Quick Facts Declan McKenna
- NameDeclan McKenna
Declan McKenna is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who gained a wide recognization after winning Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition in 2015. However, he is widely known for releasing a protest song entitled “Brazil” criticizing FIFA and the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
McKenna released his first album entitled, What Do You Think About the Car? on 21 July 2017. Scroll down to know in details about McKenna’s early life, age, parents, education, career, height, awards, salary, net worth, properties, relationships, marriage, children, and divorce.
Declan McKenna Early Life and Education
Aged 19, Declan McKenna was born on 24th December 1998, in Enfield, Greater London as Declan Benedict McKenna. He grew up in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. McKenna is youngest among six children of his parents. Both of his parents were teachers.
McKenna attended the St Mary’s Church of England High School. In the summer of 2015, he began taking GCSE exams. Later McKenna studied A-labels in English literature, Philosophy and Ethics, and Sociology. But he after a few months, he left his studies in order to focus on a music career.
Declan McKenna Career
Initially, Declan McKenna gained popularity after winning the Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition in April 2015. He was awarded the £5,000 winning prize. Later in August 2015, McKenna released his first single entitled “Brazil.” The song’s lyrics criticised FIFA and the 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.
Youtube: Declan singing Brazil
On the other hand, McKenna has released two EPs. On March 4, 2016, McKenna released his first EP entitled Stains. Likewise, he released his second EP entitled Liar on May 20, 2016. Moreover, he also has two self-released albums TRIBES and I’ve Made It Further Than You (no, not you).
Similarly, McKenna released his studio album What Do You Think About the Car? on 21 July 2017. It contains several popular songs such as “Paracetamol”, “Bethlehem”, “Why Do You Feel So Down?”, “Listen to Your Friends” and others.
Declan McKenna Personal Life
Even being such a renowned personality, Declan McKenna often keeps his personal details away from the public. McKenna is not married yet and is currently single. Moreover, there are no any records of his past affairs too.
Although McKenna is not married yet and is currently single, his sexuality is straight. McKenna hasn’t done or said anything that makes us feel doubt regarding his sexuality. Well, McKenna might be focusing on his career rather than being in any relationships.
Declan McKenna Net Worth
From his singing career, Declan McKenna earns an astonishing amount of money. Till date, he has released numerous albums and singles. Most of his songs have gained a wide success. However, his current net worth is still under review.
McKenna is often seen hanging out and visiting new places with his friends. He wears expensive clothes and uses expensive gadgets.