Saturday, 24 October 2009

Olly Murs comes from a family of entertainers

No sup rise that Olly Murs is such a confident fellow as it is revealed that he comes from a long line of entertainers. The Daily Star has revealed that Olly's great-grand parents Edward and Kathe Murs, were circus acrobats back in the 1920s and 30s.

His grand mum Maureen speaking to the paper form her home in Witham revealed "My husband’s parents came to England from Latvia after the Second World War in 1948.

“But before the war they were part of an internationally famous circus act and travelled all over the world performing.

“My husband’s mother used to balance a pole carrying Edward on her mouth while he stood on top playing a guitar and performing other tricks.

“By all accounts it was an amazing act. “If Olly can pull in the crowds like them he will have done incredibly well.

“It would be fantastic if he could become world-famous like them.”

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