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Kelli Underwood is an Australian radio and television sports journalist and sportscaster specializing in Australian rules football, netball and tennis. She is the first woman to call an Australian Football League match on television and radio.
Underwood is currently the host of ABC’s Offsiders and a regular panelist on the Fox Sports program The Back Page. She also calls AFL and AFLW football on Fox Footy and ABC Grandstand.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Occupation||Radio/TV Sports journalist|
Kelli Underwood was born in 1977 (age 45 years) in Australia. She hasn’t shared the information related to her parents, place of birth, ethnicity and siblings.
Underwood is part of the ABC Radio Grandstand team, calling AFL games mainly on Friday nights. Underwood’s work began in regional radio at Murray Bridge, South Australia. She worked at Geelong station K-Rock before moving to 3AW in Melbourne as a sports reporter and AFL match day reporter.
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Her move into television began in 2006 when she joined Network Ten as a sports reporter for the 5 pm Ten News bulletin and Sports Tonight out of Melbourne. She joined Network Ten’s AFL coverage in 2009, replacing Christi Malthouse as a Boundary Rider.
Kelli Underwood made history by becoming the first woman to call an AFL match on television, joining Tim Lane in the commentary of the 2009 NAB Cup game between Geelong and the Adelaide Crows. She called her first AFL premiership season match on 18 July 2009 – the Round 16 match between Geelong and Melbourne at Kardinia Park with Anthony Hudson.
Underwood commentated for matches for Network Ten throughout 2009–10, both in the commentary box and at ground level through until the end of 2011. Underwood was a host and commentator of ANZ Championship Netball from 2008 until 2016, calling for Network Ten and later Fox Sports.
In 2013, Kelli Underwood joined the revamped Fox Sports panel show The Back Page, in which she continues to appear alongside host Tony Squires. Her work on The Back Page and her interview program Breaking Ground earned her two Astra Awards, including the 2015 award for Most Outstanding Female Presenter.
In February 2018, Kelli Underwood replaced Gerard Whateley as host of Offsiders after he resigned from ABC. In 2017, she called the AFLW on Fox Footy being the station head caller for the competition, her role expanded in 2020 when she returned to calling AFL men’s football on television.
Kelli Underwood is not married but is in a relationship with Georgia Spokes. Her partner Georgia Spokes is a senior editor at ABC News. They have a daughter. Kelli Underwood stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality. As of mid-2022, Kelli and her partner Georgia Spokes are still together and living a happy life with their child.
Kelli Underwood net worth
How much is Kelli Underwood worth? Kelli Underwood net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a radio and television sports journalist. Underwood’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $200 thousand dollars annually. She is one of the richest and most influential female sports journalists in Australia.