Mike McRoberts Net Worth 2021, Age, Wife, Partner, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Family, TV Shows

Mike McRoberts net worth

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Mike McRoberts is a New Zealand television journalist and news anchor.

Early life

NameMike McRoberts
Net Worth$4 million
Age55 years
Mike McRoberts net worth 2021

Mike McRoberts was born in 1966 (age 55 years) in Dunedin, New Zealand. He is of a Ngāti Kahungunu father and pākehā mother. He attended Manning Intermediate and Hillmorton High School in Christchurch. He completed a journalism diploma from the New Zealand Broadcasting School at CPIT (now Ara Institute of Canterbury) in 1986.


Mike McRoberts began his career in 1984 as a cadet at Radio New Zealand.

McRoberts accepted an offer in 1995 as a sports reporter for TVNZ. In 1998 he moved to current affairs joining the Holmes programme, and after a successful stint on that show, he left TVNZ to join rival TV3 as a reporter in 2001.

In 2002 he took a presenting position with the current affairs show 60 Minutes. He also reported for the show, covering stories such as gangs’ drug use, body dysmorphia, and addiction to internet pornography.

In March 2005 McRoberts and journalist Hilary Barry were appointed as 6 pm newsreaders.

Mike McRoberts is best known for his work in some of the world’s most dangerous places, covering conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Gaza, East Timor and the Solomon Islands.

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He has covered some of the world’s worst natural disasters from tsunamis, to wildfires and earthquakes, including the devastating earthquake in Haiti in 2010, the Japan earthquake and tsunami and his coverage of the Christchurch earthquake in 2010 and 2011.

In May 2012, McRoberts became the anchor of TV3’s new current affairs show Three 60 focusing on international news, politics, and business.

In 2019 McRoberts was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.

On May 3, 2021, Mike McRoberts was honoured for his 20 years of service for TV3/Newshub.

Mike appeared on The Masked Singer NZ as “Orange Roughy”, he was eliminated in his third appearance.


Mike McRoberts is currently single. He was married to journalist Paula Penfold, they had their wedding in 1995. The couple has two children, Ben McRoberts and Maia McRoberts. They separated in 2017.

McRoberts has won numerous journalism awards, including the Qantas Television Award for TV Journalist of the Year in 2006. McRoberts published his first book Beyond the Front Line in October 2011. McRoberts is also a UNICEF ambassador.

Mike McRoberts net worth

How much is Mike McRoberts worth? Mike McRoberts net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a journalist. McRoberts successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest and influential journalists in New Zealand.