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Cassandra Thorburn Age, Wiki, Bio, Career ( Karl Stefanovic Wife Ex )

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Personal Information Summary
Name Cassandra Thorburn
Sister None
Husband / Spouse / Wedding & Marriage / Dating / Boyfriend Was married but later divorced. Check the full bio for relationship details.
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB No confirmed information is available.
What is Cassandra Thorburn doing? Thorburn is a journalist and television producer who worked in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Children / No of Kids 3
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race White
Nationality American
Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

  • Cassandra Thorburn is most recognized as the ex-wife of Nine Network breakfast TV program Today host, Karl Stefanovic.
  • She was a journalist in ABC Rockhampton when she met Karl. They were married for 21 years before the split. Cassandra is from Mildura, Victoria.

Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :

  • Parents : Cassandra’s parents are Max and Patricia Thorburn. Max was a journalist & later a councilman with the Mildura Rural City Council. Patricia is a retired CEO of MADEC.
  • She has an elder brother Craig and younger sister Ashley.
  • Thorburn attended school at Mildura West Primary School, then Mildura High School.
  • She began her broadcasting career at the young age of 13, debuting as a guest announcer at Mildura’s Community Radio Station, HOT FM.
  • Education : Later, she graduated from Flinders University with a Diploma of Education, then a Bachelor of Education in Health and Physical Education/Fitness.

Karl Stefanovic Cassandra Thorburn Marriage :

  • Cassandra met Karl in 1995 at a Melrose Place party in Rockhampton. She was working as a news host on ABC radio then.
  • She and Karl have three children together. They are Jackson, Ava and River.
  • It was reported that Thorburn gave up her full-time job to focus on family while Stefanovic’s career rose to new heights quickly, earning him a Logie Award.

Karl Stefanovic Divorce & Settlement :

  • Cassandra and Karl finalised their divorce in April 2017. It was a big settlement of A$6 million worth of cash & assets for Cassandra but only A$500k for Karl.
  • They share custody of their three children as part of their divorce agreement, however, the children are currently living with the mother. They now reside in an A$8 million Cremorne mansion, minutes away from Karl’s bachelor pad.
  • Stefanovic was insistent on keeping some things for himself during the divorce, such as his gold and silver Logie Awards and his collection of red wines, particularly the Grange and Cobos, which was a gift from James Packer.
  • He also kept the bar fridges for his wines, a scooter has given by Michael Clarke, and a collection of framed photographs of Hollywood stars.
  • Karl allegedly went away on a big holiday at Bora Bora with girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough soon after settling the divorce.
  • Karl’s father added that he was thinking of divorce since 2000 and moved in with him temporarily before reconciling.

Journalism Career, Salary & Profession :

  • Cassandra returned to Mildura to work in STV8 as a weather presenter after graduation, and then later at ABC radio.
  • Soon, she then switched jobs to work for Sunraysia Daily, a daily newspaper in Sunraysia, Victoria for two years.
  • There were reports that she was employed by Network Ten in Queensland, and that it made her move together with her husband to Nine Network in 2000.
  • Since the divorce, Cassandra has signed up with Max Markson, a celebrity agent, to help launch a new career. Reports of her appearing on reality show The Real Housewives of Sydney (Season 2) emerged after the news of her returning to TV.

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