Fran Kelly is an Australian radio presenter, current affairs journalist and political correspondent know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Partner, Children, Education and Salary
|Birthdate ( Age)||50’s|
|Place of Birth||Australia|
|Marital Status||In Relationship|
|Spouse/Partner||Marion Frith (1993–)|
|Parents||Name not Kown|
|Education||St Dominic’s Priory College in North Adelaide|
|Profession||Australian radio presenter, current affairs journalist and political correspondent|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $2 Million|
|Last Update||October 2021|
Fran Kelly is an Australian radio presenter, current affairs journalist and political correspondent who hosted the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National program Breakfast froom March 2005 to 21 October 2021.
Fran Kelly and Partner Marion Frith
In 2008 Kelly received a Same Same 25 award, recognising her as one of the country’s most influential gay and lesbian Australians.
Early Life and Family
Fran Kelly grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. She matriculated from St Dominic’s Priory College in North Adelaide in 1974 and, after missing out on a cadetship at The Advertiser, a couple of years later went to the University of Adelaide,completing an arts degree and majoring in literature and classics while also being involved in the women’s movement, theatre and music.
She then worked as an activities officer, booking bands and organising events, first at Flinders University and then La Trobe University in Melbourne from 1980. In Melbourne she fronted an all-female band called Toxic Shock, which released a single, “Intoxicated” in 1981.
Fran Kelly Husband/Partner
Fran Kelly is in relationship with her partner, Marion Frith, for almost 30 years, with whom she is step-parent to her partner’s three children from a previous relationship.
Fran Kelly Net Worth
Fran Kelly is an Australian radio presenter, current affairs journalist and political correspondent has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million – $2 Million in 2021.
After realising that what she really wanted to do was journalism, in 1988 Kelly moved to Sydney to work on The Drum on Triple J.In 1990 she became a reporter for ABC Radio National’s current affairs programs AM and PM. Kelly became Canberra bureau chief, chief political correspondent with AM and PM, political editor for ABC’s Radio National Breakfast and ABC television’s The 7:30 Report and the ABC’s Europe correspondent. In 2005 she returned to Australia to host Radio National Breakfast.
Kelly was involved with the documentary series The Howard Years in 2008, for which she interviewed former US president George W. Bush.She has appeared as a panellist and commentator on ABC TV’s Insiders,and hosted the show from August to December 2019.On 21 October 2021 Kelly announced that she was leaving RN Breakfast, although she would continue to work of the ABC in roles such as covering federal elections, continuing as co-host of the podcast The Party Room, and other future projects.
In 2008 Kelly received a Same Same 25 award, recognising her as one of the country’s most influential gay and lesbian Australians.She was named by the(sydney)magazine[a] as one of Sydney’s 100 most influential people of 2011,and was described by the Australian electronic magazine Crikey as “one of the most influential media players in the country” in the same year.
Kelly has described herself as an activist.Kelly is a feminist, and stated in a 2012 interview that she’s identified as such since her school years.In 2007, Kelly launched the Australian Human Rights Commission’s “Same-Sex: Same Entitlements” inquiry.She has been involved with One Just World’s speaker forums, moderating a “Women of the World” forum for WOMADelaide and speaking on the “Stand Up Against Poverty” forum in 2009.