Gen Fricker Biography
Gen Fricker Bio
|Genevieve “Gen” Fricker was born on 3rd November 1989. She is an Australian stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and radio presenter. She is currently a host of the weekday Lunch program on triple j.|
|Gen Fricker Born||3rd November 1989|
|Gen Fricker Age||27 Years old as of 2018|
|Gen Fricker Nationality||Australian|
|Gen Fricker Salary||Not in the public domain, to be updated once available|
|Gen Fricker Occupation||Stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and radio presenter|
|Known For||Triple j Host|
Gen Fricker Early life and education
Fricker was born in Sydney, Australia, and has Māori heritage. She specialized as an orchestral double bassist at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music High School and University, before moving to the University of Sydney to study Art History and Psychology.
She performed as part of student comedy group “Project 52”, alongside Steen Raskopoulos among others at the University of Sydney. Later, Fricker trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York.
Gen Fricker Career
In 2011, Gen Fricker was a National Finalist in the RAW Comedy Competition. She was a co-host in the Summer Up For It on FBi Radio with comedian Michael Hing over the summer break in 2011-2012.
Fricker first appearance on the triple j show was as a guest on Drive with Lindsey McDougall, on Sunday Night Safran, and as a writer/performer on Tom Ballard’s Chatback sketch show. At the end of 2014, she began hosting Overnights, before joining Kyran Wheatley on Weekend Arvos in 2016. In 2017, she took over the Lunch program on Triple J, formerly presented by Lewi McKirdy, before filling for Veronica Milsom in the Drive program alongside co-host Lewis Hobba.
Fricker has performed stand-up on Comedy Central, Just for Laughs (Australian TV series), Sydney Comedy Festival, New Zealand Comedy Festival, and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She has appeared on numerous TV shows, including CRAM!, Good Game, ABC TV New Year’s Eve coverage, Legally Brown, Dirty Laundry Live, and Spicks and Specks. She was also a writer/performer on The Roast. In 2014, she was selected by Reggie Watts to open for him on his Australian tour. Other credits include the Australian production of Karen O’s Stop The Virgens, as well as working as an Entertainment contributor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Gen Fricker assaulted in ABC Sydney Studios By a Man who had been Stalking her
Kieren Gallagher, 31, was arrested on 10th Monday 2018 after allegedly breaking into the ABC’s Sydney studios and indecently assaulting triple J host Gen Fricker. Kieren has reportedly been stalking the comedian since May 2018.
oh shit , didn't know Gen Fricker was assaulted. Peace to her. her lil giggle gets me though the work day in the arvo
— Nagan McFagan (@RealNagan) September 10, 2018
NSW Police said the incident happened about 2.30pm on Wednesday, September 5. The public broadcaster has beefed up security in the wake of the scare.
It’s believed he entered the secure building in Ultimo by tailgating a staff member. He then allegedly found Ms. Fricker and grabbed and kissed her, before fleeing.
A photo of Mr. Gallagher was released to the public on Thursday, 6th September 2018 before he was arrested on Monday, 10th September 2018 at 7.45am.
Gallagher appeared before Central Local Court the same day and was charged with stalking and intimidation with intent to cause fear as well as trespassing and common assault.
— #HYBPA (@HYBPA) September 10, 2018
Gen Fricker Boyfriend
Gen Fricker keeps her personal life out of the public limelight. She may have however hinted in 2016 that she has a boyfriend. Whether she is still dating or not, we will keep you posted.