Gretel Killeen is a Multi-talented Australian journalist, presenter, comedian, and the host of the Big Brother Australia who has also set her name as a prolific author with over twenty books on her name. Mostly known for her role as an ambassador of UNICEF, she wrote the TV commercials for unexploded ordnance awareness in Laos as well as directed a documentary on AIDS Orphans in Zambia. Through her outstanding working skills and performance, she headed towards the glory and success.
Gretel's Career And Net Worth
The multi-talented lady has certainly made her way on top of professionalism due to her versatile nature. She has been making huge money working as a host on TV’s and as Stand-up comedian, journalist and as the author.
She is well known for hosting the shows like Big brother from 2001 to 2007 which includes Celebrity Big Brother in 2002. She further decorated her achievement list when she got an opportunity to host TV week Logie award in 2009. She has been regularly seen presenting the shows like Studio 10, Sunrise, Today and morning. Currently employed by Network 10, she also works as a voice-over artist and has even authored many famous books along with her professional journey.
Along with Big brother, she hosted scores of other TV shows in her career. The most notable shows which she hosted apart from Big brother was Midday from 1989 to 1991 and partnered Ray Martin on 9 networks. She also hosted the show Coast in 1990. Apart from being a host, her career was made lustrous by her literary works. Her literary works consist several books penned by her which basically focuses on child psychology. Her most notable books are The night my bum dropped, How to live with sausage in a bonnet, Baby on board, Every girl’s geek guide, visible Panty line, cherry pie, What’ll we get for grandma?, and You’re joking.
She along with those books managed to write many notable series like Fleur Totter series, The my sister series, Hot Buns and Ophelia series and The very naughty mother series. She also had a cameo in Australian movie Gettin’ square as Rhonda Halliwell. She also appeared as Narrator in the stage production of the Rocky Horror Show in Sydney and Melbourne in 2008.
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Gretel's Married Life
Gretel Killeen reportedly shared her marital status with her ex-husband, Mark Morgan with whom she relished the bond of about six years. Mark Morgan was the owner of Harold Park Hotel in Sydney where Gretel performed several of her stand-up routines. The duo married in 1987 but their relationship could not go further and they eventually got divorced in 1993.
In over a half decade of married life, the couple welcomed two children namely; Zeke (Ezekial), 30, and Eppie (Epiphany), 27 with whom Gretel leads a cheerful family life. Both of their kids are the stars of children books series, "My Sister."
Later, the rumors about her relationship with the Big Brother's Daniel Saxon flaunted on the media with several gossips and talks. However, Daniel denied that the rumors and claimed that he never got into the romantic bond like the gossips that surfaced among the public.
Gretel Killeen with Big Brother's Daniel Saxon (Photo: news.com.au)
Besides that, she also revealed that once she broke up with her boyfriend saying I Love You in some part of her life which means that she entangled in a dating life in her young age.
Gretel Killeen was born in Turramurra, Sydney, in 1969 and celebrates her birthday on 3rd of February every year. She belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an Australian nationality.