Mike Munro

Mike Munro

Who is Mike Munro?

Michael Kenneth Munro, AM (born 12 April 1953), is an Australian journalist and television presenter. He is well known for presenting and hosting the TV shows like 60 Minutes(1968), A Current Affair(1971-1978), This Is Your Life(1975-2011), Sunday Night(2009), Nine News(2005-2008) and Ten Eyewitness News Weekend(2014-2015).

What is Mike Munro Famous for?

Mike Munro is best famous as the reporter and show presenter for a news channel, Nine Network for almost 22 years. He is also famous for presenting the TV shows, 60 Minutes(1968), A Current Affair(1971-1978), This Is Your Life(1975-2011), Sunday Night(2009), Nine News(2005-2008) and Ten Eyewitness News Weekend(2014-2015).

Where was Mike Munro Born?

Mike Munro was born as Michael Kenneth Munro on 12 April 1953 in Mosman, Australia. Munro cites a tough childhood with an abusive and alcoholic mother, as one of the main reasons behind his motivation to succeed. There is no further information regarding his father and siblings. His nationality is Australian and belongs to White ethnicity. His religion is Christianity and the sun sign is Aries. Munro attended Sacred Heart Primary School in Mosman, New South Wales and Marist College North Shore in North Sydney. 

How is Mike Munro's Career?

He began his career at 17 as a copyboy on The Daily Mirror in 1971. He stayed in newspapers for 7 years, before trying television not liking it. So in 1982, he returned to Sydney and television, where he started as a senior reporter on the Channel 10 newsroom. In 1984, he joined the Nine Network and Mike Willessee on the "Willessee" current affairs program. Two years later he replaced George Negus as the fifth male reporter on 60 Minutes, where he remained for the next seven years, becoming well known for his interviews with celebrities including Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, and Katharine Hepburn. In 1996, Munro was the reporter at the center of the infamous Paxton family expose. Munro was replaced as the host of the show in 2003.

In 2005 and 2006 he presented on National Nine News Afternoon Edition and weekend news.he remained in this position until 2008. On 26 October 2008, Munro resigned from the Nine Network after 22 years with the network. On 7 January 2009, he signed a three-year contract with rival Seven Network to become the founding host of a new current affairs program Sunday Night. In January 2014, he joined Network Ten. The same year, Munro was made a member of the Order of Australia for his community work and services to journalism. Munro later resigned in protest from Network Ten, after completing his 12-month contract, due to dozens of staff being retrenched from the News department. In 2017, Munro hosted and helped to produce a four-part science-based documentary series for Foxtel's History Channel on Bushrangers. Lawless - The Real Bushrangers. In 2018, Munro hosted Mateship – Australia & USA: A Century Together, a one hour documentary on Foxtel's History channel celebrating 100 years of the close bonds that unite Australia and America. His other hosted TV series includes, Missing Persons Unit and What a Year. Coming to this day, Munro has well established himself in the world of Journalism.

What are Mike Munro's Achievements?

In the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List, Munro was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for "significant service to journalism as a television current affairs reporter and presenter, and to the community as an ambassador for a range of charitable organizations".

What is Mike Munro's Net Worth?

Mike's exact net worth and salary are still under review. Other information regarding his cars, businesses and their worths are also not revealed yet.

How is Mike Munro's Personal Life?

Munro is married to Lea and they have two children.

How Tall is Mike Munro?

Mike has a height of 1.6 meters and weighs around 73kg.  His other body measurements are not available at the moment. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Mike Munro does not seem to be a loyal user of social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. His exact social media profiles couldn't be identified.

Facts to be known about Mike Munro:

Mike revealed his family secret in "60 Minutes: Mike Munro's biggest story is a family secret" that back in the late 1800s,  Mike Munro's great uncles, Patrick and Jimmy Kenniff, were among the best horsemen in the country who were bushrangers, thugs(gangs). So making himself not Munro but Kenniff as his family name.

Mike Munro
Quick Facts of Michael Munro
Celebrated Name Mike Munro
Age 67 years old
Nick Name Mike Munro
Birth Name Michael Kenneth Munro
Birth Date 1953-04-12
Gender Male
Profession Australian journalist
Nationality Australian
Place of Birth Mosman, Australia
Education Marist College North Shore
Ethnicity White
Religion Christanity
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Married
Wife Lea
Height 1.6 meters
Weight 73 kg
Famous for he reporter and show presenter for a news channel, Nine Network
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