Kylie's father is Australian, and has Irish ancestry, while her mother came from Maesteg, Wales.
Kylie Minogue was born on May 28, 1968, in Melbourne, Australia, to an accountant called Ronald Charles Minogue and a former stage dancer from Wales, Australia Carol Ann Minogue. She was raised in Surrey Hill in Melbourne. She was the eldest of the three children. Kylie belonged to a middle-class family.