Edinburgh festival award winner Rose Matafeo is a comedian and a successful TV presenter. Now, the New Zealand native is a star in the new six parts BBC comedy series Starstruck. Matafeo is the creator and writer of the six-episode millennial comedy ‘Starstruck’ that aired in The USA and UK via HBO. The scripted comedy is produced by ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ and ‘Catastrophe‘ producer Avalon Television.
Matafeo is working in the comedy circuits for years. She has captured the attention of the audience and viewers from Melbourne, London to Edinburgh. So, who is Rose Matafeo? Is she dating someone? Here’s all you need to know about this funny woman. So let’s take a quick look at her bio.
Where is Rose Matafeo From?
Rose Matafeo is a Kiwis comedian and actress. She was born on 25 February 1992 in Auckland, Rose, so her current age is 27. Additionally, she has two brothers. Growing up, Rose attended Auckland Girls’ Grammer School.
Her mother is of Scottish-Croatian descent, and her father is Samoan. She is a New Zealander of mixed ethnicity.
At the tender age of 15, Matafeo had an early start in comedy. It is unknown whether she joined a college or not after her high-school graduation.
Is Rose Matafeo Dating Now? Who is Her Boyfriend?
The young and charming stand-up comedian currently single. However, she was romantically involved with her co-stars Guy Williams for a very short period of time. Williams is also a comedian and TV personality. Reportedly, they only dated for about six months.
After Williams, she started seeing another English comedian James Acaster who previously dated Louise Ford. The couple was tightly glued to each other so much that Rose moved to London to be with her boyfriend in 2015. It was also rumored that Rose and James were getting married soon. But sadly, the pair ended their romance.
One of them opened up their breakup in 2017. It was James who took to Twitter and wrote; he wanted a girlfriend for Christmas, hunting, he was indeed single.
Why Did Rose Sign Up For Taskmaster?
Following her dream, Rose has come a long way. She has established herself as a successful stand-up comedian and is the first time; she participates in the British comedy panel game show ‘Taskmaster‘ created by comedian Alex Home.
This show broadcasts across the world in places such as Belgium, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, and Denmark. According to Rose, she was a huge fan of the show and couldn’t sleep until she saw the show on her TV, so she wanted to be a part of this show.
Rise to Stardom
Rose started her career from New Zealand Comedy Trust’s Class Comedians Programme. In 2007, she won the Nailed It On The Night award at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. After her first achievement, she went on to win the best newcomer award at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival in 2010.
Alongside her stand-up career, she is a TV presenter as well. Rose hosted a show ‘U Live’ on the TVNZ U channel from 2011 to 2013. Now, Matafeo is hosting the podcast ‘Boners of the Heart’ along with Alice Snedden on the Litte Empire Podcast Network.
Additionally, she is now an actress on the Taskmaster. The comedian has 13 credits movie and televisions credits combined. Added that, the U Live host acted on Netflix movie ‘The Breaker Upperers,’ which was her critically acclaimed shows. Currently, the comedian is playing the role of Talia on ABC comedy, Squinters.
How Much Is Rose Matafeo’s Net Worth?
From a tender age, she was a stand up comic. To date, Rosie has appeared in many shows and also makes enough money from her gigs. However, she hasn’t revealed her actual salary and net worth yet, but we are pretty sure; she makes a good income, which definitely should be above a hundred thousand Dollars mark.
In 2018, the Squinters actress won the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her show, which had a cash prize of £10,000.
Is Matafeo On Social Media?
The funny girl keeps her fans updated via her social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. She has over 32k followers on her Instagram, and she often shares numerous pictures and videos about various events daily.
Did You Know?
- Rose is from New Zealand
- She describes herself as a funny girl
- Matafeo has dated fellow Guy Williams and James Acaster
- She won the prestigious Billy T Award and performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
- Rose is the writer and performer of New Zealand sketch comedy show ‘Funny Girls
Rose Matafeo Facts & Wiki Table
|Date of Birth||25 February 1992|
|Age||27 years old|
|Place||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Profession||Comedian, Actress, TV presenter|
|Dated||Guy Williams, James Acaster|