|Screen Name||Holly Valance Candy|
|Born as||Holly Rachel Vukadinovic|
|Birthday||11 May 1983|
|Current Age||37 years|
|Place of Birth||Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Father||Rajko Vukadinovic (legally changed his name to Rajko Valance)|
|Nationality||Australian and British|
|Home||Los Angeles and England|
|Currently based in||Chelsea, United Kingdom|
Actress and Singer Holly Valance became a popular name at age 16 when she landed herself the role of Felicity Scully (Flick) in the famous Australian soap opera titled, ‘Neighbours’. It is not often that someone comes along whose career is spread across three continents.
You heard that right, Holly Valance was first, a soap-opera star in Australia, then she became an award-winning singer.
That was followed by an acting career in Hollywood and now she is based in the United Kingdom doing philanthropic and charity works.
The ‘Kiss-Kiss’ singer was in the news not only because her debut song of the same name was a hit but also for her naked appearance in the video.
The song itself was a cover version of the Turkish song ‘Simarik’ by singer Tarkan and was a chart-topper not only in Australia but also in the US and UK. Her other singles, ‘Down Boy’ and ‘Naughty Girl’ were also chartbusters.
Fast forward two successful albums, ‘Footprints’ and ‘State of Mind’, and Valance decided to give up her career in music and move to Los Angeles for a career in acting.
She made appearances in various successful TV shows including ‘Prison Break’, ‘Entourage’ and 'CSI: NY’. Perhaps one of her most notable appearances was in the movie ‘Taken’ alongside Liam Neeson in 2008.
In 2011 she was seen in the 9th season of the British Reality Show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ as a contestant where she was in the final She was also seen as a judge and mentor on the show ‘Shopaholic Showdown’ in 2013 and 2014.
After featuring more than eight times in different movies, her last on-screen appearance was in the movie, ‘Red Herring’ in 2015.
Prior to her wedding in 2012, Mrs. Nick candy was in three publicly known relationships. Her first known affair was with Peter Ververis.
They dated for six years and ended their relationship in 2006. They met while the starlet was only starting her career on the sets of ‘Neighbours’. After the break-up, news broke out that Ververis took shelter in drugs and was also arrested for drug trafficking.
The actress turned singer dated Australian actor, writer, producer, and director Alex O’loughlin. They reportedly met in 2005 and dated for four years breaking up in February of 2009.
The ‘The Back-Up Plan’ lead has worked in various films and TV series including ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Three Rivers'. He also appeared briefly in the popular show, ‘Criminal Minds’.
After returning to London in 2009, she was briefly in a relationship with musician Vince Frank. She also featured in his music video, 'Confusion Girl', which led to their romance that was eventually short-lived.
Olympia Valance, who is a famous Australian actress is a half-sister to Holly Valance. Their father Rajko Valance, married Olympia's mother after being divorced from Rachel Stephens, Holly's mom.
Olympia also stared in 'Neighbours', the same soap-opera that was Holly's launchpad to the world of acting. She had the lead role in 'Playing For Keeps'.
She is currently based in Providence House in Chelsea, England, married to billionaire Nick Candy, a property developer, and business tycoon.
Nick Candy and brother Christian are best known for creating one of the most luxurious and expensive buildings in Knightsbridge, London called the Luxury One Hyde Park Apartment Complex.
The pair met a few months before they got married on the 29th of September, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. It was a public affair and their Beverly Hills wedding reportedly had over 300 guests.
Her wedding dress was the most talked-about attire at that time. Designed exclusively by J’Aton Couture, the extravagant white gown was a meringue style skirt resembling feathers complemented by a bodice lie top.
To complete the bridal look, she wore a vintage-inspired veil with exaggerated works of lace.
She also carried a dark red bouquet which made the entire look luxurious and classy. Holly’s husband, Nick Candy complemented her in a classy Dolce &Gabbana tuxedo.
The couple welcomed their first daughter, Luka Violet Toni Candy in November of 2013 and they're second, Nova Skye Coco Candy in September of 2017.
Besides working as an ambassador for ‘The children’s Trust’, and Disability Rights International, she runs her own foundation with her husband called ‘The Candy Foundation’ that focuses on children with disabilities.
The couple also made headlines attending the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in 2018.
She recently opened up in a podcast, ‘Made By Mamas’ in September 2020 about the blessings and struggles of being a mother, her husband’s busy lifestyle, loneliness, and how she doesn't want to have any more children!
Thanks to a once successful career in music and movies, Holly Valance has been able to make a brand out of her name. As varied as her career is, her current net worth is estimated to be a bit over $20 million.
Being married to a billionaire husband whose net worth is estimated to be $1.1 billion, their combined net worth is $1.12 billion.
The couple owns homes in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, and London. Providence House in Chelsea, England is where they live with their two kids.
They own the most expensive flat in London, the penthouse in the famous Hype Park Apartment Complex built by the Candy brothers themselves, which can now be rented for 7.8 million pounds a year.
Houses and numerous luxury cars aside, their 54 million pound superyacht that they listed for sale in 2020 made headlines recently. They are reportedly building an even bigger and luxurious yacht for the family.
Valance has a private Instagram handle which she has reserved for her family and close friends. But she is also quite active on Twitter with over 120 k followers, mostly using it for advocacy purposes. You can find her at @hollycandy.