Georgie Gardner Biography
Georgie Gardner is an Australian Television and News Presenter working for 9News as a presenter on Nine News Sydney. She joined the 9news team in July 2002, after previously working for Seven Network.
Georgie Gardner Career
Prior to joining Karl Stefanovic as TODAY’s host in January 2018, she was a guest host and frequent contributor on Today Extra in addition to anchoring Channel Nine’s 6 p.m. bulletin on Fridays and Saturdays. She is among the most well-known and well-liked television presenters in the nation. Georgie was a News Presenter and stand-in host of Nine’s wildly successful breakfast show, TODAY, for seven years, from 2007 to 2014. During that time, she covered a wide range of topics, including politics, natural catastrophes, and global events.
Georgie was educated at St. Hilda’s Anglican Girls School and Dalkeith Primary School in Perth, Western Australia. She lived in Milan for about two years after graduating from high school, where she nannied for an Italian family, learned the language, and traveled widely. In 1990, she went back to Western Australia to study at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where she majored in media performance and earned an associate certificate in performing arts. Gardner relocated to Newcastle, New South Wales, in 1992 to begin a cadetship at Radio 2NX, where she wrote, read, and reported on news stories. She received radio’s greatest honor in her first year of service: the RAWARD for Australia’s Best Newcomer to Metropolitan Radio.
In 1994, she relocated to Sydney and worked for three years as the drive-time newsreader at 2DAY FM. In 1997, she started working for Ten Network as a television news reporter and stand-in host. Gardner relocated to the Seven Network in 1998 in order to read the Late News. She continued on to co-host Sunrise, the network’s early morning show, for two years. She is an ambassador for Red Kite, Literacy Planet, and School for Life and is deeply committed to supporting charities that support youth.
Gardner is unique among Australian news presenters in that she has hosted the late news bulletin on all three of the major commercial TV networks. She has alternated between hosting Ten Late News, Seven Late News, and Nightline, Nine News’ late-night version. Gardner previously filled in for Sonia Kruger as a Today Extra host. Gardner’s close friend Rani, a Perth resident and the wife of former West Coast Eagles player Chris Mainwaring, passed away on October 3, 2007, making it impossible for Gardner to carry on reading the news bulletins.
Georgie Gardner Salary
Gardner earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Georgie Gardner Net Worth
Gardner has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as a New Presenter.
Georgie Gardner Age
Gardner was born on June 1, 1970, in Perth, Australia. She is 53 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 1st of June every year.
Georgie Gardner Height and Weight
Gardner stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67m) and 52 kgs (114 lbs).
Georgie Gardner Family
Gardner is the daughter of Preston and Ruth and was born in Perth, Western Australia. Preston passed away due to complications following surgery for oesophageal cancer at 52 years old. Robert Rowell, her maternal grandpa, worked as a Perth-trained accountant before moving to the Kimberley in 1938 and becoming a stock, station, and shipping agent.
John, Georgie, and Katie are the three siblings that Gardner has. Gardner’s parents split and then remarried when she was five years old. She has a half-brother named Richard from her father and two half-siblings, Beth and David, from her mother.
Georgie Gardner Husband and Children
Gardner is married to Tim Baker and the couple is blessed with two kids; Bronte and Angus. They tied the knot on October 18, 2002, and now they reside in Sydney.
Georgie Gardner Wedding
A memorial service for Gardner’s father, who had died many years earlier, was one of the most memorable parts of her wedding day. On October 18, 2002, Gardner wed Tim Baker at the All Saints Anglican Church in Sydney’s lush Woollahra neighborhood. Their reception took place in the Pruniers restaurant, which is now called Chiswick, just down the street. Georgie’s bridesmaid left the audience in awe when she sang Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love” during the ceremony.
Now, one fortunate couple can win an all-expense-paid fantasy wedding in the Northern Territory, giving them the opportunity to live out their own ideal day. Tourism NT is giving away the package today, which includes lodging and flights for the couple as well as their closest friends and relatives. The couple can choose to get married in Kakadu, stroll through a grove of gum trees in Katherine Gorge, or take in the stunning turquoise waters of Darwin. Every last detail will be attended to.
Georgie Gardner House
Gardner and her spouse have given up on their $4.2 million lower north shore residence in Artarmon, Sydney, with plans to upgrade to the nearby neighborhood of Mosman. Since purchasing their Federation bungalow in Artarmon in 2010 for $1.95 million, the couple has made their home there. This year, Gardner replaced Lisa Wilkinson as Karl Stefanovic’s co-host after she left to go on Channel Ten’s The Project.
With a roughly $6 million budget, Gardner and Baker have begun their house quest in Mosman, and real estate brokers have been informed that the search is now complete. According to insiders, James Spenceley, a former telco chief who is now a fund manager, and his wife Viktoria made roughly $7.7 million on their Mosman home before moving a few doors down to their $12.5 million waterfront home in Cremorne.
Georgie Gardner Social Media Platform
Gardner is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 51.3k followers on Twitter 100.2k followers on Instagram, and 6k followers on Facebook.