Sean Kelly


Sean Kelly Bio

Who is Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly is an former professional road bicycle racer. He is currently retired. During 1980's he was one of the successful road cyclist and also was finest classics riders. Seven years in a row he won Paris–Nice.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Carrick-on-Suir, Waterford, Ireland. His parents are Jack and Nellie Kelly. He is the second child of his parents. He studied at Crehana National School for eight years.

Interesting Facts

His full name is John James Kelly. He is also called by his nickname Sean. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He left his education when he was 13 years old. He worked as a bricklayer when he was 16 years old.

Personal Life

He is a happily married man. In 1982 he got married to his beautiful wife Linda Grant. He is a very supporting husband. The couple are living a happy life as there is no any sign of separation or divorce.


In 1988 he won Grand Tour, the Vuelta a Espana. He also won Points Jersey in the Tour de France for four times. In 1980, 1985, 1986, and 1988 he won Points Jersey in the Vuelta a Espana. In 1984 and 1989 he won Liege-Bastogne-Liege Classic.


According to he was rumored to be taking drugs.