Helen Desbois has been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years and has enjoyed many avenues as a performer. Starting out as an actress, she then became a singer/recording artist and dancer, voice artist and a radio DJ too!
SAMA nominated for her single "Anything", she has also received 6 nominations for her work in radio and received an MTN radio award for 'Best Daytime Presenter' in 2012. 2018 was an award winning year for Desbois so far as she scooped 'Woman Of The Year in Media' award and also won 'Best Newsreader" for the Liberty Radio Awards.
Helen has also been awarded an Artes Legends award for her contribution to the arts in South Africa in.
She now lives in Dublin, Ireland and is hustling hard, having appeared in various short films and Tv shows. You can hear her on Dublin City FM every Tuesday 10-11am for Good Morning Dublin.
Desbois also heads up her popular entertainment blog Showbiz In Full HD featuring all things showbiz.
What has she been up to?
Helen Desbois has been seen on screens and stages in South Africa, Ireland and around the world. Her television credits include, "Honeytown", "Hard Copy", "Isidingo", "Binneland", "Generations" and "7de Laan" and she has also been seen on various commercials through the years such as Vanish, Game and KFC. She recently played on the TV drama "Red Election" as the election analyst.
The stage and musical theatre are very close to her heart too and she has starred in a wide range of shows from "Boogie Nights" and Ben Elton's "Popcorn" to playing Madonna in "Immaculate" and being part of the cast and understudy to the lead, for the world tour of "We Will Rock You", the Queen musical.
Also a SAMA nominated recording artist, Helen has released 7 solo singles to date, even writing and co-producing some of the material herself.
2016 saw the release of her comeback single "Like I Need You" complete with music video.
Her follow up single called "WindUp Girl" was play-listed nationwide and brought a slightly different sound with an EDM edge to it.
Helen's latest offering, The Start Of Something Good hit the airwaves in 2019 and continues to chart on many stations in South Africa.
Helen is available for voice work for all commercial and corporate communications. She is also a MC and can present live or online for your launch or corporate event.