Amanda Holden - Updated Jun 2024

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Amanda Holden

Amanda Holden is a popular actress, media personality, and singer from England. Amanda Holden is widely known for being a judge on the TV talent show competition Britain’s Got Talent on ITV since 2007. Additionally, she and Jamie Theakston co-host the Heart Breakfast radio show on weekday mornings.

Early Life

Amanda Holden was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on the 16th of February 1971. Her full name is Amanda Louise Holden. She is 51 years old under the zodiac sign Aquarius. Amanda holds a British nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Frank Holden (Father) and Judith Mary Harrison (Mother). Amanda also has a sister named Debbie Holden. Besides that, additional information concerning her early childhood and family members is not available.

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Caption: Amanda Holden with her daughters’ source: The Mirror.


Speaking of her educational background, She went to Swanmore College, a secondary community school. Later, She moved to Bournemouth when she was 16 years old before relocating to South London to enroll in Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Career and Professional Life

Television Career

Amanda made her television debut as a contestant in a game show, ‘Blind Date’. Later, she appeared as Mel in the “Kiss Me Kate” series. She appeared as a guest star in “Goodness Gracious Me” and “Jonathan Creek” during this time.

The actress then had supporting roles in “Hearts and Bones” and “The Grimleys.” She was cast as Mia Bevan in “Cutting It” in 2002. She played Alice on the BBC One series “Mad About Alice” two years later.

Holden portrayed Sarah Trevanion in “Wild at Heart” from 2006 to 2008. In 2007, she also started participating in “Britain’s Got Talent” as a judge. From 2009 to 2014, she co-hosted “A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards.”

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Caption: Amanda Holden on the TV talent show competition Britain’s Got Talent Source: Chronicle Live.

Moreover, Amanda also made guest appearances on several shows during this time, including “Magic Numbers,” “The Graham Norton Show,” “The One Show,” “The Talent Show Story,” and “The One and Only Cilla Black.”She was the host of the show “Dispatches: Exposing Hospital Heartache” in 2014. She then gave performances of “Give a Pet a Home” and “I’ve Got Something to Tell You.”

Film Career

She has also appeared in a few films. Amanda was cast as Pamela in the film ‘Intimate Relations’ in 1996. She starred in the film ‘Virtual Sexuality’ three years later.

Theatre Career

Amanda has so far made numerous stage musical appearances. Her performance in “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” for which she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2004, was one of her best on stage. Later, she appeared in “Shrek the Musical” as Princess Fiona. She then played the lead in a revival of “Stepping Out.”

Amanda Holden – Net Worth 2023

Amanda Holden has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth is around $4 million as of 2023. However, nothing is known concerning her collaboration with any brands.

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Amanda is currently married to Chris Hughes. Les Dennis, a comedian, and the British actress wed in 1995; they later separated in 2003.

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Caption: Amanda Holden with her husband Chris Hughes source: The Sun.

She and her then-fiancé Chris Hughes welcomed their daughter Alexa Louise Florence Hughes into the world in 2006. The pair tied the wedding knot on 10 December 2008. In February 2011, Holden gave birth to Theo Hughes, Hughes’ second child. Sadly, the infant died during birth. The following year, she welcomed their third child, daughter Hollie Rose Hughes.

Body Measurements

Amanda Holden is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has an excellent height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm/1.63 m) and weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs). She has a body dimension of 35-24-34 inches. In addition, Holden has a dark brown pair of lovely eyes and blonde hair color.

Amanda Holden – Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @noholdenback with 1.8 million followers. Moreover, She also has 1.9 million followers on Twitter and 450K followers on Facebook.