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Lucy Zelic Married, Partner, Husband, Wiki, Age, Bio, SBS Host

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Name Lucy Zelic

Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB November 9, 1986. As of 2024, she is around 38 years old.

Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Dating / Partner / Boyfriend Lucy was previously involved in a three year relationship prior to 2012. The name of her ex-boyfriend is not publicly known. For the last few years, she is in a relationship with footballer Corey Gameiro.

Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

  • Lucy Zelic is an Australian sports television presenter, who worked for SBS from July 2013 to Jun 2021.
  • She is the younger sister of famed former Australian footballers Ivan Zelic & Ned Zelic.

Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education

  • Lucy was born on November 9, 1986, and is from Canberra, Australia.
  • Parents : Lucy was one of three children of Frank Zelic and his wife. Her father is originally from Croatia and moved to Australia when he was only 20. He boarded a ship for 30 days & worked in a Holden car factory.
  • Her mother came along 18 months after her father, and she too started work in a factory.
  • Lucy’s parents were only married for three months before they made the move to Australia.
  • Later, Lucy’s dad Frank created his own building firm – Zelic Homes after working as a bricklayer for some time.
  • Education : Lucy holds a degree in Journalism and Sports Business from the University of Canberra since 2010.
  • She grew up under the influence of her brothers Ivan & Ned, who played football professionally. Combined with her love for writing, Lucy made the decision to pursue sports business and journalism.
  • Her mother was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2012 & Lucy reveals that it brought her family closer together.
  • Lucy Gameiro and her partner, footballer Corey Gameiro welcomed a daughter, Mila, in 2019.

TV Career, Job, Salary and Net Worth :

  • While still in university, Lucy began working at the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) community radio station 2XX FM. There she hosted football coverage segment called The Far Post.
  • After her graduation, she could not secure a position & worked in HR department of the Attorney General’s Department for a while.
  • Later, Zelic became a commentator for the W-League matches of the Canberra United F.C All-women’s football club.
  • She was then picked up by Canberra’s Mix 106.3 FM to guest-host the Balls and All football show.
  • Zelic has also hosted the A-Leagues podcast for Football Federation Australia for the 2012-13 season.
  • She was also hosting the podcast Nearpost around the time.
  • Lucy joined SBS in July 2013 as a sports television presenter, reporting pitch-side on Friday nights on SBS ONE’s live Hyundai A-league matches.
  • In 2015, Zelic was one of the hosts in SBS Sydney for the Women’s FIFA World Cup and was awarded Best Coverage of Women in Sports by the 2015 Australian Sports Commission Media Awards.
  • In 2018, she hosted The World Game, an Australian football show on SBS.
  • Following almost eight years on-air with SBS, Lucy left the network in June 2021. Zelic mentioned that she was looking forward to new opportunities.

Awards and Achievements :

  • Lucy was a finalist in Miss Universe Australia Pagaent of 2007.
  • She was a nominee in 2014 for Cosmopolitan Australia magazine in the Fun, Fearless, Female Television Personality category.
  • In 2014, she was also nominated for a Logies award in the Newcomer category.
  • Zelic was a nominee for the Peter Leonard Scholarship in 2010.
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Interesting Facts and Trivia :

  • Lucy enjoys playing golf in her free time & loves to read as well.
  • Quite popular on social media, with over 75,000 followers on her Twitter (now called X) account & over 20,000 on Instagram.
  • Critics and online trollers accused Lucy of adopting a fake accent because she enunciated players’ names, while presenting her show.
Body Figure / Physical Info

Measurements :

  • Eye Colour : Brown
  • Haircut / Hair Colour : Dark Brown
  • How tall / Height : 5′4″
  • Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : 7
  • Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
  • Weight Loss : A few Google queries regarding this, but we couldn’t find anything conclusive on any of her social media.
Personal / Home / Contact Details
  • Marital Status / Married? : No
  • Children / No of Kids : 2
  • Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : She has Croatian heritage.
  • Nationality : Australian

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