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Holly Walsh is an English comedian and comedy writer. Walsh won the Best Newcomer, Chortle Awards in 2008.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Occupation||Comedian, Comedy writer|
Holly Dione Walsh was born on November 8, 1980 (age 41 years) in Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of an Anglican vicar’s parents Alexandra Mary Colvile and Mark Charles Walsh. Walsh attended Christ’s Hospital School, before going on to read History of Art at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, which she described as ‘the most boring three years of my life”. After graduating she worked in various small art galleries in East London.
Holly Walsh attended comedy writing evening classes including Stand up and Deliver while working in galleries and as a direct result wrote for Jo Caulfield on BBC Radio 4. In 2006 she switched to comedy full-time. In 2007, Walsh was approached by Frank Skinner to appear in a TV pilot for Avalon Entertainment, Frank Skinner’s Skateboarding Dog.
Walsh was runner-up in AmusedMoose LaughOff 2006 on the Edinburgh Fringe, appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2007 and 2008, and appeared at Afterhours in between writing and filming, as well as co-hosting the AmusedMoose LaughOff 2009 with Jack Whitehall.
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In 2009, Walsh wrote for and appeared on The Now Show on BBC Radio 4, appeared on Winging It on BBC Switch, and made videos for Current TV. Walsh is also an occasional contributor to the comedy podcast Answer Me This!. In January 2009, Walsh created a comedy film night called “Popcorn Comedy” with Jon Petrie (brother of CBBC’s Ed Petrie). In the summer of 2009, Walsh was a co-host and writer of Channel 4’s TNT Show.
In August 2011, Walsh was nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Award, in recognition of her first full hour-long show. She received critical acclaim for the show, which drew on her life since breaking her arm in the Worthing Birdman Competition in August 2010. She has also appeared on So Wrong It’s Right, a BBC Radio Four comedy presented by Charlie Brooker.
Holly Walsh co-wrote Dead Boss with Sharon Horgan, a British sitcom set in Broadmarsh Prison, starring both Sharon Horgan and Jennifer Saunders. The show began airing on BBC Three in June 2012.
Walsh has appeared on TV shows, such as Edinburgh & Beyond on the Paramount Comedy Channel, The Late Edition, The Matt Lucas Awards, Mock the Week, QI, and Would I Lie to You?. She has appeared on the radio comedy shows Out to Lunch on BBC Radio 2, Just a Minute, winning on her debut broadcast on 3 March 2014, The Unbelievable Truth and The News Quiz. Walsh took a break from comedy after having a baby in 2015.
Holly Walsh was a stand-in continuity presenter for CBBC and for its show All Over the Place in 2008. On 12 June 2009, Walsh was a guest panellist on 8 Out of 10 Cats, on 18 August 2009 appeared on You Have Been Watching, Newswipe with Charlie Brooker, and on 3 September on Mock the Week. On 15 October, she also appeared on the third episode of the new series of Never Mind The Buzzcocks, on Noel Fielding’s team. On 13 September she appeared on Phill Jupitus’s team along with JLS.
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On 15 August 2010, Holly Walsh sustained a suspected dislocated shoulder and fractured arm after leaping from the pier during the annual Worthing International Birdman festival. On 8 October 2010, she appeared on 8 out of 10 Cats still with her arm in a sling, saying that she had 4 inches (100 mm) of metal in her arm.
Holly Walsh appeared on Celebrity Mastermind on 30 December 2012, coming second to Ken Bruce. Her chosen subject was badgers. She is a writer for the television series Motherland. Walsh devised, co-wrote (with Pippa Brown) and directs the BBC comedy The Other One.
Holly Walsh is married to John David Charles Petrie also known as Jon Petrie, they had their wedding in 2013. Her husband is a film producer and comedy director. The couple has two children. As of mid-2022, Holly Walsh and her partner Jon Petrie are still married and living a happy life with their children. Walsh stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Holly Walsh net worth
How much is Holly Walsh worth? Holly Walsh net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a comedian and comedy writer. Holly Walsh’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $500,000 annually. She is one of the richest and most influential comedians in the United Kingdom. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.