Noddy Holder Bio: Net Worth, Wife, Family
Noddy Holder is known as the former lead singer and guitarist of one of the UK's most successful band, Slade. Their song, Merry Xmas Everybody has remained a festive classic. And in U.K. alone, the song was sold in several million copies. The legendary member of Slade has also made a cameo appearance in BBC Sitcom, Mrs. Brown's Boys.
What's Net Worth Of Noddy Holder?
Noddy Holder has accumulated his net worth from his career as an English musician and writer. His 1973 hit, Merry Xmas Everybody collected more than £500,000 royalties from its release date till 2013. He has been reportedly earning almost £1 million a year from his song in each Christmas. Well, Noddy was one of the selected performers who made fortunes every year from Christmas songs.
He has also gathered payrolls from his stint as a writer in TV series like EastEnders, Kirstie's Handmade Britain, Cannonball, and several other shows. His status as one of the UK's most successful lead singer and guitarist of an English rock band, Slade helped him to secure him a net worth of more than millions of dollars.
Noddy's Relationship With TV Producer Wife; Has Son Together
Noddy Holder, 72, is married to a TV producer, Suzan Price, since 2004. His wife, Suzan, 53, is known for her works in TV series like Live Talk (2000) and All Star Mr & Mrs (2008). The duo met on a TV show and talked about 1950's music. Noddy later proposed his lady love and despite people's pessimistic views regarding their relationship, they tied the knot in 2004.
The couple is maintaining a good bond together. They attended Royal Court Theatre in London, England in December 2016. They watched Christmas production of Scouse of the Rising Sun and joined the audiences at the Roe Street Theatre. Noddy also joined guests and actors and partook in a 'mannequin challenge.'
Noddy Holder and his wife, Suzan Price watched Scouse of the Rising Sun at the Roe Street Theatre in December 2016 (Photo: liverpoolecho.co.uk)
Their son Django Holder was nine years old when Noddy and Suzan officially vowed husband-and-wife relationship. Noddy, who was at the age of 49 when his son was born, was not expecting to be a father again.
The English musician already had two daughters from his previous relationship. He was in a dilemma whether it was a right thing or not to become a dad again, but he eventually made a decision. The duo named their son after Belgian-French jazz guitarist, Django Reinhardt.
Noddy's Unsuccessful Marriage; His Wife Maintains Good Relationship With His Ex-Wife And Kids
Noddy was married to Leandra Holder before Suzan. His first wife used to design clothes for rock bands. When the duo met each other, Leandra didn't like him and his rock group. However, Noddy and Leandra became closer and got married in 1976.
The ex-couple have two daughters named Charisse Holder and Jessica Holder. Leandra was pregnant with Charisse when the duo tied their knot in 1976. Their second daughter, Jessica is two years younger than her elder sister Charisse. The estranged couple had a split in 1984. However, they continued to remain best friends, and his ex-wife also visits his home frequently.
Noddy Holder and his first wife, Leandra Holder at their home, in Cannock Chase, Staffordshire on 23 May 1985 (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Noddy's wife, Suzan is closer to Leandra and their kids. Charisse and Jessica usually come to their father's home to stay and has maintained good terms with Suzan. Even though, Noddy and Leandra no more shares husband-and-wife relationship, their family are relishing a great friendship.
Noddy Holder was born on 15 June 1946 in Walsall, Staffordshire, England as Neville John Holder. During Noddy's childhood, he moved to Beechdale Estate along with his family. Noddy passed '6 GCE O-level' exams from T.P. Riley Comprehensive School in Bloxwich, West Midlands. He won M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) award in 2000 for his service in music.