Australian recording artist and actress Natalie Bassingthwaighte known for her role as Izzy Hoyland in the soap opera Neighbours. Started her career in musical theatre, she later ventured into acting and appeared on TV shows. She was a judge and mentor on The X Factor Australia. She used to be a lead singer of Australian electro-pop band, Rogue Traders and released her debut solo album 1000 Stars in 2009, which spawned the platinum top-ten hits “Alive” and “Someday Soon”.
Nat Bass, Nat
Recording Artist, Actress, Television Personality, Fashion Designer, Author
Birthday / Date of Birth
Natalie Bassingthwaighte was born on 1 September 1975, in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
She’s currently 42 years old.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Bassingthwaighte completed her primary school education from Balarang Primary School of Peter Pan. She then enrolled at Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts and graduated from the Australian College of Entertainment.
- Father – Michael Bassingthwaighte (Businessman)
- Mother – Betty Bassingthwaighte (Theatre Nurse, Beauty Therapist, Hairdresser)
- Siblings – Melinda Sheldrick (Older Sister), Lisa Fogarty (Younger Sister) and Nicole Moore (Younger Sister)
Cameron McGlinchey (m. 2011 – Present) – Natalie Bassingthwaighte married her long time boyfriend Cameron McGlinchey on 4 December 2011. They have two children together, daughter Harper Rain Sinclair McGlinchey (b. August 2010) and Son, Hendrix John Hickson McGlinchey (May 2013).
Graham Wilmott (m. 1998; div. 2000) – She was previously married to Graham Wilmott, a chef from Wollongong, in 1998 and they lived together for two years.
- In feet – 5 feet 3.5 inches
- In centimeters – 161 cm
- In meters – 1.61 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
- Measurements – 36-25-35
- Bust – 36 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 34B
Bassingthwaighte made her onscreen debut as Jinx de Luxe in the 2006 thriller film, When Darkness Falls.
Her first television role as an actress was in a 1998 episode of the hospital-based drama series All Saints
Natalie Bassingthwaighte released her debut album titled 1000 Stars on 20 February 2009. The album went on to debut at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart and was certified gold.The album’s lead singles, “Alive” and “Someday Soon”, were certified Platinum.
Hosting the first three seasons of the Australian version of So You Think You Can Dance, which earned her three Logie Awards nominations.
She served as a judge and mentor in the reality show The X Factor Australia in its third, fourth, fifth and sixth seasons.
Played the role of Izzy Hoyland in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, which earned her three Logie Award nominations.
Natalie Bassingthwaighte Favorites
- Favorite place – Wastsons Bay
- Favorite Food – Chocolate
Natalie Bassingthwaighte Net worth
Bassingthwaighte has an estimated net worth of $10 million US dollars as of 2018.
Social Media Profiles
Such a fabulous day @sonyfoundation #sonyfoundation #wharf4ward Felt a million bucks in this @borrowmybalmain get up. Nothing like a bit of @dolcegabbana and @gucci to get the party started and ripped of with @louboutinworld @clsydney pumps and bag.. oh yeh and The most unbelievable Emerald and Diamond jewels from @houseofkdor raising a whopping 1.3 mill!!!
Natalie Bassingthwaighte Facts
She is often referred to as Nat Bass in the media and by fans.
Standing at 5’3″, Bassingthwaighte is described as “pint-sized” and “tiny”.
She was recruited as the lead singer of the Aussie electro-pop band Rogue Traders, and she left the band in 2008 to pursue her solo music career.
In April 2008, she released her first book, Sistahood: A Journal of Self-Discovery, co-written with her younger sister Nicole Moore.
Natalie Bassingthwaighte was chosen from over 6000 people for the role as Mrs. Cohen in the Australian tour of the rock musical, Rent in 1999.
In January 2011, she performed at the Sydney Opera House, in Love, Loss and What I Wore, a play “about women, their relationships and memories”.
In 2015, she launched her won clothing line called Chi Khi aimed at children aged 0-4 which featured natural bamboo cotton fabrics and clothing.
In 2017, she became a contestant on the third season of the reality series I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Australia, and placed third in the finals.