How old is Amanda Holden and what is her net worth? – The Sun

AMANDA Holden is best known for her daringly bold outfits and witty comments on Britain's Got Talent.

She's been a firm fixture on our screens for over a quarter of a century, but what else do we know about the Portsmouth-born beauty?

How old is Amanda Holden?

Amanda is 50-years-old.

She celebrated her landmark birthday back in February this year and said she was "spoiled rotten" by her husband record producer Chris Hughes and her two daughters.

They share girls, Alexa, 15 and Hollie, 9.

In February 2011, Amanda lost her baby son Theo when he was stillborn at seven months.

What is Amanda Holden's net worth?

50-year-old Amanda has amassed quite the fortune during her time in the spotlight.

The star has an estimated net worth of £3.6million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.

This is largely down to her later career – including her appearances on Britain's Got Talent and her product endorsements.

How did Amanda Holden become famous?

Amanda Holden has enjoyed an illustrious career in the entertainment industry for over 25 years.

Her journey to success began when she was just 9-years-old when she joined Bishop's Waltham Little Theatre Company.

Amanda continued her education through the arts and went on to attend Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts to receive specialist vocational training in acting and musical theatre.

Her first TV appearance was on Cilla Black's 'Blind Date' back in 1991, when she was just 19.

Embarrassingly, Amanda wasn’t selected by the bachelor on the dating show and revealed her ideal man was Jack Nicholson.

While she didn't land herself a date, the experience did pave the way for her career on television.

Amanda also had a high-profile marriage to comedian Les Dennis.

The pair got hitched in 1995 and split temporarily after it was revealed she had been having an affair with Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey.

They gave things another go before separating in 2002 and divorced the following year.

She later bagged a spot on ITV's Wild at Heart in 2006 and starred in three series of the show alongside Stephen Timpkinson until 2008.

Amanda is best known for being a judge on Britain's Got Talent – which she joined in 2006.

What else has Amanda Holden appeared in?

Appearing in comedic roles and TV series with a range of British broadcasters, Amanda soon became a household name.

Gaining gigs on iconic programs such as Smack the Pony, Eastenders, Hearts and Bones, and Cutting It, her career continued to flourish.

Multi-talented Amanda even dabbled in theatre, performing in several stage musicals – that earned her a nomination for the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical for the West End production of Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004.

Amanda also took the lead in BBC circus sitcom Big Top as Lizzie, in 2009.

Her stellar experience made her a prime presenter, that has saw her host a range of documentaries, award shows, talent shows, and daytime TV.

She also guest presents on This Morning and Lorraine and has fronted a number of documentaries including an episode of Channel 4's Dispatches about the treatment for stillbirth and miscarriages, as well as a factual series on ITV called Give a Pet A Home.

She signed a recording contract Virgin EMI Records in 2019, and continues to try her hand at every area of the entertainment industry.

Amanda Holden was also one of 13 celebrities to appear on the 2017 series of Who Do You Think You Are.

Currently, Amanda appears as a judge on new BBC guessing gameshow I Can See Your Voice, alongside Jimmy Carr, Alison Hammond and host Paddy McGuiness.

 

 

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