Jo Stanley Biography

Updated On Jul 14, 2019 Published On Nov 23, 2017
Facts of Jo Stanley
Date of Birth: 1972 , July-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Initially, Jo performed live as a comedian with a Melbourne comedy group The Toasted Marshmallows or The Gorskys. She has also performed along with Jodie J Hill numerous times in Melbourne International Comedy Festivals. Later, Stanley started a career in radio with Fox FM on Sunday Nights with Jodie J Hill. Then she moved to morning program Jodie & Jo which became a success. She also hosted a comedy show Boob Tube, and radio show, The Whole Shebang along with Jodie. 

Besides her radio career, Stanley was a contestant on It Takes Two, an Australian singing competition show. However, she was eliminated in the final round of the show. She also appeared in a short movie, Corrections in 2008

Moving towards her personal life, Jo Stanley is married to her long-term boyfriend Darren McFarlane since 1999. The couple gave birth to their first child, Willow, in 2009 and are living happily together. It's been eighteen years, and Jo and Darren are still together. 

Stanley's husband, Darren McFarlane was addicted to drinking. His two glasses of wine each night before bed turned into a bottle of wine and soon became two bottles. Later he realized that his drinking habit had affected his relationship with his wife and child which made him quit alcohol. 

Jo Stanley earns a good sum of money in her career. Being an Australian television and radio personality, writer, actor, and presenter, she has several sources of income. According to different sources, her annual salary is estimated to be $4 million. Her current net worth is around $15 million

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Born in Melbourne, Australia

July 6 , 1972

Joanne McFarlane was born on 6th July 1972 in Melbourne, Australia. Her real name is Bailey but she changed her name to avoid confusion with other celebrities.

Worked as Comedian

1988

Before starting radio career, Joanne McFarlane performed live as a comedian with a Melbourne comedy group The Toasted Marshmallows or The Gorskys as well as with Jodie J Hill in numerous Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 

Started radio career

1990

Joanne McFarland started a career in radio on Fox FM on Sunday Nights with Jodie J Hill. Later she moved to morning program Jodie & Jo which was a huge success.

Married to Darren McFarlane

1999

Jo Stanley married to her long-term boyfriend Darren McFarlane in 1999. The couple gave birth to their first child, Willow, in 2009 and living happily together. Jo and Darren is still together and no sign and rumors of their divorce. 

Took part in It Takes Two

2007

Besides Joanne McFarlane radio career, Stanley was a contestant on It Takes Two, Australian singing competition show, with partner Anthony Caeliminated elimated in the final round of the show

Current Net worth

2017

Jo Stanley earned a good sum of money in her career. Being an Australian television and radio personality, writer, actor, and presenter, she has several sources of income. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $15 million.