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Richard Fidler

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Date of Birth: 1964 , November-13
Birth Nation: Australia
Name Richard Fidler
Birth Name Richard Fidler
Profession Radio Presenter
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Married to Khym Lam
Children 2

Quick Timeline of Richard Fidler

1964 Born in Australia
1984 Formation of Doug Anthony All Star
2005 Started his own Talkshow
2012 Started Hosting Conversations

Detail Timeline of Richard Fidler

November 13 , 1964

Born in Australia

Richard Fidler was born on October 13, 1964 , and was raised in Doncaster, Melbourne. He then moved to Canberra in his teens.


Formation of Doug Anthony All Star

  Richard, Paul McDermott and Tim Ferguson were students in Canberra when they formed DAAS as a busking group in 1984. The group performed everywhere from West End of London, to the streets of Paris and New York, to isolated mining towns in outback Australia. Until they disbanded on 1994.


Started his own Talkshow

Richard began on Conversations with Richard Fidler in 2005, collaborating with senior producer Pam O'Brien. Conversations with Richard Fidler was soon taken up by ABC Radio stations across Australia. His show is very popular in Australia.


Started Hosting Conversations

Richard Fidler started hosting Conversations in 2012 and ever since he is heard each weekday on ABC Local Radio in Australian.


Richard Fidler is an Australian writer and radio presenter best known for his interview program, Conversations with Richard Fidler, on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Early Life, Family & Education

Richard Fidler was born on November 13, 1964, in Australia, to Australian parents. He is currently 54 years old. The exact birthplace of the writer is not known.

Names and profession of his father and mother are not available. It's unknown if Richard is the only child of his parents or the radio presenter has a sister or brother.

He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Details about his education such as where and what he studied and when he completed his graduation are not available.


Richard Fidler rose to fame in the 1980s after joining the Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS). It was an Australian musical comedy group which was disbanded in 1994. Its member included Tim Ferguson and Paul McDermott.

Fidler started his broadcast career on television and presented numerous shows including Aftershock, Mouthing OffRace Around the World and Vulture.

Richard was elected to the national committee of the Australian Republican Movement in 2001 and later became the chairman of their Constitutional Issues committee. He worked on those positions for six years until 2007.

He moved to Brisbane, Queensland, in 2005 and hosted the ABC Local Radio station 612 ABC Brisbane.

Richard started hosting Conversations in 2012 and ever since he is heard each weekday on ABC Local Radio in Australian. His Conversations program is ABC's most downloaded podcast.

It was named by iTunes Australia as Best Classic Podcast and Most Downloaded Podcast of 2015 in December 2015.

Personal Life: Married to Wife Khym Lam

Richard Fidler is a married man. He has been married to a Singaporean-born Australian actress, Khym Lam.

The Conversations host and DAAS Kapital star tied the knot in 1993. The couple first met while working on Doug Anthony All Stars together. They fell in love, started dating and eventually exchanged the wedding vows.

The amazing couple shares two children; a son and a daughter, and the perfect family is living a happily together.

Salary & Net Worth

Being a successful radio personality, Richard Fidler certainly earns a considerable amount of money from her radio career.

The net worth of the radio presenter has not been disclosed yet. However, looking at his successful career, we can assure that Richard's total fortune is in million.

His salary is also unknown but the PayScale website has reported that the average annual salary of a radio announcer in Australia is $49,206.

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