Last Updated on: August 9, 2020 by: Phil
Sylvia Jeffreys is an Australian news journalist and news presenter. She previously hosted the Today show on Nine Network. Currently, she co-hosts Today Extra.
Sylvia Jeffreys Bio & Family; Age, Parents, Sister, Education, Height
Sylvia Jeffreys, age 34, was born on 23 April 1986, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She is the daughter of her former local alderman for the Liberty Party and a Vietnam War veteran father, Richard Jeffreys, and her social worker mother, Janine Jeffreys. Sylvia grew up alongside her older brother, Aaron Jeffreys, a restaurateur, and an older sister named Claire Jeffreys. Her parents divorced when she was a toddler.
About 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 meters) tall in height Sylvia joined Brisbane State High School for her early education. Following that, she acquired a degree in Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland. Sylvia holds white ethnicity and her birth sign is Taurus.
Her Media Career: Today Show, Salary, Net Worth
Sylvia began her media career in August 2005 by joining the Nine Network in Brisbane. She worked as a script assistant in the newsroom. Later in 2008, she started filing lifestyle stories on Queensland’s Extra program, before returning to the newsroom in 2009.
After working as a weather presenter on Nine News Queensland from 2011, Sylvia moved to join Sydney to join Today show in January 2012. She then started as a reporter and a fill-in presenter on Nine Morning News, Nine Afternoon News, Weekend Today, and Today. In December 2018, it was announced that Sylvia would not return to Today in 2019 and move onto other projects. She then reported on A Current Affair and now co-hosts Today Extra with David Campbell.
Sylvia possesses a net worth of $3 million. Her salary at the network remains unknown.
Sylvia’s Married Life: Husband, Baby
Sylvia began dating her boyfriend, Peter Stefanovic in December 2013. Peter is an Australian journalist best known for the show Weekend Today. The pair co-hosted Today’s Weekend Summer Series before starting their romance.
Later in 2016, Peter proposed Sylvia with an engagement ring to which she said yes. Eventually, the couple shared the wedding vows on 1 April 2017. Sylvia welcomed her first child with her husband, a son named Oscar Hamilton Stefanovic, on 6 February 2020.
Some Interesting Facts About Sylvia Jeffreys
- Sylvia played Girls Cricket in high school.
- Her first job was at McDonald’s. She bought a halter top and a denim skirt from her first salary.
- Sylvia the brand ambassador for a Brisbane based organization called Young Care that mainly focuses on getting young people with disabilities out of aged care facilities.
- She is also the ambassador for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation.
- She is active on Instagram with over 253k followers.