Sunday 25 September 2016

Marty Whelan's wife Maria steals the show in leather trousers at Jersey Boys opening night

Published 02/04/2015 | 07:59

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It was a family affair for the Whelans last night.

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RTE legend Marty brought his wife of 30 years, Maria and their teenage daughter Jessica for a night of musical festivities at the opening night of Jersey Boys,

And while the Winning Streak presenter might be the famous face of the group, it was his glamorous wife who stole the show in her striking ensemble.

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Marty Whelan with daughter Jessica and wife Maria at the opening night of Jersey Boys at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre,Dublin
Marty Whelan with daughter Jessica and wife Maria at the opening night of Jersey Boys at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre,Dublin

Maria opted for a pair of skinny leather trousers and fur trim coat for the VIP occasion.

The brunette beauty has chosen a life out of the public eye, instead letting her other half soak up the spotlight, but is famous for her killer style on the rare occasions she makes public appearances.

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"We are very strong," Marty recently gushed about his wife. "And obviously she is very supportive, and she believes in me, You see how mad that was!" he laughs."But it seems to work out in the end.

Marty and Maria Whelan on the pink carpet in advance of Strictly Against Breast Cancer to raise funds for Breast Cancer Ireland at the Convention Centre
Marty and Maria Whelan on the pink carpet in advance of Strictly Against Breast Cancer to raise funds for Breast Cancer Ireland at the Convention Centre

"We're in it for the long haul. And for me, it has always been 'It's okay,' And for her, you're right, she is not in control at all. And she is watching this career of mine spiral out of control from time to time. And yet there she is."

Marty Whelan and his wife Maria
Marty Whelan and his wife Maria

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