Who is Sam Mac?
Sam Mac is an Australian television host, weather presenter, and entertainer. He began contributing regularly to the 7 PM Project (now The Project) on Network 10 in 2010. He has held several roles on the program as a field reporter, segment anchor, and fill-in co-host.
Sam appeared on the 10th anniversary episode of The Project in July 2019. He started presenting the Seven Network’s First Dates in 2016 and that same year, he was hosting Best Bits. Additionally, he hosts a YouTube series called “Lights, Camera, Maction!”
Seven Network announced in January 2023 that Mac would take over as host of the program that was initially hosted by Matt Shirvington. As a result, Shirvington’s attention will be focused on his expanding Seven News and Seven Sports duties.
Sam Mac Holds Australian Nationality
Mac was born in 1982 in Australia. His birth details are unavailable at the moment.
Sam Mac Became a Father at 40
Sam revealed in 2021 that he was in a relationship with Rebecca James, a fashion stylist and creative consultant. They bought a home later that year in Sydney.
He revealed on Instagram in April 2022 that he and Rebecca James were expecting their first child. The couple welcomed their baby girl, Margot Grace McMillan on September 11, 2022, at the time Sam was 40.
Sam proposed to his girlfriend Rebecca James on December 30, 2023. He proposed to her beside the Sydney Harbour Bridge while their daughter watched. He planned the proposal for months and even asked Rebecca’s family for permission.
Her brother, Sean James who lives in London captured the beautiful moment and also surprised her by his presence. “Bec’s parents watched on from a distance as I strategically placed 15 framed photos on the grass in the shape of a love heart (Bec kept picking them up, so if the heart looks crooked, it’s entirely her fault 🙄)” He shared in a long Instagram post.
Sam Mac Released a Children’s Song in 2019
Mac released a children’s song titled “Half Man, Half Cat” in August 2019 with The Wiggles. The song was uploaded on The Wiggles Official YouTube Channel and has so far gained over a million views on social media.
Sam performed the song live with The Wiggles in the presence of 5,000 children as part of their “Party Time Big Show” in November 2019 at the International Convention Centre Sydney.
Sam Mac’s Salary and Net Worth
Mac earns between $700,000 and $ 1.3 million every year. His wages have been increasing throughout the years that he has worked in mainstream media. Talking of his fortune, Sam has an estimated net worth of $11 million.
What Does Sam’s Wife Do For a Living?
Sam’s wife is a business owner, marketing boss, and stylist.
What is Sam Mac’s Real Name?
The Australian journalist was born Samuel McMillan.
Does Sam Mac Work on the Radio?
Sam served as the co-host of the 92.9 Breakfast Show in 2010, which was later renamed Lisa, Baz, and Sam. He left 92.9 FM in December 2011 to pursue a career in television in Sydney.
Who Did Sam Mac Replace?
Mac relpalced Matt Shirvington. Seven Network announced in January 2023 that he would take over as host of the program replacing Matt Shirvington. As a result, Shirvington’s attention will be focused on his expanding Seven News and Seven Sports duties.
Why does Sam Mac wear a yellow bracelet?
In his own words, Sam said; “At first, it was more of a reminder to myself to be more aware of discussions about mental health and to remember that you never really know what someone is going through.” Just seeing that wristband in the corner of my eye keeps me on track and alert to chatting with people about such issues.”
How many children does Sam Mac have?
Sam has one child, a daughter named Margot.