Danika McGuigan

Danika McGuigan Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Death Cause

Danika McGuigan Bio: She was an actress and the daughter of former boxer Barry McGuigan.

Danika McGuigan Bio

Wiki / Biography
Birth Date1986
Age33 years old
Death Date23 July 2019
Professionactress
ParentsBarry McGuigan, Sandra McGuigan
SiblingsShane McGuigan, Jake McGuigan, Blane McGuigan
Net WorthUpdate Soon

Danika McGuigan was born in 1986 and died on 23 July 2019. She has died at the age of 33.

She starred in Jim Sheridan’s adaptation of The Secret Scripture and featured in the RTÉ series Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.

Danika is the daughter of former featherweight world champion Barry McGuigan and his wife, Sandra McGuigan.

Danika McGuigan Parents & Siblings

Her parents are Barry McGuigan Sr, 58 and Sandra McGuigan. His father, Barry was a WBA featherweight world champion during his professional career during the 1980s.

The Boxing Hall of Famer is now a boxing manager and promoter, running Cyclone Promotions.

McGuigan’s siblings include; Shane McGuigan, Jake McGuigan, and Blane McGuigan. Shane McGuigan is a British/Irish boxing coach, having been raised in Kent, England to Irish parents.

He received the Futch–Condon Award for the 2016 Trainer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America. His clients include the likes of Luke Campbell and Josh Taylor.

Career

After a half off school, She decided to go to a girls’ boarding school, where she found love of drama and is now at acting school in Dublin.

her acting credits include roles in the film Philomena starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.

Most recently she was in TV series Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope, where she stared as Danielle. The series is an Irish comedy-drama which ran for two series; the story of a group of friends from Cork who share a house in Dublin.

Danika McGuigan Death Cause

She was diagnosed with acute lymphoid leukemia after developing a number of bruises on her arms and leg when she was, 11 back in 1997.

With a two-year fight, she underwent intensive chemotherapy for six months and made a recovery.

After a brief but brave battle against cancer, Nika passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday 23rd July surrounded by her loving family.

 

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