Hannah Gadsby Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Family, Husband, Net Worth & More

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Who is Hannah Gadsby?

Hannah Gadsby (born 12 January 1978) is an Australian comedian, writer, and actress. She rose to prominence in her native Australia after winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition for new comedians in 2006.

In 2018, the release of Nanette on Netflix exposed her to an international audience. The special received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a Peabody Award.

‘I’m in a lot of pain’: Hannah Gadsby’s sad news after accident

Comedian Hannah Gadsby has had to cancel a string of tour dates in Europe after breaking her leg in Iceland.

In a video on Instagram, Gadsby told her followers that she had the unfortunate accident while visiting Reykjavík on her world tour of latest stand-up show Body of Work.

“I went to Iceland and discovered why it’s called… Ice-land,” she said.

“I fell over and I’ve broken my leg in two places. I’ve had plates and screws put in. I’m in a lot of pain.”

The comedian went on, “This cheer that you’re detecting right now? Drugs, and they’re running out.”

Gadsby is confined to a wheelchair after the accident. She told fans it means she can’t go ahead with upcoming shows scheduled in Barcelona, Lisbon, Paris and Milan.

The comedian apologised to fans who were set to see her on stage with her latest stand-up show this weekend. She said the shows will be rescheduled for later in the year.

“The shows must not go on, I will not break another leg,” she said.

“I’m okay, don’t panic. Watch your step, stay safe and I’ll update you again soon.”

Hannah Gadsby Biography, Wiki

She is an Australian comedian, actress, writer, and television presenter. She was born on 12th january 1978 at Smithton, Tasmania, Australia, in 2021 her age is 43 years old. she is the winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition in 2006. Her upcoming movie name is Hitpig (Expected 2022).

She special received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and Peabody Award. below here is Hannah Gadsby’s wiki Biography and many more.

Her father and mother’s names are not known, this time he is also a married person, her Spouse name is Jenney Shamash, Her study school name is Smithton High School, and her study college from Australian National University, His Education Qualification is Graduate.

Hannah Gadsby Biography Wikipedia
Hannah Gadsby
NameHannah Gadsby
Nick NameHannah Gadsby
Full NameHannah Gadsby
Date of Birth12 January 1978
Marital statusmarried
Birth PlaceSmithton, Australia
Age42 Years
NationalityAustralian
professioncomedian, writer, actress, and television presenter
GenderGay
SchoolYet to be update
CollegeYet to be update
Home townAustralia
EducationYet to be update
BooksTEN STEPS TO NANETTE
Subject(s)Art history; dysfunctional family; homosexuality; homophobia; mental illness; trauma; autism; ADHD

Hannah Gadsby Career

Gadsby has appeared as a guest on numerous TV shows in Australia and elsewhere, including Rove Live (2009), Good News Week (2009), Spicks and Specks (2010), Agony (2012-2014), QI (2018), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2018), and New Zealand TV 3’s game show, 7 Days. She was a presenter at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2018, presenting the award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.

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.)

Gadsby co-wrote and co-starred in the Australian ABC television 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 TV, 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 [its] national art”.

She co-wrote 20 episodes of fellow comedian Josh Thomas’s series Please Like Me (2014-2016) and featured as Hannah, a fictional version of herself.

In 2015 she wrote and performed Hannah Gadsby: Arts Clown, a series for BBC Radio 4 based on her comedy art shows.

She was diagnosed with ADHD and autism in 2017. She refers to her autism in her 2019 show Douglas in a way aimed to help people understand neurodiversity as part of a normal variation of the human condition.

In 2018, the release by Netflix of a film version of Gadsby’s stand-up show, Nanette, expanded her international audience.

Gadsby created the stand-up show she named Nanette partly as a response to the uncivil public debate which took place in Australia before the law was changed to allow same-sex marriage, and also after her diagnosis of ADHD and autism, in a performance described as ground-breaking.

In 2018, Netflix released the film version of Nanette, which brought her to the attention of international audiences. On Rotten Tomatoes, Nanette received an approval rating of 100% based on reviews from 46 critics. however only received an audience score of 23% often called awkward and uncomfortable to watch by most viewers

Starting in 2019, she toured the US, Canada, and Australia with her new show Douglas.

In March 2019 Gadsby previewed her new show, Douglas, in Adelaide, before touring the US 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, aiming at men who complained on social media that Nanette was “not comedy but a lecture”. In May 2019, Gadsby announced that Douglas will be released on Netflix in 2020.

Gadsby was also a guest on Conan O’Brien’s podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend in 2019.

Hannah Gadsby Personal Life

Gadsby is openly lesbian and often includes LGBTQ-related themes in her stand-up routines.

Gadsby was diagnosed with ADHD and autism in 2017. She refers to her autism in her 2019 show Douglas, aiming to help people understand neurodiversity as part of a normal variation of the human condition.

In January 2021, Gadsby married producer Jenney Shamash.

Gadsby is an active supporter of various charities. Organizations she has assisted include Big Brothers Big Sisters of Melbourne, Edmund Rice Camps of Victoria, and the Sacred Heart Mission.

Hannah Gadsby FAQ’s

Who is Hannah Gadsby?

Hannah Gadsby (born 12 January 1978) is an Australian comedian, writer, and actress. She rose to prominence in her native Australia after winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition for new comedians in 2006.

How old is Hannah Gadsby?

Hannah Gadsby is currently 43 years old.

Is Hannah Gadsby lesbian?

Gadsby is openly lesbian and often includes LGBTQ-related themes in her stand-up routines.

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