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|Birth Day:||August 12, 1974|
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He earned a degree in journalism from Queensland University of Technology in 1994.
In 1994, he began working for WIN in Rockhampton and Cairns as a cadet reporter.
He was educated at St Augustines College (Cairns), the Anglican Church Grammar School and the Queensland University of Technology, where he graduated with a degree in journalism in 1994.
Stefanovic met journalist Cassandra Thorburn at a party in Rockhampton in 1995 and later married; they have three children together. In September 2016, it was revealed that Stefanovic had separated from his wife after 21 years; their divorce was finalised in October 2017.
In 1996, Stefanovic took up a position with TVNZ as a reporter for One Network News in New Zealand. In 1998, Stefanovic returned to Australia with a job reporting and presenting for Ten News in Brisbane, and also acted as a fill-in news presenter for Ron Wilson in Sydney.
In 2000, Stefanovic moved to the Nine Network as a reporter and back-up presenter for National Nine News in Brisbane. He received a Queensland Media Award for Best News Coverage for his report on the Childers backpacker hostel fire in 2000. His reports on the 2001 Warragamba bushfires from Sussex Inlet in January 2002 led to his appointment to Nine's Sydney newsroom, and he was involved in the coverage of the 2003 Canberra bushfires.
In February 2005, Stefanovic replaced Today host Steve Liebmann. He has been a fill-in host on A Current Affair for Tracy Grimshaw. In 2006, he participated in the Nine Network reality television show Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice. He eventually made it to the grand final of the show, but was beaten by Jake Wall by a viewer poll. In 2008, Stefanovic took over as host of Nine Network's Carols by Candlelight with Lisa Wilkinson replacing longtime host Ray Martin. He continued to host Carols by Candlelight until 2012, when he was replaced by David Campbell.
In 2011, along with his hosting role at Today, Stefanovic was a contributing reporter on 60 Minutes. He also hosted a Sunday evening edition of A Current Affair (ACA Sunday).
In December 2011, he was a crew member aboard racing supermaxi yacht Investec LOYAL when it won line honours in the 2011 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Stefanovic hosted the Nine Network's evening reports on the 2012 London Olympics. In December 2013, he was a crew member aboard supermaxi yacht Perpetual Loyal in the 2013 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, with his other celebrity crew members, Larry Emdur, Guillaume Brahimi, Tom Slingsby, Phil Waugh and Jude Bolton.
At the 2011 Logie Awards, Stefanovic won two awards - the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality, and the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter.
On 15 November 2014, Stefanovic revealed in an interview with Fairfax Media that he had been wearing the same suit on-air every day for a year, "except for a couple of times because of circumstance", as what he said was an experiment in sexism. He said that, while his female colleagues receive regular criticism for whatever they wear, nobody noticed his outfit the whole time. He did, however, vary his ties and shirts more regularly than his suit.
In October 2015, Stefanovic hosted television the panel show The Verdict on the Nine Network. The weekly show mixed elements of successful programs The Project and Q&A but courted controversy with its line-up of panelists.
In July 2016, Stefanovic attracted criticism from the LGBT community after using the word "tranny" and making a number of jokes deemed transphobic during a segment on Today. On 29 July 2016, a day after the segment, he made a public apology on the show, stating that "I was an ignorant tool" and stated that he was informed of how offensive the term was considered.
In July 2017, Stefanvoic began hosting This Time Next Year on the Nine Network.
In December 2018, it was announced that Stefanovic would not be returning as a co-host of Today in 2019.
In February 2018, Stefanovic made public his engagement to Jasmine Yarbrough. He married Yarbrough in December 2018 at a ceremony in Mexico described as "extravagant". They have one child together.
In November 2019, the Nine Network announced that Stefanovic would be returning to Today as co-host from January 2020 alongside Weekend Today co-host and 60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon.
In June 2019, it was announced that Stefanovic would become a regular contributor on 2GB.
In June 2020, Stefanovic celebrated 20 years with the Nine Network.
Karl has three children named Jackson, Ava, and River with Cassandra Thorburn, whom he was married to for over 20 years before separating in 2016. In 2017, he began a relationship with Jasmine Yarbrough.
Currently, Karl Stefanovic is 48 years, 9 months and 21 days old. Karl Stefanovic will celebrate 49th birthday on a Saturday 12th of August 2023. Below we countdown to Karl Stefanovic upcoming birthday.
Video: Karl Stefanovic sings happy birthday to Pauline Hanson on Today | Daily Mail Online
Karl Stefanovic sings happy birthday to Pauline Hanson live on the Today show.
Karl Stefanovic's Today show colleagues sing 'Happy Birthday'
He was embroiled in a scandal dubbed Ubergate earlier this year, after making 'b****y' comments about his colleagues.
Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough celebrate his 43rd birthday
Karl Stefanovic turned 43 on Saturday and he celebrated in style.
Karl Stefanovic surprises Allison Langdon with an usual birthday gift
She is the glamorous host of Channel Nine's Today show.
Jasmine Yarbrough celebrates her 36th birthday with Karl Stefanovic
Today host Karl Stefanovic and his wife, Jasmine Yarbrough, are expecting their first child together in May.