Amanda Holden

Amanda Holden – UKTV Live 2016 – Arrivals – BFI Southbank – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Amanda Louise Holden

Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 February, 1971

Ethnicity: English, some Cornish, distant French

Amanda Holden is an English television presenter, talent competition judge, actress, singer, author, and media personality.

She is the daughter of Judith and Frank Holden, a petty officer in the Merchant Navy. She is married to record producer Chris Hughes, with whom she has two children. Her great-aunt was actress Jan Holden.

Amanda’s paternal grandfather was named Frank Holden (the son of George Henry Holden).

Amanda’s paternal grandmother was named Grace Carridge (the daughter of Richard Carridge).

Amanda’s maternal grandfather was named Albert Victor Harrison. Albert was born in Worcester.

Amanda’s maternal grandmother was Dora Ethel Florence Thomas (the daughter of Louis Colin Thomas and Dora Mitchel). Louis was the son of Louis Colin Thomas and Ethel Vivian Perry, who were from Truro, Cornwall.

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