Kevin Rowland is an English singer and songwriter who is best known for the several songs and albums that he has contributed his vocals too as the frontman of the pop band Dexys Midnight Runners also known as Dexys. A few of his most notable hits with the group are Geno and Come On Eileen.

Born Name

Kevin Rowland

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom


London, England, United Kingdom



Kevin studied at Snow Hills’ St Mary and St John’s Catholic Primary. After that, he attended a school in London until the age of 15.


Singer, Songwriter


As a member of Dexys, he is represented by Red Light Management.


Punk Rock, New Wave, Soul, Pop


Vocals, Guitar


As a member of Dexys, he has released his music with Mercury Records and Creation Records Ltd.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


67 kg or 148 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Though there is not much information available on his personal life, Kevin has a daughter named AJ.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • He sports an imperial beard.
  • Bony nose
  • His idiosyncratic voice

Kevin Rowland Favorite Things

  • Emerging Artist – Lisa O’Neill

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Kevin Rowland Facts

  1. His parents belonged to Crossmolina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
  2. Kevin resided in Ireland for 3 years between the age of 1 and 4. After that, he relocated back to Wolverhampton along with his family.
  3. He was 11 years old when his parents and he moved to Harrow and by the age of 15 Kevin had given up school.
  4. Kevin worked as a hairdresser prior to having begun his career as a musician.
  5. The first group that he joined was called Lucy & the Lovers, which derived its inspiration from the rock band Roxy Music. However, the band was defunct shortly after its beginning.
  6. Kevin joined the punk rock band the Killjoys where he met now Dexys guitarist Kevin Archer and together they started the band Dexys Midnight Runners. However, the band went on to get disbanded in 1987. Later, the group re-grouped in 2012 and released their album titled One Day I’m Going to Soar.
  7. Kevin released his first solo album titled The Wanderer in 1988, but the album failed to pick up and turned out to be a commercial failure.
  8. The band’s songs are mostly inspired by Kevin’s Irish ancestry.

Featured Image By Kevin Rowland / Twitter


Facts of Kevin Rowland 

  • full nameKevin Rowland 
  • Date of Birth August 17, 1953
  • Age 68 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • weight67 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

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