Tanya Hennessy

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Tanya Hennessy
Born1985 (age 38–39)
Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Digital content creator
  • Radio announcer
  • Comedian
  • Television presenter
  • Author
  • Actor
Years active2010-present
  • Observational comedy
  • Parody and satirical comedy
Notable works and roles
  • m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
  • Drunk History Australia
  • Hughesy, We Have a Problem
  • Studio 10

Tanya Hennessy (born 1985) is an Australian digital content creator, comedian, writer and television presenter who works in Australia. Hennessy taught drama and worked in theatre as a stage manager at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before switching to a career in radio announcing.[1] She worked for Southern Cross Austereo and the HIT Network commercial radio stations in Newcastle, Griffith, Toowoomba[2] and Canberra.[3][4]

She is best known for her comedy videos including Everyday Makeup Tutorial,[5] Get A Real Job[6] and Things People Say[7][8][9] on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram, and as a celebrity competitor in the Australian version of m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! [10][11]


Hennessy performed in the television series Drunk History Australia and The Unboxing, and appeared as herself in Hughesy, We Have a Problem, The Daily Talk Show[12] and Chris & Julia's Sunday Night Takeaway. Hennessy hosted The Bachelor: UNPACKED on Channel 10 and guest hosted on Studio 10 and The Loop.[13]


  • 2020: Help Self: Learn from my mistakes so you can make different ones! by Tanya Hennessy (ISBN 9781760876630)[14][15]


  1. Staff writer, Booktopia (13 June 2018). Am I Doing This Right?. Retrieved 25 September 2020. {{cite book}}: |website= ignored (help)
  2. Harris, Meghan (23 May 2017). "From Toowoomba radio to red carpet with Zac Efron". The Dalby Herald Pty Ltd. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  3. Dohertry, Megan (29 August 2018). "Canberra radio stars up for awards". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  4. "Tanya Hennessy". HSM. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  5. Staff writer, Toowoomba Living (13 June 2018). "Meet Tanya Hennessy". Toowoomba Living. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  6. Staff writer, The Mornington Peninsula Magazine (9 July 2020). "In Conversation - March 2020 - Creativity is Karla's middle name". The Mornington Peninsula Magazine. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  7. Staff writer, Pauline (25 April 2018). "Popular social media stars Sketchshe, Tanya Hennessy Macdoesit and more join draw with Jazza and Cakes by Choppa for VidCon Australia 2018". Flourish PR. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  8. Bido, Tatiana (15 March 2017). "This Hilarious Viral Makeup Tutorial Is the Most Honest Thing on the Internet". Yahoo Sport. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  9. Hollings, Emily (6 December 2018). "LITERALLY LOL-ING: All the thoughts Travel Advisors have in a day". KarryOn. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  10. Knox, David (6 January 2020). "I'm A Celebrity cast unveiled". TV Tonight. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  11. "RECAP: Tanya Hennessy Farewells The Jungle". TV Blackbox. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  12. "Tanya Hennessy". The Daily Talk Show. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  13. McManus, Bridget (28 December 2019). "Critic's Choice M Magazine December 29". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  14. "Help Self: Learn from my mistakes so you can make different ones! by Tanya Hennessy". Booktopia. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  15. "Help Self: Learn from my mistakes so you can make different ones!- Tanya Hennessy". Allen and Unwin. Retrieved 25 September 2020.

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