How old is Linda Nolan and what type of cancer does she have? – The Sun

LINDA Nolan has spoken candidly of her battle with cancer following her diagnosis.

In December 2020, the brave star revealed her cancer had spread.

Who is Linda Nolan?

Linda is a 61-year-old  Irish singer and dancer who garnered fame at the age of just 15-years-old in 1974 as one of The Nolan Sisters, later known as just The Nolans.

She later left the group in 1984 to perform in the theatre and starred in the West End in 2000 as Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers.

Linda and her family moved from Dublin to Blackpool in 1962 and attended St Catherine's Catholic Secondary School. She later attended the Cardinal Wiseman School in Greenford, West London.

What type of cancer does Linda Nolan have?

Linda was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2017, six years after being given the all clear from the disease.

The cancer is incurable.

In December 2020 Linda revealed her heartache as she received news that her cancer had spread to her liver, leaving her terrified of dying.

She has previously revealed she is planning a "final party" for all her family and friends.

Who is Linda related to?

Linda has five sisters (Anne, Denise, Maureen, Bernie and Coleen) and two brothers (Tommy and Brian). Her parents were Tommy and Maureen Nolan.

Her sister Bernie tragically died of breast cancer at the age of 52 in 2013. Linda's husband Brian also died from skin cancer in 2007.

Speaking on Lorraine in October 2016, she admitted she will “never get over” their deaths.

Is Linda Nolan married?

Linda was married, but her husband passed away.

She met Brian Hudson in 1979 and they wed in 1981.

He was the Nolans' tour manager until 1983 and became his wife's manager after she left the group.

They were married for 26 years until his death in 2007, from liver failure.

 

Did Linda take part in Celebrity Big Brother?

Linda took part in Celebrity Big Brother in 2014 alongside long-time nemesis Jim Davidson, who won the show.

The pair argued constantly and she became the fifth housemate to be eliminated on day 22.

Her sister Coleen won the show in February 2017 by narrowly beating Jedward by three per cent.

 

 

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