Schapelle Corby is a lady from Australia who was convicted of importing cannabis into Indonesia. She was imprisoned at Kerobokan Prison on the Indonesian island of Bali for nine years.
|Real Full Name||Schapelle Corby|
|Occupation||Reality TV Personality|
|Age (as of 2023)||46 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Tugun, Queensland, Australia|
|Husband||Kimi Tanaka (1998–2003)|
|Height||1.7m (5 feet and 6 inches)|
|Weight||58kg (128 lbs.)|
|Net worth||$1 million|
Schapelle Corby Age & Early Life
Schapelle Corby was born in the Gold Coast suburb of Tugun, Queensland, Australia, on July 10, 1977. She was born to Michael Corby, her father, and Rosleigh Rose, her mother. Her parents divorced in 1979. Schapelle Leigh Corby is her birth name. She is the third of six children born to her mother. Mercedes, her elder sister, and Michael Jr., her younger brother, are her siblings. She also has three half-siblings from her mother’s earlier relationships: Clinton Rose, James Sioeli Kisina, and Melenae Kisina. She is an Australian citizen. Her astrological sign is Cancer. Her religious affiliation is unclear. She enrolled at a TAFE institute’s part-time beauty therapy program. Her educational background, however, is unknown.
Schapelle Corby Height & Weight
She is a stunning woman in her early 40s with a well-maintained physical figure. She stands at 1.7m (5 feet 6 inches) tall and weighs around 58kg (128 lbs.). Her hair is black, and she has Hazel eyes.
Schapelle Corby Net Worth
How much is Schapelle Corby’s net worth? Schapelle Corby may be making a decent living from her appearances on the reality TV program SAS: Australia. Schapelle Corby’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of December 2023.
The Drug Trafficking Charge Against Schapelle Corby
Schapelle Corby, her brother, and two friends traveled from Brisbane to Bali via Sydney on October 8, 2004. When she arrived at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, she was arrested by customs agents who discovered 4.2 kg (9.3 lb) of cannabis in her bodyboard bag. Schapelle Corby maintained that she did not know about the narcotics until customs authorities unzipped the bodyboard bag.
On May 27, 2005, she was convicted of bringing 4.2 kg (9.3 lb) of cannabis into Bali. She was sentenced to 20 years in jail by the Denpasar District Court and is now incarcerated in Kerobokan Prison. Schapelle was also fined 100,000,000 IDR, with a six-month extension if the amount was not paid. She was granted a five-year sentence reduction in May 2012. Corby was granted parole on February 10, 2014, after completing nine years in jail. Corby was supposed to depart Bali on May 27, 2017, according to her parole requirements. On that day, she was deported and returned to Australia.
Schapelle Corby Husband & Marriage
Who is Schapelle Corby dating? Schapelle Corby is dating Ben Panangian, a stand-up paddleboard instructor from Bali, Indonesia. The pair originally met during a Christian session at Kerobokan Prison in 2006, when both were doing time for drug charges.
She previously married a Japanese guy, Kimi Tanaka. They originally met in the mid-1990s when Kimi Tanaka was on a working trip in Australia, and the two started dating. In June 1998, the pair married in Omaezaki, Shizuoka, Japan. Corby returned to Australia when the couple divorced in July 2000. In 2003, their divorce was formalized.