Clarke Gayford - Updated Jul 2024

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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Gisborne, New Zealand

Clarke Gayford

Clarke Gayford is a famous television broadcaster and radio broadcaster from New Zealand. Clarke Gayford is widely known for his work as a broadcaster on the documentary fishing show “Fish of the Day”.

Early Life and Childhood

Clarke Gayford was born in Gisborne, New Zealand on 24 October 1976. He is 47 years old with the zodiac sign Scorpio. Gayford holds New Zealand nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Antony Gayford (Father) and Peri McDonald (Mother). He grew up along with his two younger sisters, Briar Gayford and Pene Gayford. Besides that, Gayford has not shared any information concerning his parent’s profession or other family members.

Clarke Gayford – Education

Speaking of his educational background, he completed his secondary education at Palmerston North Boys’ High School. Following that, he enrolled at Otago University in Dunedin in 1995 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree, and then he moved to Christchurch to attend the New Zealand Broadcasting School.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, Following his graduation from broadcasting school, Gayford started his career. He was successful in pitching a student-life program called Cow TV to Dunedin’s Channel 9.

Not too long after, he made an appearance on the 2001 game show Treasure Island. In 2003, Clarke began airing youth programming on the music television network C4.

Clarke Gayford

Caption: Clarke Gayford as a broadcaster on the documentary fishing show, Fish of the Day source: Newshub.

In addition, Clarke Gayford began hosting Season 3 of Extraordinary Kiwis in 2010. following all of the well-received radio and television programs in the morning and evening.

Moreover, In 2015, he launched “Fish of the Day,” a program based on a fishing program on Choice TV.

The National Geographic Channel aired the program in more than 35 countries. He most recently served as the host of Moving House in 2021.

Net Worth 2024

Clarke Gayford has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth in 2024 is approx $2 million. However, Gayford has yet to be a part of brand endorsements.

Awards and Achievements

Clarke Gayford has won various awards and honours throughout his broadcasting career. He received Qantas Television’s 2006 Best NZ Comedy Programme award. He was awarded Best NZ Comedy Programme at Qantas Television once more in 2007.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Clarke Gayford is currently dating New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. Shortly after being introduced by a mutual acquaintance, the couple began dating in 2013.

Clarke Gayford

Caption: Clarke Gayford with his family source: Business Insider.

Further, Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford, the couple’s newborn daughter, was welcomed on June 21, 2018. The new Covid type caused a delay in the couple’s January 2022 marriage ceremony.

Gayford previously dated Hollie Smith in 2010. In 2012, following Hollie, he was seeing Shavaughn Ruakere. The pair split up quickly, and it’s unknown how they ended things.

Clarke Gayford – Body Measurements

Clarke Gayford is handsome undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm/1.73 m) and weighs around 68 kg (150 lbs). In addition, Gayford has a blue pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @clarkegayford with 98K followers. He also has 37.5K followers on Twitter. Besides that, Gayford is not active on any other social media sites including Facebook.