Holly Montag

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Holly Montag
Born (1983-10-14) October 14, 1983 (age 31)
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Alma mater University of Colorado
Occupation
  • Television personality
  • actress
  • comedian
Years active 2008–present
Home town Crested Butte, Colorado, U.S.
Television
Relatives

Holly Montag (born October 15, 1983) is an American television personality, actress, and comedian. She was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and raised in Crested Butte, Colorado. After moving to Los Angeles, California in 2008, Montag developed a supporting position on the reality television series The Hills, on which her younger sister Heidi Montag was a primary cast member. In 2009, she replaced her sister and her husband Spencer Pratt on the second season of the American version of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, who had quit after generating controversy on the series. The elder Montag finished in sixth place.

Early life[edit]

Montag was born in Silver Spring, Maryland to parents Darlene and Bill Montag,[1][1] and became a sister when Heidi Montag was born on September 15, 1986. At the age of four, the family moved to Crested Butte, Colorado. After divorcing, Darlene married Tim Egelhoff and they had son Sky. The Egelhoffs owned The Timberline restaurant for twenty-one years until its closing in 2010.[2] Her father Bill married Terri O'Hara; their step-brother Eric O'Hara died in 2008 after an accidental fall from an icy roof.[3]

Montag grew up interested in singing, sports, theater, and dance. In May 2002, Montag was awarded a full scholarship at the University of Colorado. While at the college, she attended their film studies as well as the production program. When not involved with academics, Holly found herself to be passionate for both stand-up and sketch comedy. Soon after receiving her bachelor of arts degree in critical film studies, Montag moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue her ambitions in television, writing, acting, and directing.[4]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

In 2009, Montag was a contestant on the reality series I'm a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here! as a replacement for her sister Heidi Montag and brother-in-law Spencer Pratt, with whom she has a contentious relationship.

Stage[edit]

In 2008, Montag appeared in the small stage production of Fame in LA. She began pursuing a career as a comedian in early 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Heidi Montag Biography". People. Time Inc. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ Alford, Ryan (12 December 2011). "Crested Butte Nordic Features a New Season Of Fine Dining at Their Backcountry Yurt". Snowshoe Magazine (Denver CO). Retrieved 1 June 2013. Tim Egelhoff, formerly of Crested Butte’s Timberline restaurant... Returning to Crested Butte in 1989, Tim opened the Timberline Restaurant, and for 20 years he and wife Darlene served gourmet foods in a refined but comfortable atmosphere. 
  3. ^ Stephen M. Silverman (March 3, 2008). "Freak Accident Claims Heidi Montag's Stepbrother". People. Time Inc. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ Biography at nbc.com

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