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Michelle Keegan Biography

Birth Name:
Michelle Elizabeth Benson Keegan
Birth Place:
Stockport, Cheshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Before her acting career, she worked as a sales assistant in Selfridges and a check-in agent at Manchester airport
  • In 2008 she began her acting career in Coronation Street
  • She was voted FHM's Sexiest Woman in 2015
  • In 2014 she took refresher acting lessons to gain confidence in playing other roles after 6 years in Coronation Street
  • In 2014 she took to the theatre where she played Tinkerbell in a European stage tour of Peter Pan
  • She has been a patron of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity since 2013


  • 2019National Television Awards-Drama Performance: nominated