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Hannah Gadsby Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Hannah Gadsby Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth January 12, 1978
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Green

Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian, writer, actress, and TV presenter who came to prominence in 2018 after the release of a film version of her stand-up show, Nanette, by Netflix. She earned multiple accolades for her work on the show including a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special’ and a prestigious Peabody Award.

Born Name

Hannah Gadsby

Nick Name

Hannah

Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Hannah Gadsby / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Smithton, Tasmania, Australia

Residence

Victoria, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Education

Hannah had attended the Smithton High School in her hometown from 1990 to 1995 and had then moved to Launceston College, a government comprehensive senior secondary school in Launceston, Tasmania, in year 12.

After her high school graduation, she had joined the University of Tasmania, a public research university in Hobart, before taking a transfer to the Australian National University, a national research university in Canberra. She had graduated from there, in 2003, with a bachelor’s degree in art history and curatorship.

Occupation

Comedian, Writer, Actress, TV Presenter

Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018
Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018 (Hannah Gadsby / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Her father is a retired mathematics teacher.
  • Mother – Kay Gadsby
  • Siblings – She has 4 older siblings.

Manager

She is represented by –

  • Janette Linden, Manager (UK), PBJ Management Ltd., London, England, United Kingdom
  • Kevin Whyte, Manager (Australia and Rest of the World), Token Artists, Talent Management Agency, Collingwood North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Andrew Skikne, Booking Agent (Touring), United Talent Agency (UTA), Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States
  • Nick Nuciforo, Booking Agent (Touring), United Talent Agency (UTA), Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Lucinda Moorhead, Booking Agent (TV), United Talent Agency (UTA), Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Larry Salz, Booking Agent (TV), United Talent Agency (UTA), Los Angeles, California, United States
  • ID PR, PR and Communications Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Observational Comedy, Dark Humour, Deadpan, Wit

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Hannah Gadsby / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hannah has dated –

  1. Jill Soloway (2018-2019)
  2. Jenney Shamash – In January 2021, she secretly married Jenney Shamash.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Australian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Lesbian

Distinctive Features

  • Stocky frame
  • Short-cropped, spiked hair
  • Bespectacled
  • Boyish face

Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018
Hannah Gadsby as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018 (Hannah Gadsby / Instagram)

Hannah Gadsby Facts

  1. After her graduation from the Australian National University in 2003, Hannah had worked in a few bookshops in Canberra. She had later worked as a projectionist at an outdoor cinema in the city of Darwin. After a while, she had moved to the eastern coast of Australia and had worked there for about 2 years picking vegetables and planting trees before she was eventually rendered homeless.
  2. Her big break came in 2006 when, during a visit to her sister in Adelaide, she had decided to participate in the preliminary round of Raw Comedy, a competition for emerging Australian stand-up comedians conducted annually by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She, unexpectedly, progressed through the heats and eventually won the competition.
  3. By virtue of this win, she was sent to participate in So You Think You’re Funny?, an annual stand-up comedy competition for new acts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival. She had stood 2nd at that competition.
  4. She was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and autism in 2017.
  5. In 2018, she had published a memoir titled Ten Steps To Nanette.

Featured Image by Hannah Gadsby / Instagram

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