Quick Facts Andrew Bolt

Andrew Bolt is an Australian journalist, radio commentator, newspaper columnist, television host and blogger. He has appeared on the Melbourne Talk Radio, Network Ten, Nine Network, ABC Television and other local radio. He also hosted The Bolt Report on Network Ten.


Andrew Bolt was born on September 26, 1959, and spent his childhood in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. He was born to Dutch migrants parents. He spent some of his childhood days in Tarcoola, South Australia. His father was a school teacher and principal in Tarcoola. He studied at the University of Adelaide and completed his arts degree, but he left university to take up a cadetship at The Age. He worked there as a sports writer. He also worked for the Hawke Government.


Talking about his career, Andrew Bolt had various roles on numerous TV networks, radio stations as well as in the print media. His column is also published in The Courier-Mail, The Daily Telegraph, Northern Territory News and The Advertiser in Adelaide. In May 2006, Bolt established a web-only forum. The readers could give feedback, comments, and questions in response to his columns. Some of the comments were posted on the Herald Sun website. In July 2006, the forum was changed to a conventional blog format. He also hosted Breakfast with Steve Price and Andrew Bolt on MTR 1377. He regularly appeared on 3AW in Melbourne as a guest.

Andrew Bolt also appeared weekly on 2GB in Sydney with Paul Howes for The Clash and on 2GB on Nights with Steve Price. From 2001-2011, he was a regular guest on Insiders. Until 2011, he appeared on the Nine Network’s breakfast television program Today. From May 2011, he hosted The Bolt Report on the Network Ten. He also appeared on the ABC Radio National Late Night Live with Phillip Adams.

Andrew Bolt has received multiple accolades. In 2011, he was awarded the Golden Ernie Award for the sexiest person in Australia. He was awarded for a column he wrote suggesting that male soldiers would become escorts if women were allowed to serve on the frontline. He is very determined and active towards his work. His sharp mind and adverse guts have made him call himself as a successful person.


Andrew Bolt tied the knot with a fellow columnist at the Herald Sun, Sally Morrell. The couple together has three children. His personal life is quite hidden so there is not much for us to provide you. There is no any information about his past life. However, the couple is living together and there is no any sign for the couple to get separated or divorced. Looking at the pictures of the couple, Andrew and Sally together they seem to have a very nice life. There is no chance of Andrew to attend unwanted extra-marital relationships.

Andrew Bolt’s net worth is also not disclosed. He is also active in social platforms or sites. He belongs to a White ethnic background. He holds Australian nationality.