Amanda Louise Holden is an English actress and media personality. Since 2007, she has been a judge on the television talent show competition Britain’s Got Talent on ITV.
She currently co-hosts the Heart Breakfast radio show with Jamie Theakston on weekday mornings.
Holden played the title role in the musical stage show Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004, for which she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award.
In 2013, Holden released her autobiography book, No Holding Back, which became a Sunday Times bestseller. She released her debut studio album, Songs from My Heart, in 2020.
Amanda Holden was born to Frank Holden and Judith Mary Harrison.
Amanda Holden Parents: Meet Frank Holden, Judith Mary Harrison
Amanda Holden was born on February 16, 1971, in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, the daughter of Frank Holden and Judith Mary Harrison.
She spent much of her childhood in Bishop’s Waltham, and aged nine she joined Bishop’s Waltham Little Theatre Company.
She attended Swanmore College. At 16 she moved to Bournemouth, before moving to South London to attend Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.