Jamie Durie, 52, praises his stage days as a manpower stripper

Jamie Durie, 52, praises his stage days as a manpower stripper

Jamie Durie, 52, says he’s proud of his stripping past with the all-male group Manpower as it helped build his confidence for his TV career

Jamie Durie says he’s grateful for his days as a manpower stripper because it helped him build his confidence.

The 52-year-old star, who most recently appeared on The Masked Singer, added he will always be proud of his nights on stage.

“To go out and try something you have to be confident, you have to believe in what you stand for, which is what I’ve always done,” he told the Herald Sun.

Jamie Durie says he’s grateful for his days as a manpower stripper because it helped him build his confidence

Jamie said he was able to circle the globe

Jamie said he was able to circle the globe “40 times” during his days with the all-male supergroup

“Travelling around the world made it possible for me to (study at) … the university of life.”

Jamie said he was able to circle the globe “40 times” during his days with the all-male supergroup.

“I was in South Africa when I was 17, in Las Vegas when I was 19 and in Paris and London when I was 21,” he said.

“By the time I was 24, I had traveled around the world 30 or 40 times. At this age your mind absorbs a lot. You soak it up like a little sponge.”

Jamie was revealed to be a “tiger” on Sunday night’s Australian version of The Masked Singer.

Judge Chrissie Swan couldn’t hide her excitement after correctly guessing the TV personality’s identity.

The former Backyard Blitz star sang the Elton John classic I’m Still Standing alongside Blowfly but failed to impress the show’s live audience.

Jamie recently had a baby girl named Beau with his fiancée Ameka Jane

Jamie recently had a baby girl named Beau with his fiancée Ameka Jane

‘You got me! You had me from the start didn’t you Chrissie?’ Jamie said as he took off his mask.

‘What a ride! What a ride,” he continued.

Mel B then said she remembered Jamie from his appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

“I remember you from Oprah. You were the sexy gardener,’ she said.

Jamie recently had a baby girl named Beau with his fiancée Ameka Jane.

Jamie was revealed to be a

Jamie was revealed to be a “tiger” on Sunday night’s Australian version of The Masked Singer