Abbey Gelmi Biography
Abbey Gelmi is an Australian FOX Sports presenter who was born and brought up in Woodvale, Perth, Australia. Currently, she works across a number of shows on the FOX Network and is also an ambassador for the Australian Turf Club.
Abbey is the new host of House Rules. She is set to front the show after veteran presenter Johanna Griggs, left the series, with her equally complimentary of her predecessor.
She has also worked events as emcee for both sport and fashion. She wishes to pursue future opportunities in both radio and television, having gained valuable experience in both throughout the university.
Abbey Gelmi Early Life
Abbey grew up in Woodvale, a suburb in Perth, Australia. She is the granddaughter of the middle-distance runner and Olympic Gold Medalist, Herb Elliott. She credits her grandfather, Herb Elliot, as a big influence in her life due to his work ethic which led to his ability to succeed in everything he puts his mind to. She likes to think she has the same first to arrive, last to leave attitude.
Growing up in WA, she received an academic scholarship to study a Bachelor of Media and Information majoring in Journalism and Public Relations at Curtin University, where she is on the honor role for performing in the top 1% of students across all faculties. She then undertook a postgraduate diploma of Broadcast at Edith Cowan where she won a scholarship with Fox Sports prompting her to move east to Sydney.
Her studies provided her with a solid foundation for her professional media career as a host and on-air presenter. Having worked nationally as a presenter, host, reporter, MC, and writer, Abbey not only brings a wealth of experience and knowledge but an infectious enthusiasm to all that she does.
Abbey Gelmi Age
Abbey was born in 1990, and raised in Woodvale, a suburb in Perth, Australia. Details about Abbey’s date of birth are not yet disclosed. She grew up in Woodvale, a suburb in Perth, Australia.
Abbey Gelmi Height
Abbey appears to be quite tall in stature. However, details regarding her actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is avail;able..
Abbey Gelmi Education
Abbey attended Curtin University in 2008 and graduated in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Arts. During her time at Curtin University, she was on the Vice Chancellors List and worked on The Western Independent Newspaper. She joined Edith Cowan University and completed her Post Graduate Diploma of Broadcast, Radio, and Television in 2014. While at Edith Cowan University, she worked on the university Radio ECU and the university ECU News.
Abbey Gelmi Parents
Gelmi was born and raised by her parents in Woodvale, a suburb in Perth, Australia. Details about her family member’s identity are not publicly available buty she has one sibling who is her older brother.
Abbey Gelmi Husband, Ben Way
Abbey is married to Ben Way. She exchanged vows with her long-time boyfriend, fellow sports broadcaster Ben Way, on November 29, 2019, at Lot 100 in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia.
Channel Seven presenter Matt Doran acted as MC while Australian Survivor alum Jarrad Seng was the couple’s photographer. The couple has no children yet.
Abbey and Ben met when they were both presenters on Fox Sports in Sydney and dated for three-and-a-half years before they married. Ben was a presenter on Fox Sports then but now works as a Sky Racing presenter.
Abbey Gelmi and Ben Way
Ben is a native of Adelaide. He began his journalism career in print before making the switch to television. He joined FOX SPORTS NEWS as the channel’s Adelaide-based reporter in 2008 prior to moving to Sydney in 2010 to take up a reporting and presenting role at Australia’s only 24-hour sports news channel where he eventually met his wife Gelmi. He later left Fox Sports and now works for Sky Racing.
Abbey Gelmi Career
Abbey did a range of work placements and employment throughout the university, giving her experience at The Western Independent, Nova 93.7, Channel 7 Sport, Channel 9 Perth, ABC News, WA Today, and Fairfax Station 6PR. This gave her experience in radio, television, online & print media.
After completing her degree from Curtin University she worked on reception at Nova Entertainment for 18 months before moving to Fairfax Media, where she has been working for the past 4 years on FOX Sports.
She reads the breakfast sports news on FOX Sports News 500, reports from the sidelines of National Basketball League games, and also co-hosts Fox Fix. She is also an emcee of events for both fashion and sport. She has a distinctive voice which is used for advertising and promotions on FOX Sports and is the voice of the Fox League Channel. She hosted the National Basketball League Most Valuable Player red carpet event.
Abbey’s career exponentially grows as she hosted the summer series for cricket this year on Channel Seven.
Abbey Gelmi House Rules
Abbey is the new host of House Rules. She is set to shoot to stardom as one of the faces of the revamped renovation show. She is set to front the show after veteran presenter Johanna Griggs, left the series, with her equally complimentary of her predecessor.
She said Johanna was like ‘superwoman’ and admitted she had ‘big shoes to fill’ with the loss of Joh, who hosted the series from 2013 to 2019.The revamped House Rules will now see famed horticulturist Jamie Durie serve as the show’s male presenter on the series.
The judges, however, will see Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen return alongside Kyly and builder Saul Myers. Long-time judge Wendy Moore will not be returning.
Abbey Gelmi Fox Sports
Abbey is an Australian Fox Sports presenter, working across a number of shows on the network.
Abbey Gelmi Cricket
Abbey’s career continues to go from strength-to-strength, hosting the summer series for cricket on Channel Seven.
Abbey Gelmi Salary
The exact salary of Abbey is not publicly known but is approximated to earn an average of $71000 annually. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee in question.
Abbey Gelmi Net Worth
Abbey has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a Television Personality.