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Amanda Holden (born 16.02.71)
Amanda Holden is an English actor, singer and television presenter, best known as one of the judges for 'Britain's Got Talent'.

Net Worth: In 2013, Celebrity Net Worth claimed that Amanda Holden had a net worth of 3 million USD.

Childhood: Amanda Holden was born in Portsmouth to Frank and Judith Holden, but spent most of her time growing up in the Hampshire town of 'Bishop's Waltham'. Holden began acting at Bishop's Waltham Little Theatre Company while she was still in primary school. She graduated from Mountview Theatre School in 1992, and went straight into her first role in the Granada series, 'In Suspicious Circumstances'. Before this, in 1991, she appeared as a contestant on 'Blind Date'.

Career: In 2006, Holden began working on the ITV show, 'Wild at Heart', and stayed on the show for three seasons. In 2007, she appeared as one of the judges on 'Britain's Got Talent' being the longest running judge, alongside Simon Cowell. In April, 2009, Holden appeared as a guest presenter on the CBS program, 'The Early Show'. She went on to become the UK correspondent for the show in that same year. Holden also began writing a gossip column on the UK newspaper, 'News Of The World', until it ended publication in 2011 after 168 years. She has gone on to work as a television host on many UK shows, mostly on the UK channel ITV. In 2014, she filled in for presenter Holly Willoughby's maternal leave on the show 'This Morning'.

Personal Life: In 1995, Holden married the English comedian Les Dennis, although she began an affair with actor Neil Morrissey which was exposed in 2000. Holden and Dennis separated for a time, before getting back together. They then separated again in 2002, before being divorced in 2003. In 2006, Holden gave birth to her first child with her fiancé, Chris Hughes, before the couple were married in 2008. In 2010, she suffered from a miscarriage, followed by a 7 month stillbirth in 2011. In 2012, she gave birth to her second daughter.



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'Britain's Got Talent' Birmingham Auditions - Day 2

David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon , Amanda Holden - 'Britain's Got Talent' Birmingham auditions - Day 2 - Arrivals at Hippodrome, Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Friday 5th February 2016

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David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden
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BGT Red Carpet Arrivals In Birmingham

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Britains Got Talent Auditions

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Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham Auditions - Red Carpet Arrivals

Amanda Holden - Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham Auditions - Red Carpet Arrivals at Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Thursday 4th February 2016

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Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham Auditions - Red Carpet Arrivals

Alesha Dixon , Amanda Holden - Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham Auditions - Red Carpet Arrivals at Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Thursday 4th February 2016

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Simon Cowell Confirms Judging Panel For 'Britain's Got Talent's' Tenth Series


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Simon Cowell and the producers of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ have confirmed the judging panel will remain the same as the show enters its 10th series. Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon will all be back next year, as will hosts Ant and Dec.

Simon cowellSimon Cowell has revealed the 2016 ‘‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judging panel.

"I can't believe that in 2016 we are going to celebrate ten series of ‘Britain's Got Talent’. So, let's make this a special year and we want the best of the best to come and audition. There will be lots of surprises in store,” Cowell said.

Continue reading: Simon Cowell Confirms Judging Panel For 'Britain's Got Talent's' Tenth Series

'Britain's Got Talent' In The Clear Over Amanda Holden's And Alesha Dixon's Dresses


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Ofcom has decided that the revealing dresses worn by Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon during the final of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ last month are not worthy of further investigation, ruling that the outfits “appropriately covered” the two judges.

The final, broadcast live on ITV on May 31st, drew 89 complaints to the media regulator about the female judges’ choice of outfits that they felt were unsuitable for a pre-watershed programme. Holden’s blue dress featured a plunging neckline, as did Dixon’s slightly tighter-fitting black one.

Alesha Dixon and Amanda HoldenAlesha Dixon and Amanda Holden arriving at 'BGT' in January 2015

Continue reading: 'Britain's Got Talent' In The Clear Over Amanda Holden's And Alesha Dixon's Dresses

David Walliams Is Penning A Sitcom Based On 'Britain's Got Talent'. But Which Judges Will Appear?


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‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge David Walliams is reportedly putting his experiences on the ITV series to good use and writing a sitcom based around a talent show. Walliams, who has been a judge on the series since 2012, is said to have already got his fellow ‘BGT’ judges excited about the project and they’ve even asked for starring roles.

David WalliamsDavid Walliams is writing a sitcom based on ‘BGT’.

Speaking to The Sun, Alesha Dixon said that when Walliams’ revealed the project she and fellow judge Amanda Holden immediately demanded parts. "There has been a conversation," Dixon said. "Amanda and me are very keen to be involved. I think Simon [Cowell] would be up for it too. We'll bully our way in! I told David that whatever he does, just make sure sure I'm a cool character.”

Continue reading: David Walliams Is Penning A Sitcom Based On 'Britain's Got Talent'. But Which Judges Will Appear?

Amanda Holden And Alesha Dixon's Revealing Dresses Spark Ofcom Complaints


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‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon are in hot water for their choice of clothing for the show’s final on Sunday night, after almost 200 people complained that their garments were too revealing for a pre-watershed programme.

Both judges were wearing revealing outfits with plunging necklines for the final, which went out at 7:30pm on ITV, well before the 9pm watershed. Media regulator Ofcom received 90 complaints, while the broadcaster itself had 100 people raise concern with the amount of flesh on show.

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden and fellow judge Alesha Dixon might be in hot water over their choice of outfits for 'BGT'

Continue reading: Amanda Holden And Alesha Dixon's Revealing Dresses Spark Ofcom Complaints

Was Simon Cowell Hypnotised By A Dog On 'Britain's Got Talent'?


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Simon Cowell says he's always hoped to find a cat that can play the guitar during his annual TV search for a star, but now he has come across something even stranger - a dog that can apparently hypnotise people.

Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards at the National Maritime MuseumSimon Cowell may have just found his ultimate Britain's Got Talent star

MailOnline reports that in yesterday's edition of 'Britain's Got Talent' (Saturday 24 April), the 55-year-old music mogul seemingly fell under the spell of Krystyna Lennon's beloved pet Princess, a German spitz.

Continue reading: Was Simon Cowell Hypnotised By A Dog On 'Britain's Got Talent'?

'Britain's Got Talent' Panel Announced


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It’s that time of year again! ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ is all set to return to our screens to see us through the dark and dismal winter months, and viewers can expect more of what they’re used to, as the show’s line-up is unchanged.

ITV confirmed on Friday that the panel of judges will remain the same, after Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams have all signed up for another year. On the presenting front, stalwart pair Ant & Dec will return as hosts once more.

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Simon Cowell will return in 'Britain's Got Talent'

Continue reading: 'Britain's Got Talent' Panel Announced

Amanda Holden & Christine Bleakley Will Cover Holly Willoughby's Maternity Leave On 'This Morning'


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Both Amanda Holden and Christine Bleakley will be covering for This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby when she goes on maternity leave this September. 43-year-old Holden will be co-hosting with Phillip Schofield on the ITV show from September and Bleakley will cover the latter part of Willoughby's leave.

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Christine Bleakley and Amanda Holden will both be covering Holly Willoughby's maternity leave.

Read More: Amanda Holden Diagnosed With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Continue reading: Amanda Holden & Christine Bleakley Will Cover Holly Willoughby's Maternity Leave On 'This Morning'

Collabro Have Won 'Britain's Got Talent' 2014


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The eighth season of Britain's Got Talent has wrapped up and the winner announced on Saturday (7th June). Boy band Collabro was crowned the winner. Opera singer Lucy Kay came second and Bars & Melody were the runners up.

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Alesha Dixon judges Britain's Got Talent.

Collabro is a boy band with a particular interest in musical theatre and consists of 20-year-olds Richard Hadfield and Matt Pagan, 24-year-olds Michael Auger and Thomas Redgrave and Jamie Lambert, aged 23. 

Continue reading: Collabro Have Won 'Britain's Got Talent' 2014

'Poshest' Ever 'Britain's Got Talent' Contestant: Who Is Lettice Rowbotham?


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So, Britain’s Got Talent fans, there is a brand new Marmite contestant. By that we mean, people are either going to absolutely love her or hate her. We’re most definitely on the love side of things, we’ve gone mad for nutty violinist Lettice Rowbotham. BGT fans who like their contestants a little more rough and ready will hopefully eat their words once Lettice whips out her violin.

BGT judgesThe Britain's Got Talent judges were wowed by Lettice's performance

Labeled “the poshest contestant” the show has ever had by judge David Walliams, as well as possibly “the poshest to come to Birmingham”, where the show was filmed, Lettice rocked out with her violin on last Saturday’s (April 19th) episode of BGT. Announcing that she was “too hungover” to be nervous about the audition, Lettice bounded on stage with a personality as energetic as her performance.

Continue reading: 'Poshest' Ever 'Britain's Got Talent' Contestant: Who Is Lettice Rowbotham?

The Paul Potts Story Heads To The Big Screen With James Corden [Trailer]


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Paul Potts – the man who rose from his workaday life to win Britain’s Got Talent and record the album One Chance, which topped sales charts in nine countries – is played by James Corden in ‘One Chance’ for which you can see the trailer for below.

Continue reading: The Paul Potts Story Heads To The Big Screen With James Corden [Trailer]

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Amanda Holden

Date of birth

16th February, 1971

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Actor

Sex

Female

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