Dee Devlin is the strong and powerful woman behind the famous fighter Conor McGregor. She is much more humble and soft-spoken compared to her man, and therefore she managed to lay low. Read on to know more about this impressive woman who has stuck by her man for over a decade.
A huge ring was posted on social media by Dee Devlin. The question on everyone's mind 'Is Conor McGregor married to Dee Devlin?'. Find out about what she gave up to be with him and everything she did to make sure he was a success.
Dee Devlin bio
- Date of birth: 9th August 1987
- Dee Devlin age: 33 years
- Place of birth: Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland
- Nationality: Irish
- Dee Devlin height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Partner: Conor McGregor (2008– Present)
- Awards: VIP Style Award for Most Stylish Newcomer
- Children: Croia and Conor Jack McGregor Jr.
- Siblings: Cathy Devlin, Sarah Devlin
- Occupation: Irish businessperson
Early life and childhood
Dee was born on 9th August 1987 to a father who is a serviceman and a mom who is a homemaker. She has two sisters: Cathy and Sarah Devlin.
She was disinterested in school and ended up dropping out when she was just 15 years old. This was disheartening for her mother. Dee went on to do several odd jobs from her late teens to her early 20's.
Dee Devlin and Conor McGregor
The famous MMA couple has been together from when Conor was thrust into the limelight till now. Devlin has stuck with him and pushed through the hard times. Take a look at their relationship
How did they meet?
How long have Conor and Dee been together? Over 12 years. They met in 2008 at a nightclub. Conor had just quit a plumbing apprenticeship to follow his dream of being an MMA fighter. He had begun boxing at just 12 years old, but this was when he pursued it as a career.
Conor McGregor was just 19 years old at this time, and he called Devlin over at the nightclub, and she was instantly interested in his funny, charming personality. She admitted that she was attracted to him at first sight. Though Conor had seen her before, this was the first time he had a conversation with her.
Fame and fortune
She supported his dreams from when his career had not yet become a reality. She would work several jobs to pay for his training, and she helped him wherever she could. Conor has said several times in interviews that he would not be where he is were it not for the love and encouragement she gave him.
In 2013, Conor came into the fighting scene with a big bang and won the 'Knockout of the Night' at his debut fight in Sweden, and Dee was right there beside him. His fame became more and more pronounced with all the fights he won over the years.
This saw Dee quit her job to support his career by travelling more. She also went the extra mile and began ensuring he eats right by cooking for him healthy meals and by helping him train.
Dee Devlin and Conor McGregor baby was born on 5th May 2017. He is a boy and named after his father, Conor Jack McGregor Jr. The young celebrity baby often accompanies his dad when they are going out with matching outfits and all.
Their second child is a girl, Croia McGregor. She was born on 4th January 2019. She is the apple of her parent's eye.
Dee Devlin engaged
The two got engaged after dating for two dozen years. Fans of the couple have been waiting for this for a very long time. They got engaged on 8th August 2020, bringing light to this already dark pandemic period. Dee Devlin ring is estimated by Evoke to be a 7-carat diamond ring, and the sheer size of it shows that the price goes well into the six-figure margin.
What does Dee Devlin do?
Once Conor was settled in his career, she quit her job to be on the road with him. He ended up hiring her to be an official member of his team; she manages all his finances. When asked what he thinks about his fiancee's job, Conor had this to say.
She does not work anymore, I hired her to the business. She works for me now and collects the cheques.
Dee Devlin contacts
She has gathered quite the following on all her social media accounts. Follow her accounts linked below. Her Instagram account is more active than the rest and she has more than 1 million followers.
Dee Devlin is the classic example of standing by your man through the hard times and enjoying the benefits of the good times. She made some risky choices at the start, but they definitely paid off.
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