Australian conservative social and political commentator Andrew Bolt has been a hot topic in the tinsel town several times. More than his on-screen life, Andrew has attracted media for controversies and court actions he is going through. In fact, Andrew has by far lost thousands in the controversies and court judgments.
The 59-year old TV personality has been on the floor since the 1990s. Over the years in his professional career, Andrew has earned mixed reviews for his works. He has earned a net worth in millions and has lost thousands as well.
Here, we bring his professional profile. Let's start with his net worth and earnings.
Andre Bolt, who was born in Adelaide, South Australia, and raised in remote ruler areas of South Australia, went on to be one of the nation's most influential political commentators. Andrew shares to mantle with Laura Jayes, Natarsha Belling, and a few others.
Years of hardship and his diligence has come handy of millions. Andrew owns a net worth of $2 million. The exact figures of Andrew's earnings haven't been issued to date. However, as per a leading Australian paper, Indeed, Australian commentators' average earnings fall in the range of $70,000 to $93,000 annually.
Given Andrew's stature, he must be making a five digits figure income as a TV presenter.
Andrew's properties, comprising house and wheels collections hasn't been revealed. Though the veteran political commentator appears to keep his income bills limited to himself, his controversies are far seen.
In 2002, magistrate Jelena Popovic sued Andrew and the publishers of Herald Sun over a 13 December 2000 column. In the column Andrew pointed at Jelena, calling she "hugged two drugs traffickers she let walk free."
The jury declared Blow column as untrue, unfair, and inaccurate, thus was ordered to pay $246,000 in damages to Jelena.
The amount was paid jointly by Andrew and the publishers of the Herald Sun. Following the verdict, Andrew stated that his column was accurate which was harshly taken by Supreme Court judge Bernard Bongiorno.
Andrew was further ordered $210,000 in aggravated compensatory damages, $$25,000 punitive damages was reversed. Well, the fine, in one way or the other, definitely made an impact on his at the time.
But at present, he is fine and lives a lavish lifestyle.
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