Birth Name: Amanda Louise Holden
Place of Birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 16 February, 1971
Ethnicity: English, some Cornish
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 named Dora Ethel Florence Thomas. Dora’s grandfather was Louis Colin Thomas, who was from Truro, Cornwall.
Source: Family history of Amanda Holden – http://www.telegraph.co.uk