating in the summer of 2017. However, they reportedly broke up at the end of 2018.
After her relationship with Benji Roberts ended she was briefly linked to Strictly star Giovanni Pernice. However, this was never confirmed.
Katie often shares posts on Instagram with her BFF Lee Bennett. He also accompanies her to most of her work events.
In 2017, rumors spread that Katie had announced she was pregnant with her best friend Lee Bennet’s baby. Alongside a picture of a cartoon stork carrying a baby in a bundle, she apparently wrote: “So happy and proud to announce that me and my GBF @_leebennett have decided to have a baby together. Couldn’t think of a better person to bring a baby into the world than my best friend!”
McGlynn later revealed that it was all a joke. Lee had ‘borrowed’ her phone for the prank. “So when Lee Bennett steals your phone and the whole of the UK thinks you’re pregs!”
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Katie McGlynn Strictly Come Dancing
McGlynn was announced as the seventh star on Strictly Come Dancing 2021 line-up. Speaking to the BBC ahead of the announcement, Katie said: “It’s been so hard keeping it a secret, but I can finally say that I’m getting ready to shake my shimmy and become part of the Strictly family!”
“I’m really not a dancer, but I’m so excited to learn a new skill on this crazy journey and cannot wait to slip into some sequins along the way.”
She also added, “Although I do get to have so much fun as an actress, a lot of my roles have involved quite serious and challenging storylines, so I’m fully ready to let my hair down and do something different, even if it is completely outside of my comfort zone.”
“I can’t promise that I’ll be the best, but I’m going to give it 110% on the dance floor! As long as I don’t fall over I’ll be happy.”
McGlynn also appeared in Coronation Street as Sinead Tinker/Osbourne between April 2013 and March 2020.
Having appeared in an episode of BBC1 daytime drama Moving On, and playing minor roles in The Well, Paradox and Leonardo, her first major television role was in Waterloo Road as Jodi “Scout” Allen. In 2021, McGlynn started appearing in the regular role of Becky Quentin in Hollyoaks.
On stage she has appeared in Colin Meredith productions of Aladdin and Babes in the Wood.
Katie McGlynn Awards
She was awarded the best serial drama performance for her heartbreaking scenes in Coronation Street as tragic Sinead at the National Television Awards 2020. And the death of Sinead was nominated for this year’s Must-See Moment at the BAFTA Television Awards.
Katie McGlynn Net Worth
Her net worth is under review.
Katie McGlynn Social Media Accounts
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