SHE’S the queen of family TV who always brings her fashion A-game with her Britain’s Got Talent wardrobe.
But glamorous judge Amanda Holden, 48, has certainly come a long way from the unfitted jeans and union jack dresses she wore when she first started on the show.
The beautiful star has been on the popular TV programme since it launched in 2007, but channelled a wildly different look.
Forget the sweeping ball gowns and chic updos we have grown accustomed to seeing, Amanda previously donned clunky heels and grey tights without a spray tan in sight.
She’s certainly had a show-stopping makeover the years, employing Holly Willoughby’s stylist Angie Smith to nail her on-screen looks.
Now the Surrey-based judge looks picture perfect week on week, and regularly wows in sensational gowns.
But her eye-popping dresses have also been the topic of controversy in the past.
Amanda sparked an Ofcom investigation back in 2017 when her low-cut dress from the BGT final received 663 complaints.
Amanda’s dress, designed by Julien Macdonald, shocked viewers of the family show due to its plunging neckline, and it also had an equally low-cut back.
The star joked before putting it on for the live episode: “Will people be complaining to Ofcom? I hope so, I really do.”
Following the blunder, Amanda parted ways with stylist Angie, and she now works with fashionista Karl Willett, who has worked with The Voice coach Jennifer Hudson, singer Paloma Faith, and X Factor’s Ella Henderson.
Amanda is best known for being a judge on Britain’s Got Talent, but has notched up quite a few shows in her 25 years on TV and stage.
Her first TV appearance is probably not what you’d expect, as the 19-year-old appeared on an awkward episode of Cilla Black’s Blind Date in 1991.
Embarrassingly, Amanda wasn’t selected by the bachelor on the dating show and revealed her ideal man was Jack Nicholson.
While she didn’t land herself a date, the experience did pave the way for her career on television.
Following a short-lived stint as knicker-selling Carmen in EastEnders in 1994, she went on to appear in Kiss Me Kate, Smack the Pony, Cutting It and Wild At Heart.
She also guest presents on This Morning and Lorraine and has fronted a number of documentaries including an episode of Channel 4’s Dispatches about the treatment for stillbirth and miscarriages, as well as a factual series on ITV called Give a Pet A Home.
Multi-talented Amanda has also graced the West End Stage, performing in Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004.
She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical in the same year.
Amanda Holden was also one of 13 celebrities to appear on the 2017 series of Who Do You Think You Are.
Last year Amanda was embroiled in a TV feud with Phil Schofield after she believed he got her axed from This Morning.
In November 2018 she was set to fill in for Holly Willoughby while she is hosting I’m a Celebrity but the offer was withdrawn at the last minute.