Hannah Gadsby Family and Partner – Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian, writer, actress and television presenter know all about her in this article.
|Birthdate ( Age)||12 January 1978|
|Place of Birth||Smithton, Australia|
|Spouse/Partner||Jenney Shamash (m. 2021)|
|Education||University of Tasmania in Hobart|
|Profession||Australian comedian, writer, actress and television presenter|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian, writer, actress and television presenter. She rose to prominence in her native Australia after winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition for new comedians in 2006. The special received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Peabody Award.Starting in 2019, she toured internationally with her show Douglas and the recorded special was released on Netflix in 2020.
Hannah Gadsby Family and Parents
Gadsby was born and grew up in Smithton, a small town on the remote north-west coast of Tasmania, the youngest of five children. She attended Smithton High School from 1990 to 1995, then moved to Launceston College in year 12, where she suffered a nervous breakdown. She began tertiary studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, but moved to the mainland to attend the Australian National University,where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Curatorship in 2003.
After this she worked in bookshops in Canberra and became a projectionist at an outdoor cinema in Darwin for a while. She then spent two years picking vegetables and planting trees along the east coast of Australia, before she found herself homeless (which she later attributed partly to her ADHD) and ill enough to require hospitalisation.
Hannah Gadsby Partner / Wife
Gadsby is openly lesbian, and often includes lesbian content and references to her sexuality in her stand-up routines.In January 2021, Gadsby married producer Jenney Shamash.
Hannah Gadsby Net Worth
Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian, writer, actress and television presenter has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022.
On a visit to her sister in Adelaide in 2006, Gadsby entered Raw Comedy in 2006, progressing through the heats to win the national prize.As the winner, she was sent to the So You Think You’re Funny? competition at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where she won second prize.From that point on, she performed stand-up shows at festivals around Australia, such as the Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and Sydney Comedy Festival.
In March 2019, Gadsby previewed her new show, Douglas, in Adelaide,before touring the U.S. and Australia, where many shows were sold out in advance.In the show, she explores new personal revelations “with empathy, wit and some extremely relatable metaphor”, and creates something “bigger than comedy” according to one reviewer of the preview show.Gadsby says that she doesn’t care what people call the show,noting some critics said Nanette was “not comedy but a lecture”.In May 2019, Gadsby announced that Douglas will be released on Netflix in 2020.
Gadsby co-wrote and co-starred in the Australian ABC TV show Adam Hills Tonight through three seasons from February 2011 to July 2013. She had regular segments called “On This Day” and “Hannah Has A Go” and also featured on the couch, contributing as host Adam Hills interviewed his guests.She co-wrote (with Matthew Bate) and presented a three-part series on ABC, Hannah Gadsby’s Oz, which aired in March 2014.
Produced by Closer Productions, this series set out to “debunk the myths of the Australian identity perpetuated by national art”.She co-wrote 20 episodes of fellow comedian Josh Thomas’ series Please Like Me (2013-2016) and featured as Hannah, a fictional version of herself.
Between 2009 and 2013, Gadsby presented comedy art tours in conjunction with the National Gallery of Victoria, with themes such as paintings of the Holy Virgin, Dadaism, Modernism, Impressionism and the nude in art.
She has given talks on art and opened exhibitions. Gadsby has written and presented two documentary specials for the Artscape program on ABC TV: Hannah Gadsby Goes Domestic (2010) and The NGV Story (2011.)In 2015, she wrote and performed Hannah Gadsby: Arts Clown, a series for BBC Radio 4 based on her comedy art shows.