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Wendy Petrie Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Salary

Wendy Petrie net worth

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Wendy Petrie is a New Zealand journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting 1 News at Six alongside Simon Dallow, a role she held for fourteen years from 2006 to 2020.

Early life

NameWendy Petrie
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationJournalist, Television presenter
Age50 years
Wendy Petrie net worth

Wendy Petrie was born in August 1971 (age 50 years) in Auckland, New Zealand.


Wendy Petrie began her journalism career in radio, as a writer for Independent Radio News bulletins. She later joined TV3, where she worked variously as a reporter, news anchor and weather presenter on 3 News, as well as being a regular fill-in host on the late-night news programme Nightline.

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Petrie moved to Canada in 2001, becoming a newsreader for the CTV News Channel and a substitute newsreader on the CTV morning programme Canada AM. During her time in Canada, she reported on the September 11 attacks for 3 News.

In late 2003, Petrie returned to New Zealand and joined TVNZ, initially as a fill-in presenter across all One News bulletins. She was on air when the Boxing Day tsunami took place, as well as during the 2005 London bombings; for this, as well as her earlier reports on the September 11 attacks, she was jokingly dubbed a ‘disaster magnet’ by former boss Bill Ralston.

In 2006, Wendy Petrie became co-anchor of the 6 pm edition of One News alongside Simon Dallow; she replaced Judy Bailey as the primary female anchor, who had held the position for 18 years.

In mid-July 2020, it was reported that Petrie would be stepping down as co-anchor for One News in early August 2020 as a result of a job restructuring caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand.

On 14 August, it was reported that TVNZ had delayed Petrie’s departure at the last minute and that she would continue to present 1 News at Six evening bulletins during Auckland’s Alert level 3 lockdown.

On 30 August, Wendy Petrie read her final news bulletin as the primary female anchor of 1 News at Six and signed off thanking viewers for having her for the last fourteen years.

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In November 2020 she was named one of the best-dressed women on David Hartnell MNZM’s Best Dressed List.

Her salary for 2022 ranges from $162,574 to $475,483, but with bonuses, benefits and various other compensation, she made significantly more than her salary in the year 2020.


Wendy Petrie is married to Ross Peebles, her husband is a television producer. They have three children.

Wendy Petrie net worth

How much is Wendy Petrie worth? Wendy Petrie net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a journalist and television presenter. Petrie successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and influential media personalities n New Zealand