Amanda Holden

Occupation: Actor, talent show judge

Nationality: British

Born: February 16, 1971 (44)

Rising to prominence with the ITV drama Wild At Heart, Holden is also known for her work as a judge on the talent competition Britain's Got Talent.

She starred in Shrek: The Musical in the London West End for several months in 2011.

Holden married comedian Les Dennis in June 1995, but they divorced in 2003 after Holden's affair with actor Neil Morrissey was exposed. She now has two children with husband Chris Hughes.

ITV confirms that the judging panel will remain the same for the new series. BGT: All four judges return for new series The singer chats about replacing Mel B at the SSE Arena and her tumultuous year. Tulisa admits to X Factor final nerves X Factor winner adds he will "definitely" propose to partner Jessica Jones in the New Year. Ben: 'X Factor win hasn't sunk in' The I'm a Celebrity star also addresses claims that Jimmy Bullard is a bully. Amanda Holden enjoys Jake Quickenden flirt Amanda Holden also says that she no longer uses Botox. Amanda Holden: 'I get MILF comments' The presenter will host the ITV show alongside Philip Schofield from January 5. Christine Bleakley to host This Morning The host and legendary singer enjoy a love-in live on the morning show. Manilow duets with an emotional Holden The host has a giggle as she speaks with naturists from UK's only nudist village. Holden greets nudists on This Morning The TV star and actress has starred in some seriously cheestastic shoots. Enjoy! No shoot too cheesy for our Amanda Holden The This Morning host says she wasn't expecting so much attention. Amanda Holden explains bottom photo The TV presenter exposes her bottom in tribute to Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett. Amanda Holden in cheeky tribute to Gaga See Holden and Nagini, Mary Berry, Strictly's Jake Wood at Harry Potter launch. Holden holds Nagini on Harry Potter tour The X Factor stars grace the red carpet at the awards ceremony in London. Cheryl, Cowell light up Pride of Britain Stinson Hunter says that catching potential sex offenders is "like fishing". This Morning meets The Paedophile Hunter Dave Hockey and Shawna Bigelow explain their relationship with five sex dolls. This Morning welcomes sex doll couple Amanda Holden reveals nerves and talks nipple covers as she covers for Holly Willoughby. Holden makes 'nervous' This Morning debut ITV's daytime show will see Amanda Holden on stand-by to take over from Holly Willoughby. This Morning returning for new series Michelle Mone wants the Corrie fave or "super sexy" Amanda Holden to slip on her underwear. Could Michelle Keegan be the new Ultimo girl? DS's Showbiz Reporter on This Morning, Ryan Gosling baby rumours and more. Anna Williamson's Showbiz Peek at the Week Britain's Got Talent judge will temporarily host while Willoughby is on maternity leave. Amanda Holden to co-host This Morning Prince Harry, Rupert Grint and Amanda Holden among the celebrities at the race. Celebs out in force at British Grand Prix Pudsey the Dog: The Movie features the voice talents of Britain's Got Talent judge. Watch David Walliams as Pudsey the dog X Factor star gets his forehead - and nothing else - in A-list selfie at raucous charity ball. Jahmene is the 'Liza' of Sam Jackson selfie Digital Spy brings you all the best pictures from the grand finale. BGT: Grand finale in pictures BGT judge posts cheeky picture ahead of tennis match with Tim Henman. Amanda Holden recreates Tennis Girl pic The judge said he's considering changing the panel on Britain's Got Talent. Simon Cowell 'might shake up BGT judges' 'Crazy Stupid Love' singer brings Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini to restaurant. Simon Cowell meets Cheryl Cole's new man Digital Spy wants your predictions for next weekend's grand finale. BGT: Who do you think will win? Nine acts perform for judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams. BGT: Fourth semi-final in pictures Follow our updates as the latest crop of acts face the judges. Britain's Got Talent: Live Blog A couple of dance groups, a ventriloquist and a mother-daughter duo... BGT: Third live semi-final in pictures Motorbikes and a kids' dance troupe made for another evening of entertainment. BGT: Second live semi-final in pictures Find out who won tonight's semi-final. BGT: Two more acts make it to the final Nine more acts will take to the stage and vie for the public vote. BGT: Third semi-final line-up revealed Digital Spy brings you vital information from last night's Britain's Got Talent. BGT: 14 things we saw at the live show Nine acts will take to the stage in the second semi-final on Tuesday (May 27). BGT second semi-final line-up revealed The first two acts in this year's final have been revealed. BGT: Who made it to the final? Follow our live updates on the ITV reality show. BGT first semi-final: As it happened Find out who is performing for the public vote on tonight's Britain's Got Talent. BGT first semi-final line-up revealed Digital Spy rounds up all the action from the final serving of BGT auditions. BGT: The good, the bad & the bizarre