We recently caught up with Australian singer-songwriter, Anthony Callea while he was in Brisbane filming for The Great Day Out. Here are five interesting facts that we learnt about him…
1. He’s a dog lover
Anthony is a dog lover through and through, having adopted his dog Oscar from the RSPCA. His dog Oscar had been abused as a puppy, and Anthony and his partner Tim Campbell rescued him.
2. He loves shopping on James St
One of Anthony’s favourite Brisbane haunts is the James St. precinct for a spot of shopping and a meal. He loves trawling through the shops on James St. for a unique piece that he can’t find anywhere else.
3. He is partial to an espresso martini
One thing you may or may not know about Anthony Callea, is that his favourite cocktail is an espresso martini. While he does love to whip one up at home, you can often find him stepping out to a bar to find his favourite drink. While in Brisbane, his go-to place is Cru Bar + Cellar on James St. in Fortitude Valley.
4. He doesn’t like the beach
Despite his love for Queensland, Anthony Callea isn’t a fan of the beach and much prefers a dip in the pool. When he is in Brisbane, his go-to place for a swim is the Valley Pool.
5. Anthony’s full name is Anthony Cosmo Callea
That’s right, Anthony’s middle name is Cosmo!