Joe Hildebrand Net Worth 2021, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Brother, TV/Radio Shows

Joe Hildebrand net worth

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Introduction

Joe Hildebrand is an Australian journalist, television and radio presenter. He is also best known as a writer for The Daily Telegraph tabloid newspaper.

Early life

NameJoe Hildebrand
Net Worth$3 million
ProfessionJournalist, TV/Radio presenter
Height1.83m
Age45 years
Joe Hildebrand net worth 2021

Joe Hildebrand was born on June 23, 1976 (age 45 years) in Melbourne, Australia. He grew up in Dandenong, in outer Melbourne. He attended Dandenong Primary School, Dandenong High School and the University of Melbourne, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in History and English, and edited the student newspaper Farrago.

Before joining The Daily Telegraph, Hildebrand worked as the New South Wales political correspondent for Australian Associated Press and also worked in London for the Press Association.

Missing brother

When Joe Hildebrand was ten years old, his younger brother Patrick Hildebrand went missing on a family bushwalk in Wilson’s Promontory. Paddy, who was autistic, was not found despite an extensive search and rescue operation and to this day what became of him remains a mystery.

Career

Joe Hildebrand was co-awarded the 2004 Human Rights print media award and a high commendation in the 2004 Walkley Awards for the report Stolen Wages Payback Shame.

Hildebrand appeared on the ABC’s national talk program, Q&A, on 30 May 2011, 12 September 2011 and 10 August 2015. He has also made several appearances on the ABC’s national current affairs program, The Drum, since December 2010.

He has had a weekly spot on Channel Seven’s The Morning Show as well as Sky News Australia talk program Paul Murray Live.

Hildebrand was the host of the television series Dumb, Drunk and Racist, which debuted on ABC2 on Wednesday 20 June 2012. Dumb, Drunk and Racist followed Hildebrand and four Indian travellers around Australia to test whether the popular Indian perception of Australians as stupid, intoxicated bigots was correct.

Early figures for the first episode had average audience numbers in the five capital cities alone at 266,000, with a peak of just under 320,000. He went on to host Shitsville Express which aired on 2 July 2013 on ABC2.

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In November 2013, Hildebrand joined Network Ten’s new morning show Studio 10 as a panellist alongside Sarah Harris. He remained in this position until his resignation from Network 10 in September 2020.

Joe Hildebrand was the co-host of a national drive time radio program with Matt Tilley on Triple M from January to December 2014.

After his departure from Studio 10 in September 2020, Hildebrand joined Sydney’s 2GB. He will be joining the John Stanley program with “The Daily Telegraph” segment. There are plans to expand his presence on the program over time.

Controversies

Joe Hildebrand apologised for remarks he had made during a panel discussion on Studio 10 on April 2, 2014, prior to an interview by that program with Rosie Batty, whose ex-partner murdered their 11-year-old son.

On 18 June 2014, Hildebrand and Tilley did make comments on the show “The One Percenters” on Triple M radio. The phrase that generated the polemic was that “Everybody in Colombia, owns, sells and do cocaine”. These comments resulted in an online campaign and a diplomatic letter from the Embassy of Colombia in Australia. The letter asked for an apology from the radio station and the radio commentators.

Hildebrand was criticised on July 14, 2014, on social media following comments he made on Twitter mentioning a television interview with Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe that screened that night.

On 4 September 2021, Hildebrand wrote an opinion piece labelling Queensland and Western Australia “extremist states” over their COVID-19 border policies; he did not criticize other states with similar policies such as South Australia or Tasmania. The article later removed the title naming them “extremist states”.

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He’s also sexist and suggests there is a correlation between courage and a man’s testicles. Commonly over exaggerates to make his stories which have little truth to them seem relevant in a ploy to sell advertising.

Wife

Joe Hildebrand is married to his longtime girlfriend journalist Tara Ravens, they had their wedding in 2013. Joe and his wife Tara have three children. They live in a new house in Sydney, Australia.

Joe Hildebrand net worth

How much is Joe Hildebrand worth? Joe Hildebrand net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his career as a journalist and presenter. Hildebrand successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential journalists in Australia.