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Urzila Carlson is a South African–New Zealand comedian and actress. She is best known for her stand-up performances as well as her appearances on television programs in both New Zealand and Australia.
Carlson is a regular panellist on 7 Days. Her memoir is called Rolling With The Punchlines. She refers to herself as a “lesbytarian,” a portmanteau of lesbian and Presbyterian.
She is also a regular panellist on both the Australian and New Zealand version of Have You Been Paying Attention? and is a panellist on the second season of The Masked Singer Australia. In 2021, she was a contestant in the second season of Taskmaster NZ.
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Urzila Carlson was born on February 15, 1976 (age 45 years) in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was delivered at the Queen Victoria Hospital in Johannesburg. She grew up on the Ingwelala nature reserve, next to Kruger National Park and has a brother and a sister. Her parents separated when she was 6 or 7 years old. Carlson is a lesbian and came out to her mother when she was 24.
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She emigrated to New Zealand from South Africa in 2006 after being subjected to a series of thefts including her car being stolen, an armed robbery at work, and a break-in at her home, in which she and her neighbours confronted the intruder with cricket bats. She became a New Zealand citizen in 2012. As of 2019, she lives in Auckland.
Carlson speaks English and Afrikaans. In 2018, she was named Australasian Ambassador of South African Tourism, representing the country as part of an ongoing campaign to encourage Australians, New Zealanders and South African ex-pats to visit.
Urzila Carlson’s first job was as a typesetter for a newspaper, which she did for 12 years. By the age of 24, she was a production manager for the largest newspaper in Africa and won awards for graphic design and photo retouching.
Carlson moved into comedy in 2008, when she was 32. She has appeared on the Australian shows The Project, Studio 10, Spicks and Specks, Orange Is the New Brown, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Hughesy, We Have a Problem and two international versions of The Masked Singer and the upcoming masked singer New Zealand.
She has also appeared on New Zealand shows 7 Days, Have You Been Paying Attention? and Super City. Stand-up routines include The Long Flight To Freedom.
Urzila Carlson performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala from 2016 to 2018 and received ‘Best Female Comedian’ at the New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards. She was nominated for the Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer in 2018.
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In 2019, she appeared in Netflix’s Comedians of the World.
In October 2019 she was presented with the Rielly Comedy Award from the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand for her contribution to New Zealand entertainment.
Urzila Carlson is married to her longtime girlfriend Julie Carlson, they had their wedding in 2014. Urzila and her wife Julie have two children a son and a daughter together. The couple lives with their children in a private house in Auckland, New Zealand. However, in 2021 she was a contestant on the second series of Taskmaster NZ.
Urzila Carlson net worth
How much is Urzila Carlson worth? Urzila Carlson net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a comedian and actress. Carlson successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. She is one of the richest and influential comedians in New Zealand.