Biography of Carrie Bickmore
Carrie Bickmore OAM is an Australian talk show host and Gold Logie Award-winning radio and television presenter. Previously, she worked as a presenter for The Project from 2009 to 2022.
Bickmore was born in Adelaide, South Australia, but moved to Perth, Western Australia with his family at a young age. She attended Anglican girls’ school Perth College and later attended Curtin University of Technology where she studied journalism. She graduated in 2000 and moved to Melbourne, Victoria in 2001 to pursue a career in media.
Carrie began her career as a newsreader on Perth’s 92.9FM as a last-minute replacement for an ailing co-worker. Her father, Brian, was a radio announcer at the time and eventually held executive positions at the Austereo network. After some time, she was promoted to the station’s regular announcer. In 2001, Bickmore became the afternoon announcer for New 100 radio station in Melbourne.
The following year, she became the co-host of the drive show with Andy Ross. Prior to that, she was also featured in the Best News Presenter category at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards. On behalf of the New 100, Bickmore, Rebecca Leahy and Michael Colling accepted the award for Best Community Service Project – Metro. Additionally, she served as the breakfast announcer in Hughesy & Kate on the Nova 100.
Later, in August 2009, she left Nova 100 to focus on The 7 pm Project. Bickmore and Charlie Pickering appeared on the nationally broadcast three-week radio show The Breakfast Project in October 2012. The show won over critics and viewers alike and gave rise to suspicions that Bickmore and Pickering began appearing regularly on New 100 Melbourne. . In 2013, she returned to the Nova 100 to read the news one last time and say goodbye to former morning radio duo Hughesy and Kate.
Carrie made her first television appearance on Rove Live, where she hosted the “Carrie @ the News Desk” segment for each episode. She joined The Project in 2009, where she worked as a presenter. The show aired weeknights on Network Ten and further expanded her profile as a television presenter. Additionally, Bickmore won the 2010 Logie Award for Best New Female Talent for her work on Rove and The Project. Previously, she was nominated for a Gold Logie in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The following year, Carrie was honored with a Silver Logie for Best Presenter.
Additionally, Carrie is the Australian Ambassador for UNICEF and The RMH Neuroscience Foundation. One of the leading research centers investigating the causes, complications, treatment and prevention of brain disease. She started Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer in November 2015 with the intention of raising $4,200,000 initially for brain cancer research. Two months later, she has accomplished her goal. In 2022, Bickmore declared that she will be leaving The Project to spend more time with her family.
Carrie Bickmore age
Carrie is 42 years in 2023. She was born in December 3, 1980 in Adelaide, South Australia. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 2nd of December every year.
Height/Weight of Carrie Bickmore
Carrie stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall. she weighs around 55 kilos.
Carrie Bickmore’s Husband
Carrie was married to Greg Lange, who worked in the media industry. She gave birth to their son, Oliver, in 2007. Lange died after a decade-long battle with brain cancer on December 27, 2010. Furthermore, Bickmore has three children, Adelaide Walker, Evie Walker, and Oliver Lange. She and Walker split in 2023.
Carrie Bickmore Family
Bickmore was born in Adelaide, South Australia, but moved to Perth, Western Australia with his family at a young age. She is the daughter of Brian L. Bickmore and Jennie Bickmore-Brand. Earlier, she had a brother who died in a car accident. Her father, Brian, was a radio announcer at the time and eventually held executive positions at the Austereo network.
Carrie Bickmore Net Worth
Carrie has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. Her career as a journalist is her main source of income.
Carrie Bickmore Salary
Bickmore has an estimated salary of around $1 million dollars a year. This is according to the Project report.