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October 14, 1983 |
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Colorado Boulder|
|Years active||2008–2010 (as a reality television personality)|
|Home town||Crested Butte, Colorado, U.S.|
Holly Montag (born October 15, 1983) is an American television personality, actress, and comedian. 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 and education
Montag was born in Silver Spring, Maryland in 1973 to parents Darlene and Bill Montag, and became a sister when Heidi Montag was born in 1986. When she was four, the family moved to Crested Butte, Colorado.
Her father Bill Montag married Terri O'Hara. Montag's step-brother Eric O'Hara died in 2008 after an accidental fall from an icy roof.
Montag was a student at University of Colorado Boulder from 2002 to 2006.
Montag moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue her ambitions in television, writing, acting, and directing. Not finding success, Montag moved to Utah where she works as an assistant at a drug rehab facility called Ascend Recovery.
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.
In 2008, Montag appeared in the small stage production of Fame in LA. She began pursuing a career as a comedian in early 2010.
Montag is married to Rich Wilson (since September 2014) and lives in Utah where she works as an assistant at a drug rehab facility called Ascend Recovery.
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- 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.
- Stephen M. Silverman (March 3, 2008). "Freak Accident Claims Heidi Montag's Stepbrother". People. Time Inc. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
- Biography at nbc.com