Fast Facts

  • Made his screen debut in the British children's TV show, Byker Grove in 1989, where he met his longtime showbiz partner Ant McPartlin.
  • Released three pop-albums with McPartlin, (Psyche, Top Katz and The Cult of Ant & Dec) as the pop duo PJ & Duncan.
  • Signed a 30 million pound, two-and-a-half year contract with British TV channel ITV in 2007, with McPartlin.
  • Established his own production company alongside McPartlin, Mitre Television.
  • Patron of The Sunshine Fund, a charity supporting disabled children.

Awards

  • 2002, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee
  • 2005, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee
  • 2015, National Television Awards — Entertainment Presenter: Winner
  • 2010, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Winner
  • 2013, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee
  • 2014, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Winner
  • 2016, National Television Awards — Entertainment Presenter: Winner
  • 2009, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee
  • 2007, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee
  • 2015, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Entertainment Performance: Winner

Relationships

  • Eamonn Donnelly — Brother
  • Alphonsus Donnelly — Father
  • Camalia — Sister
  • Clare Buckfield — Ex-significant Other
  • Anne Donnelly — Mother
  • Ali Astall — Wife
  • Martin Donnelly — Brother
  • Moyra — Sister
  • Dermott Donnelly — Brother
  • Patricia — Sister

Details

  • Birth Name: Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly
  • Birth Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Birthday: September 25, 1975, Libra
  • Profession: Host, Actor, Singer

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