Aussie Comedian Hannah Gadsby Marries Girlfriend Jenney Shamash: ‘We Are Very Chuffed’


Hannah Gadsby announced some pretty big news on social media today – she got married!

The 43-year-old Australian comedian and writer revealed that she and her girlfriend, Jenney Shamash, tied the knot in a secret ceremony.

“I’d like to introduce all y’all to Jenney,” Hannah posted on Twitter alongside a cute picture of the two grabbing a sweet treat from a local shop. “She’s a producer extraordinaire. She’s funny and very talented at reciting facts.”

Hannah added that they “just got MARRIED and we are very chuffed. This is me gushing. I’m full of very positive feelings. Thanks to all y’all who voted for marriage equality.”

The Australian government first legalized same-sex marriages in 2017.

Hannah is known for her work her Netflix special, Nanette, which earned her an Emmy award and a Peabody Award. She also released a new comedy special last year.



Updated: April 29, 2021 — 10:20 am

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