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Eddie McGuire

Television presenter
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Net worth 2018: $55 Million
Industry: TV Presenters
Residence: Broadmeadows Vic
Country: Australian
BirthDay: 29 October 1964
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.83 m

Eddie McGuire was bornon 29 October 1964 in Broadmeadows Vic, Australian, is Television presenter. Eddie McGuire is a popular name and a known face among the Australian television viewers as well as listeners of radio. He was born in Australia to parents who wanted to provide their children with better standards of living than they had, and worked hard to make both ends meet. Eddie and his siblings grew up to become known in their professional fields. He started his career as a sports statistician and later became a sports journalist for ‘Network Ten’. He got his major break when he was chosen to host a sports show for the television station ‘Nine Network’. He proved his skills as a television presenter in the show and after that he was flooded with shows to host, which also included live programs. During his career span he has hosted quiz shows too and he has earned acclamations for his camera presence by viewers and critics alike. This exceptional host was the name which came to the mind of casting directors for the quiz show ‘A Current Affair’, as a replacement of Tracy Grimshaw, when she went on a brief leave. The episodes which were hosted by him apparently earned higher ratings than usual. He had also presided over the Collingwood Football Club and the Melbourne Stars owing to his immense knowledge about these sports. This presenter is still among the most admired host of recent times.


$55 Million


The same year, he was a presenter at the ‘Triple M’ radio program during the ‘2012 London Olympics’


In 2011, he was the host of the telethon which was broadcast to help the ‘2010-2011 Queensland flood’ victims


The tragic ‘Black Saturday Bushfires’ (Victorian Bushfires) which occurred in February 2009, claimed many lives and is regarded as the worst bushfires to have occurred in Australia


He resigned from his office of the CEO of the ‘Nine Network’ in the year 2007 and re-launched his on-screen career


To take up this responsibility, he had to forgo his shows ‘The AFL Footy Show’ and ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’In 2006, he went to Beaconsfield, Tasmania and gathered the journalists of the ‘Nine News’ who were reporting the ‘Beaconsfield Mine Collapse’ which occurred there and himself hosted the event which was featured at ‘The AFL Footy Show’


In 2005, he was the co-presenter of the ‘Logie Awards’ along with Andrew O’Keefe and Rove McManus


The same year, he simultaneously hosted three shows on ‘Television Network’s’ Seven, Nine and Ten channels in order to raise funds for the victims of the ‘2004 Asian Tsunami’


In 2003, this brilliant television presented hosted the ‘Logie Awards’ which is the annual Australian television industry awards, in 2003 and the following year


This accomplished host got his major breakthrough when he was selected to host the ‘Channal Nine’ show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ This show even earned a ‘Logie Award’ in the ‘Most Popular Game Show’ category in 2002


He even anchored the ‘Sydney New Year’s Eve 1999-00’ which ushered in a new millennium


On 29th October, 1998, this sports journalist was chosen as the President of the ‘Collingwood Football Club’ which was a football club of the ‘Australian Rules Football’


In 1993, he got a major breakthrough when he was made the host of a sports program at the ‘Nine Network’


In late 1990s, he married Carla Galloway and the couple is blessed with two sons Joseph and Alexander


During the period 1978-82, he worked for as a statistician of ‘Australian Rules Football’ and cricket reporter for a leading newspaper


He was born on 29th October, 1964 to Edward McGuire Sr

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