Who is Natasia Demetriou?
Natasia Charlotte Demetriou was born on the 15th January 1984, in London, England, of part Cypriot descent. She is a British actress, stand-up comedian and a screenwriter, who is probably best recognized for landing the role of Nadia in the 2019 TV series called “What We Do in the Shadows”. In addition, she has appeared in several other popular TV shows and movies, such as “Pls Like” and “Stath Lets Flats”.
Natasia Demetriou Bio: Early life, Family and Education
Natasia’s parents are Greek immigrants who come from Cyprus.
Her father considered her mother lazy and was not romantic with her at all – in one of the interviews she gave, Natasia mentioned that her parents never once kissed or hugged in front of her. She talks very often about her father, usually mentioning his influence on her in both positive and negative ways; she knows a lot about Greek Cypriot culture, and is very proud of her father’s ethnicity. As for her roots, she has mixed ethnicity, however, she holds British nationality.
She a younger brother, Jamie Demetriou, and they share a close bond and consider each other the funniest persons they know. He is now one of the leading comedians, writers and actors in England. When it comes to her education, she attended Leed University, but her area of study remains unclear, also whether she graduated or not.
Natasia Demetriou’s Career
Before she gained fame and popularity, Natasia was a prominent member of Oyster Eyes, a comedy sketch troupe.
For some time, she also wrote for “Anna & Katy” and “The Midnight Beast”. However, she soon had the opportinity to make her debut appearance, in the TV show “You’ll Never Have All of Me”, which won her the Skinny Debutant Award at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Since then her acting career has flourished, and once she secured the role as Nadia in a TV series remake of a 2014 film “What We Do in the Shadows”, her success and popularity were guaranteed.
Natasia recently did a solo stand-up comedy show called “You’ll Never Have All of Me”, inspired by all the men she met over the dating application called Tinder – some of the “supporting roles” she did were that of her family and her dog. Basically, what she did was showcase her anxieties, and ridiculed them on stage. Her stand-up show was a hit, receiving the best reviews because it was so relatable, and she was able to present real human emotions in a funny way.
Natasia on What We Do in the Shadows
In 2014 a mocumentary film “What We Do in the Shadows” was filmed, and became so popular that it was decided that a spin off TV series should be made. It finally premiered in 2019, and immediately achieved great success, despite the actors fearing that they would ruin something so good and loved by so many people. The series was renewed for a second season, to air in 2020. One of the makers of the series is Taika Waititi, a successful and loved director who also directed “Thor: Ragnarok”, which was one of the most popular films in 2017.
Natasia Demetriou’s Personal Life
Natasia has yet to be in a public relationship – at least, up to now she’s never revealed the name of her boyfriend, or even if she has one. However, if you check out Natasia’s Twitter feed you can notice that it’s filled with tweets about her relationships. Given the humorous nature of her tweets, it can also be assumed that they are a joke, that they are fake – in one of them she even called her own brother Jamie “a dream husband”.
Natasia Demetriou at Knock2Bag Presents Natasia & Ellie Are All Yours, Moth Club, May 2019.Photo by Claire Haigh
In 2015 Natasia posted a picture of Simon Cowell, and tagged him on the photo, once again as a joke. Back in 2008, she posted a picture of herself and Phil Dunning, a performer and a comedy writer, in which she described Phil as a man with whom she lost her virginity. Other than that, her social media is a clear indicator that she is single, or that she is maybe just waiting for the right moment to introduce her partner to the public.
Natasia Demetriou’s Net Worth
As of 2019, it is estimated that Natasia counts her net worth at over $800,000, which has been accumulated largely through her successful career as an actor, screenwriter and a stand-up comedian.
Natasia Demetriou’s Measurements
Natasia stands at 5ft 6ins (1.58m) tall, and is of average weight. She has brown hair and the same color eyes. Her shoe size is 7UK.