Julia Morris is an Australian comedian, television presenter, and actress who has appeared on Australian television and radio and has toured the country with her solo comedy shows. Julia Morris moved to the United Kingdom in 2000 and appeared on British television before returning to Australia in 2007.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Julia Morris was born on born 20 April 1968, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and her age is 54 years old as of the year 2022. Julia Carolyn Margaret Morris is her birth name and she spent her childhood on the Central Coast.
Talking about Julia’s parents, there is no information available on the internet about her parents and profession. Similarly, there is also no information about her siblings and we have no idea if she is the only child of her parents or not.
Furthermore, Julia is an Australian by nationality and she belongs to the Christianity religion. Morris’s birth zodiac sign is Taurus.
Talking about Julia Morris’s formal education, Julia Morris attended St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School and completed her schooling. Similarly, she joined East Gosford’s St Joseph’s Catholic College, Strathfield’s Santa Sabina College, and the Ensemble Theatre School for her further studies. In addition, she later went to acting school in Los Angeles for two years.
Julia Morris’s height is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 60 kilograms. She has beautiful grey eyes and dark brown hair color.
There is no information about Julia’s dress size, shoe size, and body measurements. Furthermore, she hasn’t inked tattoos on any parts of her body till now as of the year 2022.
Julia Morris is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is very active on social sites, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photoshoots.
Julia Morris has 299k followers on Instagram and owns an insta account @ladyjuliamorris. Her Twitter handle is @Ladyjmo followed by 136.5k followers. Her Facebook account is Julia Morris and has 190k followers.
Career and Professional Life
Julia Morris made her first television appearance in 1985, at the age of 17, as a contestant on the talent show New Faces. She tied for first place with her performance of “Holding Out for a Hero,” a Jim Steinman song made famous by Bonnie Tyler.
Similarly, Morris’s big break came in 1995 when she did join the ensemble cast of the hit Australian sketch comedy series Full Frontal after several years in variety and stand-up.
This led to hosting roles on the live variety of series like In Melbourne Tonight’s Great Aussie Bloopers and “The Morris Report,” The Midday Show, Good Morning Australia, etc.
Furthermore, Morris moved to the United Kingdom in the year 2000. In addition to stand-up, she appeared on a TV quiz show. Morris also hosted the BBC’s Liquid News program in 2002.
Morris has appeared on numerous television shows since her return to Australia in 2007. She wins the third season of the It Takes Two reality singing competition, in which she makes paring with opera singer David Hobson.
Morris donated her winnings to the Emily Tapp Foundation, a melanoma awareness, and prevention organization. She has also appeared in commercials for All-Bran cereal, alongside fellow actress and comedian Helen Dallimore.
Morris appeared as Gemma Crabb in the Nine Network’s Melbourne-made drama series House Husbands in 2012. Later, on April 8, 2013, the show began its second season.
Morris show herself as the new host of the television talent show Australia’s Got Talent in April 2013. Similarly, Morris began co-hosting the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! with Chris Brown on Network 10 on February 1, 2015.
Julia Morris hosted an updated version of the dating show Blind Date on Network 10 in 2018. Morris was nominated for a Gold Logie at the 61st TV Week Logie Awards in 2019 for the two aforementioned shows as well as I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
Morris appeared as “Kitten” on the second season of The Masked Singer Australia in 2020, where she was eliminated in the semi-finals and finished fifth overall.
Julia Morris has appeared in the TV commercials for All-Bran cereal in which the fellow comedian Helen Dallimore was cast alongside Julia in the adverts. Other than that Julia has not endorsed any brand till now and has seen any collaborations with brands.
Awards and Nomination
Firstly, Julia Morris has won Time Out London’s ‘Comedy Performer of the Year. Similarly, she has also won ‘Best Australian Act’ at the Time Out Sydney 2009 Comedy Awards.
Furthermore, Julia is cast as Gemma Crabb, the female lead in the Nine Network drama House Husbands. Whereas, Julia also make a nomination for ‘Most Popular Actress’ in Australia’s Logie Awards for five years in a row, establishing the show as a fan favorite.
Julia Morris is a popular Australian stand-up comedian and her estimated net worth is approximately $ 1.5 Million. Most of her income sources are from TV shows and stand-up comedy.
Julia is a very hardworking woman and has owned her own house and cars and living a luxurious lifestyle with her daughters.
Julia Morris met Dan Thomas in the UK and they start their relationship. Julia Morris married British comedian Dan Thomas in Las Vegas on 31 December 2005 and only very close people of both families were called to attend their ceremony.
They keep their marriage function private as much as they can. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2022. Julia gave birth to her first daughter, Ruby Charlotte Thomas, in London.
Julia gave birth to her second daughter, Sophie Rebecca Thomas, in 2008. Currently, Julia lives in Melbourne with her daughters Ruby and Sophie and their dogs, Tootsie and Ken.
Julia Morris has not been linked to any rumors or controversies that could jeopardize her career. In addition, Julia also avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that could harm her reputation.