Who is Barry McGuigan Daughter: Danika McGuigan Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Cause of Death, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Danika McGuigan Biography

Danika McGuigan Biography

Danika McGuigan was born in 1986 and died on 23 July 2019. She was an actress, She had starred in films including Philomena, Mammal, and Wildlife and was known as Nika McGuigan in her professional work.

Danika McGuigan Father, Family

Danika is the daughter of former featherweight world champion Barry McGuigan and his wife, Danika was Mr. McGuigan’s only daughter, alongside her three brothers Shane, Jake and Blane. Shane McGuigan has followed in the footsteps of his father, becoming one of boxing’s most successful trainers.

Danika McGuigan Mother

Her mother, Sandra, has been married to her father Barry for more than thirty years.

Shane wrote on Instagram: ‘It breaks my heart to write this. My beautiful sister Danika lost her battle with cancer in the early hours of Tuesday morning, at the young age of 33.

Danika McGuigan Age

She died at the age of 33.

Danika McGuigan Ethnicity, Nationality

McGuigan is an Irish Native

Danika McGuigan Nickname

She has a nickname, Nika.

Danika McGuigan Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Her social media accounts like twitter, facebook, and Instagram was secret and not found

Danika McGuigan Parents

Danika’s 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.

In 1989, the 58-year-old retired and was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 2000.

Danika McGuigan Siblings

Danika’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.

Jake and Blain work on the promotional side of the family business.

Danika McGuigan Acting 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, Danika had starred in a television series entitled Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope, an Irish comedy-drama that ran for two series. It told the story of a group of young friends from Cork who share a house in Dublin.

She also in 2016 starred in WWII drama The Secret Scripture which also featured the likes of Jack Reynor, Rooney Mara and Aidan Turner. Her latest film, Wildfire, does not yet have a release date.

Family Statement on Danika ‘Nika’ McGuigan Death

A family statement released today said: ‘It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our beautiful daughter and sister, Danika ‘Nika’ McGuigan,’

Danika McGuigan Cancer Diagnosis

As a child, she overcame leukemia following a two-year battle but tragically could not beat cancer for a second time as an adult.

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.

Danika McGuigan Cause of Death

McGuigan died during the early hours of Tuesday morning, July 23rd, 2019 surrounded by her family after a brief but brave battle against cancer”. A statement issued by the McGuigan family said: “It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our beautiful daughter and sister, Danika ‘Nika’ McGuigan.

Danika McGuigan Family Tribute

Tributes have been pouring in for the young actress, who attended Princess Anne’s old school Benenden in Kent before completing a drama degree in Dublin.

screenwriter Stefanie Preissner said: ‘Shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Nika McGuigan – the brilliant, lovely, Danielle in Can’t Cope Won’t Cope wouldn’t have been the same without her. Deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.’

Actor Jack Reynor – star of horror film Midsommar – also paid tribute. He said: ‘I’ve just heard that awful and shocking news that the incredible Nika McGuigan has passed away after a short illness.

Northern Irish charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI said the tragedy showed that “more must be done to highlight that this is the most common cancer amongst the under the 30s.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Danika McGuigan Dies on 23 July morning after a ‘brave battle against cancer’
  • Danika died ‘surrounded by her loving family’, a statement released today said
  • The young actress only 33-year-old had starred in films including Philomena and Mammal
  • Tributes have been pouring in for the young actress, including from her brother
  • Her father Barrywinner of  WBA world featherweight title in 1985 and retired in 1989