Holly Montag

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Holly Wilson
Born (1983-10-15) October 15, 1983 (age 32)
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Residence Utah
Alma mater University of Colorado Boulder
  • Assistant at Ascend Recovery in Utah
  • Television personality as sister of Heidi Montag
Years active 2008–2010 (as a reality television personality)
Home town Crested Butte, Colorado, U.S.

Holly Wilson née Montag (born: October 15, 1983)[1] 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[edit]

Montag was born in Silver Spring, Maryland, and at age four, moved with her family to Crested Butte, Colorado.[2]

After divorcing,[when?] Darlene married Tim Egelhoff and they had son Sky. The Egelhoffs owned The Timberline restaurant for twenty-one years until its closing in 2010.[3]

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.[4]

In 2002, she attended the University of Colorado Boulder on an academic scholarship.[2]

Montag moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue her ambitions in television, writing, acting, and directing.[2] Not finding success, Montag moved to Utah where she works as an assistant at a drug rehab facility called Ascend Recovery.[5]

Career (2008-2010)[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.


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

Personal life[edit]

Montag is married to Richie Wilson (since September 2014) and lives in Utah where she works as an assistant at a drug rehab facility called Ascend Recovery.[6]


  1. ^ McRady, Rachel (May 6, 2015). "Holly Montag Gives Birth to Baby Boy Isaiah Hawk Wilson: Details!". Us Weekly. Retrieved May 6, 2015. hHeidi Montag’s older sis, 31,.... 
  2. ^ a b c "Holly Montag". I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! official site (NBC). Archived from the original on June 12, 2009. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Stephen M. Silverman (March 3, 2008). "Freak Accident Claims Heidi Montag's Stepbrother". People. Time Inc. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ https://www.aihitdata.com/company/00527DBD/ASCEND/people
  6. ^ http://www.people.com/people/mobile/article/0,,20853249,00.html

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