Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthAugust 8, 1935
SpouseCaroline Laws
FactAttended the same high school as Australian actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, Hugo Weaving and writer 'Stuart Beattie'.


John Laws is an Australian radio broadcaster. He is currently the host of The John Laws Morning Show on Radio 2UE. He has previously worked on other radio stations, including 2GB, 2UE and 2Day FM.

Laws was born in Sydney, Australia, on 21 July 1935. His parents were John and Mabel Laws. He has two brothers, Robert and Ronald. He was educated at Fort Street High School and the University of Sydney.

Laws began his career in radio in 1957, working for various radio stations in Australia. He joined 2UE in Sydney in 1976. He became well-known for his “shock jock” style of broadcasting, which often courted controversy. In 1993, he was suspended from 2UE for two weeks after making racist comments on air.

Laws has been married three times. His first marriage was to Anne-Maree Kelly in 1960. They had three children together before divorcing in 1974. His second marriage was to Caroline Jones in 1977. They had two children together before divorcing in 1992. His third marriage was to Catherine McGregor in 1995. They have no children together.

Laws has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is one of the highest-paid radio broadcasters in Australia, earning an annual salary of $8 million.

Laws has often been described as “arrogant”, “opinionated” and “controversial”. However, he is also considered to be one of Australia’s most successful radio broadcasters.

General Info

Full NameJohn Laws
Date Of BirthAugust 8, 1935
ProfessionActor, Radio personality
EducationMosman Preparatory School, Knox Grammar School

Family

SpouseCaroline Laws
ChildrenSam Laws, Joshua Laws, Sarah Laws
SiblingsJ. Harris

Accomplishments

MoviesThe Magic Pudding, Nickel Queen
TV ShowsBeauty and the Beast

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Attended the same high school as Australian actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, Hugo Weaving and writer 'Stuart Beattie'.

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magic Pudding2000Rumpus Bumpus (voice)
Hey Dad..!1987TV SeriesJohn Laws
The Making of Stone1974TV MovieNarrator
Nickel Queen1971Claude Fitzgerald
Ned Kelly1970Kennedy
John Laws Tonight Show1968TV SeriesHost (1968-1969)
Skippy1968TV SeriesJack Jamieson

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Skippy1968TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to Woop Woop1997special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2004TV SeriesHimself
The 7.30 Report2001TV SeriesHimself - Radio Announcer
Australia 99: A Band Downunder1999VideoHimself
Laws1998TV Series documentaryHimself-Presenter
The Bob Monkhouse Show1972TV SeriesHimself
His and Hers1971TV SeriesHimself - Host
Beauty and the Beast1964TV SeriesHimself (1970, 1982)
Startime1962TV SeriesHimself - Host

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Insiders2004-2007TV SeriesHimself
Good as Gold!2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Sunday1998TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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