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Kathy Lette is an Australian-British author whose works have been best-sellers. In recognition of her many novels and advocacy of equality, human rights, and physical and mental health both nationally and internationally, Lette was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) from the University of Wollongong on 20 April 2017.
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Kathryn Marie Lette was born on November 11, 1958 (age 64 years) in Sydney, Australia. She appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald of 20 August 1978 pictured in Martin Place with her friend Gabrielle Carey in an article titled “Buskers Lose Freak Tag”. They were standing up for buskers’ rights not to be moved on as Sydney City Council enforced a 1919 Act of Parliament in New South Wales.
Kathy Lette first attracted attention in 1979 as the co-author (with Gabrielle Carey) of Puberty Blues, a strongly autobiographical, proto-feminist teen novel about two 13-year-old southern suburbs girls attempting to improve their social status by ingratiating themselves with the “Greenhills gang” of surfers. The book was made into a film in 1981 and a TV series in 2012.
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Lette subsequently became a newspaper columnist and sitcom writer but returned to the novel form with Girls’ Night Out in 1988 and has since written several more novels and plays, including Foetal Attraction in 1993, Mad Cows in 1996 (which was made into a film starring Joanna Lumley and Anna Friel) and Dead Sexy.
She left Australia for the United Kingdom in 1988 and took full British citizenship in 2011. In 2007, she published the book How to Kill Your Husband (and other handy household hints) which was turned into an opera in 2011 by composer Alan John and playwright Timothy Daly; it was premiered at the Victorian Opera, conducted by Richard Gill.
In 2011, she briefly appeared on Sunrise as a London correspondent, a part of the Global Notebook. In 2008, Lette published To Love, Honour & Betray (Till Divorce Us Do Part), a romantic novel with hints of comedy.
Kathy Lette with Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson and Imogen Edwards-Jones, edited an anthology by prominent women writers of erotic short stories, In Bed with (2009), including contributions from Louise Doughty, Esther Freud, Ali Smith, Joan Smith, Rachel Johnson and Fay Weldon, each publishing under a pseudonym.
In April 2009, she contributed to the fourth issue of the literary magazine Notes from the Underground with a piece honoring her close friend John Mortimer. In November 2009, she received an honorary doctorate from Southampton Solent University. She teamed with Radox to write a water-resistant book, which was released free online in September 2009, with an aim to encourage women to be selfish with their time.
Kathy Lette supports the UK Labour Party In August 2014, she was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian expressing their hope that Scotland would vote to remain part of the United Kingdom in September’s referendum on that issue.
Kathy Lette lives in South Hampstead in the London Borough of Camden. She has two children (Julius and Georgina) with fellow Australian expatriate, Geoffrey Robertson, whom she met while still married to Kim Williams when appearing on Robertson’s TV panel debate show Hypotheticals. Julius (known as Jules) has Asperger syndrome: he has embarked on a career as an actor and plays the character of Jason Haynes in Holby City. Lette and Robertson separated in 2017.
Kathy Lette net worth
How much is Kathy Lette worth? Kathy Lette net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an Author. Kathy Lette’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential authors in Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.