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Overview (3)

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birth NameHolly Rachel Vukadinovic
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Holly Rachel Valance was born 11th May 1983 in Melbourne, Australia to parents Rachel Stevens and Ryko Valance (Ryko legally changed his name at 18 from Vukadinovic). Holly's mother is from Southampton, England and her father is Serbian Montenegrin. Both of her parents were models and her father is a musician. Holly modelled from 12 and was signed to the famous Aussie TV soap "Neighbours" from the age of 15. At 19 Holly moved to the UK to pursue music, as she was signed to London Records (Warner) and released 2 successful albums worldwide. "Kiss Kiss", her first single reaching No.1 in the UK & Australia. At 20 she moved to LA full-time for 8 years focussing on film and TV. Holly now resides in London, England with her British entrepreneur husband Nick Candy. They also have a home in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. The couple share 2 daughters Luka and Nova. Holly runs her own foundation with husband Nick, focussing on children with disabilities. The Candy Foundation.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Holly Valance.

Spouse (1)

Nick Candy (29 September 2012 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (22)

Hobbies include watching films (especially films with British actors), kickboxing, cars, and swimming.
Mother, Rachel, born in England worked as a model, separated from father (Rake) who is also a fashion model who now lives in Brisbane. Has a sister called Coca and a half-sister called Olympia Valance.
Holly has modelled alongside Naomi Campbell at a Melbourne Fashion Show.
Is related to the late British comedian Benny Hill; Hill's cousin was her grandfather.
Her second single 'Down Boy' entered the UK music charts at position 2.
Her debut single "Kiss Kiss" (from her debut album "Footprints") debuted #1 on the Official UK and Australian (ARIA) Singles Charts, beating out fellow Aussie Kylie Minogue (2002).
Her fourth single 'State Of Mind' (the first from her sophomore album 'State Of Mind') debuted and peaked on the Official UK Singles Chart at #8, and on the Official Australian (ARIA) Singles Chart at #14 (2003).
Her second single 'Down Boy' (from her debut album 'Footprints') debuted and peaked on the Official UK Singles Chart at #2, also debuting on the Official Australian (ARIA) Singles Chart at #4 and peaking at #3 (2002).
Her third single 'Naughty Girl' (from her debut album 'Footprints') debuted and peaked on the Official Australian (ARIA) Singles Chart at #3 (2003) and on the Official UK Singles Chart at #17 (2002).
Father is Serbian musician Rajko "Rayko" Vukadinovic.
Considered attaching herself to the UK-set sports-day comedy screenplay "Running Out of Time" by Robin Morningstar but ultimately decided to pass on the idea to pursue USA-based work.
Her debut single "Kiss Kiss" is actually belongs to the popular Turkish pop singer Tarkan. The name of the song as his version is "Simarik" (spoiled).
Voted #69 in the 2005 Ask Men list of the top 99 "most desirable women".
Ranked #80 in the 2011 FHM (Australia) list of the "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Her ethnicity is Montenegrin Serb (father's side) and Spanish (mother's side).
Ended relationship with Alex O'Loughlin in February 2009.
Living in Los Angeles to pursue a film career and record a third album. [March 2004]
Has 2 daughters with her husband Nick Candy - Luka Violet Toni Candy (b. November 2013) and Nova Skye Coco Candy (b. September 2017).
Claims that she had shown her music video "Kiss Kiss" to her parents and her grandmother. She was very nervous about showing it to them, but they all loved it.
Appeared nude in her music video "Kiss Kiss". She said that the nude scenes were not originally planned, but the director thought of it on the day. She wore flesh colored underwear and had tape on her breasts to appear nude.
Favourite film is Sexy Beast.
She holds the citizenship of Australia and the UK.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on screen, none of the characters [in Neighbors] smoke. Do any of the actors?] Some do, but not me!

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