As A Lead Singer Of Westlife, One Of The Most Successful Pop Acts Of All Time, Shane Filan Was On Top Of The World Together With The Band, He Achieved An IncredibleNo Singles A Record Beaten Only By The Beatles SoldMillion Records And Was Adored By Fans The World OverEverything He Touched Turned To Gold, Or So It Seemed Like Many Others, He Had Piled His Fortunes Into The Irish Property Boom And When The Bubble Burst, Shane Struggled With Mounting Debt Just Ten Days After Westlifes Final Farewell Concert, In Front Of A Sold Out Crowd Of , Fans, Shane Was Declared Bankrupt With Debts OfMillion Losing EverythingBut This Wasnt The End For Shane Filan A Devoted Singer And Family Man, Shane Circled Back To His Roots And A Year Later He Launched His Solo Career In My Side Of Life Shane Shares His Story For The First Time His Early Years Growing Up As Part Of A Large Irish Family In Co Sligo, The Phenomenal Success Of Westlife And The Ups And Downs Of Their Time Together, The Breakup Of The Band, His Financial Devastation, And Finally Going It Alone As A Solo ArtistThis Is Shanes Side Of The StoryANE FILAN Was Born And Grew Up In Co Sligo, Ireland, The Youngest Of Seven Children His Big Break Came InWhen He Formed The Band Westlife With Mark Feehily, Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne And Brian McFadden Managed By Louis Walsh And Signed By Simon Cowell, Westlife Sold OverMillion Records Worldwide, And AccumulatedNo Singles In , The Band Went Their Separate Ways And InShane Launched His Solo Career To Critical AcclaimHe Lives In Surrey With His Wife Gillian And Their Three Children, Nicole, Patrick And Shane