He was born the fifth of seven children to Patricia and Kevin Egan and went on to attend Summerhill College Secondary School.
He coached the Irish version of The Voice.
He married singer/actress Jodi Albert on May 8, 2009. They had their first child together, a son named Koa, on December 20, 2011. In May of 2015, they welcomed their second son, Zekey. In September 2017, they welcomed their third son, Cobi.
Amongst the contestants he defeated in the 13th series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! was reality star Joey Essex.