Rob Brough 7News, Full Bio, Height, Wife, Son, Stroke, Net Worth

Rob Brough Biography

Rob Brough is an Australian journalist, anchor, reporter, presenter, and rugby league coach where he joined Channel 9 to present sports news on National Nine News in the 1980s. He began his journalism career in radio in the 1970s as an announcer at radio station 4VL in Charleville, Queensland, and later moved onto 4WK in Warwick, 4BC in Brisbane, and finally 4GG on the Queensland, Gold Coast.

Furthermore, Brough moved to Channel 7 to host the Australian version of Family Feud in 1990 and he hosted the program until 1995 when John Deeks took over until its axing in 1996. Rob later moved back into news for Seven’s regional affiliate Sunshine Television on the Sunshine Coast where he presented the local Sunshine Coast edition of Seven Local News and pre-recorded two more bulletins for the region of Wide Bay-Burnett.

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Additionally, he now presents seven separate local editions of Seven News each weeknight from the network’s Sunshine Coast studio, which all air simultaneously across the individual regions at 6 PM each weeknight on Channel 7. Brough is regularly joined by Joanne Desmond as co-presenter on the Cairns, Townsville, Central Queensland, and Darling Downs editions of Seven News.

In addition, Rob is a rugby league coach and is currently the head coach of the Kawana Dolphins, a team that plays in the Sunshine Coast-Gympie rugby league competition, as part of Queensland Rugby League’s larger Central Division. READ ALSO: Rick Ardon

Rob Brough’s Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Rob Brough (age 67 years) was born in 1955, in Charleville, Queensland, Australia. Brough is an Australian citizen and of white ethnicity. However, he has not revealed the date of his birth thus difficult to determine his actual birthday.

Rob Brough Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements

Brough stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (approximately 1.78 m) and maintains an average bodyweight of around 71kg.

Rob Brough Parents and Siblings | Family Background

He was born Robert Edward Brough and raised in Charleville, Queensland, Australia to his parents. He grew up at Slacks Creek in a little fibro house with his brother, Mal Brough. Moreover, his father grew vegetables which he sold to support the family.

His father was crippled by poliomyelitis thus he had to slide around his vegetable garden on his backside while tending to it. Mal was a Federal Member of Parliament from 1996 to 2016.

Rob Brough Education Background

Unfortunately, he has not provided any information about his educational background at the moment.

Rob Brough Family Feud

Brough moved to Channel 7 to host the Australian version of Family Feud in 1990. Additionally hosted the program until 1995 when John Deeks took over until its axing in 1996.

Rob Brough’s Wife / Spouse/ Partner and Children/kids

Rob is a married man. However, he has not provided further information about his wife at the moment. Nevertheless, Rob’s son, Sam Brough died on his third birthday in 1989 after suffering from health issues.

However, currently, he has two other children named Jess and Tyson. Brough’s Ride for Kids came as a trial to raise funds for the Children’s Hospital Foundation in his son’s memory.

Rob Brough’s Son Died

His son, Sam Brough died on his third birthday in 1989 after suffering from health issues.

Rob Brough Stroke, Health, and Illness

Due to illness, Brough pulled out of the ride to raise money without completing it but still managed to raise $16,000 for the charity.

Rob Brough Channel 7 Wikipedia

Brough is an anchor, reporter, presenter, and rugby league coach. He joined Channel 9 to present sports news on National Nine News in the 1980s.

However, Brough moved to Channel 7 to host the Australian version of Family Feud in 1990. Further hosted the program until 1995 when John Deeks took over until its axing in 1996.

Rob later moved back into news for Seven’s regional affiliate Sunshine Television on the Sunshine Coast. During his tenure, he presented the local Sunshine Coast edition of Seven Local News and pre-recorded two additional bulletins for the Wide Bay-Burnett region.

Rob Brough Salary

Brough is an anchor, reporter, presenter, and rugby league coach. Further, he joined Channel 9 to present sports news on National Nine News in the 1980s. Rob earns an estimated annual salary of around $90,000 per year.

Rob Brough’s Net Worth

Brough is an anchor, reporter, presenter, and rugby league coach. Moreover, he joined Channel 9 to present sports news on National Nine News in the 1980s. Rob’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million dollars.

Rob Brough Yvonne Sampson

Rob was joined by Yvonne Sampson to anchor Round 1 of the National Rugby League on Channel 7 local Sunshine Coast news.

Frequently Asked Questions About Rob Brough

How old is Rob Brough now?

Brough is 67 years old, born in 1955, in Charleville, Queensland, Australia.

What happened to Rob Brough?

He lost his son, Sam Brough who died on his third birthday in 1989 after suffering from health issues.

Who is Rob Brough married to? Is Rob Brough married?

He has not revealed any information about his partner at the moment. However, he shares very cute children with his partner.