Andy Lee is one of Australia’s most loved stars of radio, television and podcasting, best known for working in collaboration with Hamish Blake as the nationally adored comedy duo Hamish and Andy.
Andy’s radio and television career has developed very much in tandem with his performing partner and close friend Hamish Blake. After meeting at university and commencing their careers on radio two decades ago, Hamish and Andy rose to unparalleled success, becoming the highest rating radio programme in Australian history, reaching around 2.5 million listeners each week.
Andy has established himself as an iconic entertainer in his own right, currently best recognised as host of the Nine Network’s The Hundred, a show recruiting Australia’s best comedians to unpack statistics and find out what the nation is really thinking. Prior to that, Andy hosted the Australian season of ‘The Cube’ for Network 10. Andy has been a guest panellist on The Front Bar for the Seven Network. He delights Australian Open players and fans alike each year with his popular series ‘Guess Whom’ for the Nine Network. Andy also featured as the Gen Y Team Captain on Shaun Micallef’s revamped iteration of “Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation” for Nine.
As well as their acclaimed careers as stars of radio and TV, Hamish and Andy held comedic reign with their radio-show podcasts, consistently sitting at #1 on the iTunes charts. In 2008 Hamish and Andy released their ‘Unessential Listening’ CD which went platinum, selling well over 100,000 copies. In 2010 they released a second CD to great acclaim, ‘Celebrating Over 50 Glorious Years’.
Throughout his career, Andy Lee has made welcome guest appearances on shows such as The Project, Spicks and Specks, Have You Been Paying Attention, Rove, Thank God You’re Here and Kinne. Internationally he has featured on the British version of The Graham Norton Show and The Jay Leno Show in the States.
Andy is a proud Ambassador for Challenge, supporting kids with cancer and is an Ambassador for Social Golf Australia.