Rose Matafeo Age: Comic Rose Matafeo was born on 25 February 1992 in Auckland, New Zealand. She is 27 years of age.
Rose is a frequent face in the New Zealand stand-up circuit and TV shows.
As more people appreciated her talent, she took her gig to London. She created quite a buzz with her material mainly concerning a millennial straight female, navigating these changing times.
She introduced herself to the American audience when she booked a 6 minute stand-up in TBS’s popular late-night show “Conan”, starring Conan O’Brien.
Rose Matafeo Boyfriend
Rose Matafeo dated a fellow kiwi comedian Guy Williams for a while. There is not much other information aside from the fact that they broke up after about 6 months.
Rose Matafeo moved on from Williams and dated boyfriend James Acaster (British comic) from around early 2015. She and James met in New Zealand when they were performing at the same comedy joint.
James Acaster is a well-known comic all over the world. He has a critically acclaimed Netflix special “Repertoire”.
The couple dated for a while, but the relationship didn’t last long as they were away from each other a lot. Both being busy touring for their stand-ups.
After they officially called it quits, James was in a relationship with ‘The Windsors’ actress Louise Ford for a while.
There are no further reports concerning Rose’s relationship. However, it is abundantly clear from her hilarious stand-ups that she has in fact been dating. Meanwhile, she has kept her relationships quiet this time.
Rose Matafeo Short Bio, Career
Born and raised in Auckland, Rose went to Auckland Girls’ Grammar School. She intended to be a comedienne from an early age. At 15, she enrolled herself in the “Class Comedians” program funded by New Zealand Comedy Trust.
She even went on to win an award at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival in 2007.
Rose became a regular at the yearly festival. She had much success in her stand-up career with albums like “Life Lessons I’ve Learnt from the 60s Based on Things I’ve Seen on Television (2011)”, “Scout’s Honour (2012)” among few others.
After an already successful standup career, Rose got offers to be on the television. Famously, she is on New Zealand’s version of the daily show “Jono and Ben”. She got herself in front of a big audience and has interviewed people like Bill Hader for this show. She “speed-dates” a celebrity was the bit she was most famous for.
Her IMDB page has 13 credits as an actress. She has been involved in shows like “Squinters”, “W1A”, just to name a few. She has also acted in critically acclaimed New Zealand based Netflix movie “Breaker Uppers”.
Things changed drastically for Rose in 2018, when she won the Best Standup award at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her special “Horndog”.
Immediately what followed were her articles in Forbes and The Guardian. In this stand-up, she talks about things like the challenges of being in showbiz, working constantly, her struggling love life, all with a huge splash of funny, of course.
She currently works as a writer and performer in New Zealand sketch comedy show “Funny Girls”. As the name suggests it’s cast is predominantly female, and they are absolutely hilarious.