Kieron Richardson in 2013
|Born||Kieron Mark Richardson
12 January 1986
Eccles, Greater Manchester, England
|Spouse(s)||Carl Hyland (m. 2015)|
Kieron Mark Richardson (Born 12 January 1986; Eccles, Greater Manchester) is an English actor and presenter. He plays the role of Ste Hay in Hollyoaks and presented Channel 4 Online shows Christmas Live and Halloween Live.
After appearing briefly in the late night Hollyoaks: In the City, Richardson was offered the role of Ste Hay in the early evening Hollyoaks where he appeared for 19 episodes. The character was written out of the show after stealing a car, which resulted in a spectacular crash and his character getting sent to prison. He returned to Hollyoaks on 25 September 2007, and has been a regular cast member since.
Performances & results
|4||"Play That Funky Music"||Wild Cherry||15.0||=6th||Safe|
|5||"Pencil Full of Lead"||Paolo Nutini||16.0||6th||Bottom two|
|6||"Don't Know Much"||Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville||19.5||4th||Safe|
|7||"Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)"||Buzzcocks||19.5||4th||Safe|
|8||"Careless Whisper"||George Michael||18.5||=5th||Safe|
|9||"Pink Panther Theme"||Cast of Pink Panther||21.0||3rd||Safe|
|10||"The Great Pretender"||The Platters||23.0||4th||Bottom two|
|Semi-final||"Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"||Green Day||23.0||=3rd||Safe|
|Final||"One Day Like This"||Elbow||24.0||3rd||Third place|
|"Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)"||Buzzcocks||24.5|
On 15 September 2010, Richardson revealed on television programme This Morning that he is gay, and had accepted that age of 20. He was inspired to come out by Joe McElderry. In July 2014, Richardson received homophobic abuse via social networking site Twitter.
In April 2015, Richardson married long-term partner Carl Hyland in a star-studded ceremony in the Peak District. In December 2016, Richardson announced they were expecting twins via surrogacy. They welcomed a son, Chase and a daughter, Phoebe, on 22 May 2017.
|2006-present||Hollyoaks||Regular Role||Ste Hay|
|2006||Heartbeat||Recurring Role||Ricky Smith|
|2007||It's Adam and Shelley||1 Episode||uncredited|
|2010||Dancing on Ice||Contestant||himself|
|2010||Dancing on Ice Friday||Contestant||Himself|
|2010–2012||The Wright Stuff||Guest Panellist||Himself|
|2016–present||Big Brother's Bit on the Side||Panellist||Himself|
|2016||No Exit Live||Presenter||Himself|
|2017||Raised By Queers||Presenter||Himself|
- "Hollyoaks stars Kieron Richardson and Bronagh Waugh join Gaydio line-up". How-Do. 2011-09-15. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
- Sam-Dalili, Nadia (15 September 2010). "'Oaks star Kieron: I'm gay". The Sun. London: News Group Newspapers. Retrieved 15 September 2010.
- Kieron Richardson inspired by Joe list.co.uk. Retrieved on 9 November 2010.
- Kilkelly, Daniel (13 July 2014). "Hollyoaks' Kieron Richardson hits back at homophobic abuse: 'It's sad'". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 18 July 2014.
- McGrath, Rachel. "'Hollyoaks' Star Kieron Richardson Ties The Knot, With Co-Stars Past And Present Among Bridesmaids". Huffington Post.
- Packham, Amy. "'Hollyoaks' Actor Kieron Richardson Announces He's Expecting Twins With Husband Carl Hyland". Huffington.
- Minn, Hayley. "Kieron Richardson welcomes twins by surrogate - and reveals names in adorable way".
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