Celeste Barber

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Celeste Barber
Celeste Barber.jpg
Born (1982-05-06) May 6, 1982 (age 39)
Sydney, Australia
NationalityAustralian
SpouseApi Robin
Children2
Websitecelestebarber.com

Celeste Barber (born 6 May 1982) is an Australian comedian and media personality.

Early Life

Born and raised in Australia, she grew up in the city of Sydney for most of her life.

Personal Life

Barber lives in Sydney with her husband Api Robin and their two sons. She is also a step-mother to two girls. [1] .

Education

In the early 2000s, she trained at Nepean, Sydney in Acting. [2]

Acting

Barber has appeared in various television shows but is perhaps best known for her role of paramedic Bree Matthews in the TV show All Saints and for her roles in Office Correctness and How Not to Behave. [3] [4] Barber was a sketch writer/performer on the Matty Johns Show. She was also part of a film called Bulke and Wills which went onto become a finalist at the 2006 trebecca film festival. She has been a panelist on Have You Been Paying Attention? and also was a co-host on studio

Comedy

In 2015 she was a MICF Raw Comedy state finalist and sold-out shows for both the Sydney Comedy and Fringe Festivals [5]

Writing

Barber released her first book: Celeste Barber - Challenge Accepted in September 2018. Described by Barber as "253 Steps to becoming an anti-it girl" [6]

Barber's second book was a children's book titled: Celeste the giraffe that loves to laugh and it was published in October 2019 [7]

Instagram

In Early January 2015, the earliest instances of Celeste recreating photos of celebrities and famous women began to emerge on her Instagram. Celeste and her sister would send each other text messages back and forth of how women are supposed to do everyday activities and they began to poke fun at the depiction. [8] [9]

In September 2018, Celeste was featured in comedy videos released by Tom Ford. The three videos posted to Barber and Ford's respective Instagram accounts, show Ford teaching Barber how to walk in his shows, while she attempts to sneak some of the clothes home in her bag. The video played at the after party of Ford's show, which opened New York Fashion Week. The videos come after the pair collaborated on a previous comedy video featuring Ford and Barber vigorously making out in an airport terminal. [10]

Celeste has more than 6.8 Million Followers as of January 2020. [11]

Fundraising

During the devastating 2019–20 Australian bushfire season Barber launched a fundraising appeal with a target of raising A$15,000, however it went on to raise over A$50 million, making it the largest fundraiser ever held on Facebook.[12]

Other work

Barber started her own podcast in April 2019 titled Celeste and her best, she often featured a host of her famous friends including Lisa Rinna, Jameela Jamil, Busy Philipps, Cindy Crawford and many more. [13]

Filmography

Television

Year Programme Role
2005-2009 All Saints Bree Matthews
2006 Burke & Willis Jackie
2010 Home & Away Journalist (One Episode)
2010 Home & Away Megan (One Episode)
2012 Office Correctness: Video Short Michelle
2015 Wonderland Celebrant (One Episode)
2015 How Not To Behave Ensamble Cast
2016 Comedy Showroom : The Letdown: TV Short Barbara (One Episode)

In the media

        

External links

References

  1. "Meet Celeste Barber • Celeste Barber".
  2. "HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media".
  3. "Social media star Celeste Barber lampoons celebs and loves it". 3 May 2016.
  4. "HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media".
  5. "Meet Celeste Barber • Celeste Barber".
  6. "Order Challenge Accepted! Book by Celeste Barber • Celeste Barber".
  7. "Celeste the Giraffe Loves to Laugh".
  8. "HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media".
  9. "Social media star Celeste Barber lampoons celebs and loves it". 3 May 2016.
  10. "Australian comedian Celeste Barber 'models' for Tom Ford". 13 September 2018.
  11. "Instastatistics - Live Instagram Follower Count".
  12. "Celeste Barber breaks world record as staggering bushfire donation total revealed". 7NEWS.com.au. 10 January 2020.
  13. "Luminary. A new way to podcast".

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