Hannah Gadsby Bio, Age, Gay, Partner, Book, Net Worth, Shows

Hannah Gadsby Biography

Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian known for her performances at the Warehouse Comedy Festival. She is also an actress known for portraying the recurring role of Celia in Sex Education. Likewise, she is a writer and presenter known for her work in the 22 episodes of Adam Hills Tonight.

How old is Hannah Gadsby? – Age

The Sex Education actress is 45 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 12, 1978, in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia, and grew up in Smithton, Australia.

How tall is Hannah Gadsby? – Height

Gadsby stands at a height stature of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Hannah Gadsby Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Hannah was born to her parents in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. She is the daughter of Kay Gadsby (mother). However, she has not disclosed her father’s information to the public yet. It is also not known whether she has any siblings or not.

Hannah Gadsby Education

The stand-up comedian enrolled at Smithton High School before transferring to Launceston College. Afterward, she joined the University of Tasmania in Hobart and later attended the Australian National University. During this time, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art history and curatorship in 2003.

Is Hannah Gadsby Married? – Partner

Gadsby is openly lesbian and is a genderqueer. She has been married to her partner Jenney Shamash since January 2021. Jenny is a film producer known for her work in both Hannah Gadsby: Douglas and Hannah Gadsby: Something Special.

Comedian and Writer Hannah Gadsby Photo
Comedian and Writer Hannah Gadsby Photo

Hannah Gadsby Comedy

Hannah is a vastly recognized comedian known for her several appearances at the Warehouse Comedy Festival. She made several appearances at The Cliff Young Shuffle for which she received a Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer in 2010.

Likewise, she also did a stand-up comedy at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, So You Think You’re Funny? Most noteworthy, she has done comic performances at both Hannah Gadsby: Nanette as well as Hannah Gadsby: Douglas.

It is known that she was featured in Hannah Gadsby: Something Special on Comedy Special. On the other hand, she is a writer known for her work in Nanette for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award in 2019.

Acting Career

Gadsby is a professional actress known for her portrayal of Charlie in the 3 episodes of Underbelly: Squizzy. She also co-wrote and starred in the role of Hannah in Please Like Me. In addition, she has served as the host of Hannah Gadsby: Renaissance Woman. Afterward, she hosted Hannah Gadsby’s Naked Nudes.


The Queerstralia star revealed that she was diagnosed with ADHD and autism in 2017. She stated that she often suffered from depression, anxiety, and meltdowns. Fortunately, she underwent treatments and gracefully recovered.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
  • Hannah Gadsby: Something Special
  • Please Like Me
  • Sex Education
  • Adam Hills in Gordon St. Tonight
  • Hannah Gadsby’s Nakedy Nudes
  • Hannah Gadsby’s Oz
  • Hitpig
  • Best of Stand-Up 2020
  • Hannah Gadsby: Renaissance Woman
  • The Warehouse Comedy Festival
  • Queerstralia
  • The Agony of Life
  • The Breast Darn Show in Town
  • A Night at the Festival Club
  • The Purest Mother of all Galas
  • Hannah Gadsby: Someone Special
  • Melbourne Comedy Festival: The Great Debate
  • Hannah Gadsby: Něco extra


  • Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation


  • Peabody Award
  • Primetime Emmy Award
  • Two Helpmann Awards
  • AACTA Award

Hannah Gadsby Net Worth

Citing her acting career, Hannah has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.

Hannah Gadsby Instagram

You can find and follow Gadsby on Instagram using the account name: @hannah_gadsby

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