Eddie McGuire is one of the successful journalist and businessman who changed the dynamics of the sporting world in Australia with his vision. He hosted several TV programs and became the CEO Of the Nine Network but later resigned to focus on his on-screen roles. Recently, Eddie’s famous The Footy Show ended after the Nine Network wanted to replace the show with a newly formatted football show in 2019.
Eddie is an Australian journalist, businessman profoundly known for his association with the AFL and the Nine Network. His famous works in the news industry include Millionaire Hot Seat, Fox Footy, and the Hot Breakfast and so on. Currently, Eddie is the president for the Collingwood Football club in AFL and also Melbourne Stars in Twenty20 Cricket Franchise. In the article, we’ll discuss, Eddie McGuire married life, wife, net worth, age, height, and wiki-bio.
Is Eddie McGuire married or divorced?
Eddie found the love of his life, Carla McGuire, with the help of a mutual friend at a party back in the ’90s. Carla was the former co-owner of Endless Spirit Clothing back in 1997. The couple fell in love instantly and got married on 8th February 1997 at St. Peter’s Church, Toorak Road.
In 2001, Eddie and Carla had their first son, Joseph McGuire. Later in 2003 got blessed with their second son named, Alexander McGuire. Alexander followed his father’s footsteps to pursue his career in the TV Screens as an actor and debuted with Australian soap opera, Neighbors.
Eddie McGuire Professional Career
Eddie is currently the president of the AFL Collingwood Football Club and Melbourne Stars Twenty20 cricket establishment. Also, he hosts Channel Nine program Millionaire Hot Seat and Triple M Melbourne’s morning show The Hot Breakfast with Wil Anderson and Luke Darcy as well as a commentator for Australian football commentator at Fox Footy.
Likewise, Eddie has his show on the channel, Eddie McGuire Tonight, which airs on Wednesday evenings. He has his hands set in a handful of works like sports journalist, columnist for Herald Sun, a game show host and many more. Eddie also hosts the Nine Network’s The Footy Show, an Australian version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’
Previously, Eddie was the CEO of the network, Nine Network, and left the company on 30th June 2007. He came back to commentating Friday night football in August 2007. Also, he started another agreement with Melbourne radio station SEN 1116.
Eddie McGuire Net Worth
In December 2018, Eddie publicized that his show, The Footy Show had everything but got axed from the show for a newly formatted football program in 2019. However, he will be hosting The Footy Show specials with Sam Newman in 2019.
The Melbourne Stars and Collingwood Football Club president spent a hefty amount of $11 million to build a mansion. It has a tennis court and a swimming pool. With all his works in his journalism career and as a businessman, Eddie sums up his net worth to an amount of $55 million.
Eddie McGuire Wiki-bio: Age, Nationality, And Body Measurements!
Eddie was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 29th October 1964. He is of Australian nationality and part of the white ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio. Eddie shared his childhood with his brother named, Frank McGuire and both won scholarships in Christian Brothers College. Also, Frank helped him to get his first job as a reporter for The Herald.
Eddie reached the age of 54 and maintained his physique and looks till date. As for his body measurement, he has a height of 6ft and has grey color with brown eyes.