Matt Shirvington Biography
Matt Shirvington is an Australian athlete and television sports anchor working for 7News. He serves as a sports anchor on Seven News Sydney and host of Sydney Weekender. Shirvington joined the 7News team in July 2020.
Matt Shirvington Career
From 1998 to 2002, he held the Australian 100m national sprint title and he is the third fastest Australian sprinter of all time. In Sydney 2000, he qualified for the 100m semi-finals where he completed 5th. He competed generally in the 4 x 100m relay and in the 100m, and 200m events, and he found the most success in the 100m sprint. In addition, Matt has completed; the Athletics World Championships from 1999 to 2007, the 2000 Olympic Games, and the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2006
Furthermore, he claimed five consecutive Australian national titles for the 100m sprint event in 1998. He finished fourth in the final 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur with a time of 10.03 seconds thus breaking the Australian national 100m record. He held the record till 2003 when Patrick Johnson recorded 9.93 seconds. Matt has also been featured in two World Indoor Championships 60m finals.
Shirvington joined Sky News Australia in June 2010, as a sports anchor. Later in 2013, he was announced as the host of Fox Sports NRL coverage and he also co-hosted The Back Page. Matt then served as the co-host of the ASTRA Awards alongside Shaynna Blaze in 2014. In addition, he previously served as the host of Friday Night Football on Fox League.
Matt joined the Seven Network team in July 202o, as the weekend sports anchor on Seven News Sydney, replacing the long-running host Mike Whitney. He was part of the commentary team for the network’s coverage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July 2022.
Matt Shirvington Salary
Shirvington earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Matt Shirvington Net Worth
Shirvington has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports anchor.
Matt Shirvington Age
Shirvington was born on October 25, 1978, in Davidson, New South Wales, Australia. He is 44 years old as of 2022, and he celebrates his birthday on the 25th of October every year.
Matt Shirvington Height and Weight
Shirvington stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Matt Shirvington Family
Shirvington likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Matt Shirvington Wife and Children
Shirvington is married to Jessica Shirvington who is an author and together the couple has been blessed with two daughters and a son whose names he has not disclosed. He resides in Mosman, New South Wales together with his family.
Matt Shirvington Social Media Platform
Shirvington is very active on his Twitter, and Instagram pages. He has 8k followers on Twitter and 8k followers on Instagram.