Holly Valance Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Jan 31, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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About Holly Valance

Holly valance was born on May 11, 1983, in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.

Holly Valance was named Holly Rachel Vukadinovi. She was born to a Serbian father, Rajko Vukadinovi, and a British mother, Rachel née Stephens.

Holly Valance's father was a former pianist and modeled in his home in Belgrade, Serbia, former Yugoslavia. Her mother was a model in the United Kingdom, while her father was related to Benny Hill.

Holly Valance has a sister, Coco, and her parents separated in 1986. Holly has a half-sister, Olympia Valance, who has also appeared in 'Neighbours' (2014–2018). Rajko owned a trendy imported European clothing business in Melbourne. Holly also posed for supermarket catalogs and commercial campaigns as a teenager, and by the age of 14 years, she was earning $200 an hour modeling children's apparel and teenage lingerie.

Holly Valance Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Holly Valance’s net worth?

British model and singer Holly Valance's estimated net worth is whopping $20 million.

How much does Holly Valance earn per year?

There is no information available about actress Holly Valance's annual income, as she prefers to keep that information concealed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Holly Valance?

Actress Holly Valance's height is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).

How old is Holly Valance?

Born on May 11, 1983, in Fitzroy, Victoria Holly Valance is currently 39-years-old.

Childhood And Education

There is not much information available about Holly's education as she prefers to keep her personal life private. However, Holly dropped out of school in 11th grade as she was unable to manage both work and studies together.

Holly had a great childhood as her mother Rachel was a very famous model, and even Holly's father was a model. Holly was very influenced by her parents and she started modeling as a teenager, she posed for catalogs and ad campaigns and by the time she was 14 years old she was able to earn $200 an hour by modeling for clothing brands.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Holly Valance’s partner?

On September 29, 2012, Holly Valance married billionaire British property developer Nick Candy in Beverly Hills, California in an intimate fairytale wedding.

How many children do Holly Valance and Nick candy have?

Holly Valance and Nick candy welcomed their first baby in November 2013. They named their firstborn Luka Violet Toni Candy. In 2017 Holly and Nick Candy welcomed another baby their second daughter Nova Skye Coco Candy.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The British actress and model Holly Valance is best known for her role as Felicity Flick Scully in 'Neighbours'. She is also known for her amazing music career.

'Footprints', her debut album, was released in October 2002 and featured her top three singles, 'Kiss Kiss' (April 2002), 'Down Boy' (September), and 'Naughty Girl' (December). She had moved to Los Angeles by that time. 'State Of Mind', her second and final album, was released in November 2003 which became the lead single. She acted in films such as 'DOA: Dead Or Alive' (2006), 'Pledge This!' (2006), and 'Taken' (2008) alongside renowned actor Liam Neeson. Holly was also seen on the show 'Prison Break' in 2006.

Holly Valance quit 'Neighbours' in 2002 to pursue her music career.

'Footprints', her debut album, was released in October 2002 and featured her top three singles. 'Kiss Kiss', an English-language cover version of Turkish singer Tarkan's song, was her first song, released in April 2002. Holly's debuted at No. 1 on both the ARIA and UK Singles Charts. It reached the top 10 in 17 countries, including Macedonia, where it reached number one. In 2002, the song received four ARIA Music Award nominations.

'Down Boy', Holly Valance's second single, reached No. 2 in the UK and No. 3 in Australia in September. Footprints, her first album, was released on October 14, 2002. Holly's first album reached No. 9 in the UK and No. 15 in Australia. Holly also co-wrote the album track, 'The Harder They Come', with Rob Davis (ex-Mud ), who played guitar for the album. Holly Valance's 'Naughty Girl', the album's third and final single, reached No. 3 in Australia and No. 16 in the UK.

'State Of Mind', Holly Valance's second album, was released in November 2003. The album reached No. 8 in the United Kingdom and No. 14 in Australia, but neither market's top 50. Holly's contract reportedly ended with her recording company due to the legal problems and poor sales from the album 'State Of Mind'.

In 2004 Holly made comeback in acting. She was seen in episodes of the television series 'CSI: Miami And Entourage'. In 2005, she starred in an episode of 'CSI: NY. In 2005, Holly Valance starred on Har Mar Superstar's album 'The Handler', where she sang on the tracks 'DUI', 'Back The Camel Up' and 'Body Request' temporarily.

Holly took part in 2011 series of 'Strictly Come Dancing', but lost in the semi-finals on December 11, 2011, finishing in fourth place. She also starred in Miss Marple's television episode 'Pale Horse', Prison Break, Strictly Come Dancing Series paired with a professional winner and Video Game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising Brenda Snow.

In 2013 Holly was a judge of the fashion competition Shopaholic Showdown broadcasted by TLC.

Charity Work

Holly Rachel Candy and his husband Nick Candy have always been supportive of Charitable organizations.

In 2015, Holly was made the brand ambassador of a UK Charity for children with brain injuries 'The Children's Trust.' After a few years, Holly and his husband Nick Candy opened their own Charity foundation 'The Candy Foundation'.

What awards has Holly Valance won?

Holly Valance had a very successful career as an actor and a singer. In 2003, Holly won the MTV Video Music Award for her song 'Kiss Kiss' and the Disney Channel Kids Awards for 'Breakthrough Artist'.

Holly Valance’s Hobbies And Interests

Holly Valance's Hobbies include watching films, music, recording music, kickboxing, cars, and swimming.

Other Interesting Holly Valance Facts And Trivia

  • The British actress Holly Valance has also worked in the Bollywood film 'Kambakkht Ishq' (2009) and several music videos.
  • Holly Valance holds dual citizenship. The British actress and model Holly Valance is best known for her role as Felicity Flick Scully in 'Neighbours.

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Holly Valance Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Holly Vukadinovi

Date of Birth






173 cm

Eye Color

Light Brown

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Model, Actress, Singer

Net Worth

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