In this article, we take a look at Australian television presenter Grant Denyer’s career in both television and racing! The multi-talented host even took home a dance competition trophy. There is massive evidence that Grant Denyer is indeed a competing freak as you’ll see his long list of awards and achievements in our Facts and Trivia section.
Grant Denyer: 5 FAQs About The Sunrise and AGT Host!
1. Who is Grant Denyer?
Famous for being the winner of the fourth season of Dancing With the Stars, Grant Denyer is far more famous for being the face of the TV Show Host. He hails from Australia as he came into this world on September 12, 1977. He gained national coverage being the host of programs like Sunrise and Australia’s Got Talent.
The television personality is also a radio presenter and motor racing driver, who was employed by television networks such as Seven Network and Network 10, mostly serving as a presenter.
You might have seen him hosting Dancing with the Stars and Celebrity Name Game, both on Network 10 as well.
2. Who is Grant Denyer married to?
Some people think that Grant Craig Denyer is in a romantic relationship with co-star Amanda Keller but actually he is married to television producer Cheryl Rogers. Grant Craig Denyer’s first child, a daughter named Sailor, was born in May 2011. In September 2015, Grant Craig Denyer and Cheryl Rogers welcomed a second daughter named Scout.
Denyer began his career in the media in 1997 when he gained a position at Prime Television in Wagga Wagga as a news reporter and journalist. He then relocated to Sydney to work as a V8 Supercar pit reporter for Network Ten, when he caught the eye of Adam Boland, a television Producer in 2004. That year, Adam Boland saw the potential in Grant and offered him a full-time position as the weather presenter on the relaunched Sunrise program.
3. Grant Denyer is very into racing:
In 2002, Grant Craig Denyer raced during the Bathurst 24-hour Endurance Event, driving a Nissan 200SX during the competition.
In 2003, the television personality went racing again in the same event, this time driving a Porsche 996 GT3 finishing second in his group of competitors, coming in at sixth overall.
The Australian host has competed (after debuting with Dick Johnson Racing in 2005) as a V8 Supercar driver, taking home the trophy at the Development Series at Sandown in 2008. In the same year, the Australian host was given the award of the Mike Kable Rookie of the Year prize finishing his debut season as one amongst the Top 10.
The TV personality also drove a Ford Falcon in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar series for Speed FX Racing with Daniel Elliot and Michael Caruso.
4. Grant Denyer Net Worth:
Allegedly, one of the richest TV Show Hosts,Grant Denyer has accumulated a net worth of approximately $1.5 Million. The Aussie TV personality got his start in the media as a reporter and journalist for the Prime Television network in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.
His employer saw the potential in Grant and offered him a full-time position as the weather presenter on the relaunched Sunrise program beginning in 2004 until the end of 2006. Denyer would leave this occupation in December 2006 from his wish to spend more time with his family, though he remained as a roving reporter for the breakfast program Sunrise.
From 2006 to 2011, The Aussie TV personality was also the host of Carols in the Domain in Sydney.
5. Facts and trivia about Grant Denyer:
The Aussie TV personality was ranked on the list of most popular TV Show Host.
In 2007, The Aussie TV personality’s television career coupled with his racing career saw him both racing and being a part of the commentary team featuring Matthew White, Mark Beretta, Neil Crompton, and Daniel Gibson to report on the V8 Supercar Series.
Recognised by voters in the TV Fugly Awards The Aussie TV personality was given the recognition of being Australia’s Spunkiest Male TV Personality in 2006.
Grant Craig Denyer has been voted ‘sexiest presenter on TV’ by a Melbourne Metro magazine poll in addition to being voted the most datable male by (Australian) New Woman magazine.
Denyer took home the trophy after winning the fourth series of Dancing with the Stars, and the same year, he also presented All Time Greatest Aussie Bloopers, Guinness World Records with co-host Shelley Craft, and Australia’s Got Talent.
Prior to this, Grant Craig Denyer hosted the celebrity duet singing competition It Takes Two from 2006 to 2008 but secretly, the host is the holder of 5 official Guinness World Records.
Nominated four times, the Aussie TV personality was up for the Logie Award for Best Presenter award at the TV Week Logie Awards. Grant Craig Denyer was also nominated in 2007, 2008 and 2009 for his roles on Australia’s Got Talent (in 2009) and It Takes Two. The host was nominated again for his role in Family Feud in 2015.