What to Know About Olivia O’Flanagan – Aidan Gillen’s Ex-wife

Olivia O’Flanagan is an Irish homemaker who came into the limelight for being the ex-wife of renowned actor Aidan Gillen. Although the marriage between the two was well-loved by their fans because they looked like the perfect pair, the couple couldn’t stay married forever and some years after they got married, they chose to part ways. Find more information on the celebrity ex-wife here.

Summary of Olivia O’Flanagan’s Bio

  • Full Name: Olivia O’Flanagan
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Olivia O’Flanagan Husband: Aidan Gillen (m. 2001-2014)
  • Olivia O’Flanagan Children: Berry Murphy and Joe Murphy
  • Famous for: Being the celebrity ex-wife of Aidan Gillen
  • Olivia O’Flanagan Instagram: @oflanaganolivia
  • Twitter: @OOFlanagan

Olivia O’Flanagan Was Born in Ireland

Olivia O’Flanagan was born in Ireland so therefore has Irish nationality. Before her marriage to Aidan Gillen, she was a very private person who chose not to reveal her private information on the internet. For this reason, there is no information on Olivia’s parents, siblings, or any other relatives. She has also not revealed her date of birth and so, it is hard to determine her current age.

How Did Olivia O’Flanagan Meet Aidan Gillen?

Olivia and Aidan met in 1997, just as Aiden was kicking off his acting career. The two of them fell in love and adored each other. On July 7, 2001, the couple tied the knot after dating for four years. Sadly, the marriage did not go as beautifully as it looked at first and thirteen years after their wedding, the couple parted ways through a peaceful divorce.

Nothing has been revealed about why they divorced. However, since then, Aidan has been seen around a couple of women. He is currently in a relationship with famous singer Camille O’Sullivan whom he adores. Olivia and Aidan have remained friends after many years of their divorce and actively take part in co-parenting their three children.

Meet Olivia O’Flanagan’s Ex-Husband Aidan Gillen

  • Full Name: Aidan Murphy
  • Nickname: Aidan Gillen
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: April 24, 1964
  • Aidan Gillen’s Age: 54 years old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Aidan Gillen Wife: Olivia O’Flanagan (m. 2001-2014)
  • Aidan Gillen Children: Joe Murphy and Berryy Murphy
  • Aidan Gillen Parents: Patricia (nee Gillen)and Denis Murphy
  • Siblings: Fionnula Murphy, Patricia Murphy, and John Paul Murphy
  • Aidan Gillen Height in Inches: 5 feet 10 inches
  • Aidan Gillen Height in Centimeters: 175 CM
  • Aidan Gillen Weight: 68 KG
  • Aidan Gillen’s Net worth: $8 Million
  • Famous for: being Petyre “Littlefinger” Baelish in Game of Thrones

He was Born in 1964 and is Currently 54 Years Old

Olivia’s husband’s real name is Aidan Murphy but he is popularly known as Aidan Gillen. He was born in Dublin, Ireland on April 24, 1964, and is currently 58 years old.

When he started his acting career, Aiden chose to use his real name Aidan Murphy as his screen name. However, he had to adopt his mother’s last name, Gillen, when he discovered that there was already an actor who went by the name Aidan Murphy in the Actors’ Guide.

Aidan was born into an Irish family to his mother who was a nurse, and his father an architect. He was raised in Ireland by his parents, and he grew up with his siblings; Fionnula Murphy who is an actress, John Paul Murphy who is a Playwright, and Patricia Murphy a teacher.

When Did Aidan Gillen Officially Start Acting?

Over the years, Aidan has grown to become a famous Irish actor who is better known for playing the character Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. However, he started his acting career as a teenager.

His screen debut was in 1982 in an episode of the RTE’s series Wanderly Wagon. In 1987, five years after his screen debut, Aidan appeared for the first time in the cinema movie The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, a drama film which was directed by Jack Clayton.

Aidan Has Built a Successful Career in the Movie Industry

Over the years, Olivia O’Flanagan’s ex-husband has been featured in several movies, some of which have won him different awards. In 2012, he earned an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role Television, and a Screen Actors Guild nomination in 2016 for portraying the character John Boy in the RTE series Love/Hate.

He has also gotten different nominations. In 2000, he was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor. Playing the character Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish in HBO’s GOT also earned him a nomination for Screen Actor’s Guide Award in 2016. His filmography includes;

  • I didn’t… I wasn’t… I amn’t… 2018
  • Mayor of Kingstown 2022
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead 2021
  • Peaky Blinders 2017-2019
  • Maze Runner: The Death Cure 2018
  • Game of Thrones 2011-2017
  • Game of Thrones Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Great Kingdoms 2017
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 2021
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 2017
  • The Complete Walk: Measure for Measure 2016
  • Quantum Break 2016
  • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials 2015

How Many Children Did Olivia O’Flanagan and Aidan Gillen Have?

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Olivia O’Flanagan children Berry and Murphy with Aidan Gillen

Olivia O’Flanagan has two children; Joe Murphy and Berry Murphy from her previous marriage to her celebrity ex-husband. Her oldest child and son Joe Murphy was born in 1997 while her daughter and youngest child was born in the year 2000.

Unlike their famous parents, a lot has not been revealed about Aidan Gillen and Olivia O’Flanagan’s children in the media. They have only made a couple of public appearances with them but there’s not much to this.

Considering their ages (Joe Murphy 25 and Berry Murphy 22 years old), it is expected that in no distant time the media will get to know what careers they are up to.

How Does Olivia O’Flanagan Earn a Living Now?

Olivia has not publicly stated what she does for a living and, therefore, she doesn’t have a known job. However, a look at an Instagram account believed to belong to her has shown her posting pictures of being in one business meeting or the other, posting pictures of vacation spots in Mexico, France, Italy, and others.

However, since her ex-husband has a net worth of $8 million, and has an annual salary estimated to stand at $1.29 million, it is expected that Olivia would have enough to live comfortably from the alimony settlement she probably got from Aidan during their divorce.

What Does Aidan Gillen’s Ex-wife Do Now?

Before her marriage to Aidan, Olivia lived a very private life. She was only brought to the spotlight because of her marriage to the actor. Since their divorce, Olivia has once again gone back to living a very private life. She is rarely active online and of all the social media platforms, she is believed to have an Instagram account where she makes business and holiday-related posts.

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