Biography of Karl Stefanovic
Karl Stefanovic is an Australian television presenter and journalist for the Nine Network. He is currently a co-host of the Nine Network Today’s breakfast show and hosts for 60 minutes. Additionally, Stefanovic was honored with the Gold-Logie for his distinguished contribution to the media. Furthermore, he was born and raised in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia.
Kary graduated from Anglican Church Grammar School before continuing her studies at the Queensland University of Technology. He majored in Journalism and then went to St Augustine’s College. After college, he participated in the NIDA audition but was eliminated after a few rounds. After being dropped from NIDA, he was hired to work at WIN Television in Rockhampton.
There he worked as a cadet reporter and later moved to the TVNZ network where he served as a reporter for One Network News in New Zealand. In 1998 he moved back to Australia and worked as a reporter and presenter for Ten News in Brisbane. He also acted as a replacement news presenter for Ron Wilson in Sydney. In 2000, he joined the Nine Network as a reporter and backup presenter for the Nine News in Brisbane. In his first year at the network, Stefanovic won the Media Award for Best News Coverage for his reporting on the fire at the Childers backpacker hostel.
Furthermore, his coverage of the Canberra bushfires of 2003 was influenced by his reporting on the Warragamba bushfires at Sussex Inlet in 2001 in January 2002, which led to his being hired by the Nine’s Sydney newsroom. In addition, Karl also worked as a presenter for Today after replacing Steve Liebmann in February 2005. After that, he participated in Torvill and Dean’s Dancing on Ice, a reality show on the Nine Network. In 2008, Stefanovic took over as host of Nine Network’s Carols by Candlelight alongside Lisa Wilkinson. He was later replaced by David Campbell, who took over as host of Carols by Candlelight.
In addition, he also worked as a contributing reporter on 60 Minutes and hosted the Sunday night edition of A Current Affair. In late 2011, he became a member of the Investec LOYAL supermaxi racing yacht, which won honor in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Furthermore, he also hosted the TV show The Verdict on Nine Network. The weekly show combined features from The Project and Q&A, but was not without controversy due to its lineup of speakers.
In 2017, he started hosting This Time Next Year on the Nine Network. The following year, he left the Today show, but returned in January 2020. Upon his return, he worked alongside reporter Allison Langdon on the Weekend Today show and 60 Minutes. As of 2020, he celebrated his 20 years of working at Nine Network.
Karl Stefanovic’s age
Karl is 48 years old in 2023. He was born in August 12, 1974, in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 12th of August every year.
Karl Stefanovic Height/Weight
Stefanovic is at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and heavy 68kg.
Karl Stefanovic Wife
Stefanovic is happily married to Jasmine Yarbrough. The couple got engaged in February 2018 and, after a few months, they exchanged rings in December of the same year in Mexico. The pair currently have a son.
Divorce Karl Stefanovic
Karl was previously married to fellow journalist Cassandra Thorburn, whom she met at a party in Rockhampton. The couple was blessed with three children before they split in 2016. Their divorce was finalized the following year in October.
Karl Stefanovic family
Stefanovic is the son of Alex Stefanovic, Serb-German, and Jenny Stefanovic. He has two brothers, Peter Stefanovic and Tom Stefanovic. Her brother Peter works as a journalist on 60 Minutes. Furthermore, he also has a sister named Elisa Stefanovic.
Karl Stefanovic net worth
Stefanovic has an estimated net worth of around $6.5 million dollars. His career as a presenter and reporter is his main source of income.