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Joel Creasey is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor, television and radio presenter. Creasey has performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, as well as performing at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2013 and 2014 and the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015. In September 2020, Creasey joined Nova FM’s national radio show Kate, Tim & Joel as a co-host with Kate Ritchie and Tim Blackwell.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Comedian, Actor, TV/Radio presenter|
Joel Creasey was born on August 11, 1990 (age 32 years) in Sydney, Australia. He was raised in the Sydney suburb of Baulkham Hills and moved to Perth at a young age. His father, Terry Creasey, worked as a model while his mother, Jenny, was a singer. The couple met on the set of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in which they both appeared as extras. His father was also the “Solo” man in the iconic 1985 advertisement for the soft drink and currently owns several McDonald’s restaurants in Perth. Creasey has two sisters.
Creasey is openly gay. He came out to his family and friends in 2007 when he was sixteen. He attended high school at Wesley College, where he graduated in 2007. At school, Creasey founded and was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper The Wesley Inquirer, and drama captain. He later studied political science and foreign affairs at Curtin University for three months before dropping out to focus on his career in stand-up comedy.
Joel Creasey first attempted stand-up comedy when he was fifteen years old. When Creasey was seventeen, he entered Raw Comedy, a national stand-up competition; and made it to the state finals in Perth. Creasey made his Melbourne International Comedy Festival debut in 2010, with a show entitled Slumber Party at the Kitten Club. The show earned Creasey a nomination for Best Newcomer at the end of the festival and he was signed to Andrew Taylor Management.
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Creasey presented his second show, Political Animal, at multiple comedy festivals in 2011. His third show, Naked, saw Creasey gain considerable media attention and positive reviews. This was followed in 2013 with The Drama Captain, which saw Creasey sell out 23 consecutive shows in Melbourne and receive Best Show nominations at both the Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals.
In 2014, he started touring with his fifth festival show, Rock God, which gained him significant media coverage and a sold-out national tour. During this period, Creasey began being referred to as “Australia’s Acid Tongue Prince”. Creasey toured the show to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Later, he participated in the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, Canada, before presenting Rock God at the Fringe Festival in New York City.
He also toured Rock God at the Soho Theatre in London. Joan Rivers, upon seeing his act, booked him to open for her in New York in August 2014. The New York Post named Rock God as one of the top five events of the New York Fringe Festival. In late 2014, it was revealed that Creasey had been selected to host the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala. It was announced in early 2015 that Creasey’s sixth festival show would be titled The Hurricane and was subsequently toured both nationally and internationally.
Joel Creasey’s credits include appearing as a panelist on The Circle, Studio 10, Tractor Monkeys, A League of Their Own, The Project, 20 to 1, It’s a Date, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation, All Star Family Feud, Celebrity Name Game, Have You Been Paying Attention? and Hughesy, We Have a Problem. Creasey has also performed televised stand-up on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, Comedy Up Late and Just for Laughs; as well as heading up the winning team on the Comedy Festival’s Great Debate for 2014.
Creasey was abused in 2011 and chased by an aggressive group of teenagers after his show in Colac. He was presenting at the Straight Shooters anti-discrimination event, held by the local community group DYNAMIC. The group of teenagers threatened to beat Creasey and his friends for being homosexual. In 2014, Creasey returned to Colac with fellow comedian Rhys Nicholson as a part of an ABC documentary entitled Gay Crashers.
In 2015, Creasey was one of the contestants on the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! He lasted 41 days on the show, eventually being eliminated on 10 March 2015. In 2017, Creasey, along with Myf Warhurst, was announced as one of Australia’s commentators for the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. The two returned as commentators in 2018. Creasey appeared as Oscar in the Australian television drama Sisters and Mick Allsop in Neighbours. In 2018, Creasey was appointed as one of the team captains in Show Me the Movie!. Creasey hosted the dating game show Take Me Out in 2018.
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In March 2021, Creasey co-hosted SBS’s coverage of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras celebration. Creasey was also featured in an advertisement for Virgin Money. In the second half of 2021, Creasey briefly turned up again in Neighbours, reprising his role as Mick Allsop. In September 2020, Creasey joined Kate Ritchie and Tim Blackwell as part of Nova FM’s national radio show, Kate, Tim and Joel. He replaced Marty Sheargold, who has been on Nova National Drive since August 2011. In November 2019, Joel Creasey hosted the GQ Men of the Year Awards.
Joel Creasey is openly gay and has no wife. He lives with his partner, Jack Stratton-Smith. However, in 2018, he was appointed as one of two Fringe Ambassadors for the Adelaide Fringe and presented his show Blonde Bombshell there. Creasey’s 2018 Just for Laughs set was filmed and featured as part of a stand-up comedy series on Netflix in 2019.
Joel Creasey net worth
How much is Joel Creasey worth? Joel Creasey net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a comedian, actor, and television and radio presenter. Joel Creasey’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential TV/radio presenters in Australia. Joel Creasey stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.