Comedian & Author
Michèle trained in journalism and has a degree in English literature and drama from Victoria University of Wellington. She started doing stand-up comedy in the 1990s and has toured New Zealand and international venues with her stand-up comedy shows. Michèle has appeared in many TV shows, including What Now, 7Days and The Project, and was the winner of “Comedienne of the Decade” at the 2010 NZ Comedy Awards.
Michèle has written two books, Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter and How We Met, has written guest columns for Stuff and is a regular columnist for The Spinoff. She was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the entertainment and comedy industries in the 2023 New Year Honours.
Michèle has one child and two grandchildren and lives with her husband on Auckland’s North Shore.