Who is Virginia Trioli?
Virginia Trioli is an Australian journalist, radio and television presenter, and an author. She has been awarded Walkley award two times who speaks against the sexual abuse at a workplace never faced such harassment. However, she believes that the media have not helped their own cause.
Full Name: Virginia Frances Trioli
Age: 53 years old
Date of Birth: August 16, 1965
Birthplace: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Light brown
Height: 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight: 59 kg
Profession: Journalist, Author, radio and television presenter
Husband: Russell Skelton
Children: Addison Marcello Skelton
Early Life, Wiki and Career:
She was born on August 16, 1965, in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Her birth name is Virginia Frances Tripoli and she is currently 53 years old. She holds Australian citizenship and her ethnicity is a Caucasian white. Talking about her education history, she attended Donvale High School and later joined La Trobe University from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a fine art major in cinema in the 1980s. Later, she joined New York University for postgraduate studies but she never completed.
Moving towards her career, she worked as a publicist for a book publisher and then worked for the Victorian Ethnic Commission and then joined ‘The Age’ in 1990. She worked there as a president for three years and then as a reporter until 1999. In addition, she worked as a columnist in the magazine ‘The Bulletin’ for the Packer organization.
In 2001, she worked as a radio presenter at 774 ABC Melbourne on weekday afternoons. After four years, she moved to Sydney and hosted the morning show on the radio station 702 ABC Sydney and resigned after two years. After that, she concentrated on developing her TV career and appeared in ABC Tv programs.
She moved back to Melbourne in 2008 and began co-hosting ABC News Breakfast but in May 2019, she announced that she will leave News Breakfast in order to replace Jon Faine as Mornings presenter on ABC Radio Melbourne.
She has not disclosed any information regarding her parents, siblings, and childhood. She might have got enough support from her parents in order to pursue her career.
Relationships and Affairs:
Virginia is a married woman. She has been married to Russell Skelton since 2003. Her husband is a contributing editor of ‘The Age’ and head of the ABC’s fact-checking unit. The duo shared their voes in Italy. She lost a baby in 2009 which she revealed for the first time in the aftermath of an infamous on-air gaffe. During the event, her 100th IVF cycle and 85th embryo transfer were played in the media. The couple welcomed a son named Addison Marcello Skelton in 2012. The family is currently living together and there is no sign of divorce between the couple.
She has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and she weighs 59 kg. She has a slim body as she regularly does exercise and workout. Also, she eats a balanced diet and avoids junk food. Also, Virginia has black hair and light brown eyes. But, other information regarding her shoe size, dress size, etc. are not available.
Net Worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $3.7 million and she has earned that sum of money from her journalism career. She gained that sum of money from her hard works, struggle, and determination. Also, she was paid AUD $235,664 by the ABC in 2013.
Social Media Accounts:
She has around 16k followers on Instagram, about 112k followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.