Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$2.5 million
Date Of BirthJuly 21, 1953
FactBrother of Producer 'Fatt, Hilton'

Jeff Fatt is an Australian actor, musician, and television producer, best known for his role as Purple Wiggle in the children’s band The Wiggles.

Jeff was born in Sydney, Australia, on 21 October 1953, the youngest of three children. His parents were both accountants. Jeff has two older sisters, Jan and Jill. He was educated at St Aloysius’ College and the University of Sydney, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree.

Jeff’s career began in the early 1980s as a member of the Australian pop band The Cockroaches, who had a number of hits in Australia and New Zealand. He left the band in 1987 to pursue a solo career, but returned to The Cockroaches in 1989 for their farewell tour.

In 1991, Jeff was asked to join The Wiggles, a children’s musical group that was just starting out. He accepted, and became the Purple Wiggle. The Wiggles went on to become one of the most successful children’s entertainment groups in the world, selling millions of albums and DVDs and performing to sold-out audiences around the globe.

Jeff remained with The Wiggles until 2012, when he retired due to ill health. He was replaced by Sam Moran.

Since retiring from The Wiggles, Jeff has continued to work in the entertainment industry as a producer and consultant. He has also been involved in a number of philanthropic endeavors.

Jeff is married to Miki Berenyi and they have two children together. He also has two children from a previous marriage.

Jeff has been awarded a number of honorary degrees and other accolades for his work with The Wiggles and in the entertainment industry. In 2013, he was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

Jeff’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million.

General Info

Full NameJeff Fatt
Net Worth$2.5 million
Date Of BirthJuly 21, 1953
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Television producer, Actor


SiblingsHilton Fatt


Music GroupsThe Wiggles, The Cockroaches
MoviesThe Wiggles Movie, The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy, The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari, The Wiggles: Santa's Rockin', The Wiggles Go Bananas!, Wiggledance!, Da Kath & Kim code, The Wiggly Big Show, The Wiggles: Toot Toot, The Wiggles videography, Wake Up Jeff!, Big Red Car, Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas, Wiggle Time, D...

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1As part of the Wiggles, he plays the purple one who plays the keyboard and accordian, and always falls asleep.
2Before joining The Wiggles, Jeff played keyboards for popular Australian band 'The Cockroaches'. They released 3 albums in Australia, all best sellers.
3Brother of Producer 'Fatt, Hilton'



The Wiggles1999-2013TV SeriesJeff Wiggle / Jeff Wiggle (Purple)
The Wiggles: Surfer Jeff!2012VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: It's Always Christmas with You!2011VideoJeff Wiggle (Purple)
The Wiggles: Ukulele Baby2011VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles Big Birthday!2011VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Let's Eat!2011VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles Greatest Hits Live2010Jeff Wiggle (Purple)
Hot Potatoes: The Best of the Wiggles2010VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Hot Poppin' Popcorn2010VideoJeff Wiggle
Sprout's Wiggly Waffle2009TV SeriesJeff Wiggle (purple) / Jeff Wiggle (Purple)
The Wiggles: Big, Big Show!2009VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles Go Bananas!2009VideoJeff Wiggle (Purple)
Wiggle and Learn2008-2009TV SeriesPurple Wiggle
The Wiggles: Sing a Song of Wiggles2008VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing2008VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Pop Go the Wiggles!2008VideoJeff Wiggle (Purple)
The Wiggles: Wiggle Around the Clock2007VideoJeff
The Wiggles: Getting Strong!2007VideoPurple Wiggle
Da Kath & Kim Code2005TV MoviePurple Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly, Wiggly World!2005VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Santa's Rockin'2004VideoPurple Wiggle
The Wiggles: Cold Spaghetti Western2004VideoJeff (purple)
The Wiggles: Toot Toot2004VideoJeff
The Wiggles: Top of the Tots2004VideoJeff
The Wiggles: Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins!2003VideoJeff
The Wiggles: Space Dancing2003VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari2002VideoJeff
The Wiggles: Wiggle Bay2002Video shortJeff
Hoop-Dee-Doo: It's a Wiggly Party2001VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Yule Be Wiggling2001VideoJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles: Wiggly Wiggly Christmas2000Video shortJeff Wiggle
The Wiggles1998TV SeriesJeff
Children's Hospital1998TV SeriesWiggle Member
The Wiggles Movie1997Jeff
The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy1994VideoJeff


The Wiggles: Go, Santa, Go!2013Video executive producer
Wiggle and Learn2008-2009TV Series executive producer - 26 episodes
The Wiggles: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing2008Video executive producer
The Wiggles1999-2001TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
The Wiggles: Yule Be Wiggling2001Video executive producer


Ant-Man2015writer: "Hot Poppin Popcorn"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Life as We Know It2010writer: "Get Ready To Wiggle", "Big Red Car", "Can You Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?"
Beautiful Kate2009writer: "Wake Up Jeff"
Cactus2008/Iwriter: "Hot Potato" - as J. Fatt
Knocked Up2007writer: "Fruit Salad", "Hot Potato", "Here Come the Wiggles"
Just Like Heaven2005writer: "Swim with Me"
Walking on Water2002writer: "Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" - as J. Fatt
Neighbours2001TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Me Myself I1999writer: "Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car" 1999 - as J. Fatt


Faultline2012Documentary special thanks


Pop Star2013Himself
Today2007-2011TV SeriesHimself / Purple Wiggle
The Merrick & Rosso Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The View2007TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2007TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2003TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2002TV SpecialHimself (The Wiggles)
Yes, Dear2002TV SeriesHimself
Neighbours2001TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2000TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Downe Show2000TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Steve Irwin: He Changed Our World2006TV Movie documentaryJeff (uncredited)
Today Tonight2006TV SeriesJeff
The Crocodile Hunter: A Tribute to Steve Irwin2006TV Movie documentaryJeff (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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