Renee Bargh continues as co-host of “Extra,” the Emmy® Award-winning entertainment news program, for the show’s 25th season. Renee has been a correspondent and weekend co-host since joining the show in 2010. She was promoted in 2017, and co-hosts alongside Mario Lopez, Tanika Ray and New York co-host AJ Calloway.
Cementing herself as one of Australia's most visible talents, Renee has made a name for herself in the U.S. during her tenure with "Extra," having interviewed all of Hollywood's biggest stars. In addition to her skills as an interviewer, Renee has covered all the major events in Hollywood and has become a red-carpet staple at the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes, among others.
Hailing from the beautiful Byron Bay, Renee relocated to Sydney to fulfill her dream of becoming a full-time performer. Bargh graduated from Brent Street Performing Arts College, where she honed her skills as a dancer, singer and performer.
During her career in Australia, Renee's first hosting gig was on Channel Nine's surfing adventure series, "Surfari." This was a dream job for Renee, who cut her teeth on the getaway-style format, profiling the very best surfing locations around the Pacific.
Renee became one of the most popular television presenters on Channel [V] and co-hosted "What You Want," Channel [V]'s studio countdown show; was host of the weekly V Rater and the V News; and presented two series on B430, Channel V's youth travel show, taking her to Budapest, New Zealand, New York and Los Angeles. Additionally, Renee has hosted numerous red carpet events, movie premieres, the Arias, the Astra Awards and an array of festivals, including two live broadcasts from the Big Day Out; a ten-hour broadcast from Sound Relief; Splendour in the Grass; Homebake; and Good Vibes.
In addition to her work profiling celebrities and talking all things entertainment, Renee has also become a tastemaker in her own right. Her style has been featured in numerous publications and her love of fashion, fitness, nutrition and travel are well documented. She recently became a certified health coach and frequently shares her tips and advice with her audience both on-air and through social media. Launched in 2017, her "Renee Likes" segments on "Extra" have become a fan favorite for their inside look at how she and various celebrities in Los Angeles remain healthy, fit and stylish.
Renee currently resides in Los Angeles.