Shirlie Holliman

Shirlie Holliman

Shirlie Holliman
Quick Facts About Shirlie Holliman
Celebrated Name Shirlie Holliman
Age 60 years old
Nick Name Shirlie
Birth Name Shirlie Holliman
Birth Date 1962-04-18
Gender Female
Profession English singer
Nationality English
Place of Birth Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
Ethnicity Caucasian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Father Arthur Holliman
Mother Margaret Holliman
School Bushey Meads School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Husband Martin Kemp
Children 2
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Salary £50,000 annually
Height 5 ft 6 inches
Weight 60 Kg
Body Shape hourglass
Body Measurement 35-25-35 inches
Bra Size 40C
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Hair Color light brown
Eye Color blonde

Shirlie Holliman is well-known as the half of the English pop duo group "Pepsi & Shirlie" along with British Pop Singer Helen "Pepsi" DeMacque. She is also known for her time spent with an English pop duo "Wham!". "Wham!" was one of the most commercially successful pop acts of the 1980s, selling more than 30 million certified records worldwide from 1982 to 1986.

Who is Shirlie Holliman?

Shirlie Holliman is an English singer. She is the half part of an English pop duo group "Pepsi & Shirlie" formed in London in 1985. The duo with "Pepsi" DeMacque went on hiatus in 1989, but briefly returned in 2000 and are still active at present. Their memoir It's All in Black and White was published by London Based book publisher "Welbeck" in September 2021. 

Having started her career as a horse-riding instructor, she had to quit it shortly after she developed hay fever at age 18, and with nothing else to do, her then-boyfriend Andrew Ridgeley suggested she come and dance while he and his friend George Michael's band played a local gig. During her 20s, she performed as a backing singer for the English pop duo "Wham!". 

After Wham! disbanded in 1986, Holliman and DeMacque formed their own act, named Pepsi & Shirlie, and they went on to create two UK top 10 hits: "Heartache", which was produced by Phil Fearon and Tambi Fernando, reaching #2 on the UK Singles Chart behind the #1 hit of George Michael and Aretha Franklin's "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)", and "Goodbye Stranger". 

Where was Shirlie Holliman born?

Shirlie Holliman was born on 18th April 1962 in Bushey, a town in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England. Her full name is Shirlie Holliman Kemp. She holds an English nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Her star sign is Aries. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Holliman was born into a middle-class family. Her father's name is Arthur Holliman and her mother's name is Margaret Holliman. She was raised on a council estate in Bushey, near Watford, Hertfordshire. She attended the Bushey Meads School of her hometown from where she graduated with her GCSE exam. 

Who is Shirlie Holliman married to? 

Shirlie Holliman has been married to English actor and musician Martin Kemp since 1988. Holliman had met Kemp through mutual friend George Michael, who is also an English singer in the early 1980s. After dating for several years, the pair married in St. Lucia in 1988. Together, the couple has two children: a daughter, Harley Moon Kemp, born in August 1989, and a son, Roman Kemp, born in January 1993. 

Shirlie Holliman's net worth

As of March 2022, the net worth of Shirlie Holliman is estimated to be US $1 million to $5 million. She has accumulated most of her wealth through her singing career including album sales and record deals. She used to earn around £50,000 in her career's peak height between the 1980s to 1990s. She also used to make extra income through ticket sales in live performance events, concerts, tours. 

Shirlie Holliman Height, Weight, Size

Shirlie Holliman is 5 ft 6 inches She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. Her attractive body measures 35-25-35 inches. She wears a 40C(US) size Bra and a 7(US) size Bra. She has a pair of Light brown eyes. She looks elegant in her medium haircut. Though she is in her late 50s, the singer's body tends to oppose aging. She still looks young and beautiful. She works out daily and eats a healthy diet to keep her body balanced. 

Facts About Shirlie Holliman

  • #1She is a good friend of British singer Dee C. Lee.
  • #2She is a peace seeker.
  • #3She has a pet chihuahua.
  • #4She was interested in horse riding since her childhood.
  • #5She was declared bankrupt in September 1996.
  • #6In October 2020, Holliman with her husband published their autobiography "Shirlie and Martin Kemp: It's a Love Story".
  • #7Her son Roman Kemp attempted suicide after battling depression for 13 years.
  • #8Her Roman Kemp works as a radio host.
  • #9She loves to do gardening in her leisure time.
  • #10She spends a lot of time reading books.