Natalie is one of Australia’s most renowned entertainers and has achieved significant success as an actress, musician, presenter, author and new mum.
Natalie is one of Australia’s most renowned entertainers and has achieved significant success as an actress, musician, presenter, author and new mum. Natalie’s premiere solo album 1000 Stars, released February 2009, debuted at number one on the Australian Aria International and Australian charts and she is the only Australian artist to have two simultaneous singles in the iTunes Top Ten, both co written by her.
Natalie’s previous musical incarnation, as front woman for the Rogue Traders saw her and the band achieve multi platinum sales and seven ARIA award nominations, her first single ‘Voodoo Child’ with band reaching No. 3 in the UK. She was the presenter of the Logie winning series of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Australia’, a Network Ten ratings hit, which peaked at 2.4 million viewers. Natalie as also nominated for 3 Silver Logies for her Presenter role across the seasons as well Gold on two occasions.
As an actress, Natalie Bassingthwaighte is well known to viewers worldwide as bad girl Izzy Hoyland in the television series Neighbours (2003-2007). She also starred in Underbelly and most recently onstage at The Sydney Opera House in ‘Love Loss’ and ‘What I Wore’. Natalie established her career in musical theatre and has played lead roles in musicals such as ‘Rent’, ‘Chicago’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Footloose’. She is co-author of ‘Sistahood: A Journal of Self-Discovery’, a book designed to boost self esteem and inspire young women. Natalie is the first and only Australian ambassador for Garnier. Natalie is based in Melbourne, but travels Australia wide.