Belinda Russell Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, 9 News, Networth

Belinda Russell Biography

Belinda Russell is an Australian journalist who hosts Today Extra on Fridays and is the nighttime weather presenter for Nine News Sydney at 6 p.m.

Belinda Russell Age

She was born in June 1978 in Queensland, Australia.

Belinda Russell Height

Her exact height is not yet detailed.

Belinda Russell Education

She graduated from the University of Southern Queensland, with a degree in Communications and Journalism.

Belinda Russell Parents

She is the daughter of Karen Russell (mother). The name of her father is unknown although she posts him on her social media accounts.


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Belinda Russell Siblings

Belinda is an only child.

Belinda Russell Husband

Belinda is married to her husband, Mark Calvert since 2008. The couple met at Sky News. Mark is the head of programs at Sky News Australia. He is a former executive producer for Today Show and also executive editor, news and current affairs for Channel 9.

He had previously worked for Sky News as an executive producer for various programs. Ran breakfast show “Sunrise” and later flagship news bulletin “Live at Five. He was also the editor for Five News where he helped ew-launch and ran Channel Five News for new supplier, BSkyB.

Belinda Russell Daughters

She is a mother of three daughters namely  Coco, Tallulah, and Maddi. Maddi is a ballet dancer training at Sydney Ballet School.


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Belinda Russell 9 News

Belinda became a co-host of Today Extra on Fridays in 2019, while Sylvia Jeffreys was on maternity leave which turned into a permanent Friday role from 2020 onwards.

She began her career in 1999 at Network 10 in Brisbane, where she produced children’s environment programming before joining the news team as a reporter. She presented news and weather bulletins, before hosting Totally Footy, a new network program aimed at young AFL fans.

Later, she relocated to London in 2002 to work as a producer for Sky News, making her one of the few Australian journalists to work on-camera for a British television show. Madonna, Tom Cruise, Kylie Minogue, Antonio Banderas, Elton John, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Angelina Jolie are just a few of the celebrities she’s had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing.
Russell returned to Australia in 2007 and worked as a correspondent for Nine Network’s A Current Affair in Sydney. She joined Nine News Sydney as a weeknight weather presenter in 2013.

Belinda Russell Dancer/ Tiktok

Belinda is not a dancer but she loves dancing as a form of exercise. She has amassed a huge following on Tik Tok. During an interview, she said that during COVID lockdown in 2020 she began missing working out and home workouts became the only way to exercise and that’s how she ended up om TikTok.

“Coco set up an account for me and I didn’t do anything on it for ages but come isolation, it gave us something to do. One of the first fitness videos I posted was one with her, and we had to do it so many times that I really did get a good workout.”

She added taht after posting people began tagging their friends or personal trainers.“When I posted the first video, loads of people loved them and were tagging their friends or personal trainers, and then I noticed a few other fitness challenges.”

Belinda Russell Salary

Her actual salary is unknown but according to some sources she earns an annual base salary of $100,000.

Belinda Russell  Networth

Sh has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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