Molly Leigh Burton

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Tue Feb 06 2024
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Molly Leigh Burton is the daughter of Irish late musician, Dolores O'Riordan and her husband, Don Burton. Dolores was famously known for being the lead vocalist and lyricist for the alternative Irish rock band The Cranberries

The Cranberries was formed in 1989 by Niall Quinn, Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan, and Fergal Lawler. Later, Niall was replaced by Dolores. In the article let's find out more about Molly and her family background.

How Many Siblings Does Molly Leigh Burton Have?

Altogether, Molly Leigh Burton has three siblings, with whom she shares close relations. They are two biological siblings, one brother, one sister, and one half-brother. All of them are growing up so fast.

Molly Leigh Burton, Donny Burton, Dakota Burton, and Their Father, Don Burton
Caption: Molly Leigh Burton, Donny Burton, Dakota Burton, and Their Father, Don Burton

Taylor Baxter Burton, who was born on November 23, 1997, is her older brother. He's already three years older than her. Dakota Rain Burton, born on April 10, 2005, is her younger sister. 

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Not just them, but she has a half older brother named Donny Jr. Burton, from her dad's previous relationship. They are believed to stay with their father in Toronto following the collapse of their marriage in 2014.

Is Molly Leigh Burton Dating Anyone?

Despite being a celebrity daughter, Molly Leigh Burton mostly keeps the details regarding her personal life under the sleeves. So her love life also remains tight-lipped making her fans curious to know about her relationship.

This gorgeous lady hasn't announced that she is in a relationship with anyone. Therefore, we can't suppose without evidence that she has a boyfriend. At the moment, the teenage girl is focusing on her career and is spending her time with her family.

Molly Leigh Burton's Parents Dolores and Don's Marital Life

Canadian-born music executive Don and songwriter, Dolores were in a marital relationship for over 20 years. They first met while their bands Cranberries and Duran Duran toured together in the early '90s.

The lovebirds finally exchanged wedding vows on 18 July 1994 in a private ceremony. The big day took place at Holy Cross Abbey in County Tipperary. Afterward, they welcomed three children Taylor (b. 1997), Molly (b. January 27, 2001), and Dakota (b. 2005).

Photo: Dolores O'Riordan and Don Burton Divorced in 2014 After 20 Years Of Nuptials

"I have the greatest husband in the world in Don and we have the most amazing kids", the singer once said. The entire family moved to their home in Buckhorn, Canada in 2009. But the couple split in September 2014 after 20 years of togetherness. 

Following their separation, The Voice of Ireland judge O'Riordan suffered from depression and her emotional issues were caused by alcohol use. So she went away from Canada and moved to New York.

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Molly Leigh Burton's Mother, Dolores O'Riordan, Death in 2018

The heartbreaking news of Dolores O'Riordan's death saddened her fans and family members. Tragically, at 9:16 a.m., she passed away on January 15, 2018. Molly Leigh Burton's mother was found unconscious in the bathroom of her room at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel in London. She was forty-six.

BBC reports she was overcome by drowning due to alcohol intoxication, a Westminster Coroner's Court inquiry conducted on 6 September. But two days after her death, the newspaper Santa Monica Observer, alleged to have died of a fentanyl overdose was a fake story.

Dolores O'Riordan Was Found Death at 9:16 am on January 15, 2018, at the  Park Lane Hilton Hotel
Caption: Dolores O'Riordan Was Found Dead at 9:16 a.m. on January 15, 2018, at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel

O'Riordan's funeral opened on 21 January 2018. It lasted three days of grieving in Ireland at St Joseph's Church from 20 to 22 January. On 23 January, the lead singer of the Irish band The Cranberries was buried at Caherelly Cemetery in Herbertstown.

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Molly Leigh Burton: Net Worth & Assets

Molly Leigh Burton has not started her profession at the moment. However, she is living a lavish lifestyle. Additionally, after her mother died in 2018, Bad Wolves Donated $250,000 to her kids Taylor, Molly, and Dakota.

In mid-1995, her mother, Dolores O'Riordan, became one of the wealthiest women in the UK at 24. At the time of her death in 2018, she had a gross net worth of $25 million. Her value in 2008 was reported to be $66 million.

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Dolores Mary Eileen earned $5 million per year from her musical career. Apart, she bought six luxury cars such as a Bentley. Just like her mother, Belly's dad Don is a music executive who worked for the English new wave band, Duran Duran.

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