Eddie McGuire Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 31, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
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About Eddie McGuire

Eddie McGuire has established himself as one of the most recognizable faces on Australian television, taking on roles that range from hosting the popular quiz show 'Millionaire Hot Seat' to serving as the president of the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). His dynamic personality and extensive knowledge of sports have earned him a special place in the hearts of viewers and sports fans alike.

Eddie McGuire: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Eddie McGuire’s net worth?

Eddie McGuire's estimated net worth stands at approximately $55 million as of 2023.

How much does Eddie McGuire earn per year?

As of 2023, it is estimated that Eddie McGuire earns about $3.5 million annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Eddie McGuire?

Eddie McGuire is 6 ft (183 cm) tall.

How old is Eddie McGuire?

Eddie McGuire is 59 years old as of 2023.

Childhood And Education

Born on October 29, 1964, in the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows, Eddie McGuire grew up with his older brother Frank McGuire in a family deeply rooted in the local community. He attended Christian Brothers' College in St Kilda. His early interest in media would later lead to a stellar career in television and radio.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Eddie McGuire’s partner?

Eddie McGuire is married to Carla McGuire. The couple has two sons, Alexander and Joseph McGuire.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Eddie McGuire is best known for his role as host of the quiz show 'Millionaire Hot Seat' and his involvement with the Collingwood Football Club. Additionally, he has served as the CEO of Nine Network in the past.

What awards has Eddie McGuire won?

McGuire has been the recipient of the Australian Sports Medal for his contribution to the development of Australian football.

Eddie McGuire also became a Member Of The Order Of Australia (AM) in 2005 and received an honorary Doctor Of Communications from RMIT University in 2013 for his contributions to media, sports, and community service.

Other Interesting Eddie McGuire Facts And Trivia

  • Eddie McGuire has been a controversial figure in Australian media, known for past instances of making racially insensitive and sexist remarks that have stirred public backlash.
  • Eddie McGuire's zodiac sign is Scorpio.

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Eddie McGuire Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Edward Joseph McGuire

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183 cm


Television Presenter, Sports Commentator, Journalist


Christian Brothers' College, St Kilda

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Carla McGuire


Edward McGuire Sr., Bridie Brennan


Frank McGuire

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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