Travels from: Victoria
We are your speaker contact for Keith Schleiger, the infamous foreman from Channel 9's "The Block".
Categories: MCs & Hosts
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Keith Schleiger is a popular television personality and is a highly skilled carpenter, builder and foreman, – best known as ‘The Blockinator’ for his role on Nine Network’s hugely successful series, The Block.
Keith joined The Block team, as the on-site foreman in the 2011 series and became an audience favourite immediately. Keith is always one step ahead of the contestants with his extensive building knowledge, and instinctive attention to detail. Keith’s firm, fair and friendly leadership style, teamed with his easy going nature, enabled him to earn both the respect and trust of the contestants and audience.
Keith is a man’s man through and through with his passions being sport and building. He grew up in Melbourne, and started his career in sport at the tender age of 15, representing Victoria in the Under 16 schoolboys’ AFL team and playing Under 19’s for North Melbourne. Keith also competed in district cricket for North Melbourne as opening bowler over four very successful years, often bowling Test players.
Keith started his apprenticeship as a carpenter at age 17, alongside his sporting commitments. By the time Keith’s sporting days were over he was a fully qualified ‘chippie’ and through hard work and motivation began to build himself a successful career in the industry. At age 21, he had already built a whole primary school, and his passion to succeed and drive for knowledge soon saw him become a highly respected builder in a competitive industry. Responsible for many of Victoria’s best buildings, and overseeing the construction of many projects from entire hotels to prestigious mansions, Keith successful career has now spanned over 26 years
Together with his busy role on The Block, and building his own home for his young family, Keith is also involved with the National Skills Academy providing assessment and training services to extend workforce skills in the building and carpentry industry. His role gives workers an opportunity to experience personal growth and development and lifelong learning through study and hands on experiences.
A perfect ambassador for his trade, Keith has outstanding communication and leadership skills and is admired amongst his peers in the building and entertainment industry for being ethical, energetic and motivational role model for all.
Please feel free to contact us at Keynote Entertainment to discuss booking Keith for your next event or conference on 1300 661 904.