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Gogglebox Australia: Here’s what the cast do for a living away from the show

They entertain the nation with their witty TV commentary and charming personalities on Gogglebox Australia.

But away from the fly-on-the-wall show, the cast all have very different jobs – including a healthcare director, a legal assistant and a journalist.

As the new series hits screens on Wednesday, Daily Mail Australia takes a look at what some of the nation’s favourite Gogglebox legends do to earn their pennies:

Matty and Sarah Marie Fahd and Jad Nehmetallah

How exciting:  Arguably some of the most well-known faces of the Gogglebox team, Matty and Sarah Marie – who welcomed their first son Malik in November 2019 – have recently made their family life into a brilliant new enterprise. Pictured with best friend Jad Nehmetallah

Arguably some of the most well-known faces on the Gogglebox team, Matty and Sarah Marie Fahd – who welcomed their first son Malik in November 2019 – have recently made their family life into a brilliant new enterprise.

The dynamic duo have started an eco-conscious clothing boutique for young tots aged up for four years, named TMRW Kids.

Sarah herself also has over 15 years experience as a make-up artist, crafting elegant bridal looks and red carpet-ready faces.

Meanwhile, Matty works in marketing and his best pal Jad works as an entrepreneur and a café owner.

The Dalton Family

Jet-setter: While no one is able to jet away too far amid the pandemic, Kate Dalton usually works as an airline trade account manager. Her husband Matt, meanwhile, works as a healthcare company director

Jet-setter: While no one is able to jet away too far amid the pandemic, Kate Dalton usually works as an airline trade account manager. Her husband Matt, meanwhile, works as a healthcare company director

While no one is able to jet away too far amid the pandemic, Kate Dalton usually works as an airline trade account manager.

And she’s a travel veteran at that, with over 30 years in the business having worked for Qantas and currently Cathay Pacific.

Her husband Matt, meanwhile, works as a healthcare company director, while their daughters are both studying at university. 

Holly is learning a degree in Media and Communications, while Millie is studying Commerce and Arts.

Anastasia Katselas and Faye Kontos

Career gals: Anastasia Katselas works as a real estate agent, while Faye Kontos is a legal assistant

Career gals: Anastasia Katselas works as a real estate agent, while Faye Kontos is a legal assistant 

On Faye’s Instagram, she describes herself as ‘corporate by day, couch lover by night’ – and she means it.

Away from her hilarious one-liners on the show, Faye enjoys a very serious job as a legal assistant.

Meanwhile, Anastasia works as a real estate agent, and regularly shares property posts on her social media pages.

Lee and Keith

Marriage goals! Lee and Keith have become known for their brilliant banter on the show

Marriage goals! Lee and Keith have become known for their brilliant banter on the show

Hard worker: Meanwhile, Keith has worked at the local council for over 30 years, and has posted photos of himself rocking his hi-vis wear on Instagram

Hard worker: Meanwhile, Keith has worked at the local council for over 30 years, and has posted photos of himself rocking his hi-vis wear on Instagram

Lee and Keith have become known for their brilliant banter and long-standing marriage.

Away from the couch, Lee is now retired after working within banking for over three decades. 

Keith still works at the local council – which he has done for over 30 years – and has posted photos of himself rocking his hi-vis wear on Instagram.

The Silbery Family

Fan favourites: Grandma, Emily 'Emmie', Kerry and daughter Isabelle all lead interesting lives away from the show

Fan favourites: Grandma, Emily ‘Emmie’, Kerry and daughter Isabelle all lead interesting lives away from the show

Grandma Emily ‘Emmie’, her daughter Kerry and granddaughter Isabelle have become beloved on the show, ever since they first appeared as part of the Gogglebox family.

Emily is an ex-nurse and still loves watching hospital dramas daily, while Kerry is a retired teacher. 

Isabelle is now an avid journalist, writing regular pieces for publications such as Body and Soul.

The Delpechitra Family

Inside gossip: The Delpechitra family, who live in Sydney's west, enjoy a range of different careers in their tight-knit family

Inside gossip: The Delpechitra family, who live in Sydney’s west, enjoy a range of different careers in their tight-knit family

The Delpechitra family enjoy a range of different careers. Dad Patrick works as a manager at the local RSL, while Tracey manages family life at home.

The pair’s eldest child Wendel currently teaches at a local Catholic boys’ high school, while second eldest Vestal is currently studying to be a teacher.

The youngest of the family, Ethan, is just finishing his final year at high school.

Kaday Kamara and Chantel Bakac

Inspiring: Kaday Kamara and Chantel Bakac absolutely love a night in front of the TV, but they have very inspiring jobs away from the show

Inspiring: Kaday Kamara and Chantel Bakac absolutely love a night in front of the TV, but they have very inspiring jobs away from the show

The two neighbours-turned-best friends from Bondi absolutely love a night in front of the TV, but they have very inspiring jobs away from the show.

Kaday has a BA in nursing, and currently works with patients who suffer with spinal cord injuries.

Chantel is studying social work at university, and is also a youth ambassador for the mental health charity Headspace, and volunteers for the St Vincent de Paul Society and the Riding For The Disabled Association.

Tim and Leanne Lai

Sibling love: Ever-hilarious brother-sister combo Tim and Leanne Lai spend as much time together away from the show as they do during

Sibling love: Ever-hilarious brother-sister combo Tim and Leanne Lai spend as much time together away from the show as they do during

The ever-hilarious brother-sister combo spend as much time together away from the show as they do during.

Tim is a retail technology consultant and lives in the suburbs with his fiancé.

Leanne, meanwhile, also lives with her partner and spends her day job as an operations manager.

Gogglebox Australia will return on Wednesday 17 February at 7.30pm on LifeStyle 

Real life: Tim is a retail technology consultant and lives in the suburbs with his fiancé. Leanne, meanwhile, also lives with her partner and spends her day job as an operations manager

Real life: Tim is a retail technology consultant and lives in the suburbs with his fiancé. Leanne, meanwhile, also lives with her partner and spends her day job as an operations manager


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