Karl Stefanovic Wiki – Karl Stefanovic Biography
Karl Stefanovic is an Australian television presenter and currently a co-host of the Nine Network’s breakfast program Today. He was educated at St Augustine College (Cairns), the Anglican Church Grammar School, and the Queensland University of Technology, where he graduated with a degree in journalism in 1994. After earning his degree could not secure a cadetship. He auditioned for NIDA but did not make the final cut despite making it through a few rounds of auditions. Although he was encouraged to re-apply for the following year, he took up a job offer from WIN Television in Rockhampton instead. In 1994, he began working for WIN in Rockhampton and Cairns as a cadet reporter. In 1996, he took up a position with TVNZ as a reporter for One Network News in New Zealand. In 1998, he returned to Australia with a job reporting and presenting for Ten News in Brisbane, and also acted as a fill-in news presenter for Ron Wilson in Sydney.
In 2000, he moved to the Nine Network as a reporter and back-up presenter for National Nine News in Brisbane. He received a Queensland Media Award for Best News Coverage for his report on the Childers backpacker hostel fire in 2000. His reports on the 2001 Warragamba bushfires from Sussex Inlet in January 2002 led to his appointment to Nine’s Sydney newsroom, and he was involved in the coverage of the 2003 Canberra bushfires. In February 2005, he replaced Today host Steve Liebmann. He has been a fill-in host on A Current Affair for Tracy Grimshaw. In 2006, he participated in the Nine Network reality television show Torvill and Dean’s Dancing on Ice. He eventually made it to the grand final of the show but was beaten by Jake Wall by a viewer poll. In 2008, he took over as host of Nine Network’s Carols by Candlelight with Lisa Wilkinson replacing longtime host Ray Martin. He continued to host Carols by Candlelight until 2012 when he was replaced by David Campbell. In 2011, along with his hosting role at Today, he was a contributing reporter on 60 Minutes. He also hosted a Sunday evening edition of A Current Affair (ACA Sunday).
In December 2011, he was a crew member aboard the racing supermaxi yacht Investec LOYAL when it won line honors in the 2011 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. He hosted the Nine Network’s evening reports on the 2012 London Olympics. In December 2013, he was a crew member aboard the supermaxi yacht Perpetual Loyal in the 2013 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, with his other celebrity crew members, Larry Emdur, Guillaume Brahimi, Tom Slingsby, Phil Waugh, and Jude Bolton. In October 2015, he hosted television the panel show The Verdict on the Nine Network. The weekly show mixed elements of successful programs The Project and Q&A but courted controversy with its line-up of panelists.
In July 2017, he began hosting This Time Next Year on the Nine Network. In December 2018, it was announced that he would not be returning as a co-host of Today in 2019. In November 2019, the Nine Network announced that he would be returning to Today as co-host from January 2020 alongside Weekend Today co-host and 60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon. In June 2020, he celebrated 20 years with the Nine Network. In June 2019, it was announced that he would become a regular contributor on 2GB. At the 2011 Logie Awards, Stefanovic won two awards – the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality, and the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter.
Karl Stefanovic Age
He was born on August 12, 1974 in Darlinghurst, Australia.
Karl Stefanovic Wife
He met journalist Cassandra Thorburn at a party in Rockhampton in 1995 and later married. They have three children together. In September 2016, it was revealed that he had separated from his wife after 21 years, their divorce was finalized in October 2017. In February 2018, he made public his engagement to Jasmine Yarbrough. He married Yarbrough in December 2018 at a ceremony in Mexico. They have one child together.
Karl Stefanovic Children
He has four children. Three are from his first marriage while one is from his current marriage. They are Jackson Stefanovic, Ava Stefanovic, River Stefanovic, and Willow Stefanovic.
Karl Stefanovic Family
He was born in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, to a Serbian-German father, Alex Stefanovic, and an Australian mother, Jenny Stefanovic. His younger brother, Peter Stefanovic, is a correspondent with 60 Minutes. His other siblings are Elisa Stefanovic and Tom Stefanovic.
Karl Stefanovic Height
He stands at a height of 5 Feet 10 Inches (178cm) tall.
Karl Stefanovic Instagram
Karl Stefanovic’s Instagram account is @karlstefanovic_.