While simply laughing may not require any ability, making someone laugh requires some skills and dexterity, if not something extraordinary. The very own Rove McManus, equipped with some extraordinary wit and humor, has been making people laugh for some decades now.
John Henry Michael McCanus, popularly known by the stage name of Rove McManus, is an award-winning Television presenter, comedian, and a producer. Rove was the host of--comedy talk show--Rove LA and an eponymous variety show Rove. Additionally, he is the co-owner of the production company, Roving Enterprises.
Rove McManus's Age, Height
The comedian Rove McManus was born on 21st January 1974 in Perth, Western Australia. He spent most of his childhood with his parents, John and Coralie McManus, in his hometown.
Though in the past, Rove never opened much about his family background, he recently gave some significant information regarding his father and uncle.
On 25 April 2019, Rove posted a picture of his father and uncle, both the Western Australian farm boys who fought World War II for their country.
Additionally, Rove apprised that his father was taken captive in a Nazi prison camp while his uncle was killed in action. Further, Rove thanked them for all their bravery and service.
When it comes to his education, Rove attended Orana Catholic Primary School for his primary education before going to Corpus Christi College for his high-school.
He stands tall at a towering height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters). Furthermore, the multifaceted person has a sister named Catherina McManus.
His New Show, Net Worth
Rove made his first appearance in Television--when he appeared in ABC's Television series, Kaboodle--as a child. Unbeknownst to him his own talent, the child actor then began to receive a countless number of movies offer.
In the year 1997, he began to host The Loft Live, on the community television channel, Channel 31. It was at that time when he met his present long-time co-host, Peter Helliar. Rove, then, accepted an offer from the Nine Network for his own variety show, Rove.
In the year 2000, Rove was again given an offer to produce a new and fresh version of the same show for Network Ten. However, the resulting Rove Live was somewhat identical to Nine Network's Rove.
Little did the producers and Rove, himself, know that the show would end up being a flagship program for the network. The offers and programs then piled up in the table boosting his career.
In 2018, Rove announced that he will again come up in Network Ten with a new show, Show Me The Movie! Even at the age of 44, Rove is working relentlessly to give audiences enjoyment. With such an outshining career, it is of no doubt that he has staggered a massive amount of net worth. Precisely, Rove has accumulated a net worth of $5 million.
Rove's great amount of net worth assures his high standard of living. The Bronte resident was already living in a building worth $6.4 million when he thought for the renovation of his mansion.
Despite the locals' complaint and anger, Rove has continued the extensive renovation of his house. Further, it is speculated that the renovation will raise the value of his house by $4 million.
Does Rove McManus Have A Wife?
Yes, he has a wife, and he is married. While his married life is blissful now, life made him undergo a huge tragedy in 2015. At the time, he was in a marital relationship with his first wife, Belinda Emmett, an Australian actress. However, she died of metastatic breast cancer at Sydney in the year 2006.
Rove McManus congratulates his wife, Tasma Walton, on winning the prestigious AACTA award on 30 October 2018 (Photo: Rove McManus's Instagram)
Rove had to bear a traumatic loss of his wife. Although the magnitude of the trauma he was enduring was big, he somehow managed to get back to his life again.
He then dated Australian actress Tasma Walton. He ultimately married her on 16 June 2009 via a private wedding ceremony in Western Australia.
The couple welcomed a daughter named Ruby Aurelia McManus in the same year. Till now, there has been no record of aberrations in their relationship: they are happily relishing their days as a family.
In the 2019 International Women's Day, Rove posted a picture of his wife and daughter with a caption, "My amazing women". His post makes it apparent that, Rove and Tasma have a deep mutual respect for each other. This might be the reason for their bold and long-lasting relationship with magnified happiness.