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Karl Stefanovic is an Australian television presenter and journalist for the Nine Network. He is currently a co-host of the Nine Network’s breakfast program today and presents for 60 Minutes. In July 2017, he began hosting This Time Next Year on the Nine Network. In June 2020, Stefanovic celebrated 20 years with the Nine Network.

Birth Name

Karl Stefanovic

Nickname

Karl

Profession

TV Presenter, Journalist

Nationality

Australian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Karl Stefanovic was born on the 12th of August 1974, in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia.

Age

He’s currently 48 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

Karl has Serbian-German ancestry on her father’s side and Australian ancestry on her mother’s side.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Karl attended the Anglican Church Grammar School St Augustines College (Cairns). After this, he graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 1994. He had also enrolled at The National Institute of Dramatic Art in the past.

Family Details

  • Father – Alex Stefanovic
  • Mother – Jenny Stefanovic
  • Siblings – Peter Stefanovic (Younger Brother) (Journalist, Reporter, Television Presenter), Elisa Stefanovic (Sister), Tom Stefanovic (Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Karl Stefanovic has dated –

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  • Cassandra Thorburn (1995⁠–⁠2017)​ – In 1995, Karl met fellow journalist and children’s author Cassandra Thorburn while at a party in Rockhampton. Together, the couple has 3 children – Ava Stefanovic, Jackson Stefanovic, and River Stefanovic. However, despite their strong bond, Karl announced that he had parted ways with her in September 2016, which was legally finalized in October 2017.

  • Jasmine Yarbrough ​(2018-Present) – In February 2018, Karl got engaged to Jasmine Yarbrough. The couple then tied the knot in December 2018, in Mexico. They share a child named Harper May Stefanovic.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 81 kg
  • In Pounds – 179 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For 

Stefanovic known for television presenter and journalist for the Nine Network. He is currently a co-host of the Nine Network’s breakfast program Today and presents for 60 Minutes.

Brand Endorsements

Karl has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Nespresso Australia.

Karl Stefanovic Net worth

Stefanovic has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karl Stefanovic

  • His younger brother Peter worked as a correspondent with 60 Minutes.
  • In 1994, Karl began working for WIN in Rockhampton and Cairns as a cadet reporter.
  • In 1996, Stefanovic took up a position with TVNZ as a reporter for One Network News in New Zealand.
  • In 1998, he returned to Australia with a job reporting and presenting for Ten News in Brisbane, and also acted as a fill-in news presenter for Ron Wilson in Sydney.
  • In 2000, Karl moved to the Nine Network as a reporter and back-up presenter for Nine News in Brisbane.
  • In February 2005, Stefanovic replaced Today host Steve Liebmann. He has been a fill-in host on A Current Affair for Tracy Grimshaw.
  • In 2006, he participated in the Nine Network reality television show Torvill and Dean’s Dancing on Ice.
  • In 2008, Stefanovic took over as host of Nine Network’s Carols by Candlelight with Lisa Wilkinson replacing longtime host Ray Martin.
  • In 2011, Karl was a contributing reporter on 60 Minutes. He also hosted a Sunday evening edition of A Current Affair (ACA Sunday).
  • In December 2011, he was a crew member aboard racing supermaxi yacht Investec LOYAL when it won line honours in the 2011 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Stefanovic hosted the Nine Network’s evening reports on the 2012 London Olympics.
  • In December 2013, he was a crew member aboard supermaxi yacht Perpetual Loyal in the 2013 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, with his other celebrity crew members, Larry Emdur, Guillaume Brahimi, Tom Slingsby, Phil Waugh and Jude Bolton.
  • In October 2015, Stefanovic hosted television the panel show The Verdict on the Nine Network. The weekly show mixed elements of successful programs The Project and Q&A but courted controversy with its line-up of panelists.
  • In July 2016, Karl attracted criticism from the LGBT community after using the word “tranny” and making a number of jokes deemed transphobic during a segment on Today.
  • In 2017, Stefanovic spoke out against the conservative government putting obstacles in the way of passing same-sex marriage legislation, condemning the government for turning the issue into a “political football”.
  • In July 2017, Karl began hosting This Time Next Year on the Nine Network.
  • In June 2019, Stefanovic would become a regular contributor on 2GB.
  • In November 2019, Karl would be returning to Today as co-host from January 2020 alongside Weekend Today co-host and 60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon.
  • In June 2020, Stefanovic celebrated 20 years with the Nine Network.
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