Holly Walsh

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Holly Walsh ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Holly Walsh

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth



41 years old

Birth Date

September 07, 1980

Star Sign


Holly Walsh Facts

Child Star?



Comedian, Actress, Comic Writer, Producer

Net Worth

$2 million

Current Partner

John David Petrie


Arnold Harold Petrie


Mark Charles Walsh, Alexandra Mary Colvile


Sean Christopher Walsh


1.7m (5'4"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Monkey

About Holly Walsh 

Holly Dione Walsh was born on November 8, 1980, in Guildford, Surrey, England.

Holly Walsh's father, Mark Charles Walsh, was a Vicar, and her mother, Alexandra Mary Colvile, is a reverend. Holly Walsh is of mixed heritage and has British nationality.

Holly Walsh was also a runner-up for 'AmusedMoose LaughOff' (2006), appeared at the 'Edinburgh Fringe Festival', the world's largest art festival in 2007 and 2008, and was seen on 'Afterhours' between filming and writing. Holly also co-hosted 'AmusedMoose LaughOff' (2009) along with an American actor and comedian, Jack Whitehall.

Holly Walsh Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Holly Walsh’s net worth?

Comedy writer Holly Walsh's net worth is $2 million.

How much does Holly Walsh earn per year?

Holly Walsh's annual income is $40,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Holly Walsh?

Comedian Holly Walsh's height is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm).

How old is Holly Walsh?

Born on November 8, 1980, in Guildford, Surrey, England, Holly Walsh is currently 41-years-old.

Childhood And Education

While growing up, Holly Walsh went to the Christ's Hospital School in West Sussex and to Caius College and Gonville, Cambridge, to study the History of Art. After graduation, Holly used to work in the Art Galleries of East London.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Holly Walsh’s partner?

On April 5, 2015, Holly Walsh married John David Petrie.

How many children does Holly Walsh have?

Holly Walsh is the mother of two children. In 2015 Holly and John welcomed their first baby, whom they named Arnold Harold Petrie. The details about their second child are still kept private, so there is no information available about their secondborn.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Comedian Holly Walsh is best known for her work on both TV and radio debut broadcasts. 'Motherland' (2016), 'The Other One' (2017), and 'The Time Surgeon' (2007) are some of the best shows written by her.

Walsh also went to comedic writing classes held in the evening, such as 'Deliver and Stand up' while working in galleries. She has written for BBC Radio 4's 'Jo Caulfield'. She made the full-time switch to comedy in 2006 and was spotted on a paramount comedy channel. Frank Skinner approached Walsh in 2007 about appearing in Frank Skinner's 'Skateboarding Dog'.

Holly Walsh has written for and was seen on BBC Radio 4's 'The Now Show', appeared on BBC Switch's 'Winging It', and created films seen on Current TV in 2009. Walsh also appears on the 'Answer Me This!' occasionally, which is a humor podcast. Holly Walsh and her husband Jon Petrie started a comedic film 'Popcorn Comedy' in January 2009. Holly was a writer and co-host of Channel 4's 'TNT Show' in the summer of 2009.

Holly Walsh got a nomination for the Best Newcomer Award in August 2011 in honor of her foremost and first-ever whole and completed hour-long act. Her act, which was based on her life, gained critical acclaim after distorting one of her arm in Worthing Birdman Competition in August 2010. She's also starred in BBC Radio Four comedy hosted through Charlie Brooker's So Wrong It's Right', an American author and screenwriter.

Holly has co-written 'Dead Boss' along with Sharon Horgan, an Irish actress, and comedian. A British sitcom starring Sharon Horgan and English singer and comedian Jennifer Saunders set in Broadmarsh Prison. In June 2012, the show finally premiered on BBC3.

Holly Walsh worked in CBBC's show 'All Over the Place' in 2008 as a stand-in continuity presenter. Holly also made guest appearances on '8 Out Of 10 Cats' on June 12, 'Mock The Week' on September 3, and 'You Have Been Watching' and 'Newswipe With Charlie Brooker' on August 18.

Holly also appeared on Noel Fielding's team in episode third of the current series 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' ( October 15).

At the Annual Worthing International Birdman festival on August 15, 2010, Holly probably suffered from a dislocated shoulder and fractured arm. She was seen in '8 Out Of 10 Cats' on October 8, 2010, still wearing a sling for her injured arm.

On December 30, 2012, Holly competed in 'Celebrity Mastermind', finishing second to a British broadcaster Ken Bruce.

What awards has Holly Walsh won?

Holly Walsh is known for her comedy podcast and comedy writings. Holly has had an amazing career as a professional comedian. She has won many prestigious awards for her cracking performances and writings, such as Matt Lucas Awards. In 2008 she won the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer. Recently in 2022, Holly won The British Academy Film Awards for 'Motherland' (2016).

Other Interesting Holly Walsh Facts And Trivia

  • Holly's debut solo show, 'Hollychopter' was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  • The English comedian has also been seen in 'Edinburg & Beyond', which is a paramount comedy channel, radio comedy, Edinburgh comedy, and on 'Celebrity Mastermind'.
  • Frank Skinner approached Walsh to act in a TV pilot for Avalon Entertainment in 2007.

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