Shelley Sykes is a British born Australian. She is currently working in the USA as a Lifestyle TV Show Producer/Director/Host and Best selling Author. She has received many awards for her books, philanthropy and property Designs.
Her media career started with Modeling contracts at age 16 as Gala Queen and her love for music & dance at 17 singing in a band. Her first job was working for her grandmother in her Haute Couture Business, Langs Gowns. Then Intasun, a Travel company before she was inspired to move to South Africa to study a BSc IT and an MBA by age 22. At 23 she won the South African Disco Championship in Johannesburg & a bevy of Modeling & TV Commercials ensued.
Currently, Shelley Sykes is directing multiple TV show series, creating music for the shows & with several books ready to be released in six languages,
She is the real deal, with great integrity & authority for:
Haute Couture Style & Beauty
Deluxe Travel & Culture
Getting Syked for Fame
Shelley has lived in 5 continents & speaks 5 languages, traveling to over 120 countries educating, entertaining and/or interviewing people such as Nelson Mandela, His Highness Dalai Lama, European Royalty and the rich and famous. Her colorful & charismatic personality makes her an ideal Journalist/host.
Shelley’s passions for learning about people’s Cultures, Customs, Cuisine, Travel, IT, Fashion & Beauty, Music and Media have given her great insights & stories for her Award Winning Books, Articles, TV Shows, Music, Fashion Designs, Screen Plays and inspirational philosophies and is the reason why she is one of the most booked Voices, Speakers & Entertainers.
Hats to Heels – Winner Best Book Award for Fashion & Beauty
Callum’s Cure – Winner Indie Book of Excellence for Parenting
The Happiness Bug – Finalist Best Book Award for Personal Development
Words of Inspiration – Finalist Best Book Award for Inspiration
Sexy Single & Ready to Mingle – Finalist Best Book Award for Relationships
TV Host Get Syked with Style
Kylie the Cop – Comedy Actress
Health, Wealth Happiness – TV Host Australia
Riff Raff – Guest Appearances BBC Drama
Sunrise TV – Guest Appearances Australia Talk Show
FISU World Championships
Global Federation CSP Capetown
Tony Robbins Discovery
Ministry of Education Singapore
Susan B Anthony Award 2012
Known for her happy disposition, Shelley was awarded the ‘Susan B Anthony 2012 Award’ for her humanitarianism & that ‘Anything is Possible.’Shelley was nominated for Australian of the Year in 2009 for her philanthropic HappyCharity.org, Global Happiness Day & Leadership Academy & received an honorary doctorate in Psychology for her papers on Mental Health, Happiness & Productivity. Mother of a special needs child, she is truly productive & passionate about Syking people Up to follow their dreams.
Shelley won five USA Book Awards for her 5 Inspirational Books in 2007/8 – The Happiness Bug, Callum’s Cure, Sexy Single & Ready to Mingle, Words of Inspiration & Hats to Heels.
Shelley was accredited CSP Certified Speaking Professional and nicknamed ‘The Happiness Guru’ by Dr. Edward de Bono in 2005.
Her 1st music single Rappin Mama debuted on Australian Idol and 2nd, Sexy Single & Ready to Mingle on Australia’s Got Talent. Her Get Syked Music Mix Album is now available on iTunes.