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KARL Stefanovic is an Australian television presenter and journalist – here’s everything you need to know.
The popular TV and media personality is known for co-hosting on Nine Network’s breakfast show Today.
Who is Karl Stefanovic?
Karl was born on August 12, 1974 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia.
He studied journalism at university before eventually landing himself a job at WIN Television as a cadet reporter.
By the mid-90s, Karl had reporting experience at TVNZ, on One Network News.
When he returned to Australia in the late-90s he earned himself a spot presenting on Ten News, in Brisbane.
Karl’s big career break came in 2000 when he transferred across to Nine Network and worked as a stand-in reported for Nine News.
His work received a Queensland Media Award for Best News Coverage after the Childers backpacker hostel fire that year.
By 2005, the successful journalist had taken over the role as host on Today from former presenter Steve Liebmann.
He also currently hosts 60 Minutes alongside Weekend Today presenter Allison Langdon.
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Karl has featured on A Current Affair, and participated on Torvill and Dean’s Dancing on Ice.
Is Karl Stefanovic married?
Karl met fellow journalist Cassandra Thorburn in 1995 at a party and the pair later tied the knot.
The couple share three children together.
Sadly, the TV presenter announced their separation after 21 years, and their divorce was finalised in October 2017.
By February the following year, Karl publicly announced his engagement to Jasmine Yarbrough.
The pair got hitched in at a ceremony in Mexico in December 2018 and have welcomed one child together.
Does Karl Stefanovic have children?
Karl has three children from his first marriage, Jackson, 23, Ava/Willow, 18, and River, 16.
With his current partner Jasmine, he welcomed daughter Harper May on May 1, 2020.
The TV host appears to keep up good relationships will all of his children and their blended family.
When did Karl Stefanovic host make his debut on Today?
In 2005, the rising TV anchor took over from Steve Liebmann on the Today show.
After a brief break from hosting the breakfast programme, Karl made his highly awaited come back alongside Allison Langdon in 2020.
He actually hit screens two days earlier than planned because the pair had to cover the bushfire crisis.
Now, Karl is still on the show much to the love of his fans.
Yesterday he shocked viewers by undressing live on air while chatting with Hollywood star Jared Leto.
The 49-year-old removed his tie and unbuttoned his dress shirt, revealing a silver pendant necklace, in an effort to make his guest feel more comfortable.
And, earlier this week, Karl and co-host Sarah Abo broke out in fits of laughter after a young boy made a bizarre, unscripted joke about vegans.
The moment appeared completely unexpected and producers seemed just as surprised by the jest as the presenters.
What is Karl Stefanovic’s net worth?
Karl’s impressive net worth is estimated to be around $7million Australian dollars, according to Accumulate.com
He reportedly rakes in a whopping $45,000 a month co-hosting the Today show.
The presenter will also welcome in a hefty salary from his position on 60 Minutes.