Gogglebox Australia stars and their real jobs

Gillian Wolski
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·3-min read

Across 12 seasons, the loveable stars of Gogglebox Australia have cemented their status as professional TV viewers, tuning in and offering their hilarious commentary on hours upon hours of broadcast telly.

But what do our favourite families and friends actually do when they're not watching the box? Turns out, many have jobs outside of their Gogglebox gig in fields such as teaching, law and real estate.

Goggleboxer Sarah Marie has launched her own eco-friendly kids clothing range, TMRW Kids. Photo: Instagram/sarahmariefahd.
Goggleboxer Sarah Marie has launched her own eco-friendly kids clothing range, TMRW Kids. Photo: Instagram/sarahmariefahd.

Ahead of the show's 13th season, here's what the Goggleboxers do for work in their 'real' lives.

Kaday and Chantel

New faces Kaday Kamara and Chantel Bakac joined the Gogglebox crew in 2020 and have been a hit ever since. Kaday, 24, is a nurse and Chantel, also 24, is studying social work.

Kaday and Chantel. Photo: Foxtel.
Kaday and Chantel. Photo: Foxtel.

Milo and Nic

Milo, 35, and Nic, 31, met as youngsters while working in a surf shop. Today, Milo is a retail manager and Nic is a primary school teacher.

Milo and Nic. Photo: Foxtel.
Milo and Nic. Photo: Foxtel.

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Mick and Di

Gogglebox stalwarts Mick, 77, and Di, 74, have both had colourful careers. When former model Di met her future husband Mick he was a high-flying ad exec but the pair are now dealers in Indigenous Art.

Mick and Di. Photo: Foxtel.
Mick and Di. Photo: Foxtel.

The Delpichitra Family

Family of five the Delpichitras have a range of careers. Dad Patrick manages the local RSL and his wife Tracey is a full-time mum.

Their eldest son Wendel, 30, is a teacher at the local Catholic boys' high school while daughter Vestal, 19, is studying teaching at uni. Their youngest, 15-year-old Ethan is in his final years of high school.

The Delpichitra Family. Photo: Foxtel.
The Delpichitra Family. Photo: Foxtel.

The Dalton Family

Parents Matt, 52, and Kate, 50, work as a healthcare company director and an airline business development executive respectively. Both their daughters are at uni, with their eldest Millie, 20, studying a double degree in Commerce/Arts while younger sister Holly, 18, is studying Communications.

The Dalton Family. Photo: Foxtel.
The Dalton Family. Photo: Foxtel.

The Silbery Family

The Silbery family is three generations strong, with 91-year-old former nurse Grandma Emmie at the head. Her daughter, Kerry, 67, is a retired teacher while her own daughter, 35-year-old Isabelle describes herself as a 'philanthropist and writer' in her Instagram bio.

The Silbery Family. Photo: Foxtel.
The Silbery Family. Photo: Foxtel.

Tim and Leanne

Besties and siblings Tim Lai, 42 and Leanne Lai, 31, work as a retail technology consultant and an operations manager respectively. They joined the show in season nine.

Tim and Leanne. Photo: Foxtel.
Tim and Leanne. Photo: Foxtel.

Lee and Keith

Husband and wife duo Lee, 59, and Keith, 60, both held down longterm jobs in their respective fields. Keith has been a works officer at the local council for 25 years and counting, while Lee has retired after more than 30 years in the banking industry.

Lee and Keith. Photo: Foxtel.
Lee and Keith. Photo: Foxtel.

Anastasia and Faye

Greek pals Anastasia Katselas and Faye Kontos may spend their time laughing and cracking jokes on Gogglebox but in their real lives, they both have fairly serious jobs. Faye, 54, is a senior legal assistant while Anastasia, 55, is a real estate agent. They're also both mums to two kids.

Anastasia and Faye. Photo: Foxtel.
Anastasia and Faye. Photo: Foxtel.

Matty, Sarah Marie and Jad

New parents Matty and Sarah Marie Fahd juggle their one-year-old son, Malik (and their dog 'son,' Bane) with their own careers. Matty is a Marketing and Communications Director while Sarah Marie runs her own hair and makeup business as well as a recently-launched eco-friendly kids clothing brand, TMRW Kids.

The couple's best bud Jad Nehmetallah is an entrepreneur and café owner.

Matty, Sarah Marie and Jad. Photo: Foxtel.
Matty, Sarah Marie and Jad. Photo: Foxtel.

Gogglebox Australia returns Wednesday, February 17 on LifeStyle and Thursday, February 18 on Channel 10.

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