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(English actress, Television personality, Author, Dancer)

Denise Welch is a well-renowned actress, author, dancer, and television personality. She is married and a mother of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Denise Welch

Denise Welch is married to Lincoln Townley.
Denise Welch married on July 13, 2013.
💑 Anniversary in 56 days 💑
She is mother of Two(Matthew Timothy and Louis Vincent).
Denise Welch is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.
Welch has been married three times throughout her life till now.

Who is Denise Welch married to?

Denise Welch is a married woman.

As of now, she is married to her PR manager, Lincoln Townley.

Presently, Lincoln worked as a professional painting artist.

In August 2012, the couple announced their engagement and tied the wedding knot on July 13, 2013, in Portugal.

It was Denise’s third wedding whereas Lincoln was also previously married to Beverly Jones for just four months.

Denise Welch’s previous marriages

Welsh was married to an actor David Easter from 1983 until they divorced in 1988.

She then encountered Tim Healy while working together for Newcastle’s Live Theatre Company.

Shortly after that, the duo tied the wedding knot on October 18, 1988, in Haringey.

They were blessed with two children named Matthew Healy (b. March 1989) and Louis Healy (b. March 2001).

Matthew is a renowned musician and singer.

He is also the lead vocalist and guitarist of the rock band, ‘The 1975’.

After 25 years of marriage, Welch announced her separation from Healy on February 6, 2012, via life on Loose Women.

In January 2013, the duo ultimately finalized their divorce.

Denise Welch: Biography in Details

Who is Denise Welch?

Denise Welch is a well-renowned actress, author, dancer, and television personality.

She is widely popular for her roles as “Natalie Barnes” in Coronation Street (1997-2000) and “Steph Haydock” in Waterloo Road (2006-2010).

Welch is presently portraying the role of Trish Minniver in the British soap opera, Hollyoaks aired on Channel 4.

She also appears as a regular panelist on the ITV chat show, Loose Women.

Denise Welch: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Denise Welch was born on May 22, 1958, in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England.

Her full name is Jacqueline Denise Welch.

Welch is the older daughter of Vin Welch (father) and Ann Welch (mother).

She has also a younger sister named Debbie. Debbie is a beautician by profession.

Denise is of British nationality whereas her ethnicity is unknown.


Talking about her education, Denise Welch attended Bygate School in Whitley Bay and later transfer to La Sagesse School in Newcastle upon Tyne.

At the age of 13, she moved to Ebchester, Country Durham where she attended Blackfyne Grammar School in Consett and passed five GCE exams.

From 1976 to 1979, she studied at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.

Denise Welch: Professional Life, Career

Acting career

At the age of 12, Denise began her acting career.

In 1983, she has performed on stage in London in Yakkety-Yak at Astora Theatre along with the McGann brothers.

Soon after, she joined the Live Theatre Company, Newcastle where she performed in several productions such as There’s a Girl in My Soup, Bedroom Farce, and more.

She also performed in the musical Grease as Sandy at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester in 1984.

In 1982, she made her television debut in the Tyne Tees Television production Barriers.

She then guest-starred in several tv series such as Auf Wiedersehen, pet (1986), A Kind of Living (1988), And a Nightingale Sang (1989), New Voices (1991), Harry (1993), The Glass Virgin (1995), The Bill (1997), and so on.

Similarly, Denise Welch made her big-screen debut through Steven Woodcock’s film The Jealous God as Maureen. She then appeared in the films,

  • Sunday for Sammy (2008) – Slack Lass
  • A Bit of Tom Jones? (2009 – Delilah
  • Finding Fatimah (2017) – Valerie
  • The Wind in the Willow: The New Musical (2018) – Mrs. Otter

Memoirs and Novels

Aside from acting, Welch is an author and published her 320-page first autobiography, Pulling Myself Together in April 2010.

She has described how she overcame her problems with alcohol, drugs, and depression in the book.

In 2012, she then published her second memoir, Starting Over.

Similarly, her novels are If They Could See Me Now (2016), and The Mother’s Bond (2018)

Awards and Nominations

In 1999, Denise has been nominated for the Sexiest Female in British Soap Award.

Similarly, she was nominated in a category for Best Actress in 2018 and won two TV Quick Awards in 2009 and 2010.

Rumors, Controversy

During the pandemic, Welch had a disagreement on Twitter with Piers Morgan over COVID – 19 infection rates when Morgan called her “deluded” and “dangerous”.

Welch had attempted suicide out of her falt’s window.

Denise Welch: Net Worth, Salary

Denise Welch has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2023.

She is living a lavish lifestyle.

Her salary, real estate, and other earnings are still under review.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about Denise’s physical appearance, she has a fair complexion.

She stands at a  height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.

Likely, she has a hazel pair of eyes and her hair color is grey.

His weight and other body measurement aren’t available in the media.

Social Media

The actress has verified Instagram and Twitter account where she has more than 286k followers and 490.4k followers respectively.

Denise Welch is also active on Facebook with over 4.8k followers.


  • As of 2023, she is 65 years old.
  • Her Sun sign is Gemini.
  • She is the goddaughter of Ian La Frenais.

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