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Full Name Leigh Hobbs
Profession Composer
Date of Birth April 18 , 1953
Current Age 70 years
Birth Country Australia
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 70 years old)

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Leigh Hobbs Biography

Leigh Hobbs is one of the famous Composer, who was born on the memorable day of April 18 in the year 1953. Leigh Hobbs is a proud citizen of Australia.

The author and illustrator of such popular, comedic children’s books as Old Tom (1994), Horrible Harriet (2001), Fiona the Pig (2004), and Mr. Badger and the Big Surprise (2010), he is also notable for his work as a painter, printmaker, and ceramics artist.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Leigh Hobbs continues to be an inspiration for many.

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He spent his youth in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia.

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He is a contemporary of fellow Australian children’s writer and illustrator Alison Lester.


After studying art at the Caulfield Institute of Technology, he worked as an amusement park artist at Luna Park in Sydney, Australia, and, later, as an art teacher.


His Prime Minister’s Award-nominated children’s book, Mr. Chicken Goes to Paris, was made into a theatrical piece by Australia’s National Institute Of Dramatic Art (NIDA).

Net Worth & Salary

Leigh Hobbs net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Leigh Hobbs Timeline

After graduating from Caulfield Institute of Technology art school (now Monash University) in 1973, he was employed as an artist at Sydney's Luna Park, an amusement park located adjacent to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Between 1978 and 2002 Hobbs supported his artistic career by working as a secondary school art teacher. .
In 1980 Hobbs held a one-man show of caricature sculptures at the Rex Irwin Gallery in Sydney.
In 1983 Leigh Hobbs created a series of glazed ceramic tea pots in the shape of Melbourne's Flinders Street Station.
Between 1985 and 2010 he was a freelance contributing cartoonist for The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Victoria.
A 1993 photo-portrait by Francis Reiss of Hobbs at work is held in Australia's National Portrait Gallery.