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MC – Philippa Christian


Philippa Christian, also known as Australia’s Nanny to the Stars, is an Australian celebrity nanny, television personality and best-selling author. She has been featured on several Australian and American television shows, including morning shows and talk show, and has also appeared on national and international radio. Her debut novel, Nanny Confidential, was published in the summer of 2015. Born in Brighton, Victoria in Australia, Christian began baby-sitting at age 11, rising to fame after working as a nanny for a number of A-List celebrities in Australia, Los Angeles, the Bahamas, the UAE and India.

Christian has completed extensive public speaking engagements, including nanny training schools and public events. In 2015 Christian spoke at the Australian Nanny Conference in Sydney and in 2016 spoke at the Fairfax Essential Baby and Toddler show in cities across Australia.

Christian has built a reputation for professionalism, confidentiality and loyalty to her clients. She once famously refused $280,000 for a photo of a former client and his new celebrity girlfriend. In the summer of 2015, Christian published her debut fictional novel, "Nanny Confidential" with Allen & Unwin, showcasing the life of an elite Celebrity Nanny. Ghost written by freelance writer, and former Gracia editor, Amy Molloy, the novel became a bestseller shortly after its release date. Christian has also written articles for many nanny, parenting and baby magazines. Following the success of Nanny Confidential, Christian is continually interviewed on Australian radio services, including the Kyle and Jackie O Show and 3AW with Denis Walter. Recognised internationally, Christian has also appeared on the BBC World Service in an interview with Kim Chakanetsa, about what it takes to be a Celebrity Nanny. She has appeared on numerous Australian morning television shows, including the Seven Network, the Nine Network and the Ten Network. In February 2016 Christian was flown to Los Angeles to do a sit-down interview with Entertainment Tonight following the success of her career and first novel. Christian now resides in Tasmania, Australia