Published On: Thu, Apr 29th, 2021

Hannah Gadsby reveals she tied the knot to producer Jenney Shamash in January

Hannah Gadsby is MARRIED: Emmy-winning comedian reveals she tied the knot with producer Jenney Shamash in January

Hannah Gadsby has revealed she got married back in January.

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, the 43-year-old comedian surprised fans by introducing them to her wife Jenney Shamash.

‘We got married in January and we are very chuffed about it,’ wrote the Nanette star. 

Surpriseby introducing them to her wife Jenney Shamash [R]

Surprise! Comedian Hannah Gadsby (left) surprised her Instagram followers on Thursday by introducing them to her wife Jenney Shamash (right)

The bombshell announcement was accompanied by a photo of Hannah and Jenney both eating ice cream at a café in Australia.

The Emmy Award-winning comic, from Tasmania, captioned the post: ‘I would like to introduce all y’all to Jenney Shamash.’ 

‘She is a producer extraordinaire. She is very funny and is really talented at reciting facts. It is a joy to behold.

‘We got married in January and we are very chuffed about it. For the record: this is me gushing.

‘I am full of very positive feelings. This is a nice story. My heart felt thanks to everybody who voted for marriage equality.’ 

Bombshell: The couple secretly married in January but didn't announce it at the time. Hannah is pictured at the Sydney premiere of the musical Hamilton on March 27

Bombshell: The couple secretly married in January but didn’t announce it at the time. Hannah is pictured at the Sydney premiere of the musical Hamilton on March 27

Jenney was a producer on Gadsby’s comedy special Douglas, the follow-up to her breakout Netflix hit Nanette. 

The show, which is named after one of Hannah’s beloved dogs, was filmed in Los Angeles in February.

According to the synopsis of the show, Hannah took Douglas ‘for a walk across the planet, finishing up in Los Angeles, and recording her second stand-up special’.

Douglas was nominated for two Primetime Emmys in 2020. 

Hannah won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and a prestigious Peabody award, both for Nanette, in 2019. 

Colleagues to spouses: Jenney was a producer on Gadsby's comedy special Douglas, the follow-up to her breakout Netflix hit Nanette

Colleagues to spouses: Jenney was a producer on Gadsby’s comedy special Douglas, the follow-up to her breakout Netflix hit Nanette

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