Ky Furneaux Biography
Born Kylie Anne Burford, Ky Furneaux is an Australian outdoor guide, TV host, survival expert, and stunt person. She has appeared in over 100 films and TV shows. Furneaux appeared in Naked and Afraid, Naked and Afraid XL, Blindspot, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, The Bridge, and Sons of Anarchy, among others. In 2012, she was awarded the Taurus Stunt Award (the Oscars of the stunt industry) for Best Female Stunt Performer in the world.
Ky Furneaux Age | Birthday
Furneaux is 48 years old (age as of 2021). She was born on October 29, 1973, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Furneaux celebrates her birthday on the 29th of October each year.
Ky Furneaux Parents
Furneaux was born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia to her parents; Peter Burford (father) and Loy Burford (mother). Both her mother and father are retired teachers. Moreover, Furneaux has an older sister named Shauna, who is a business consultant.
Ky Furneaux Height
Furneaux stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately).
Ky Furneaux Husband
Furneaux currently appears to be single. She is a private person when it comes to her personal life thus she has not publicly revealed any details about her past, recent, or current dating status. It is unclear whether Furneaux has been married or not.
Ky Furneaux Children
Furneaux has no children as of August 2022.
Ky Furneaux Education
Furneaux graduated with a degree in business.
Ky Furneaux Career
Furneaux is a survival expert, stunt person, outdoor guide, and TV host. She worked with Venture for over seven years, leading groups in climbing, rappelling, high ropes, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, and hiking. Furneaux has appeared in over 100 films and TV shows.
Besides, Furneaux’s first stunt job was in the TV show, Andromeda. However, her big break came when she was hired to do stunts for Sharon Stone in Catwoman.
Furneaux has worked steadily in TV and films, including regular stunt work for Jaimie Alexander. She appeared in the NBC hit show, Blindspot. Furneaux also worked in Thor as Jaimie Alexander’s stunt double. She was awarded the Taurus Stunt Award (the Oscars of the stunt industry) in 2012 for Best Female Stunt Performer in the world.
Moreover, Ky’s other projects include Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, The Bridge, and Sons of Anarchy. She was also featured on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid and Naked and Afraid XL. Additionally, Furneaux is a host on the Discovery Channel and Netflix UK, Outdoor Channel Asia and Outback Lockdown.
Ky’s hosting duties began when she co-hosted Hike for Survival, which she also produced. Hike for Survival was an epic 100-mile trek spanning the Sierra Nevada.
Ky Furneaux Films
Furneaux has been featured in many films as a stunt person including:
- The Bridge (2014)
- The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014)
- The Last Stand (2013)
Ky Furneaux Naked and Afraid XL
Furneaux was a cast member of Naked and Afraid XL: Frozen. Furneaux is a survivalist currently living in North Carolina. She also appeared in Naked and Afraid seasons 1, 9 & 11. In this season of Naked and Afraid XL: Frozen, 12 of “Naked and Afraid’s” most popular and experienced all-stars take on 14 days and nights in Montana’s frozen, ice-covered wilderness. The Rocky Mountains, sub-freezing temperatures, hypothermia, and frostbite are just but some of the dangers at hand that will be faced by the 12 of “Naked and Afraid” stars.
Naked and Afraid XL: Frozen premiered on the Discovery Channel on July 31, 2022, at 8 pm E.T
Naked and Afraid XL: Frozen Cast
The other cast members of the Discovery Channel reality series Naked and Afraid: Frozen are:
- Waz Addy
- Jake Nodar
- Gabrielle Balassone
- Jeremy McCaa
- Sara Burkett
- Sarah Bartell
- Trish Bulinsky
- Wes Harper
- Rod Biggs
- Joe Ortlip
Ky Furneaux Net worth
Furneaux has an estimated net worth of $1 million- $5 million. She is a stunt person, survival expert, and TV host. Furneaux has performed stunts for numerous TV films. She has also appeared in television shows. Some of the films Furneaux has been featured in include Blindspot, The Bridge (2014), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014), and The Last Stand (2013), among many others.
Ky is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @kyfurneaux with over 23K followers as of August 2022.