Dominic Holland’s net worth, biography, fact, career, awards and life story

What is Dominic Holland’s net worth?

Dominic Holland is an award-winning English comedian, author, actor and presenter who has a net worth of $4 million. Dominic Holland began his career in comedy in the 1990s, appearing regularly on shows such as ‘The Brian Conley Show’, ‘The Wright Stuff’ and ‘The Des O’Connor Show’. He has also published two novels and appeared in films such as ‘The Young Person’s Guide to Becoming a Rock Star’ and ‘Tube Tales’. Dominic has probably become best known in recent years as the father of actor Tom Holland.

Early life

Dominic Holland was born on May 6, 1967, in London, England, to parents Teresa and John Holland. His father was from the Isle of Man and his mother was Irish. He grew up in a Catholic household and attended Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School. He later studied textile management at the University of Leeds.


In his 20s, Holland began performing stand-up comedy. In 1991 he made his debut at The Comedy Club on Rivington Street in London. In 1993 he was briefly managed by Eddie Izzard. During his first year at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, his one-man show won the Perrier Best Newcomer Award in 1993. Later that year he supported Izzard on his national tour. In 1994 he returned to the Edinburgh Fringe and became a regular at the festival. In 1996 his show at the festival was nominated for the Perrier Award. He would later return to Edinburgh Fringe in 2006.

In terms of his comedic style, Holland has been described as the United Kingdom’s king of observational comedy. In October 2012 he recorded his first stand-up DVD special at the Court Theater in Tring.

Holland has also brought his comedy to television. He made his television debut in 1993 on Central Television’s ‘After Hours’ with Harry Hill. He was also team captain for two series of “Bring Me the Head of Light Entertainment” for Channel Five with Graham Norton as host in 1998. In 1999 and 2000, he made two guest appearances on “Have I Got News for You.” He was also regularly a warm-up for the show. He also appeared in ‘They Think It’s All Over’ and in ‘The Royal Variety Performance’. He has also appeared on “Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive” and was a regular panelist on the daytime debate show “The Wright Stuff.”

Holland has also made numerous guest appearances on television shows such as ‘The Clive James Show’, ‘The Brian Conley Show’, ‘The Des O’Connor Show’ and ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’. The Netherlands has participated in the ‘Richard and Judy Show’, but also in ‘Boom Bang-a-Bang’ and ‘The National Lottery Draft Show’.

Moreover, Holland has had success as a writer. He has written for the animated British sitcom “Warren United,” produced for ITV by Baby Cow Productions. He has also written material for Bob Monkhouse, Lenny Henry, Harry Enfield, Des O’Connor, Clive Anderson and many others.

Holland is the author of two graphic novels – “Only in America” and “The Ripple Effect.” In 2013 he published a third novel called ‘A Man’s Life’. For two years he also wrote the column ‘Funny Money’ for ‘The Guardian’. In January 2013, he published an article titled “How Tom Holland Overshadowed His Father,” referring to his son’s stardom. In November 2020, he published “Takes on Life Vol. 1,” which contains 31 autobiographical essays about his life.

Holland had a few film roles early in his career. In 1982 he played a small role as a schoolboy in the Channel 4 film “P’tang, Yang, Kipperband.” He did not appear in film again until 1998, when he was cast in ‘The Young Person’s Guide to Becoming a Rock Star’. In 1999 he appeared in ‘Tube Tales’. Holland has also written four screenplays, three of which have been sold to producers but not yet made into films.

The Netherlands also worked on the radio. His first foray into radio was in hospital radio when he joined the North Middlesex Hospital radio station in 1990. In 2000 he presented ‘The Small World of Dominic Holland’, which he wrote and produced. It featured some of his stand-up work and sketches. The show was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and won a Comic Heritage Award. He then had a second radio series on Radio 4 called “Holland’s Shorts.” This show featured a series of comedic monologues written and performed by Holland.

In 2011, Holland appeared on Radio 4’s “The News Quiz”, hosted by Sandi Toksvig. He was also the co-writer of ‘Hal’, a sitcom commissioned by BBC Radio 4 starring Hal Cruttenden, in which Holland also appeared. He was also a regular on the early seasons of BBC Radio 5 Live’s comedy sports panel show, ‘Fighting Talk’.

Private life

While studying at the University of Leeds, Holland met his future wife, Nicola Frost. Frost is a photographer. The couple married in 1994 and have since had four children: Patrick, Tom, Sam and Harry. His son Tom Holland also became an actor and is known for his role as Spider-Man in six superhero films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Netherlands is a fan of Brentford FC

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