Kate Hawkesby Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, TV/Radio Shows

Kate Hawkesby net worth

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Kate Hawkesby is a New Zealand r adio announcer and television presenter who currently works as the ‘Early Edition’ presenter (weekdays from 5 am) for Newstalk ZB. While working as a reporter, presenter and newsreader for TVNZ between 1995 and 2007 she became the youngest person to present One News at 6 bulletins.

NameKate Hawkesby
Net Worth$2 million
ProfessionTV/Radio presenter
Age48 years
Kate Hawkesby net worth 2022

Kate Hawkesby Facts

Kate Hawkesby was born on April 1, 1973 (age 48 years) in Auckland, New Zealand. She has a Political Studies degree and worked overseas on London’s Daily Express newspaper before returning to New Zealand.

She has worked extensively as a reporter in the field, from reporting live from the Oscars in LA to flying with the NZ Army in an RNZAF Hercules to Papua New Guinea to report on trouble in Bougainville as it edged towards civil war.

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Kate Hawkesby began presenting on TV2 Headline News, then fronted the Breakfast and Midday news, job sharing with Simon Dallow.

In 2002, she became the co-anchor of TV One’s Breakfast show with Mike Hosking. Highlights included co-hosting a week-long “roadshow” of live programmes around the country, and covering the America’s Cup races live, as well as interviewing a wide range of newsmakers and politicians.

In 2004, Hawkesby joined Eric Young as host of the late news show Tonight, which she fronted on her own for two years after Young left. She left on maternity leave in late 2006 and has since announced she will not return.

Kate Hawkesby hosted an impromptu three-hour live breaking news special as Chechen rebels seized a school in Beslan, Russia, and held hundreds of children hostage.

As well as presenting Tonight, Hawkesby has interviewed a range of musicians from Brooke Fraser to Bryan Ferry for the show. She had the only exclusive TV interview with Olympic boxer Soulan Pownceby who was convicted of manslaughter. Hawkesby was also a regular fill-in on ONE News.

On top of her news reading duties, Hawkesby has also hosted a raft of TV specials for TV One, including The Lord of the Rings’ premiere in Wellington, the World of Wearable Art Awards, and the Young Musician of the Year Awards.

She also hosted the launch of Fashion Week in 2004. Offscreen Hawkesby works as an MC for many corporations and charities, supporting the Starship Foundation, Child Cancer, and the Breast Cancer Research Trust. She also took part in this year’s Make Poverty History Campaign.

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Kate Hawkesby has been a finalist in the Qantas Television Awards Best Presenter category six times and was a finalist in the People’s Choice Award for Best Female TV Personality 2005. She also hosted TV ONEs How Normal Are You? in 2005.


Kate Hawkesby is currently married to Mike Hosking, they had their wedding in 2012. She was married to Richard Lyne, they ended their relationship in 2007 after twelve years; they have three children. Her second marriage is with Mike Hosking; he has two children from his previous marriage.

Kate Hawkesby net worth

How much is Kate Hawkesby worth? Kate Hawkesby net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a television and radio presenter.

Hawkesby successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and influential TV/Radio presenters in New Zealand.