Jodie Speers Biography
Jodie Speers is an Australian journalist, news and television presenter where she currently works as presenter for Seven Early News. After covering politics for a time Speers moved on to become a crime and court reporter for Seven News Sydney. In 2009, Jodie Speers became a political correspondent for the Seven Network in its Parliament House bureau. Speers covered the oustings of Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull.
Jodie Speers Age
She was born on 22nd October, 1982 in Sydney, Australia.
Jodie Speers Height
Jodie Speers stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Jodie Speers Education
Jodie Speers has a BA in Media and Communication from the University of Sydney (2001-2004). She completed part of her degree on exchange at the prestigious ‘Institut d’Etudes Politiques’ “Sciences Po” in Paris ( 2003-2004). This is after she graduated from Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College from 1995-2000.
Jodie Speers Parents
Jodie Speers is the daughter of Lorraine and the late Ross Speers. Her father, Ross was a structural engineer who worked on the cauldron at the Sydney Olympics which infamously malfunctioned during the opening ceremony. Ross Speers died after a long battle with cancer. Her father was born on 6th November, 1945 and died on July 2021.
Jodie Speers Siblings
Jodie Speers has a brother by the name Lewis Speers.
Jodie Speers Husband
Jodie Speers is married to former Today sports presenter and current 2GB breakfast host Ben Fordham. Ben’s Fordham talents have been repeatedly recognised at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards, being awarded ‘Best Metropolitan Talk Presenter’ five times (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019) and voted ‘Best Metropolitan Current Affairs Presenter’ in 2017. In 2011 Jodie Speers and Ben Fordham exchanged vows in a loving ceremony at the Sea Farm Estate on the Central Coast after a three-year courtship.
Jodie Speers Children
In August 2014, Ben announced on Today that his wife Jodie Speer is pregnant with their first child. On 5 December 2014, Jodie Speers gave birth to son Freddy.
In April 2016, Fordham announced on 2GB that Jodie Speers is pregnant with their second child. She gave birth to daughter Pearl in October 2016.
In April 2019, Jodie Speers and Ben Fordham welcomed their third child Marigold Jean Fordham.
Jodie Speers Career
In January 2016, Jodie Speers was appointed presenter of Seven Early News replacing Natalie Barr. In 2009, Jodie Speers became a political correspondent for the Seven Network in its Parliament House bureau. Speers covered the oustings of Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull, and spent five weeks on the road with Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott as they fought for victory in the 2010 election. After covering politics for a time Speers moved on to become a crime and court reporter for Seven News Sydney.
Jodie Speers Ben Fordham house
Radio 2GB Drive presenter Ben Fordham and his wife, Seven News reporter Jodie Speers had followed the well-worn path from the inner city to the lower north shore, trading up to a $4.55 million home in Cammeray.
The classic Californian bungalow offered more space for the couple and their three children Freddy, Pearl and Marigold given its five bedrooms, four bathrooms, open-plan living area and swimming pool
Jodie Speers Networth
Jodie Speers is one of the richest Journalist & listed on most popular Journalist. Her net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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