Karina Carvalho Biography
Karina Carvalho is an Australian media personality serving as ABC News Channel presenter. She hosts the late news on ABC Monday through Wednesday, with Jeremy Fernandez hosting Thursday and Friday.
Karina Carvalho Age
Karina was born in 1981 in Sri Lanka.
Karina Carvalho Height
Her standing height is not yet known though she is moderately tall.
Karina Carvalho Parents
Karina has not revealed the names of her parents but she has said they are entrepreneurs. Her family’s business which had been passed on for generations were burned down during the Colombo riots of 1983. The family left behind the violence of the country’s civil war to begin a new life in Australia.
Karina Carvalho Nationality
She is Sr Lankan – Australian. She was born in Sri Lanka but moved to Australia at the age of four.
Karina Carvalho Heritage – Ethnicity
She belongs to South Asian heritage.
Karina Carvalho Husband
Karina is not married but she was previously married to Terry Sweeney. The couple got married in January 2015 in Sri Lanka after getting engaged in September 2014. The couple separated and later divorced in 2019. According to The Courier-Mail, they claimed that their ‘high-powered positions’ and ‘time spent apart’ contributed to their breakup.
Terry Sweeney is the CEO at the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) in Adelaide, the largest digital health collaborative in the world. He is a former adviser to the G20 and also served as global director of IBM Health Watson, where he had spent the previous eight years. The US giant bought Cúram Software, which Sweeny had joined in its early days (after leaving M16) with four friends who started the company in Dublin. His life changing moment was in early 1999 when he was shot in the lower abdomen while working as an analyst for MI6, embedded with an active British military unit in the former Yugoslavia.
Karina Carvalho Partner
Since her divorce from Terry, Karina has not revealed whether she is dating or not.
Karina Carvalho Children
As of 2021, Karina has no children.
Karina Carvalho ABC News
Karina Carvalho teams up with Weather Specialist, Jenny Woodward, Monday to Friday nights at 7 pm on ABC1. She began her journalism career in Perth after graduating with a broadcast degree from the WA Academy of Performing Arts.
Later, she moved to London to gain additional experience and landed a job with the BBC, where she worked as a producer for BBC World News and the HARDtalk program. Karina spent her time at HARDtalk on assignments all throughout the United Kingdom and in the United States.
In 2005, she covered Pope John Paul II’s death and the London bombings, as well as the Lebanon War in 2006. Karina returned to Australia in 2007 and began working as a TV and radio reporter for ABC News in Perth before gaining the position of Western Australia’s 7 pm ABC News anchor, which she held for three and a half years.
In 2012 she relocated to Melbourne where she co-hosted ABC News Breakfast on ABC1 and ABC News 24. She was one of the last journalists to interview author Bryce Courtenay before his death, and she covered the recent flood catastrophe from Brisbane.
She took over as presenter of ABC News Queensland from David Curnow in April 2013. She was named presenter of ABC Evening News on ABC News in January 2018 and relocated to Sydney. Matt Wordsworth took her position on ABC News Queensland.
Where Was Karina Carvalho Born
She was born in Sri Lanka before moving to Perth when she was four years old.
Karina Carvalho Salary
She earns a salary of $140,000.
Karina Carvalho Networth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.