Who are Mollie Gallagher's parents? Is the Corrie actress related to Liam Gallagher?

Eve Edwards May 6, 2021

We explore Coronation Street actress Mollie Gallagher’s background, as her character takes on a more significant role this spring.

Mollie Gallagher has played Nina Lucas since 2019. She made her Corrie debut on 11 November 2019 and over the past two years has become a beloved character.

Mollie’s Nina, known for her goth look, has become victim of a hate crime in her most recent plot-line. The episode of 5 May 2021 saw Nina and Seb Franklin (Harry Visinoni) fighting for their lives after a brutal attack.

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Mollie Gallagher: Parents

Mollie Gallagher has not disclosed any information about her close family or parents. She has not posted about them to her Instagram or Twitter, leaving little known about the Gallagher family.

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Mollie did, however, once mention watching her Corrie debut with her parents in an interview.

In Coronation Street, Mollie’s Nina is the daughter of Richard Lucas (Paul Bown). Richard is the long-lost half-brother of café owner Roy Cropper (David Neilson). After Richard passed away in December 2019, Nina moved in with her uncle Roy.

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Is Mollie Gallagher related to Liam Gallagher?

Corrie viewers have long been curious about Mollie Gallagher’s parents, given that she shares a surname with Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher and they are both from Manchester, England. Mollie Gallagher is not the daughter of Liam Gallagher. Liam does have a daughter named Molly, however her name is spelled differently.

In an interview from 2019, Mollie was directly asked about whether she was related to the Oasis Gallaghers.

Mollie replied: “I don’t think so!”

How old is Mollie Gallagher?

Mollie Gallagher is currently 23 years old.

The Coronation Street actress was born 11 December 1997. This makes her a Sagittarius.

On her 22nd birthday, Mollie shared an Instagram post to mark the day. She wrote, “To Mollie happy 22nd birthday love from little Mollie xxx,” accompanied with Sagittarius symbols and purple hearts.

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