Wendy Harmer Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Siblings, Husband, Kids, Radio career, Net Worth

Wendy Harmer Biography Wikipedia

Wendy Harmer is a famous Australian author, television personality, playwright and dramatist, children’s writer, radio show host, and comedian. Besides, she hosted her own ABC TV talk series In Harmer’s Way, with comedians Andrew Goodone, Greg Fleet, Tim Smith and Simon Rogers.

Wendy Harmer Age|Birthday

Harmer is 67 years old as of 2023. Additionally, she was born on 10 October 1955, in Yarram, Australia. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 10 October of every year.

Wendy Harmer Height |weight

Harmer has not revealed details about her body height and weight in the meadia.

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Wendy Harmer Family | Parents | Siblings

Harmer was born in Yarram and raised in small country towns in Victoria, such as Warncoort, Selby, California Gully, Freshwater Creek and Geelong. Furthermore, she was born to Margaret Elsie Brown (mother) and Graham Frederick Brown (father). Besides, she grew up along with her siblings Helen Di Martino, Phillip Brown and Noel Brown.

Nationality | Ethnicity

Harmer belongs to the Australian nationality.

Wendy Harmer Husband

Harmer got married to Brendan and they are blessed with two children. In addition, she is a co-founder, of the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles’s Angels, the women supporters’ group for the local rugby league club.

Wendy Harmer Career

Her journalistic career took her to Melbourne, where she served for The Sun News-Pictorial newspaper on the rounds of transport, urban affairs and state politics. Moreover, as an arts feature writer, she was introduced to a comedy group performing at the Flying Trapeze comedy venue. This group involved Ian McFadyen, Mary-Anne Fahey and Peter Moon.

Furthermore, she left The Sun News-Pictorial and served part-time at the Melbourne Times newspaper and started working in her days off as a stand-up comedian. Likewise, she is acknowledged as the first Australian woman to enter the all-male domain of stand-up comedy (2015 ABC TV )series Stop Laughing This is Serious.

Later, she was headlining her own shows at the Last Laugh theatre restaurant, owned by entrepreneur John Pinder and afterwards by Rick McKenna. Furthermore, the shows involved Faking It, Sunburn Bloody Sunburn, and Sunburn the Day After, which involved the group from the Flying Trapeze and, many others, Mark Neale, Richard Stubbs, and Steve Vizard.

Career Continuation

Harmer became on the board of the first ever Melbourne International Comedy Festival (1987) which featured Barry Humphries and Peter Cook. Moreover, she has served on the boards of the Belvoir Theatre and the Malthouse. Additionally, she first appeared on television in the ABC children’s show Trap, Winkle and Box. Later, she joined the satirical political TV series The Gillies Report, together with John Clarke, Tracy Harvey, Phillip Scott, Patrick Cook and Jean Kittson.

She as well wrote, performed and sang in two one-woman shows with musicians – Please Send More Money and Love Gone Wrong which became directed by Nigel Triffit. Besides, she appeared on the Ben Elton show Friday Night Live with Dame Edna Everage and also the Doug Anthony Allstars.

Furthermore, her stand up days were recalled in a 2015 episode of the ABC TV series Home Delivery hosted by Julia Zemiro. Likewise, her episode was advertised as a “moving account of her life” Harmer as well appeared in Australian Story Operation her in 2005 in which she travelled to Fiji with the team from Interplast. In addition, she performed her one-woman stand-up show Up Late and as well Loving It at the Sydney’s Wharf Theatre (2001). Furthermore, she performed at the 2016 30th anniversary of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Radio career

In the mid 1980s she began on radio at 3AK with a Saturday night shift she shared with Jane Clifton. Likewise, Glen Robbins became a regular guest. Moreover in 1992, she hosted a drive programme called Kaboom on ABC Radio National. Later in 1993, she joined 2Day FM, co-hosting the highly rated breakfast radio show The Morning Crew for 11 years. Furthermore in September 2005, she began in the morning shift at the new Sydney and Melbourne radio station Vega FM. But by March 2006, she had quit her morning show after creative differences together with management.

Later in 2016, she went back to radio presenting the morning program on ABC Radio Sydney alongside Robbie Buck. Her and Buck announced via an ABC News story that they were leaving the morning program after serving together for three years, stating that they decided to “go out on a high” on 1 October 2021.

Wendy Harmer Education

Harmer studied journalism at the Gordon Institute of TAFE and as well at the Deakin University and was a reporter at the Geelong Advertiser.

Wendy Harmer Net worth| Salary

Harmer has an approximated net worth of around $1.5 Million. However, her salary is under review.

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