Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Singer, actress, television presenter

Actress, musician, presenter and author Natalie Bassingthwaighte - often referred to as Nat Bass by her many fans - is one of Australia's most versatile entertainers and has achieved success in a number of different areas.

Her solo album 1000 Stars, released in 2009, debuted at number one on the Australian charts while her previous role as frontwoman of The Rogue Traders saw Natalie achieve multi-platinum sales across two albums, several APRA wins, an MTV award and seven ARIA awards.

As a presenter Natalie co-hosted the 2010 Aria Awards and was the Logie Award-winning host of So You Think You Can Dance. She was also a judge and mentor on the popular Channel Seven series The X Factor Australia and most recently on The X Factor New Zealand.

As an actress Natalie was Izzy Hoyland in the iconic television series Neighbours (2003-2007) and appeared in the third instalment of the hit series Underbelly: The Golden Mile, which achieved the highest rating TV debut of the year. Natalie also appeared in the musicals Rent, Chicago and Love, Loss and What I Wore.

Also an author, Natalie co-wrote her first book, Sistahood: A Journal of Self-Discovery, with her younger sister in 2008.

She is an ambassador for the Sony Foundation, and The Vicks Breathe For Life campaign with Save the Children Australia. In March 2015, Natalie launched her latest venture, Chi Khi, a children's clothing line.

With an enormously successful, varied and well-established career, Natalie Bassingthwaighte has earned the respect and adoration of both the public and her peers in the entertainment and music industries.