Kelly Holland

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Kelly Holland
Kelly Holland 2016.jpg
Holland in West Hollywood California in January 2016
Texas, U.S.
Other namesToni English
OccupationPublisher, director, producer

Kelly Holland is the former CEO and owner of Penthouse Global Media Inc., as well as a director and producer.


A former mainstream documentarian,[1] Holland directed her first adult film in 1994[2] under an exclusive contract with Vivid Entertainment.[3] She went on to direct films for other companies, including the award-winning 22-volume series Naked Hollywood for Adam & Eve Pictures.[4] She became head of production for Playgirl TV in 2005, and appeared in several mainstream media outlets as the company's spokesperson.[3]

Holland is the founder of Chick Media, a multimedia corporation that produces erotic programming for women.[3] In 2009, she became the executive producer of Penthouse Films.

In 2016, Holland became the CEO and owner of Penthouse Global Media.[5] She is responsible for a complete overhaul of the brand and its properties. In addition to overseeing all video production, she is also responsible for the company's ten satellite channels in 100 countries, product licensing, international publications, and the Penthouse Clubs.[6]



  1. ^ Copeland, Libby (November 15, 2016). "Penthouse's Female CEO Has No Plan to Ditch Full-Page Nudes". Esquire. ISSN 0014-0791.
  2. ^ Andersson, Acme (July 27, 2007). "It Takes a Woman's Touch". XBIZ.
  3. ^ a b c Crane, Ed (October 20, 2005). "Chick Media: A Woman's POV". AVN. ISSN 0883-7090. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016.
  4. ^ Gallen, Gretchen (October 21, 2005). "Chick Media Unveils Interactive Women-Friendly Series". XBIZ.
  5. ^ Feldman, Dana (September 21, 2016). "Staying Nude Is Key To New 'Penthouse' Owner's Plan To Stay In The Black". Forbes. ISSN 0015-6914.
  6. ^ Ng, David (April 23, 2017). "Penthouse CEO Kelly Holland wants to revive the legendary adult entertainment brand". Los Angeles Times.
  7. ^ Sullivan, David (April 7, 2008). "Good For Her Announces 2008 Feminist Porn Award Winners". AVN. ISSN 0883-7090.
  8. ^ Renzo (October 6, 2011). "Venus Awards 2011" (in German). DVDerotik. Retrieved 2014-11-26.
  9. ^ "Class of 2017: The AVN Hall of Fame's Newest Inductees". AVN. 28 December 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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