Who is Steve Finan O’Connor? Denise Lewis’ husband and ex-All Saints manager

Who is Steve Finan O’Connor? Denise Lewis’ husband and ex-All Saints manager

STEVE Finan O'Connor is the son of a comedian, husband of an athlete and the former music manager of hit bands.

Here's all you need to know about Denise Lewis' multi-talented husband…

Who is Steve Finan O'Connor?

Steve Finan O'Connor is the son of the legendary late comedian and game show host Tom O'Connor, who sadly passed away in July at the age of 81. 

He used to be the manager of Neneh Cherry, Madness and All Saints and now works as a property developer.

However, he still retain high profile music clients – such as One Direction Star Liam Payne. 

Steve married athlete Denise Lewis in 2006 and the couple live together in Buckinghamshire.

To celebrate their eleventh anniversary in 2017, Denise shared a heartwarming snap from their big day on Instagram.

“Thank you to all my friends and family who have been there for us through the good and not so easy times, but the biggest thank you goes to my ‘Man of Steel’ … it’s a good job you like a challenge,” Denise wrote.

Who is his wife Denise Lewis?

Denise Lewis was born on August 27, 1972, in West Bromwich.

She is a former Olympic gold medallist in the heptathlon.

She won her gold in 2000 in Sydney and a bronze at the 1996 games.

Denise retired from athletics in 2005 and took part in Strictly Come Dancing in 2004, coming second.

Denise is often seen on TV as part of the presenting team for athletic events including the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and World Championship

The sportswoman has gushed over her husband in interviews, describing him as kind and "very, very funny".

Do the couple have any children?

The couple share three sons, 15-year-old Ryan, 12-year-old Kane and 2-year-old Troy.

Both also have children from previous relationship as Steve has a son called Joe while Denise has a daughter called Lauren.

Speaking to The Sun prior to the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the former athlete suggested that the coping strategies she learned through her sport helped her deal with late motherhood after the birth of her third son in 2018.

She said: “Obviously I was well out of practice. I was wondering how I’d cope.

"But, because I was so overjoyed about having Troy, I decided that this is what I chose and it’s not going to break me.

"It’s that coping strategy that I’ve adopted for myself.”

 

She also added that when Troy arrived, Steve  was “shipped out” to the spare room while Denise went it alone with the night feeds.“There was no point in us both being tired,” she explains. “Steve’s a few years older than me and needs his sleep and I know I’ve got a big engine.”Denise Lewis Exclusive

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