Tuesday 24 January 2017

Me and my money: Kevin Kennedy

My best buys are the season ticket for Man City and IVF that gave us our two daughters

Published 26/01/2010 | 05:00

Kevin Kennedy
Kevin Kennedy

SINGER Kevin Kennedy, who used to play Curly Watts in Coronation Street, is an unrepentant spender.

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"I love spending. It is one of the things I really enjoy doing, as I am sure a lot of other people do too," he said.

"As I like spending, I would have to say I have a few good buys but definitely one of my favourites and best is my Manchester City season ticket. I don't know what I would do without this, it means I never have a dull moment during the season.

"One of my other best buys was the IVF treatment we paid for. It was the best money I have ever spent and from it I have two lovely daughters. I couldn't imagine not having them in my life.

"I am a real sucker for Play Station 3 games. They are a waste of money for me, though, as I can never get to the end. But instead of finishing one, I just go and buy another one -- it is a never-ending cycle.

"I guess other stuff that I continually waste money on is the usual -- chocolate and newspapers. To be honest, the endless amount of crap I seem to buy everyday is probably my biggest waste of money.

"I drive a seven-year-old BMW X5. It cost me £35,000 (€40,000). It is brilliant, it acts as my office as well as my vehicle. To me, it is priceless and the perfect touring car for when I am out and about.



  • Kevin Kennedy is starring in We will Rock You by Queen and Ben Elton in Dublin's O2 until January 31.


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