Natalie Gumede

Natalie Gumede

  • Formerly Kirsty from Coronation Street
  • Speaks on the Importance of Resilience & Self Motivation
  • BAME, Happiness & Wellness Speaker

Natalie first came to prominence in an award winning storyline in Coronation Street, playing Kirsty Soames, the violent partner to the much loved Tyrone Dobbs. Across 2012-2013, she was nominated for the National Television Awards and TV Choice Awards, and won British Soap Awards for Best Newcomer, Villain of the Year, and Best Dramatic Performance.

Immediately after, Natalie finished runner up in the 2013 season of Strictly Come Dancing, followed by a national arena tour. She also presented awards at the BAFTA Children's Awards 2013, The TV Choice Awards 2014, and The NTA’s 2015.

Since then she has starred in the Doctor Who Christmas Special, Jekyll and Hyde for ITV, the Emmy winning children’s show ‘Free Rein’ for Netflix, and DC’s ‘Titans’ for Netflix and HBO Max, amongst others. Natalie can currently seen in Amazon Prime Video's upcoming Christmas film for 2022, 'Your Christmas Or Mine.'

As a public speaker at events, Natalie has 20 years of experience to share on some of the nation’s favourite shows. She also understands the importance of resilience, self motivation and discipline as an actor, which has great crossover to the world of business. Additionally, Natalie is a qualified yoga teacher and is very comfortable in the wellness and mental health space.

To book Natalie to speak at your event please do call a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 , email us at or complete an online enquiry form. We look forward to hearing from you.

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