Kathryn Thomas is an Irish television presenter who shot to fame when she co-presented the youth sports TV program Rapid with Dublin GAA star Jason Sherlock during the 1990s. She has worked on numerous other shows including Operation Transformation on RTÉ One (2011-2016). She has been the employer of the company and public service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ) that has produced shows, broadcasting them on the small screen, radio as well as the Internet. Kathryn is the recipient of several awards such as the “Sony Bravia TV Personality of the Year” that she won at the Irish Film and Television Awards in 2008.
Kathryn went to the national school on the Green Road in Carlow and started her secondary school years at St Leo’s College in Carlow, transitioning to The King’s Hospital in Dublin as a boarder in her 2nd year. She took lessons in English, Sociology, and Information Studies at University College Dublin but left before completing after winning a contract to present the children’s TV show Rapid. She had also taken all the London Guildhall acting exams to Grade 8.
- Siblings – David (Brother), Stephen (Brother), Linda (Sister)
She is represented by NK Management.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Garda Enda Waters (2007-2012) – She had a relationship with Waters.
- Padraig McLoughlin (2013-Present) – She began to date businessman Padraig McLoughlin in mid-2013. She tied the knot with him in August 2019. They have a daughter named Ellie McLoughlin (b. March 2018).
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Irish descent.
She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.
- Sharp features
- Expressive eyes
- Defined jawline
She has endorsed or promoted several brands such as Glenisk.
Kathryn Thomas Favorite Things
- Movie – Up
- Beverages – Red wine, Margarita on the rocks
- Food – Mature cheddar cheese with Sheridans brown bread crackers
- Hotel – Borgo Egnazia in Puglia in Italy where she had gone for honeymoon
- Hobby – Dancing, anywhere and at any time
Kathryn Thomas Facts
- She has looked upon her father as the hero in her life, having admired his traits of kindness and his nature to stay unfazed even in adverse situations. She has admitted that he has represented everything she would like to be.
- In April 2015, she set up a seven-day diet and exercise camp named Pure Results Bootcamp that operated out of Inish Beg Island in Ireland.
- She has affirmed one of her most cherished moments of the day to have been in early mornings when she would lift her baby daughter out of the cot for snuggles in the bed before the day began, singing Old MacDonald Had A Farm.
- Kathryn has admitted to having been aware of a virtue she has, that has been to be resilient and always have looked for solutions, never focusing on the problems.
- She has a pet dog named Peter with whom she has enjoyed watching television after coming back home.
Featured Image by Kathryn Thomas / Instagram
Facts of Kathryn Thomas
- full nameKathryn Thomas
- Date of Birth January 20, 1979
- Age 42 years 10 months
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Lucky Number 11
- Lucky Stone Amethyst
- Lucky Color Turquoise
- Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
- weight53 kg
- height5 ft 7 in