Celeste Barber is an Australian comedian, actor, and writer. Widely known for her hilarious #celestechallengeaccepted pics, Barber has clocked up over 6.6 million Instagram followers within a few years. ABC Online also dubbed her as ‘Australian Comedy Queen’ and ‘The Funniest Lady on Instagram’ who won herself fans ranging from Ruby Rose and Tom Ford.
The international comedy sensation has made headlines after creating Facebook’s largest-ever fundraiser clocking over $32.5M to support the bushfire relief in Australia since the comedian first launched it on 3rd Jan 2020.
Celeste Barber’s $32.5 Million Fundraise Set The Precedence As The Largest Fundraiser In Facebook’s History
Celeste Barber is the lady who has created the history raising more than $32.5 million through her Facebook fundraiser to help the New South Wales Rural Fire Service control the devastating bushfires around the state.
Barber began the journey to collect the fund launching the fundraiser on Facebook on 3rd Jan 2020. The veteran comedian developed such a hefty fund in four days and became the largest fund ever created on the platform globally.
Prior to Australia, the funds mainly collected from countries like the US, UK, Belgium, and Portugal. Reports address that around 25 people have died as well as roughly 1 billion animals also trapped in the blazing to date.
The record was previously held by Charlotte and Dave Willner, who raised $20.77M in the summer of 2018 from over 530k people for RAICES (The Refugee and Immigrant Centre for Education and Legal Services) in Texas.
What Is Her Net Worth In 2020?
As per estimation made by various authorized online sources, Celeste Barber’s net worth is $2 million as of Jan 2020. She has boasted such a good riches from her multiple professions like actor, comedian, writer, and social media star.
Starting her early career performing on the long-running drama series All Saints in 1998, Celeste made her own mark after posting recreating pictures from other celebs on her Instagram. She created her Instagram account in early 2015 and has amassed over 6.6 million followers as of Jan 2020. She parodied celebs like Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber, Kylie Jenner, Serena Williams, and many others on her account.
Barber gained further fame following her appearance in How Not to Behave (2015) and The Letdown (2017).
Besides, Barber also authored a book called Challenge Accepted, which is priced $1.99 for Kindle, $11 for Hardcover, and $12 for Paperback on Amazon. The comedian also makes money through her tours and tickets sells.
Dropped $1.175 Million On Her Penthouse Apartment
In Dec 2019, Celeste Barber, along with her husband, Api Robin, bought their penthouse apartment for whopping $1.175 million in Tweed Heads, a town in New South Wales. Sources suggest it was also on the market last year at $1.295 million; the vendor was originally bought the flat for $790k in 2017.
The property entirely architected in natural beige and brown tones is also surrounded by the stunning view of Rainbow Bay.
Short Bio: Celeste Barber
Celeste Barber was born on 6th May, 1982, in Australia. She was raised in the city of Sydney, along with her sister.
The information about her parents and school background is not revealed.
Who Is Her Husband?
Celeste Barber has been sharing a blissful married life with her husband, Api Robin, a tree surgeon partner for a long time now. The couple has not revealed when they exactly tied the knot. But, Celeste said she met her then-future husband Robin in 2006.
The couple is also blessed with two sons. Her spouse Robin also has two daughters from a previous relationship. As of now, the comedian lives in New South Wales with her children and husband.