Below Deck Med Season 8 welcomed a new face, Francesca Rubi as the chief stewardess on My Seanna that was set to sail around the Caribbean, posting up in Antigua.
This was the first time in six seasons that Below Deck welcomed a new head of interior. The spot opened up after ex-chief stewardess, Kate Chastain’s surprising departure from the show.
My Seanna’s captain, Lee Rosbach shared that Kate’s exit from the show was a “bittersweet thing”. He added,
“She’s a valued member of my team and she’s a valued member of Below Deck and the show; big shoes to fill for somebody.”
So, could Francesca meet the captain’s expectations and fill the “big shoes” Kate left behind? Was she going to be the next Kate or the next Hannah Ferrier? Keep watching Below Deck discover the spices she brings to the show.
Meanwhile, learn all about her personal life as this wiki-style article continues.
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Francesca Rubi Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Information on Francesca’s birthday wasn’t made public. Thus, her zodiac couldn’t be established either.
However, solely based on her looks, we can speculate Francesca Rubi’s age to be somewhere between 25 to 28.
Francesca Rubi Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Francesca Rubi hails from Sydney, Australia, making her of Australian nationality.
From an early age, Francesca wanted to live an adventurous lifestyle and never said no to an adventure. She was a travel addict and given her career, she seems to have made a good choice.
Furthermore, Francesca is also a spontaneous adventurer. One day she is learning how to Kitesurf, snorkeling with humpback whales, and the next day she would be climbing to mountain tops.
For her traveling is something “priceless”. It has helped her overcome fear and be comfortable in her skin. She added,
“The best thing about traveling is that you never have the same experience twice.”
As for her other hobby, Francesca was passionate about filmmaking. In October 2019, she hosted the Adrift Film Festival, the only festival for content creating yacht crew, that took place at Fort Lauderdale.
Information on her parents and siblings wasn’t revealed.
Height, Weight, Measurements
Francesca Rubi stands tall at a height above 5 feet 8 inches (172.72 cm) and weighs under 54 kg (119.05 lbs).
Also, her body measurements were 34-24-33 inches.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube
Find her on Youtube @Francesca Rubi with over 60 subscribers. Her challenge description stated,
“My Channel is real, relatable and diverse with short stories and adventures about travel, culture and the law of attraction.”
Francesca Rubi Net Worth, Salary, Career
Francesca Rubi’s net worth was estimated to be over $250 thousand in 2020.
Just in case you are curious, Francesca earned between $62,000 and $75,000 per charter season as a chief stew. And that was excluding the handsome tip, that ranged from $1,000 to $5,000 (per week).
As for her career, Francesca is a queen of hospitality who worked as a Chief Stewardess / Event Manager / Hostess / Purser. She was a Manager for MY Quantum Freelance, Operations Manager for Single Market Events, and Project Manager for Born Curious.
Furthermore, Francesca made her debut into the reality show with Below Deck Med Season 8. According to Bravo TV, she is “a perfectionist who runs a tight ship by raising the bar when it comes to service.”
She took her jobs seriously and admits to being “a little bit too seriously sometimes.” So, we guess this answers the big question about her inclination towards Kate or Hannah.
Moreover, her stews for Season 8 of the shows were Elizabeth Frankini and Isabelle Wouters. And they certainly didn’t have the same view when it came to service.
In light of her education, Francesca studies advertising at Award Advertising School and Fashion Business at FBI Fashion Business College.
Trivia: Francesca started working on a boat since 2015.
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Francesca Rubi Husband, Boyfriend, Partner
Coming to her dating life, Francesca Rubi had a boyfriend named Shelton Dupreez in 2020. Although it’s unclear when the couple first started dating, they were going strong as of mid-2020.
Moreover, she found a partner who shared her passion for traveling too. They were spotted hiking at the Canadian Rockies wearing “matching outfits”. Yes, they were the lovey-dovey kind of couple.
While we label Shelton as her boyfriend, he could be her husband as well. Though there were no reports on her marriage, we can’t say for sure that the duo wasn’t wed.
Here is short info on her boyfriend/husband, Shelton Dupreez – He is a Filmmaker/Photographer for yachts and expeditions, involved with science and ocean conservation. Woking in the industry for over 10 years, Shelton has won Best Amateur Film awards in the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival in NYC 2017.
Last modified: September 23, 2020