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Claire Nicholson Biography – Claire Nicholson Wiki
Claire Nicholson is a Lifestyle guru, former HR professional and wife of comedian Les Dennis. The former Family Fortunes host married Claire following his public break up from his second wife, Amanda Holden, after her affair with Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey.
Dennis met life coach Claire in September 2005 at a charity ball for Laura Sadler, the Holby City star who fell to her death from a balcony. “We were both at a charity do and she came over to ask me for a dance. It was obvious that there was a bit of an age difference — Claire was 35, I was 52,” Dennis said in an interview with The Sunday Times.
“After everything that had happened I felt damaged,” he added. “At times I just wanted to bugger off to Spain and retire — to run away from all the pain. I certainly wasn’t interested in another serious relationship. Claire, who worked in HR and now looks after our finances, was a lovely person and, yes, I did ask if she wanted to go out for dinner, but it was nothing more than me being polite.”
Although Dennis may not have been looking for a serious relationship at the time, things quickly changed as he spent more and more time with Claire. “Love catches you out when you’re not looking,” he told The Sunday Times.
“Although Claire and I went on several dates, I couldn’t bring myself to commit. I convinced myself it wasn’t going to work. Then, after about four months, we were planning our first Christmas together and, out of nowhere, I found myself saying, “I love you.” The L word! Where did that come from?”
Les Dennis Wife Claire Nicholson
In November 2009, Les Dennis married 38-year-old Claire Nicholson at St Augustine’s Church in Highgate, North London. Their then 19-month-old daughter Eleanor Grace was the flower girl.
Around 160 guests, including actress Michelle Collins, entertainer Lionel Blair and Loose Women presenters Carol McGiffin, Sherrie Hewson and Denise Welch, gathered at St Augustine Of Canterbury Church to watch the couple exchange vows after a register office ceremony. Dennis’s son Philip from his first marriage to Lynne Webster was also present.
Claire Nicholson Children
Les Dennis and his wife, Claire Nicholson, have two children; daughter Eleanor Grace and son Thomas. He had his son, Philip, by his first wife Lynne Webster.
Les Dennis became a father for a second time at the age of 53 with the birth of their daughter Eleanor in April 2008. Dennis and Claire welcomed their son, Thomas, in April 2011.
Claire Nicholson Age
Claire Nicholson was born in 1970. She is 53 years old as of 2023. Les Dennis and his wife, Claire Nicholson, have an age difference of 17 years. He was born in Liverpool, England in 1953.