Russell Gilbert

Stand up comic performer

Russell Gilbert is one of Australia's most loveable stand-up and comedic performers. He has had a colourful and awarded career in front of the screen performing comedy, hosting his own show shows and competing as a celebrity contestant.

Russell has been part of a ratings winning breakfast radio team, headlined with Seinfeld's Jason Alexander, and dabbled as a food critic for radio. He has written and performed in the Comedy Company for Network 10, received a Logie nomination for Best Comedy performer and remains an essential member of the Hey Hey It's Saturday team.

Russell Gilbert starred in his own Russell Gilbert Show on the Nine Network, hosted the national radio broadcast Russell Gilbert Live, toured in the U.S. with Russell Crowe and his band, became a regular on Triple M's the Cage, co-hosted with Livinia Nixon on the Nine Network series Bark Off.

He has appeared as a celebrity guest on programs including Joker Poker and Temptation, proved he can hold a tune on the Seven Network's, It Takes Two with Wendy Matthews and Network Nine's Celebrity Singing Bee for charity. Russell has also hosted the special ‘Great Comedy Classics' for the Seven Network.

A self confessed 'foodie' he presents guest cooking segments on television including David and Kid's 9.00am and as a fill in for Honey Galore on radio 3AW breakfast show with Ross and John - as well as a themed show Chewing the Fat on weekends with Bob Hart.

Client testimonials

Russell was absolutely fantastic on the week end. On time, well dressed and everyone loved him. It was an absolute pleasure to work with Russell Gilbert, as well as being hilarious he was easy going and professional. I will definitely be looking at using him again. Overall an excellent result

Victoria Racing Club

Russell was great, he arrived when he was meant to, went through what he was supposed to do, and was very professional throughout. He had the audience laughing and involved. I was very happy!!

Australian Gift & Homewares Australia

Russell was hysterical. It was a great audience for him with lots of peple wanting their photo taken with him. He read them well and did a great intro for David Campbell.

Ci Production

The performance was wonderful and put our guests in the mood for an enjoyable evening. Russell was very professional and made constructive suggestions for changes to the running order to keep the event running smoothly.

Cadbury Schweppes

Very positive feedback from guests regarding Russell's performance.

Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia

Fantastic, constantly had guests in fits of laughter! Very professional and read the audience responses very well.

The Good Guys