Robyn Moore Gibson Biography

(Australian Public Speaker, Voice-Over Artist and Television Personality)

Born In: Adelaide, Australia

Robyn Moore Gibson is an Australian public speaker, voice-over artist, and television personality. Despite her successful career, Robyn is best known for her marriage with the controversial Hollywood star Mel Gibson, and the subsequent divorce that grabbed the attention of fans and common people alike. Robyn is also well-known for voicing many cartoon characters over almost four decades. Her career as a voice-over artist includes her work in many radio advertisements and television commercials. Among her radio shows, How Green was My Cactus, is one of the longest running satire shows in Australia. Robyn Moore is not only a celebrity but also a warm-hearted philanthropist as she actively involves herself in various fundraising events. She also supports the Make a Wish organization that works towards the welfare of children.

Quick Facts


Spouse/Ex-: Mel Gibson (m. 1980 – div. 2011)

children: Christian Gibson, Edward Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Louis Gibson, Milo Gibson, Thomas Gibson, William Gibson

Born Country: Australia

Voice Actors Family Members

City: Adelaide, Australia

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    Why did Robyn Moore Gibson divorce Mel Gibson?

    Although Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore have never shared in public, the reason for their divorce one can safely assume that Mel Gibson’s infidelity is the reason behind the breakup of their marriage. When Robyn filed for divorce in 2009, Mel Gibson’s relationship with then-pregnant Russian pianist, Oksana Grigorieva, was in public domain. Oksana gave birth to Gibson’s eighth child, daughter Lucia, in 2009.

Early Life & Career

Robyn Denise Moore was born in Adelaide, Australia. After her high school and college education, Robyn became a dental nurse. Robyn met Mel Gibson in the 1970s when Gibson was a struggling actor. Their relationship blossomed over the next few years, culminating in their wedding on June 7, 1980. Robyn’s relationship and her subsequent wedding with Gibson introduced her to the world of entertainment. Robyn capitalized on the opportunity and established herself as a notable voice-over artist and television personality. She was also part of many radio shows and started hosting her own show called How Green was My Cactus, in 1986. The show is one of the longest running political satire radio shows in Australia. As a voice-over artist, Robyn Moore has voiced many familiar television and film cartoon characters.

Among her best-known works is her contribution in the Blinky Bill series as she has voiced multiple female characters in the popular animated series.

Apart from television series and films, Robyn has worked as a voice-over artist in many comedy shows and TV commercials as well.

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Relationship with Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson and Robyn Denise Moore started dating in the mid-1970s. According to reports, they had rented rooms in the same building in Adelaide when Gibson was working for the ‘South Australian Theatre Company’. Robyn on the other hand was working as a dental nurse. Soon, their relationship blossomed, eventually culminating in their wedding, on June 7, 1980, at a Catholic church in Forestville, a suburb of northern Sydney, Australia. Throughout their marriage, which lasted for 30 years, Mel and Robyn were blessed with a daughter and six sons, namely Hannah, Edward, Christian, William, Louis, Milo, and Thomas.

In 2006, Mel Gibson was arrested in Malibu, California, for driving under the influence of alcohol. In an interview, which happened years after his arrest, Mel Gibson had said that his relationship with Robyn was never the same post his 2006 arrest. On April 13, 2009, Robyn Moore Gibson filed for divorce, which was finalized on December 23, 2011. Interestingly, Robyn had filed for divorce when Gibson’s photographs showing him in a beach with Russian pianist Oksana Grigorieva had surfaced. Mel Gibson had to agree to a settlement worth more than $400 million, which at that time became the highest divorce settlement in Hollywood history.

Personal Life

Robyn Denise Moore is a known radio personality in Australia. Apart from being a celebrity, she is also a philanthropist and actively involves herself in various fund raising events. She once raised $14,000 for a charity through one of her television commercials. She also supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that works towards the welfare of children.

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