Holly Montag

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Holly Wilson
Born Holly Montag
(1983-10-15) October 15, 1983 (age 32)
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Residence Utah
Alma mater University of Colorado Boulder
Occupation Assistant Program Director at Ascend Recovery
Television personality as sister of Heidi Montag
Years active 2008–2010
(reality television)
Home town Crested Butte, Colorado, U.S.
Television The Hills
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
Spouse(s) Richie Wilson (m. 2014)
Relatives Heidi Montag (sister)
Spencer Pratt (brother-in-law)

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 Heidi and Heidi's husband Spencer Pratt on the second season of the American version of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, both of whom had quit after generating controversy on the series. Holly placed sixth on the show.

Early life and education[edit]

Montag was born in Silver Spring, Maryland. When she was four years old, her family moved to Crested Butte, Colorado.[2]

After her parents were divorced, Montag's mother married Tim Egelhoff and they had a son, Sky. The Egelhoffs owned The Timberline restaurant in Crested Butte for twenty-one years until its closing in 2010.[3]

Her father Bill Montag remarried to Terri O'Hara. Montag's step-brother Eric O'Hara died in 2008 after falling 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 2008 to pursue a career in television, writing, acting, and directing.[2]

Career (2008-2010)[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.

Stage[edit]

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

Personal life[edit]

Montag married Richie Wilson in September 2014. They live in Utah. Montag works at Ascend Recovery, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in American Fork.[5]

Montag and Wilson have one child, Isaiah Hawk Wilson (born May 3, 2015).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McRady, Rachel (May 6, 2015). "Holly Montag Gives Birth to Baby Boy Isaiah Hawk Wilson: Details!". Us Weekly. Retrieved May 6, 2015. Heidi 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. ^ "Holly Montag | Ascend Recovery". Ascend Recovery. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 

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