Who is Larry Emdur?
Larry Emdur is an Australian television presenter. He currently serves as the co-anchor of The Morning Show with Kylie Gillies, as well as the host of The Chase Australia.
He has become a household name in Australia and he is widely known for hosting several popular game shows, including Cash Bonanza (Nine Network) and Wheel of Fortune (Seven Network).
Larry previously hosted the Australian edition of the game show The Price Is Right from 1993 to 1998, followed by another stint from 2003 to 2005 on the Nine Network. He hosted the show again soon after it returned to the Seven Network on May 7, 2012, but it was canceled later that year.
Larry Emdur Was Born in New South Wales
Emdur was born on December 9, 1964, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was brought up near the beach in Bondi, New South Wales, and he started surfing at a young age.
Larry Emdur Dropped Out of School
It is true that Larry dropped out of school not to engage in drugs or some other related vices but to do something meaningful. He dropped out of school at the age of 15 and started working for The Sydney Morning Herald as a copyboy.
As time went by, he started working in television, and at the age of 19, he became Australia’s youngest national newsreader when he broadcasted the overnight news for Seven Network in Australia.
Larry Emdur is Married To His Longtime Partner
Larry married his wife, Sylvie Emdur in 1995. The couple was truly meant to be together and they have been together in marriage for close to three daces. They are blessed with two children namely Jye Emdur and Tia Emdur.
Larry is well known for his typical social media posts in which he speaks glowingly about his wife. He is unquestionably raising the standards for husbands throughout the country after recently posting a few words of comfort for his wife on social media.
On December 4, 2022, Larry took to Instagram to share a loving photo of himself and his wife, along with a caption in which he reaffirmed his love for his relationship.
Fans and celebrities swamped the picture with comments, with many wishing the happy anniversary to the pair and others praising Emdur for his lovely words.
Larry Emdur Height
Emdur stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).
Larry Emdur Seven Network
Emdur currently serves as co-host of The Morning Show with Kylie Gillies. The show premiered in mid-2007. He also fills in regularly for Koch on Sunrise and Matt Doran on Weekend Sunrise whenever they are absent due to vacations, illness, or work-related assignments.
It was confirmed that Emdur will take over as The Chase Australia’s new host in 2021. This was after Seven Network decided not to renew Andrew O’Keefe’s contract at the end of 2020 before O’Keefe was charged with assault in January 2021.
He was reportedly on the verge of not signing his contract with the Seven Network at the end of the previous year. The network decided to give him the role of host for The Chase in an effort to convince him to stay.
After the final episode with Andrew O’Keefe aired on July 20, 2021, the programs with Emdur as the host started broadcasting on July 26, 2021.
Larry Emdur’s Salary and Net Worth
It was revealed on August 2, 2021, that Larry had reportedly earned himself a huge salary increase after replacing Andrew O’Keefe as host of The Chase. He earns $1.2 million on an annual basis and his net worth as of 2023 is approximately $3 million.
How Old is Larry Emdur?
Larry is currently 58 years old. He was born on the 9th of December 1964 in Australia.