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Molly Meldrum Net Worth

Molly Meldrum Net Worth is
$5 Million

Molly Meldrum Biography

Molly Meldrum Net Value: Molly Meldrum can be an Australian popular music critic, journalist, record maker, and musical entrepreneur who includes a net worthy of of $5 million. Molly Meldrum was created in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in January 1943. Molly was the skill coordinator, music information presenter, and on-surroundings interview for the music plan Countdown from 1974 to 1987. In November 2014 Meldrum became the initial nonmusician inducted in to the ARIA Hall of Fame. In 1993, for his function in music, he was offered a Special Accomplishment Award from the Australian Documenting Industry Association. He initial wrote for the every week teen newspaper Go-Established from 1966 to 1974. In 2014, his name was eventually inducted in to the ARIA Hall of Fame. He provides hosted Live Help and Oz for Africa and was produced an associate of the Purchase of Australia… He’s known for his trademark appear of a Stetson hat. It’s been reported that the full total estimate of Molly Meldrum net worthy of gets to 5 million dollars, by at this time. Molly Meldrum is normally a favorite person in the music sector, where he is referred to as a documenting artist, well-known music critic and journalist. Most of these involvements also have played a vital function in increasing the quantity of Molly Meldrum net worthy of. In the time of 1974-1987, Molly Meldrum was showing up on the favorite music show known as “Countdown”, where he was serving as an interviewer, skill coordinator and music information announcer. In the 1980s, he also became regarded for his appearance as he’d always use a Stetson hat. In 2011, however, he fell from a ladder in his backyard, and for that reason, he was in vital condition when he attained a healthcare facility. He suffered mind and spinal accidents, and therefore, he had to endure a surgery. In 2012, he recovered sufficiently to keep his career and present interviews. In the center of the 1960s, he began his profession on the Australian music picture, and after that, a huge portion of the total size of Molly Meldrum net value provides been accumulated. Among the first careers which he got in the music sector was composing for a every week teenage newspaper known as Go-Established, where he was employed in the time of 1966-1974. Afterwards, he became known from the above-mentioned Television show “Countdown”, which elevated the full total sum of Molly Meldrum net worthy of by a mile. Twelve months afterwards, Molly Meldrum was awarded the Ted Albert Award from the Australasian Performing Best Association. In 1970, he produced one melody for Ronnie Burns, known as “Smiley”. One year afterwards, Molly Meldrum produced “Daily” by Colleen Hewett. In 1976, the record maker worked on the melody by Supernaut called “I LOVE It Both Methods” and twelve months later, Molly Meldrum created the song known as “Don’t Fall in Like” by The Ferrets. As a result, his are a record producer in addition has increased the quantity of Molly Meldrum net worthy of a whole lot. In 1985, he appeared simply because a bunch of Oz for Africa, which can be an Australian edition of Live Help. Ever Ending Story: Lifestyle, Countdown and Everything among”. In Australia, he’s generally known as the champion of Australian well-known music. Meldrum acquired a life-threatening fall from a ladder in 2011 and needed to be placed under intensive treatment in a crucial condition for mind and spinal accidents. Molly Meldrum spent some time working as an archive producer for many performers and produced a whole lot of hits, such as for example two tracks for Russell Morris, known as “Component Three into Paper Wall space” and “GENUINE”, both released in 1969. Thus, his profession in music offers been honored and awarded, aswell. He has created top 10 hits for Russell Morris, Colleen Hewett, Ronnie Burns, Supernaut, and The Ferrets. In the same 12 months, Molly Meldrum released his autobiographical reserve called “The Under no circumstances, Um. Meldrum in addition has authored four books. He was presented with an Australian Recording Sector Association Award for Particular Accomplishment in 1993. In 1986, Molly Meldrum got the name of an associate of the Purchase of Australia.

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Quick Facts

Full NameMolly Meldrum
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 29, 1943
ProfessionRecord producer, Journalist, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Author, Television presenter, Actor, Critic
ParentsIsobel Meldrum, Robert Meldrum
SiblingsBrian Meldrum, Robert Meldrum
PartnerYan Wongngam, Yan Wongngam
AwardsLogie Awards Hall of Fame, Logie Special Award
MoviesMary and Max

Interesting Facts

1 Honored with a 60¢ Australian commemorative postage stamp in the Living Legends series, issued 18 January 2013. Other performers honored in this issue were John Farnham, 'Paul Kelly (III)', Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John, AC/DC, Cold Chisel, INXS, Men at Work, and The Seekers.
2 Critically injured in a fall at home December 15th 2011. According to media reports Meldrum was placing Christmas decorations up around his spa and fell 3 meters down stairs surrounding the spa breaking several ribs, puncturing his lung and cracking his skull.
3 Former record producer, produced landmark Australian single - The Real Thing, by Russell Morris
4 A former member of MENSA
5 Won $500,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: The Entertainers (2003). No contestant has ever gone higher in the Australian edition, and Molly was the first celebrity to ever reach that amount. The money went to charity.


1 Stetson Hat

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Hall of Fame Logie Awards
1985 Special Achievement Award Logie Awards For outstanding contribution to the Australian music industry and encouragement of talent.



Countdown 1974 TV Series talent coordinator - 8 episodes


City Homicide 2010 TV Series Restaurant Patron
Mary and Max 2009 Homeless Man (voice)
Shock Jock 2002 TV Series
Rove 1999 TV Series Celebrity in Danger
Sweet and Sour 1984 TV Series Announcer
At Last... Bullamakanka: The Motion Picture 1983 The Priest
Homicide 1966 TV Series Party Guest


Molly 2016 TV Mini-Series consulting producer - 2 episodes
Popstars 2000/I TV Series producer - 2004-
Countdown Revolution 1989 TV Series producer


Molly: The Real Thing 2016 TV Movie documentary thanks
Dogs in Space 1986 thanks


Molly 2016 TV Mini-Series Himself
Sandy Roberts Presents: The Wordsmith 2015 TV Movie Himself
Blood and Thunder: The Sound of Alberts 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Broadcaster
Dirty Laundry Live 2014 TV Series Himself
Packed to the Rafters 2013 TV Series Himself
The Sunset Six 2013 Himself
ABBA: Bang a Boomerang 2013 Documentary Himself (as Molly Meldrum)
Telethon 2005-2012 TV Series Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2006-2011 TV Series Himself
Mother of Rock Lillian Roxon 2010 Documentary Himself
52 Annual TV Week Logie Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Himself
Remembering Nigel 2009 Himself
Beauty and the Geek Australia 2009 TV Series Himself - Judge
Hey Hey it's Saturday: The Reunion 2009 TV Movie Himself
Spicks and Specks 2006-2009 TV Series Himself
Molly's Cash Quiz 2009 TV Series Himself - Host
The Australian Music Community Presents: Sound Relief 2009/II TV Special documentary Himself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal 2009 TV Movie Himself
Comedy Slapdown 2008 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
Countdown to 111 Hits 2008 TV Movie Himself - Host
This Is Your Life 2008 TV Series Himself
Sunrise 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
Weekend Sunrise 2006-2008 TV Series Himself
Countdown Spectacular 2 2007 TV Movie Himself - Host
Countdown Spectacular 2006 TV Movie Himself
Australian Story 2006 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest Presenter
Deal or No Deal 2006 TV Series Himself
Crown Australian Celebrity Poker Challenge 2006 TV Series Himself
The Glass House 2003-2005 TV Series Himself
Australia Unites: Reach Out to Asia 2005 TV Movie Himself, Correspondent
Good Morning Australia 2004 TV Series Himself
Hamish & Andy 2004 TV Series Himself
Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal 2004 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Panel 2003 TV Series Himself
Bark-Off 2003 TV Series Himself
Merrick & Rosso Unplanned 2003 TV Series Himself
Greeks on the Roof 2003 TV Series Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2003 TV Series Himself
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton 2003 TV Series Himself
The 16th Annual ARIA Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Behind the Music 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Popstars 2000/I TV Series Himself - Judge (2004)
The House of Hits 2000 TV Series Himself - Host
The Drum 1997 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Blankety Blanks 1996 TV Series Himself - Panellist
Hey Hey, It's Saturday 1988-1996 TV Series Himself
Breaking News 1994 TV Series Himself
The Late Show 1993 TV Series Himself
Silence of the Hams 1992 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Pugwall 1991 TV Series Himself
Queen: Magic Years, Volume Three - A Visual Anthology 1987 Documentary Himself (as Molly Meldrum)
Neighbours 1986 TV Series Himself
The INXS: Swing and Other Stories 1985 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
Countdown 1980-1985 TV Series Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host
The Story of Johnny O'Keefe 1985 TV Series Himself
Sunbury 1972 Himself - Interviewer
Uptight 1968 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Today 2011 TV Series Himself
Queen: Days of Our Lives 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself - Countdown Interviewer
Dancing with the Stars 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2006 TV Series Himself
20 to 1 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Neighbours: A 10th Anniversary Celebration 1995 Video documentary Himself

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