The Member of Anglo-Irish girl group "The Nolans," Linda Nolan is an Irish actress and singer. As a member of the Nolans, Linda toured along with Frank Sinatra in 1975, had 7 UK top 20 hits and in 1981, she won the Tokyo Music Festival. At the age of 3, she moved to Blackpool, England with her family in 1962.
The 58-years-old Linda Nolan grew up in Dublin, Ireland with her brother Tommy and Maureen Nolan and sisters Denise, Anne, Bernie, Maureen, and Coleen. Nolan attended St. Catherine’s Catholic Secondary School at Blackpool, and also studied the Cardinal Wiseman School in Greenford, West London.
Nolan’s Singing Career:
From 1974 to 1983, Linda Nolan was a member of the young lady band The Nolans, who accomplished 8 top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart, with "Spirit, Body and Soul" (1979), "I'm in the Mood for Dancing" (1979), and much more. They also made success in Europe and Australia. In 1981, Nolan scored a minor hit with her sister Coleen as a major aspect of the Young & Moody Band, with "Don't Do That" (UK No. 63) which also included Lemmy from Motörhead and Cozy Powell.
Linda Nolan left the Nolans in 1983 and immediately picked up the label "Naughty Nolan" because of her posturing in suggestive publicity photographs.
Four of the sisters (Linda, Bernie, Coleen, and Maureen) rejoined in 2009 for a fruitful tour through the UK and Ireland. They also discharged an album I'm in the Mood Again," which came to No. 22 on the UK Album Chart.
Nolan’s Musicals Career:
On leaving the group, Linda Nolan went ahead to assume the part of Maggie May at Blackpool's Central Pier for 8 summer seasons (1986-93), timing up more than 1,000 performances. She was the third Nolan sister to assume the part, after Bernie and Denise. Maureen Nolan has also since played the part in the West End in the UK visit for few years, procuring the sisters a place in the Guinness World Records, as the most siblings to play a similar part in a musical.
Celebrity Big Brother:
In January 2014, Linda Nolan participated in the 13th series of Celebrity Big Brother. Preceding this, her sister Coleen had taken part in and accomplished second place in the 10th series. Nolan went into the house on Day 1 handcuffed to Jim Davidson. After discovering that she was to be cuffed, Nolan confirmed her "Naughty Nolan" moniker by saying "I like a bit of bondage".
On Day 15, Linda Nolan was helped by Davidson to remember his antics, prompting an emission. Nolan was evicted on Day 22.
Nolan’s Cancer & Controversy:
In 2006, Linda Nolan was diagnosed with breast cancer. The next year she was diagnosed with cellulitis in her arm.
On July 7, 2014, Linda Nolan claimed that she was sexually assaulted by Rolf Harris, while The Nolans were supportive Harris on a tour of South Africa in 1975.
On May 10, 2015, Linda Nolan was stated that she will appear in the court for benefit fraud totaling 12,000-pound sterling. In July 2015, she received a police caution for wrongly demanding more than 6,000-pound sterling in benefits.
An Anglo-Irish singer and actress Linda Nolan has an estimated huge amount of net worth. She earned big amount of money through her singing and acting career.
Nolan's relationship with Brian Hudson until 2007:
The beautiful and talented Linda Nolan first met to Brian Hudson in 1979 and after 2-years of dating, they married in 1981. Hudson was Nolan’s tour manager until 1983 and his wife’s manager after Nolan left the group. The former couple was together for 26-years until Hudson's death from skin cancer in 2007. However, the ex-couple has no any children together and there were no any rumors about her affair or relationship after Nolan’s Husband death.