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November 02, 2020

Chris Sebastian, Diana Rouvas and More 'The Voice Australia' Winning Alum — inside Their Lives

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Here's everything we know about the winners of the hit singing competition television series, "The Voice Australia," which premiered on Nine Network in 2012. 

Some past champions of "The Voice Australia" have pursued careers in the music industry, and they did not fail because their songs became hits, according to Mamamia.

However, others have not released new music for a while. Scroll down below to see what the winners from season 1 through 9 have been up to since claiming victory.

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KARISE EDEN

In 2012, Eden became the very first champion of "The Voice Australia." She then released her debut single "You Won't Let Me" under Universal Music Australia.

In 2014, Eden, who has released three studio albums, gave birth to her son named Blayden. As reported by Daily Mail in September 2020, the singer is expecting her second child.

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HARRISON CRAIG

Craig was the 2013 winner of "The Voice Australia." After winning the competition, he has released three albums. He also toured nationally around Australia.

In 2019, Craig revealed that he battled with a stutter for most of his younger life. According to him, his stutter has had a surprising impact on his career trajectory over the years.

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"My time of The Voice really was the launchpad that's allowed me to show everyone what I can do and where I want to go with my music and my life," he told Daily Mail.

ANJA NISSEN

Nissen won the third season of "The Voice Australia" in 2014. The champion then recorded a song with the frontman for pop supergroup The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, titled "I'm So Excited."

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Nissen represented Denmark in Eurovision in 2017 with her song "Where Am I." The singer received warm applause from the crowd at the end of her performance. She placed in the final 20.

ELLIE DRENNAN

Drennan was the 2015 winner of "The Voice Australia." After winning the show, she released a single titled "Ghost." Her second single, "Hard Love," was released in 2016. Three years later, she released "Taxi."

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In 2016, she had a sleepover with Jessie J, who coached her to victory. In an interview, Drennan said that the British popstar's got great advice about performing and focusing on herself.

ALFIE ARCURI

Arcuri was the winner of "The Voice Australia" in 2016. He then released his debut album called "Zenith." The album reached number five on the ARIA charts.

More songs followed, and in 2019, he also auditioned to be Australia's entry for Eurovision 2019 in SBS's first-ever Eurovision – Australia Decides competition.

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Arcuri is living with his boyfriend, Ash Frenken, in Sydney's Elizabeth Bay. The singer once revealed that he only gained the courage to come out as gay to his family three years before joining "The Voice Australia."

JUDAH KELLY

In 2017, Kelly won the prize and record deal of "The Voice Australia." After the grand finale, he released his single and album, titled "Count on Me."

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In June 2020, Kelly lost 40kg through boxing training since the beginning of the year. He explained in an interview with news.com.au that his coach is David Turner. At the Commonwealth Games, Turner represented Australia in boxing.

SAM PERRY

Perry was the 2018 winner of "The Voice Australia." His winning song "Trust Myself" reached number 78 on the ARIA charts. He also commenced a tour around Australia towards the end of the year.

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After releasing "Trust Myself," he released another single titled "Looking For Light." Perry became engaged to his longtime girlfriend, actress Liberty Hills, in 2017.

DIANA ROUVAS

Rouvas was crowned "The Voice Australia" winner in 2019. She then released the song "Wait For No One." Her follow-up single was "Can We Make Heaven."

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The singer, who played some shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, began singing at only four years old. Her parents are both music teachers and singers themselves.

CHRIS SEBASTIAN

Sebastian joined the first season of "The Voice Australia" in 2012 but was eliminated in the quarter-finals. He returned to the show in Season 9 and won the title in July 2020.

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Sebastian is the brother of coach Guy Sebastian, who won "Australian Idol" in 2003. When he was crowned the winner, some viewers slammed the show as "unfair" and "rigged." However, in an interview, Guy said that the haters are often just a small minority.

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