Who is Storm Keating?
Storm Keating is a very well-known designer and brand ambassador for Positive Luxury. In addition, she also serves as producer-director as well as a blogger and she currently resides in London.
Besides, Storm as contributed to a number of Australian and British television shows, including The Voice UK, The Voice Australia, The X Factor, The Apprentice Australia, and Masterchef Australia. Moreover, she is the wife of famous Irish musician Ronan Keating.
Profile of Storm Keating
|Full Name||Storm Uechtritz Keating|
|Popular As||Storm Keating|
|Birthdate||27th October, 1981|
|Place of Birth||Childers, Australia|
|Profession||Designer, Brand-Ambassador, Producer-Director & Blogger|
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed (English, German, Danish & Samoan)|
|University||University of Queensland & University of California|
|Age||41 Years Old|
|Height||5’10” (178 cm)|
|Parents||Gordon Charles Uechtritz & Debra Lynn|
|Siblings||3 (Wayne Gordon, Graeme Murray & Peter John)|
|Spouse||Ronan Keating (m. 2015)|
|Children||2 (Cooper Keating & Coco Keating)|
|Net Worth||$5 Million USD|
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Storm Keating was born on 27th October, 1981 in Childers, Australia to parents Gordon Charles Uechtritz and Debra Lynn. Accordingly, her actual birth name is Sharyn Storm Uechtritz. Moreover, she is of mixed ancestry and has Samoan, Danish, German, and English heritage.
Apparently, Keating was raised in a small Papua New Guinean hamlet before her family moved to an Australian cattle ranch in 1988. In addition, she has three elder brothers named Wayne Gordon, who is six years older, Graeme Murray, who is four years older than her, and Peter John who is a year older than her.
In regards to her academic qualification, Storm completed her post-secondary years and eventually enrolled at the University of Queensland (Australia) for three years. Soon-after, she was awarded an international exchange grant to complete her degree at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003.
Storm Keating’s Professional Ventures
Storm Keating was in the pursuit of her professional ventures since her university days. Consequently, during her time in college, Storm Keating had a prior internship with HBO in the Original Programming Division. Subsequently, Keating started her television production career at Channel Nine in Sydney.
As a result of her hard work, Storm Keating has had a long and successful career that spans nearly two decades in the entertainment business and ten years in the fashion world. Reportedly, she served to the 2009 Australian edition of NBC’s “The Apprentice”. And, Keating continued to work with well-known formats from 2010 to 2012, including The X Factor, Masterchef, and The Voice.
Following this, she moved to London in 2012 and started working as The Voice UK’s producer and director there. In the meanwhile, her involvement on various television programs, such as “So You Think You Can Dance,” “The X Factor,” “The Voice Australia,” “Masterchef Australia,” and “The Voice UK,” have made her a household name catapulting her to the stardom.
Interestingly, Storm has been keen on designing and creating her own clothing since she was nine years old. Her passion in the fashion and designing led her to launch her career as a fashion designer in 2011. Additionally, she worked with renowned Italian bootmaker Stivaleria Cavallin to create a line of footwear. They were introduced in February 2015 at the Burberry show during London Fashion Week and are known as the “Storm Boots”.
Likewise, Keating was designated the Positive Luxury Ambassador for a London-based company in October 2015. The company provides interactive Trust Marks to luxury businesses throughout the world when they achieve sustainability and ethical business standards. In parallel to her Television career, Storm Keating started a blog covering fashion and lifestyle in 2016.
Keating’s Personal-life & Relationships
Storm Keating has been married twice till date. Based on the media reports, Keating, who was then known by her maiden name Uechtritz, married Tim Ivers in August of 2009. It has been disclosed that the former couple initially connected during their collegiate years at the University of Queensland. Unfortunately, the couple mutually separated in April 2012 after three years of their nuptial ceremony.
Thereafter, Storm was involved romantically with the Irish musician Ronan Keating. Upon meeting Ronan on the Australian version of The X-Factor, the couple began courting in August 2011. Eventually, after nearly 4 years of dating, their relationship turned into marriage and they wedded on the Scottish coast in August of 2015. Following their marriage, Storm adopted Keating’s name and is now known as Storm Keating. Meanwhile, the happily married couple shares two children. Their first child Cooper Keating was born on April 27, 2017, and the couple also has a daughter named Coco who was born on March 27, 2020.
In addition, Storm’s spouse Ronan Keating is a famous philanthropist and Irish music artist. And, he identifies as Ronan Patrick John Keating in entirety. Prior to his marriage with Storm, he was married to his former wife Yvonne Connolly for roughly 17 years, between 1998 and 2015. Meanwhile, Missy Keating, Jack Keating, Cooper Keating, Ali Keating, and Coco Keating are his five children.
Storm Keating stands at an amazing height of 5 feet and 10 inches (178 cm) tall and weighs around 50 kg. Nonetheless, she is prominently represented by her beautiful blonde hair and stunning hazel brown eyes.
Social Media Handles of Storm Keating
Storm Keating is quite active on a number of social media sites, where she has tens of thousands of followers. As of July 2022, she has 142k Instagram followers compared to 18k Facebook followers. Similarly, she also has 24.6k Twitter followers on her verified account.
Net Worth of Storm Keating
The majority of Storm Keating’s income comes from her work as a Television personality as well as a successful designer. In addition, she also receives considerable amount of revenue as a brand ambassador. Based on several media portals, a fashion designer’s annual compensation is reportedly $62,000 in Australia. As of 2022, her net worth is currently estimated to be be $5 million based on few credible sources.