Bert Newton Biography, Career, Age, Net Worth, Wikipedia,Wife, Obituary, Funeral Plans/Service
Bert Newton Death – Bert Newton whose real and full name is Albert Watson Newton, was an Australian media personality. He passed away today, October 30, 2021 at 83.
Bert Newton is an actor, known for In Melbourne Tonight (1957), The Graham Kennedy Show (1972) and Neighbours (1985). He was previously married to Patti Newton.
Bert Newton was born on July 23, 1938 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Albert Watson Newton.
Bert Newton got married to his beautiful wife Patti Newton on November 09, 1974 and their marriage was blessed with two beautiful kids.
Bert Newton was a Logie Hall of Fame inductee, quadruple Gold Logie award-winning entertainer and radio, theatre and television personality/presenter.
Bert Newton rejected the idea of joining the priesthood, he began work on Melbourne radio in 1952. In the earliest years of television, he hosted a daytime show before making his debut as straight-guy to Graham Kennedy on In Melbourne Tonight, the most popular program on the fledgling medium.
When Kennedy left the station, Newton remained the sidekick to US import Don Lane, who gave him his tenacious nickname, ‘Moonface’. With the demise of The Don Lane Show Newton hosted Ford Superquiz; New Faces – co-hosted with his wife, Patti – and Tonight with Bert Newton. In 1992 he moved into daytime television with Good Morning Australia, a continuing success for Channel 10 until late 2005. He currently hosts Bert’s Family Feud and 20 to 1 on Channel 9.
Bert Newton has hosted the Logies nearly 20 times and has won the Gold Logie four times. The Channel 9 documentary Channel Nine Salutes Bert Newton was broadcast in 2004. In Nine’s recent retrospective on Australian television, 50 Years 50 Stars, Newton was voted the number one Australian television star of the past 50 years.
Bert Newton Net Worth
Bert Newton is an Australian television host who has a net worth of $15 million.
Bert Newton Illnesses and Cause of Death
In November 2012, Newton underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery having been admitted to hospital twice in the twelve months prior.
Having suffered a bout of pneumonia, Newton was admitted to Epworth Hospital several times in March and April 2017.
Newton suffered from a toe infection he acquired in late 2020. Newton’s leg was amputated below the knee in May 2021.
Newton died after a long battle with different health issues on October 30, 2021.
Bert Newton Funeral Plans
Is yet to be determined.