Amanda Holden Biography

Amanda Holden

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Birth Name: Amanda Holden
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age: 47 Years
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Amanda Holden is best known as judge of Britain's Got Talent. She is an actress, TV presenter and singer who hold British nationality and white ethnicity. The title role in Thoroughly modern Millie granted her nomination for a "Laurence Olivier theatre Award". She has been actively involved in TV shows like Superstar, This Morning and Give a pet a home. The actress was born in Hampshire, England and spent most of her childhood. It is believed that the actress had the natural talent in stage performance. She joined Bishop's Waltham Little Theatre at an early age of 9 and with the intention of sharpening her stage talent she moved to Bournemouth and attended Mountview Theatre School.

The talented actress started her career in television game show called "Blind Date" as a contestant but couldn't succeed as anticipated. She has worked in the comedy series like "Kiss me Kate", "The Grimleys" and "Hearts and Bones". She has also worked in comedy drama "Ready when you are, Mr. McGill" alongside Bill Nighy and Tom Courtenay. She presented talented show "Superstar" in 2012.

On digging at her personal life, she was married to comedian Les Dennis in the year 1995. But the couple separated unofficially in the year 2000 when Holden's relation with actor Neil Morrissey was public and got divorced in 2003. The actress gave birth to her first child Alexa in January 20, 2006 whose father was producer Chris Hughes. She married with the producer after couple of years. She gave birth to her second child stillborn Theo who was 2 month premature in 2011 and second daughter Hollie a year later in 2012 despite some medical complications whose father is her second husband.

The actress has got tattoo of Britain’s got talent judge Simon Cowell's face on her thigh. With her active involvement in different sector like comedy drama, hosting shows, presenter, and judge the actress is estimated to have enormous net worth amount.

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Born in Hampshire, England

1971 16th of February

The actress was born in Hampshire, England to Frank Holden and Judith Holden. At the very early age of 9 she managed to discover her talent and joined Bishop's Waltham Little theatre and started appearing in the drama.


Participated in game show Blind Date


With an intention to start something new and get experience she decided to participated in the game show Blind Date. The show turned out to be nothing more than a bitter experience for the actress. The show was her first TV appearance.


Married to comedian Les Dennis

1995 of June

She married to a comedian Les Dennis in 1995. The couple was in a relationship for almost 4 years before deciding to tie the knots. The relation looked perfectly going until the news broke out about extra-marital affair of the actress with actor Neil Morressey.


Divorced Les Dennis

2003 of November

Although the actress had temporary split couple of years before the divorce when the speculation about the relationship between Holden and actor Neil Morrissey had peaked an inclination. The relation was exposed in press later. She had also claimed that Neil sexually assaulted her.


Nominated for best theatre actress


The momentous performance of Holden in "Thoroughly modern Millie" at the Shaftesbury Theatre granted her the nomination of best actress in musical in 2013 for 2004 Laurence Olivier theatre award. She has also claimed this performance as one of her best.


Joined Britain's Got Talent


She joined Britain's got talent as a judge and worked alongside Simon Cowell, David Williams and Alexa Dixon. This is the best known role for the actress. She is a great fan of her co-worker Simon Cowell and has his face tattooed on her thigh.


Married to Chris Hughes

2008 10th of December

She married to her longtime boyfriend Chris Hughes and father of 2 year old Alexa. It had been almost four years before getting married that the couple was engaged. Couple of years after the birth of her first child, the couple decided to wed.

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