Amanda Holden Biography
Amanda Holden (Amanda Louise Holden) was born on 16th February 1971 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom. She is an actress, television presenter, and singer. She is popularly known as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent.
Amanda Holden Age
She was born on 16th February 1971 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Amanda Holden Husband
In the middle of 1995, Holden wedded actor Les Dennis, the two temporarily broke up in 2000 when Holden’s affair with another actor Neil Morrissey was revealed in the press, before ultimately separating in December 2002 and divorcing in 2003. On 10th December 2008, she married record producer Chris Hughes.
Amanda Holden Wedding
She married record producer Chris Hughes at Babington House, Somerset, on 10 December 2008 with former Formula One racing driver David Coulthard acting as best man.
Amanda Holden Children
Holden gave birth to her first child with her fiancé, record producer Chris Hughes on 20 January 2006. After a miscarriage in 2010, she bore their son being stillborn at seven months in 2011. Holden, however, gave birth to their second daughter on 23 January 2012, despite medical difficulties.
Amanda Holden Ex-Husband
Holden married Family Fortunes star Les Dennis in June 1995. The couple had a temporary broken up in 2000 when Holden’s relationship with actor Neil Morrissey was revealed in the press, before eventually separating in December 2002 and divorcing in 2003.
Amanda Holden Net Worth
Holden has an estimated net worth of £6 million.
Holden and Simon Cowell
Amanda and Simon Cowell are both judges in Britain’s Got Talent Amanda claimed they could have begun a romantic relationship if they both had have been single at the moment. She revealed that she has a ‘flirty’ relationship with Simon despite both being in a relationship.
‘I suppose our relationship changed from being quite flirty and fun with each other, to settle down with people we are both in love with but still having that flirty, nice behavior. We are too involved with other people for it to ever be anything. But I have always loved him because he’s really good at not giving you b*******!’
Amanda Holden Affair
She had a temporary split with ex-husband Les Dennis in 2000 when Holden’s affair with actor Neil Morrissey was exposed in the press.
Amanda Holden Cosmetic Surgery
Amanda Holden has previously admitted to having botox. She, however, said she stopped having botox treatment after she almost died during the birth of her second daughter Hollie in 2012.
In 2014 when she was co-presenting ‘This Morning’ with Philip Schofield they interviewed a relationship therapist who says the woman should have plastic surgery to stop their partners cheating.
When asked if she’d ever gone under the knife herself, Amanda replied: “Everybody knows that in the past, yes, I’ve talked about having Botox. Since spending too much time in intensive care after nearly losing a baby, I’ve not gone under the knife or had any injections.”
“I now have a team of amazing people and I have non-invasive stuff. But I have facials, I buy things from well-known chemists, it’s not how I look physically, it’s how my husband and how I feel about myself.”
Amanda Holden as TV Presenter, Host & Judge
Amanda’s earliest presenting was in 1998 where she presented reports for Wish You Were Here (full ITV network). Other early presenting credits include When Britain First Had Talent, Really Wild At Heart, Greasemania and the National Music Awards (ITV1).
In 2009 she presented ITV1’s Celebrating the Carpenters (alongside Ronan Keating) and she has presented the prestigious awards ceremony A Night of Heroes every year since 2009 alongside Phillip Schofield for ITV1. Amanda appeared in a documentary Out of My Depth for ITV1, which also transmitted in 2009, where she trained as a midwife and helped deliver 5 babies.
In 2010 she presented The Children’s Champions Awards for Sky One (alongside Chris Evans). She regularly reports for CBS The Early Show in New York doing showbiz news and events and has been their UK Correspondent since June 2009.
In addition to this Amanda starred in a three-part series for ITV1 called Amanda’s Fantasy Lives where she performed as a Country singer, danced as a showgirl at the famous Paris Lido, and became a stuntwoman. This meant carrying out real stunts including crashing a police car into a warehouse and jumping off a 60ft building. Amanda also presented ITV1’s The Door alongside Chris Tarrant.
In the summer of 2012, she hosted the huge new talent show for ITV Jesus Christ Superstar in a battle to find the role of Jesus to star in an Arena Tour of Rock Musical Jesus Christ Superstar.
At the beginning of 2014, Amanda reported for ‘Dispatches – Exposing Hospital Heartache’, where she exposed some hospitals’ upsetting policies with regards to miscarriages and stillbirths. In response to Amanda’s report – the Department of Health immediately banned hospitals from carrying out these practices.
September 2014 – June 2015 saw Amanda join Philip Schofield in presenting Live on ITV’s daily show – This Morning, she also hosted ITV’s Lorraine for various dates over 2015. And in early 2015 Amanda also hosted the first series of ITV’s Give a Pet a Home where RSPCA animals were found new homes with viewers each week.
In 2016 Amanda hosted ‘I’ve got something to tell you’ for Sky W, a show that featured ordinary people making extraordinary confessions.
Amanda is the longest standing judge on Britain’s Got Talent has been there from day one, a total of 11 years on the show. During this time the show has pulled in audiences in excess of 20 million viewers and series four resulted in the finding of the worldwide phenomenon Susan Boyle. Other judges have included Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams, Michael Mcintyre, and David Hasselhoff.
Amanda Holden in Television – Acting
Just after graduating from Mountview Theatre School in July 1992, Holden promptly booked her debut role in Granada’s In Suspicious Circumstances with Edward Woodward.
Amanda’s other film credits include Intimate Relations and the comedy series We Know Where You Live alongside co-star Simon Pegg for Channel 5. Undoubtedly, she becomes a prominent cast on Goodness Gracious Me, the BBC2 TV sketch show series.
Amanda surprisingly became a household name when she acted the part of Mel in three series of the hit comedy Kiss Me Kate with Caroline Quentin (1998 – 2000)- a co-production by BBC TV and Carlton TV – and in 1999 she suddenly went on to star as ‘Miss Titley’ in all three series of ITV’s acclaimed comedy series The Grimleys which cemented her reputation as one of the nation’s favorite actresses.
Happy Birthday Shakespeare
After starring in the comedy show The Grimleys in 1999, the following year 2000, Amanda Holden played in one of BBC1’s comedy-drama ”Happy Birthday Shakespeare”. Constantly, for one year, she acted alongside Homeland star Damien Lewis in two series of BBC1’s Hearts and Bones; a story about a certain group of colleagues from Coventry who are doing their best to survive in the city of UK.
”The Hunt” and ”Mad About Alice”
In 2001, a brand new play ”The Hunt” was showed on ITV and film Now You See Her for Sky One was also shown. Subsequently, In 2002, Amanda cast with Harry Enfield in Celeb, a six-part comedy series for the BBC, similarly, in 2003 appearing in Mad About Alice, another BBC comedy film.
Ready When You Are Mr. McGill.
For almost 3 years she cast in three series of prime-time BAFTA-winning and hugely popular show Cutting It, also for the BBC, from 2002 to 2005. While still casting in the show Cutting It in 2004, Amanda had an opportunity to work with Tom Courtney in one of the late Jack Rosenthal comedy movies Ready When You Are Mr. McGill. Greatly, she cast as Lucy Eyelesbarrow in ITV big Boxing Day special Marple alongside Geraldine McEwan and John Hannah.
Wild At Heart
At the beginning of 2006 continuously 2008, She played the preeminent role of Sarah Trevanion in three acclaimed thriving shows of ITV1’s Wild At Heart with Hayley Mills and Stephen Tomkinson.
Likewise, she played the star in Big Top, a comedy movie for BBC1, which broadcasted in 2009.
More recently, Amanda starred in BBC’s Worst Witch as a guest witch – Miss Pentangle.
Amanda Holden on Stage / Theatre
One of the best roles she starred in the play The Sound of Music as Liesl Von Trapp, and also in the play The Importance of Being Earnest as Cecily Cardew.
Amanda then earned the title role in the West End musical Thoroughly Modern Millie for which she gained outstanding reviews and was nominated for numerous theatre awards likes Laurence Olivier Award
Holden as Princess Fiona
Holden played as Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical at London’s West End at the Drury Lane Theatre which was released on the 14th of June 2011. For her role as Princess Fiona Amanda held star reviews and immense success. After playing the character of Princess Fiona in its Opening Premier in London’s West End Holden won the Best Actress in A Musical for the What’s On Stage Awards, and as well as the Best Theatre Actress at the Glamour 2012 Women of the Year Awards and Best Actress in a Musical for the Cosmopolitan Awards.
Nevertheless, she currently portrays Vera in the play Stepping Out which is on at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West-End. Stepping Out achieved the biggest ever ‘advance’ at the Box office in the Vaudeville’s history.
Amanda Holden TV Shows and Movies
Recent TV shows
- Since 2007: Britain’s Got Talent
- Since 1985: EastEnders
- 2010: Children’s Champion Awards
- 2006: Wild at Heart
- Since 2002: Celeb
- Since 1988: This Morning
- 2006: The World’s Got Talent
- Since 1994: Top of the Pops 2
- 1999 – 2001: The Grimleys
- 1998 – 2000: Kiss Me Kate
- 1999 – 2002: Smack the Pony
- 2000 – 2001: Hearts and Bones
- 2004: Mad About Alice
- 2015: Give a Pet a Home
- 2010: The Door
- Since 2016: I’ve Got Something To Tell You
- 2010 – 2017: The Nation’s Favourite
- 2011 – 2015: Text Santa
- 2012: Superstar
- The Sun Military Awards
- Amanda Holden Book
- Amanda Britain’s Got Talent
- 2002 – 2005: Cutting It
- 1996: Intimate Relations.
- 2009: Big Top
- 1999: Don’t Go Breaking my Heart.
- 2013: No Holding Back
- 2015: The Curious Tale of Fi-Rex
- Magic Flute
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Amanda Holden Singing