Amanda Keller Biography: Husband, Children, Age, TV Shows, Net Worth, Salary, Height

Posted By Abigail Anderson March 5, 2024

Biography

Amanda Rose Keller OAM (born February 25, 1962) wears many hats in the Australian entertainment scene – she’s a TV and radio host, a comedian, a writer, an actress, a journalist, and an all-around media personality. But what puts her in the spotlight is her role as the charming host of the much-loved Australian lifestyle show, The Living Room.

You probably know her face from your TV screen, where she effortlessly entertains audiences with her wit and warmth. Beyond The Living Room, you can catch her bantering with Brendan Jones on WSFM 101.7 as they co-host the lively show Jonesy & Amanda. And if that’s not enough, she’s also lighting up the dance floor alongside Grant Denyer on Dancing with the Stars over on Network 10.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Amanda Rose Keller
Stage Name: Amanda Keller
Born: 25 February 1962 (age 62 years old)
Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Education: Charles Sturt University
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Jennifer Keller, Arthur Keller
Siblings: 1
Spouse: Harley Oliver
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Liam Oliver, Jack Oliver
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $1 million-$5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Amanda Keller, a prominent figure in Australian media, was born on February 25, 1962, in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. She hails from a family where men outnumber women, with her sole sibling being a brother. 

Her father, Arthur Keller, and her mother, Jennifer Keller, raised her in this dynamic. Growing up, Amanda Keller attended Carlingford High School before pursuing her education at Charles Sturt University, where she successfully completed her studies.

Career

Amanda Keller‘s journey into the spotlight began with Townsend’s Wonder World, but she quickly found her groove behind the scenes as a researcher and producer for Good Morning Australia, back when Gordon Elliott and Kerri-Anne Kennerley were at the helm. By 1985, she’d moved to a similar gig on Ray Martin‘s Midday Show, gradually stepping in front of the camera. Then came a brief stint on Richard Neville‘s Extra Dimensions, sadly cut short after just one season.

But it was in 1989 that Amanda truly hit her stride, joining Beyond 2000 as a reporter. Her knack for presenting complex topics in a captivating way made her a viewer favorite until the show wrapped in 1999.

In the early 2000s, Amanda Keller became a regular on Andrew Denton‘s late-night talk show, Denton, winning hearts and eventually snagging the Logie Award for Most Popular New Talent in 2002.

Since 2003, Amanda has been the friendly face of The Living Room, a feel-good lifestyle show covering everything from food to travel. And every morning since 2011, you can catch her bantering with Brendan Jones on WSFM 101.7’s Jonesy & Amanda.

Her contributions to Aussie TV were honored with the prestigious Gold Logie Award in 2019, but Amanda Keller‘s talents extend beyond the screen. She’s penned several books and lit up the big and small screens in projects like CrackerjackThank God He’s a Country Boy, and The Great Australian Bake Off.

Awards & Nominations

Amanda Keller is an accomplished Australian television and radio presenter, comedian, writer, actress, journalist, and media personality. She is best known as the hostess of the popular Australian lifestyle program The Living Room. Throughout her extensive career, Keller has garnered numerous accolades and nominations, including:

Logie Awards

  • 2018: Nominated for Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
  • 2019: Nominated for Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
  • 2022: Nominated for Logie Award for Most Popular Presenter

AACTA Awards

  • 2019: Host of the 8th AACTA Awards ceremony
  • 2022: Host of the 10th AACTA Awards ceremony

Australian Commercial Radio Awards

  • 2019: Winner of Best On-Air Team for Jonesy and Amanda in the Morning

Other Awards and Nominations

  • 1989: United Nations Association of Australia’s Media Peace Award
  • Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism

Social Media

  • Instagram: @amandakellerofficial
  • Twitter: @amandakeller
  • Facebook: @AmandaKellerOfficial
  • YouTube: @amandakeller

Personal Life

Amanda Keller, aged 62, happily married to her husband, Harley Oliver, resides in Sydney, Australia. Together, they raised two accomplished adult sons, Liam Oliver and Jack Oliver

However, in October 2023, the Keller family received distressing news as Amanda revealed that her beloved husband Harley had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. 

Despite this challenging circumstance, the family remains resilient and united in their commitment to support and care for Harley throughout his journey with this neurodegenerative disorder.

Filmography

Movies

  • 2011: Housos as Trish

TV Shows

  • 1983–1985: Simon Townsend’s Wonder World as Researcher
  • 1986: Midday with Ray Martin as Researcher
  • 1987–1990: Good News Week as Reporter
  • 1991–1996: Spicks and Specks as Various Roles
  • 2004: Mondo Thingo as Host
  • 2006: Dancing with the Stars as Contestant
  • 2008–2011: Swift and Shift Couriers as Amanda Doyle
  • 2009–2012: Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation as Team Leader
  • 2010–2013: 20 to 1 as Team Captain
  • 2014–present: The Living Room as Host
  • 2016–present: Jonesy & Amanda as Co-host
  • 2019–present: Dancing with the Stars as Co-host

Net Worth

Amanda Keller, a well-known television presenter, comedian, radio host, and writer, has amassed a significant fortune over three decades of her illustrious career in the entertainment industry. 

With her net worth estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million, it is evident that Amanda Keller‘s talent and contributions to various popular shows in Australia have been highly valued. Her remarkable achievements have solidified her position as one of the most influential figures in the Australian entertainment landscape.




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