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Inside Dave 'Hughesy' Hughes' oh-so-normal family life with wife Holly and their three kids

He's a pretty down-to-earth dad.

By Maddison Leach
Dave 'Hughesy' Hughes is a man of many talents, from radio hosting, to TV appearances, to being a panellist on The Masked Singer Australia.
He regularly wins Aussies over with his clever quips and cutting jokes, but behind the scenes this beloved larrikin is simply "Dad".
The 50-year-old shares three kids with his wife of 14 years, Holly, and together they work hard to give their children a surprisingly normal family life.
Of course, there are trips to the set of The Masked Singer for Rafferty, 12, Sadie, 10, and Tess, eight.
But when they're not checking out the TV sets and radio studios where their dad works, the kids enjoy a classic Aussie childhood.
Rafferty, Sadie, and Tess try to unmask a Masked Singer contestant during a visit to the set with their dad. (Instagram)
And that includes ribbing Dave for his dad jokes!
"They have a pretty good sense of humour and they get [my] jokes – but they're not easily impressed," Dave told TV WEEK in 2020.
He revealed that while his kids often tune in to his TV appearances on shows like The Masked Singer, which is about to return to TV screens, they're tough critics.
"They actually watched that – it's a great family show. They weren't, however, impressed with my dancing," he revealed.
"I was having a dance, trying to get a laugh, and they said, 'Dad, your dances are stupid."
"To which the comedian replied: "I know, but my 'stupid dances' are paying for your iPad!"
Now Dave is about to return to our TV screens in the latest season of The Masked Singer, and with his whole family still in lockdown, we're sure they'll be piled on the couch to watch dad on the panel.
To celebrate the 50-year-old stars sweet bond with his kids, we're diving into his oh-so-normal family life with them and Holly.

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