Noddy Holder Biography – British musician and actor, Neville John “Noddy” Holder was born on June 15, 1946, in the Caldmore area, near the center of Walsall, Staffordshire, England.
|Neville John “Noddy” Holder
|Date of Birth:
|June 15, 1946
Noddy Holder Nationality
Holder was born in the Caldmore area, near the center of Walsall, Staffordshire, England. He is British.
Noddy Holder Age
Holder was born on June 15, 1946, hence he is currently 77 years of age.
Noddy Holder’s Height and Weight
Holder stands at a height of 6ft 6 inches and weighs 62kg.
Noddy Holder’s Family and Siblings
Holder was born to Lilian Holder and Jack Holder. He shares the same parents with his older sister, Patricia Holder.
Noddy Holder Education
Holder attended the new T. P. Riley Comprehensive School and passed six GCE O-level exams. We have no details if he attended college or not.
Noddy Holder Career
Holder was convinced to join The N’ Betweens in 1966 by drummer Don Powell. The group already contained guitarist Dave Hill and bassist/keyboardist/violinist/songwriter Jim Lea.
Together, they created Ambrose Slade, which later changed its name to Slade and became one of the best-selling rock bands in Britain. Lea and Holder ended up being the band’s most successful songwriting duo, penning nearly all of the band’s compositions.
With its original lineup, the band recorded 21 hit songs and published 15 albums. Slade is well known for their song “Merry Xmas Everyone,” which was written by Holder and Lea.
Holder collaborated with Slade on the track in 1973, and it went on to become the group’s sixth number-one hit and the third Slade single to debut at the top of the UK Singles Chart right away. Over a million copies of “Merry Xmas Everybody” have been sold in the UK alone.
Holder departed Slade in 1992 after 26 years to pursue a career outside of music, working frequently as a radio host, television personality, actor, and voice-over artist.
Since leaving Slade in 1992, Holder has made hundreds of TV appearances, most notably as the classical music instructor Neville Holder in the ITV comedy/drama series The Grimleys (1999–2001).
Holder recorded acoustic versions of “Coz I Luv You,” “Cum on Feel the Noize,” “Mama Weer All Cr azee Now,” and “Everyday” by Slade for the series.
Throughout the 1990s, his radio broadcasts on Manchester’s Piccadilly 1152 and Key 103 were syndicated across the nation; from 2000 to 2004, they were syndicated on Century and Capital Radio.
Holder received the MBE in the 2000 Honours List for his contributions to the entertainment industry. He received the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters’ Gold Badge of Merit in 2001.
Holder made a guest appearance in a live broadcast of Coronation Street on December 8, 2000, to commemorate the soap opera’s 40th birthday.
He portrayed a guy named Stan who opposed replacing the street’s cobblestones. The Walsall New Art Gallery’s elevator announcements were read by Holder.
He had a cameo appearance as a mechanic named Mick Bustin in Peter Kay’s Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere in November 2004. Bolton is where the scenes were filmed.
Holder has also performed, voiced, and acted in numerous commercials for radio, TV, and film over the past 25 years. Holder made a cameo appearance in the “Fashion Parade” music video from Misty’s Big Adventure in 2006.
Holder contributed frequently to The Radcliffe and Maconie Show on BBC Radio 2 for eight years as a TV reviewer, and the three of them frequently discussed rock star rumors from all eras. Holder is frequently referred to by Radcliffe as “Sir Nodward of Holdershire.”
Holder and Mark Radcliffe undertook an exclusive “In conversation with” tour of the UK in May 2013 to commemorate Holder’s 50th year in the entertainment industry.
Holder was the third famous person to be honored on the Walk of Stars in Birmingham. His induction ceremony, held on December 9 at Birmingham’s 2007 Canal Boat Light Parade, drew 27,000 attendees.
Holder has compiled a TV show list of popular Christmas songs every year since Christmas 2007 for release. He was chosen as the Nobby’s Nuts mascot after a TV advertising campaign.
Holder participated on Paul Merton’s team on the 2008 Christmas episode of the BBC’s lighthearted news quiz show, Have I Got News for You.
In the high street store Iceland’s Christmas television advertisement for their line of party foods, with a voice-over by actor Brian Blessed, in November 2022, Holder was shown shouting the tagline “It’s Christmas” from Slade’s “Merry Xmas Everybody” song.
The ad came after a string of teasers featuring Holder and was published on Iceland’s official social media pages and website with the hashtag #NotYetNoddy.
Noddy Holder Wife
Holder is currently married to TV presenter, Suzan Price. They got married in 2004.
Noddy Holder Children
Holder has three children; Django, Charisse, and Jessica Holder.
Noddy Holder Religion
As of the time of filing this report, we have no details regarding the religion of Holder.
Noddy Holder’s Net Worth
Holder has a net worth estimated to be about $25 million as of 2023.