Olympia Valance Wiki – Biography
Olympia Valance is an Australian actress and model, whose roles include Paige Smith in the soap opera Neighbours (2014–2018) and Tahlia Woods in Playing For Keeps. For her role as Paige, Valance received a nomination for the Logie Award for Most Popular New Talent. Valance has also starred in several campaigns for UK lingerie brand Gossard.
Olympia Valance has one of the most toned figures in the business And on Sunday, the actress put her curves on display as she slipped into a Princess Jasmine-inspired outfit from the 1992 animated Disney movie, Aladdin. The 26-year-old former Neighbours star took to her Instagram to give fans a sneak peek at the Melbourne photo shoot.
Olympia Valance Age
Born 7 January 1993Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Olympia Valance Profession
Profession Actress, model
Olympia Valance Family
Husband Tom Bellchambers
Parents Ross Wilson
Olympia Valance was born in Melbourne, Victoria on 7 January 1993 to Rajko Vukadinović, a model and musician, and Tania Gogos-Wilson. Valance’s father is Serbian and her mother is Greek Australian. She is the step-daughter of Australian rock musician Ross Wilson, who married her mother. Valance is the third eldest of eight half-siblings; she grew up living with younger half-brother Dimitri and a younger half-sister Athina Wilson, who is an accomplished singer. Her older half-sister Holly Valance, with whom she shares Vukadinović as a father, is also a singer and an actress. Valance attended Shelford Girls’ Grammar School and studied at the Melbourne Actor’s Lab.
In March 2014, it was announced that Valance would make her acting debut in the long-running soap opera Neighbours as Paige Smith. Valance had been a successful model prior to her casting and won the role after going through a long audition process, which included four call-backs. Her half-sister Holly previously appeared in the show as Felicity “Flick” Scully from 1999 until 2002.Valance was initially contracted for three years and she made her screen debut as Paige on 2 June 2014. Valance’s portrayal of Paige earned her nominations for Most Popular New Talent at the Logie Awards and Best Daytime Star at the Inside Soap Awards in 2015. She appeared in a documentary special celebrating the show’s 30th anniversary titled Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite, which aired in Australia and the United Kingdom in March 2015.
Valance joined the cast of Network Ten’s sports drama Playing For Keeps in May 2018. She plays Tahlia, a socialite who is engaged to the captain of an Australian rules football team. In January 2019, Network Ten announced Valance would compete on the sixteenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Valance was paired with professional dancer Jarryd Byrne. On 18 March 2019, they became the fourth pair to be eliminated, despite receiving a high score from the judges for their jive.
Valance will reprise her role of Paige for the show’s 35th anniversary in March 2020.
Valance is in a relationship with AFL Footballer Tom Bellchambers.