Get out of bed at 2:50 a.m., surprise wardrobe selections, press briefings, an hour of hair and makeup, and ONLY ONE coffee: host’s morning routine inside Sunrise Natalie Barr
She is always lively, professional and stylish when she hosts Sunrise between 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.
But a lot is happening during Natalie Barr’s morning before viewers even go online – starting with a very early wake-up call at 2:50 a.m.
On Thursday, the 53-year-old TV host documented her daily routine to loyal Sunrise fans on Instagram, including a behind-the-scenes look at the show’s wardrobe department, hair and makeup room and by co-host David ‘Kochie’ Koch’s. office.
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An alarm at 2:50 a.m., press briefings, an hour of hair and makeup and a single coffee: the daily morning routine of Sunrise host Natalie Barr (pictured)
With most of Australia still sleeping soundly, Natalie is already showered, dressed, and ready to start her day at 3:12 a.m.
In her video, Natalie is seen without makeup in her Sydney kitchen as she brews her first and only coffee of the day.
Her home routine has apparently not changed much from her days as a reporter on the show.
In a 2017 video, she said she didn’t believe in the ‘snooze button’ and would jump ‘straight out of bed into the shower’ at 2:50 a.m. and enjoy her only coffee from the day shortly after at 3 a.m.
Rise and shine: With most of Australia asleep soundly, Natalie is already showered, dressed and ready to start her day at 3:12 am with her only coffee of the day
Ready for action! At 3:35 a.m. Natalie walks over to the office, while it is still dark outside, where she is briefed on the news and segments of the day.
At 3:35 a.m. Natalie walks into the office while it is still dark outside and is quickly briefed on the day’s news and segments.
Natalie then heads to the private office she shares with co-host David ‘Kochie’ Koch.
In her video, she also offered a glimpse of Channel Seven’s women’s locker room, where the wardrobe department tags her clothes and accessories for the day.
Team Glam: Natalie sits in the hair and makeup chair for about an hour between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. getting the TV ready for Sunrise
What viewers are seeing! Sunrise host Natalie is always lively, professional and stylish on Seven’s breakfast show which airs between 5:30 and 9 a.m.
Then it’s in the hairdressing and makeup chair around 4 a.m. to get the television ready.
“We probably spend an hour in hair and makeup, I come in with wet hair because I wash it every other day and read the newspapers and briefing notes as we go,” he said. she explains.
With the hair and makeup done and Nat transformed into her carefully selected ensemble for the day, she sneaks onto the live set to greet viewers at 5.30am.
Natalie’s move to the role of co-host came after Samantha Armytage left Sunrise after eight years on the program last month.
Farewell: Natalie’s switch to co-host came after Samantha Armytage (pictured) left Sunrise after eight years on the program last month