Eddie McGuire | Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Kids, TV Presenter |

Eddie McGuire

Eddie McGuire is an Australian radio and TV presenter who has been associated with the AFL for a long time now.

Eddie McGuire lashes at the AFL fans who involve in physical fights

Eddie has been extremely upset with the behavior of some of the fans of the football who fight during the football games. There have been two such incidents in the past weeks in Melbourne.

There was kicking, wrestling, punching at the stadium amongst the supporters and the ugly incidents have shocked one and all. Hence during The Footy Show on Channel 9.

Eddie McGuire(Source: ABC)

He strongly said:

“We are not going to stand for idiots getting filled up full of grog and drugs coming to the football and ruining the spectacle.

“We love the fact that anybody can come to any game of football, doesn’t matter who you barrack for, sit next to the opposite person and have a great night at the football.”

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Eddie McGuire(Source: B&T)

Eddie also said:

“We don’t want to have to get to the stage where we have to put barbed wire up or segregate the crowds.”

Eddie McGuire and his career

He with the help of his brother Frankie got a job as an Australian Rules Football statistician and cricket reporter for The Herald. This post he held from 1978 to 1982. He then took up the post of a cadet sports reporter for Network Ten. In 1993, he took a transfer to the Nine Network where he was the host of a sports variety program.

He also starting hosting The Footy show in 1994 and continued until 2005. Since April 1999, he began hosting the Australian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and was on it until 2006. He has also been the host of several award shows and has also hosted Sydney New Year’s Eve in 1999-2000.

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Eddie McGuire(Source: Mandatory)

He is also a radio caller for football on Triple M and wrote sports articles for The Herald Sun. He became President of the Collingwood Football Club in 1998 and removed it from financial and other difficulties.

Eddie McGuire in the Nine Network

In 2006, he took over the reign of Nine Network as CEO. Though some good outcomes came out of it, there were also a number of controversies which Eddie never denied.

Eddie McGuire(Source: The CEO magazine)

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He also started to host the Australian version of the quiz show called 1 vs. 100. He also worked for the radio during the London Olympics. Eddie has won many awards and honors for his work. His net worth is $ 55 million.

Eddie McGuire and his family, age, birth, and early life

Eddie was born on 29 October of the year 1964 in Melbourne, Victoria. He is currently 54 years old. He grew up in the working-class of Broadmeadows in Melbourne. His full name was Edward Joseph McGuire and he was the son of Eddie McGuire Sr. and Bridie Brennan.

He had a brother named Frankie and both brothers had received scholarships to the  Christian Brothers’ College, St Kilda.

Eddie McGuire on his show(Source: The New Daily)

Frankie used to work as a newspaper sports reporter and was very supportive and helpful of his brother.

Eddie McGuire and his personal life-marriage, wife, children

There was an article circulated on Facebook in April 2018 which said that he suffered from erectile dysfunction. He is a married man and his wife is Carla McGuire. The couple is married since 1997 and has two children; Alexander and Joseph.

Eddie with wife Carla(Source: Getty Images)

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Eddie McGuire loses weight

Eddie revealed that he had lost weight over a short amount of time with the help of a doctor and a Chinese herbalist, Dr. Shuquan Liu.

Chinese herbalists had found a diet program for losing weight which is now being considered a controversial diet program. And now Dr. Shuquan Liu has been suspended.

the diet consisted of taking only 3 cups of  ‘herb tonic’ per day for 2 weeks. And in the third wee,k the client is allowed to eat half a cucumber and 50 grams of chicken per day!

Eddie McGuire: Net Worth($55 Million), Salary($3.5 Million)

Eddie Mcguire has an estimated net worth of around $55 million. Moreover, he has an annual salary of around $3.5 million.