Asher Keddie is an Australian actress who is well-known for playing the role of Nina Proudman in the Australian television comedy-drama series ‘Offspring.’ Another one of her most notable roles came in the year 2009 when she played the role of Doctor Carol Frost in the American superhero movie, ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ and the role of Detective Liz Cruickshank for 13 episodes of the crime drama series, ‘Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities.

She is also known for the portrayal of the role of Jacinta Burns for seven episodes of the Australian television police drama series ‘Rush.’ She also portrayed the role of Julia Jackson for 30 episodes of the Australian television drama series, ‘Love My Way’ for which she was nominated and awarded the ASTRA awards in the year 2007. In addition to this, she has also been awarded numerous awards and accolades like the Logie award, AACTA award, and the Gold Logie award throughout her professional career as an actress.

Quick Info 
Full NameAsher Keddie
Date of Birth July 31, 1974
Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Parent(s)James Keddie(Father)
Robi Keddie(Mother)
OccupationActor
Age46 years old
Height5 feet 4 inches (1.65m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Jay Bowen(Ex-husband)
Vincent Fantauzzo
ChildrenValentino Fantauzzo(Son)
Net worth $6 Million
Weight60kgs (132lbs)

Early Life and Bio

Asher Keddie was born on 31 July 1974 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to a mother whose name is Robi Keddie and to her father whose name is James Keddie, who is both school teachers. She was born and raised alongside her sister, whose name is Bronte Keddie, by her parents. Besides this, she is currently 46 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo.

 

Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie image source The Saturday Paper

Nationality and Physical Stats

Asher Keddie holds an Australian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding her religious ideology and religious beliefs. Besides this, she stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.65m/165cms) tall and weighs around 60kgs (132lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body figure with light brown-colored eyes with blonde hair color.

Education: Schooling

Asher Keddie studied and completed her studies at the Saint Michael’s Grammar School in Saint Kilda in Melbourne, Australia. Besides this, she also used to take dance lessons in the Australian Ballet School located in Melbourne, Australia. During this time, she had an unfortunate accident where she dislocated her knee right before an audition.

Career

Asher Keddie gave her debut performance in the year 1985 with numerous roles like the role of Emma for an episode of the western television drama series, ‘Five Mile Creek’ and the role of Anna Simpson in the Australian television miniseries, ‘Glass Babies.’

Moreover, she has also played the role of a young girl in the Australian fictional miniseries ‘Palace of Dreams’ and the role of Sue in the Australian television thriller movie ‘Fortress.’ Likewise, she played the role of Emma Hannon in the 1986 American Australian television miniseries, ‘The Last Frontier’ followed by an appearance for an episode of the 1988 Australian movie ‘Dusty’ and the role of Ruthie Bornstein in the 1988 Australian comedy movie, ‘Two Brothers Running.’

Moreover, she has also appeared in movies and series like ‘Snowy’ and ‘The Feds: Deadfall’ in the year 1993, ‘Janus’ in the year 1994, ‘Law of the Land’ in the year 1996, ‘Blue Heelers’ in the year 1996 and ‘Good Guys, Bad Guys, ‘The Devil Game’ and ‘Simone de Beauvoir’s Babies’ in the year 1997.

She has also played the main role of Claire Ferrari for 15 episodes of the Australian television series, ‘State Coroner’ and the main role of Julia Jackson for 30 episodes of the Australian television drama series, ‘Love My Way, the main role of Detective Liz Cruickshank for the crime drama television series, ‘Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities and the main role Nina Proudman for 86 episodes of the Australian television comedy-drama television series, ‘Offspring.’

Moreover, she has had the recurring roles of numerous characters for four episodes of the Australian police drama series, ‘Blue Heelers’ and the recurring role of Samantha Piper for 7 episodes of the Australian police drama television series, ‘Stingers’ and the role of Jacinta Burns for 7 episodes of the Australian television police drama series, ‘Rush.’

In addition to this, she has also appeared in numerous television movies like ‘Hawke’ and ‘Possession(s)’ in 2010, ‘Swinging Safari’ in the year 2018, and ‘Dark Whispers Volume 1’ in the year 2019. His recent work came in the year 2020 when she played the role of Claire Kowitz for 6 episodes of the Australian television drama series ‘Stateless’ and Angela’s role in the Australian comedy-drama movie ‘Rams.’

 

Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie image source Pinterest

Awards and Achievements

Asher Keddie has received various nominations and awards for her acting role. She won the ASTRA Award in 2007 for her role in ‘Love My Way.’ Likewise, she also received the Logie Award under the category most popular actress her role in ‘Offspring’ in 2011. She is also the recipient of the AACTA Awards in 2012. Moreover, for her TV series ‘Offspring,’ she won five Logie Awards and one Gold Logie Award.

Personal Life: Relationships

Asher Keddie was married to Jay Bowen, an actor, and musician, from the year 2007 to the year 2011. After their separation, she married Vincent Fantauzzo, an Australian portrait artist. The couple was blessed with a son whose name is Valentino Fantauzzo on 1 March 2015.

 

Asher Keddie
Asher Keddie image source Go Fug Yourself.

What is Asher Keddie’s Net Worth?

Asher Keddie earns from her acting career. As of 2021, her estimated net worth is around $6 million.

Social Media Presence

Asher Keddie is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@asherkeddieofficial) has over 74 thousand followers, and her supposed Twitter account (@asherkeddie) has over 4 thousand followers, but the account has not been verified yet.

 

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