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Molly Leigh Burton is an Irish well-known celebrity kid. Molly Leigh Burton is famous for being the daughter of Dolores O’Riordan and Don Burton.

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Early Life

Molly Leigh Burton’s date of birth is 27th January 2001. She is 20 years old and Aquarius is her zodiac sign. Her birthplace is Ireland and she has Iris nationality. Her parents are Don Burton (father) and Dolores O’ Riordan (mother). Similarly, her mother, Dolores was a lead singer and lyricist for the 1989 year formed rock band ‘The Cranberries’.

Moreover, her father is a Canadian-born music executive. Molly was brought up alongside her 3 siblings, an older brother named Taylor Baxter Burton and a younger sister named Dakota Rain Burton. In addition, she also has a half-brother, Donny Jr. Burton.

Similarly, referring back to her extended family, her grandparents are Eileen O’Riordan and Terence O’Riordan. Also, she has got close uncles Brendan O’Riordan, P.J. O’Riordan, and Joseph O’Riordan. Further, she has not come out to speak about anything about her educational life yet.

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Caption: Molly Leigh Burton in her mother’s funeral. Source: Irish Mirror

Career and Professional Life

This celebrity kid has not yet started her own profession at the moment. However, she is living a good lifestyle. Talking about her parent’s career, her father is a music executive who worked for the English new wave band ‘Duran Duran’. Also, he brings in so good amount of money every year.

Talking about her mother, Dolores was an Irish musician, singer, and songwriter. Therefore, she was famous among her fans as lead vocalist and lyricist for the alternative rock band ‘The Cranberries’. She was one of the most appreciated female vocalists of her time.

Likewise, she was popular through her voices like a signature yodel, lilting mezzo-soprano voice, emphasized use of keening, and strong Limerick accent. Further, from her rise of fame, she has been acknowledged for having been among the few modern-day singers that have written;

“some of the most seminal songs in music history”

Likewise, some of her most celebrated and recognized songs are To the Faithful Departed, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, No Need to Argue, and Bury the Hatchet before taking a six-year hiatus starting in the year 2003.


However, she came to pass on in the year 2018. Therefore, her cause of death was drowning due to alcohol intoxication. This singer was found unconscious in the bathroom of her room at the Park Lane Hilton hotel in London.

Her funeral was opened on January 21, 2018, and lasted 3 days of grieving in Ireland at St Joseph’s Church from 20 to 22 January. Similarly, on 23 January, the beloved lead singer was lied to rest at Caherelly Cemetery in Herbertstown. Further, after her death, she is said to have sold over 40 million albums.

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Caption: Molly Leigh Burton attending her mother’s funeral. Source: The Mirror

Relationship Status

This celebrity kid is successful in keeping most of her details regarding her personal life under a serious privacy button. Therefore, she has not announced if she is in a relationship with anyone or not. Therefore, she is presently focusing on her career and is spending much of her time with her family.

Talking about her parent’s love life, they were married and in love for over 20 years. The pair first met while their bands’ Cranberries and Duran Duran toured together in the early ’90s. And, after being in a relationship for a long time, the two finally decided to exchange the wedding vows on 18 July 1994 in a private ceremony.

Their wedding day took place at Holy Cross Abbey in County Tipperary. Together, the two welcomed 3 children Taylor, Molly, and Dakota. Sadly, after 20 years of marriage, they declared that they are going their separate ways in September 2014.

Body Measurements

This kid stands at an estimated height of about 5 feet 6 inches tall. Similarly, she has a decent weight of around 62 kilos. Her eyes are of brown eyes and her hair is dark brown in color. Her other body stats remain under the radar at the moment. However, she has a fine and healthy body physique.

Social Media and Net Worth

This celebrity kid is not active on social media profiles. Therefore, she has kept herself away and safe from the media.

Molly’s professional career has yet to begin. However, despite the fact she is just 20 years old, she is living a luxurious life. Further, after her mother died in the year 2018, her mother left $250K to her kids.

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