Holly Rachel Candy (born Vukadinović, 11 May 1983), or better known professionally as Holly Valance, is a British Australian actress, singer and model.
Valance was born in Fitzroy, Australia to an English mother and Serb father and began her career like most of Australian actors in the soap opera Neighbours. Her film roles include, DOA: Dead or Alive, Pledge This!, Taken and others. Most notable small screen appearences include recurring role in the Fox tv series Prison break and guest appearences in several CSI series, Entourage, Shark, Moonlight and others. Holly also participated in 9th season of Stricktly Come Dancing (coming just short of the third place) and was a ‘mentor’ on the reality series Shopaholic Showdown.
In early 2000 Holly also released two studio albums Footprints (featuring hugely successful single Kiss Kiss) and State of Mind.
In September 2012 Valance married British, Nick Candy; the couple is living in Britain and have two children.