Robbie Buck is an Australian radio show host and announcer who has spent the majority of his life with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). With over 25 years of his life spent with ABC, and 8 of those years with ABC Radio, Robbie has become a very popular and renowned personality across the Australian media.
Now, after these many years of working, he and his work partner decided to quit and people are really surprised by this fact. Well, if one cannot listen to their favorite speaker forever, on their favorite show, then it is obvious that they’ll get surprised. Hence, matters regarding his cause of quitting, his future possible job, partner, net worth, and related matters are rising all over the web and are currently at their peak.
‘Quite a while ago’; Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck stepping down from ABC Radio Sydney’s breakfast show
Robbie Buck and Wendy Harmer, two of ABC’s most well-known radio hosts, are stepping down from their duties on ABC Breakfast Sydney.
After four years of anchoring the popular breakfast radio show for the public broadcaster, the two made the announcement on Friday.
When they deliver their final set of presentations before their final show on December 10, the duo stated they planned to ‘go out on a high.’
‘I hadn’t worked with Robbie but the decision to put us together on brekkie turned out to be inspired,’ Harmer, 65, said of the partnership with Buck, 49.
‘We’ve got to know each other at the same time as the audience and it has blossomed into a fabulous on-air partnership and a wonderful friendship too.’
Buck, who’s been with the ABC for 25 years and was a previous host on youth network Triple J, shared Harmer’s sentiments when he announced their departure.
‘We always enjoyed each other’s company and I think that’s what’s made the partnership so good,’ he said.
Buck added that he will return to the national broadcaster in 2023 after taking some time off.
‘I now plan to take a year away from the mic and see the world. It’s not goodbye to the ABC.’
He explained on-air that the duo’s decision to step down had been made ‘quite a while ago.
ABC Breakfast Sydney was one of the national broadcaster’s most popular radio programs, and it was also the second most popular in Sydney’s crowded breakfast radio market.
ABC Breakfast Sydney received its highest ratings in some years in a recent radio poll.
The final broadcast of Buck and Harmer will occur on Friday, December 10.
Within the next two weeks, their replacements will be announced.
Robbie Buck Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about his father, mother, where is he from? Early Life
Robbie was born on March 24, 1972, in Lismore, Australia and he is currently 49 years old. There is no information about his family background and personal information but we will update very soon.
Robbie Buck Net worth, How much did he earn?
Robbie Buck has an estimated net worth of about $4 million. Well, he is a very experienced, reputed, and renowned personality, so he surely does have a net worth of about four million dollars.
However, this is not a vale he revealed himself, but it is surely an accurate assumption. As it seems that he has earned enough money from his career, he was undoubtedly making a sizable wage and amassing a sizable net worth.
Furthermore, his career was his primary source of revenue.
Robbie Buck Wife, His Relationship, What about Children?
Robbie Buck married his wife and longtime partner Ann Chesterman for quite a long time now. Well, there is not much information regarding when they exactly got married, but they are together for over 2 decades, for sure.
In these years of togetherness, they have given birth to 2 children, a daughter Sophia, who is about 18 now, and a son Oscar, who is about 15 now.
Robbie is the favorite of his children and he does talk a lot about them. He once said that his children were mummy’s children, but later, as they grew up, they became more of a daddy’s baby.
Robbie Buck Career
Robbie’s radio experience began in his hometown of Lismore where he took up a late-night shift on the local radio station. Once he moved to Sydney he began doing graveyard shifts on community station 2SER, and eventually became a full-time employee for the station. Following this, he spent time at SBS radio and TV as a sound producer. During his time at SBS, he co-hosted Alchemy which was a late-night TV program focused on the electronic music scene.
In 2003, he took on the role of a new show at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Triple J, Home and Hosed, the successor to Richard Kingsmill’s Australian Music Show. The new program aired every weeknight from 9 pm for two hours, replacing the single three-hour timeslot that Kingsmill’s show had taken. The show cemented the station’s tradition of being a strong supporter of Australian music at a time when the station was going through turmoil in management changes.
In 2006, Caroline Tran took the reins of Home and Hosed, and Robbie started a new program Top Shelf Radio, airing in the afternoon drive timeslot from 3 – 5:30 pm. He remained the host of the program until the end of the 2007 ratings period, to make way for Dools and Linda in 2008, hosted by Scott Dooley and Linda Marigliano. Robbie subsequently joined Lindsay McDougall and Marieke Hardy to host the new breakfast show, Robbie, Marieke and The Doctor. During his time at Triple J, Robbie also hosted the Lunch and Weekend Lunch shows, and has appeared on ABC TV programs including Mondo Thingo hosted by Amanda Keller.
In September 2009, Robbie announced that he would be leaving Triple J to host the Evenings program on 702 ABC Sydney, 1233 ABC Newcastle, 666 ABC Canberra and ABC Local Radio stations across New South Wales. In 2012 he was replaced by Dominic Knight and moved on to host The Inside Sleeve on Radio National until the end of the 2013 rating year. Buck returned to 702 ABC Sydney in 2014 when he replaced Adam Spencer as host of Breakfast 5:30 – 8 am weekdays. On 1st October 2021, Robbie announced via ABC news that he was leaving his ABC Radio Sydney breakfast show that he co-hosted with Wendy Harmer for three years, stating they had decided to “go out on a high”.
Where he attended his High school and University? What was his major?
Robbie’s schooling must have been completed in his hometown. His educational background, however, is unknown. His high school and university, are still under investigation.
Robbie Buck Social Media Reach
He had 10.9K followers on Twitter with the username “@robbie_buck” and he joined Twitter in January 2012.
Robbie Buck’s Body Appearance Height, Weight
Interesting facts about Robbie Buck’s which you should know
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Full Name||Robbie Buck|
|Age (as in 2021)||49 years|