Peter Overton Bio, Wiki
Peter Overton is a British-born Australian television journalist and news anchor. He presently hosts Nine News Sydney from Sunday to Thursday at 6 p.m.
Peter Overton Age
Overton was born on 5 April 1966 in London, England. He is 57 years old as of 2023.
Peter Overton Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Peter Overton Family
Overton grew raised in Longueville, a Sydney suburb on the Lower North Shore. Dr. John Overton worked at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and was an associate professor of anaesthesia at the University of Sydney.
Peter Overton Wife
Overton is married to his wife Jessica Rowe, an Australian journalist, author and television presenter. The couple has 2 children.
Peter Overton Education
Overton went to Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Boys High School. Later, he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University. During his time at Lane Cove Public School he used to played the tuba whilst.
Peter Overton Career
Overton worked as a sports reporter for the Seven Network in Adelaide during the 1980s and 1990s. Soon after, he joined the Nine Network as a reporter for Nine News before being promoted to weekend sports presenter on Nine News in Sydney and fill-in presenter for Ken Sutcliffe. During Brian Henderson’s term as host of Nine News in Sydney, he also submitted weekday news updates from the newsroom.
Overton occasionally gave weekend news bulletins and filled in for Sharyn Ghidella on National Nine Early News and Today News, as well as Jim Waley on Nightline. In addition, he and Tracy Grimshaw co-hosted Nine’s coverage of the Thredbo disaster.
For eight years, he worked as a reporter for 60 Minutes, as well as at 2UE, Sky News Australia, and the Seven Network in Adelaide.
Following dismal ratings, Overton was appointed host of Nine News Sydney in January 2009, replacing Mark Ferguson. In his first week, ratings did not improve, with Nine falling to fourth place behind then-leader Seven, the ABC, and Ten.
However, following years of steady development, Nine would reclaim the ratings lead in the Sydney market. He also hosts the Sunday edition of Nine’s Late News, while Michael Thomson hosts the weeknight program from Perth.
Overton appeared in the 2011 Australian horror film The Tunnel and the sci-fi blockbuster Pacific Rim Uprising as himself.
Peter Overton Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.