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Amanda Holden

Facts of Amanda Holden

Date of Birth: 1971 , February-16
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Amanda Holden

1971 Born in Hampshire, England
1991 Participated in game show Blind Date
1995 Married to comedian Les Dennis
2003 Divorced Les Dennis
2004 Nominated for best theatre actress
2007 Joined Britain's Got Talent
2008 Married to Chris Hughes

Detail Timeline of Amanda Holden

February 16 , 1971

Born in Hampshire, England

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

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

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.

December 10 , 2008

Married to Chris Hughes

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.


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.