A Gold Logie winning New Zealand born Australian TV host and news anchor who has received an Order of Australia honor for his work with Australia's Channel Nine. He started his career by hosting Australian version of Bandstand between 1958 until 1972. He worked for Sydney station TCN-9 from January 1957 to till his retirement in 2002 for which he made a record of longest serving television news presenter. After his retirement he was inducted into the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame. Recently he was diagnosed with throat cancer and he is undergoing treatment.
Talking about his marital status, he is a married man. He was married twice. He has two children from his first marriage. His first marriage didn't turn out to be successful and the couple got divorced. Till now he hasn't disclosed any information regarding his first wife and children. He met his second wife when she was just 16 years old. They have already celebrated 50 years of their successful marriage relationship. Couple is blessed with two children.