Ky Furneaux (Naked and Afraid) Biography, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth

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Ky Furneaux Biography

Ky Furneaux is a famous Australian outdoor guide, survival expert, TV host, and stunt person who has appeared in over 100 films and TV productions.

Furneaux Age|Birthday

Furneaux is 48 years old as of 2022. In addition, she was born on 29 October 1973, in Adelaide, Australia. Therefore, Furneaux celebrates her birthday on 29 October every year.

Ky Furneaux Height |weight

Furneaux has an average height of 5 feet  6 inches (1.72 meters). Additionally, she has an estimated weight 76 kilograms.

Ky Furneaux Family

In addition,she was born (Kylie Anne Burford) in Adelaide, Australia. She was born to Peter and Loy Burford, are both retired teachers. Besides she is the younger of two children. Furthermore, her older sister Shauna is a business consultant. She served with Venture for over seven years, leading groups in climbing, high ropes, sailing, rappelling, kayaking, canoeing, and hiking. Additionally, she has a degree in business.

She was involved in a car accident that left her bedridden with a fractured spine at 19 years old. Moreover, her doctor speculated that she would have limited mobility for the rest of her life. In addition, after a year of intense physical therapy, she was active again, and also decided to channel her love of nature into being an outdoor team leader for Venture Corporate Recharge in Australia. Besides, she hunts goats with a bow and arrow for fun.

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Ky Furneaux Husband

Furneaux has not revealed details about her husband in the public. However, it is not known whether she is in a relationship or not.

Ky Furneaux Career

However, in 1999 a visit to her sister Shauna in Vancouver, Canada, British Columbia, ignited her interest in changing careers. Furthermore, she relocated to Vancouver and started training in martial arts, stunt driving, gymnastics, and high falls to pursue her new career in stunt work. Furthermore, her first stunt job was in the TV show Andromeda, but her big break became when she was hired to do stunts for Sharon Stone in Catwoman.

Additionally, since 2000, she has served steadily in TV and films, such as regular stunt work for Jaimie Alexander. Originally serving together in Kyle XY, they can currently be seen on NBC’s hit show Blindspot. Moreover, for her work in Thor as Jaimie Alexander’s stunt double, she was awarded the Taurus Stunt Award (the Oscars of the stunt industry) in 2012 for the Best Female Stunt Performer in the world.

Moreover, she has branched into hosting, returning to her survival roots to produce and co-host Hike for Survival, an epic 100-mile trek spanning the Sierra Nevada. In addition, Furneaux and her co-host carried only a pocket knife as they crossed the mountains. Some other projects featuring Furneaux involved The World Out There and MTV’s Made, in which her coached a teenager who wanted to learn outdoor survival skills. Additionally, she has been featured on the Discovery Channel’s hit show Naked and Afraid, in the episode Beware the Bayou.

However, in March 2014, her first book debuted. Published by Penguin Australia, Girl’s Own Survival Guide is a fun read for women to assisted them be proactive in any situation, from a broken stiletto to foraging for food in the wilderness. The United State titled The Superwoman’s Survival Guide, became released in April 2014.

Ky Furneaux Education

Furneaux has not disclosed more information concerning her education life in public, though she completed her education in Adelaide, Australia. However, no information surrounding Furneaux’s level of academic excellence.

Ky Furneaux Film

  • Blindspot (2015)
  • The Bridge (2014)
  • The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014)
  • The Last Stand (2013)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (2011)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Tron: Legacy (2010)
  • Hard Ride to Hell (2010)
  • 2012 (2009)
  • SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
  • Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
  • Kyle XY (2009)
  • United States of Tara (2009)
  • Push (2009)
  • Inseparable (2008)
  • Passengers (2008)
  • Hancock (2008)
  • 15-40 (short) (2008)
  • Stargate: Atlantis (2007)
  • The Passage (2007)
  • My Name Is Sarah (2007)
  • Whisper (2007)

Ky Furneaux Net worth| Salary

Furneaux has an approximated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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