Basil Zempilas Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Biography

Basil Zempilas

Basil Zempilas is an Australian television and radio presenter, sports reporter, and politician Western Australia. Basil Zempilas Family Life, Net Worth, professional career and more.Zempilas began working as a cadet sports reporter for the Seven Network in February 1994.In 1996, he was named “Best Television Personality” at the same ceremony.

He is also part of the Seven Network’s AFL football commentary crew.Zempilas has appeared on the Olympics and other big sporting events, worked for radio station 92.9 in Perth, and co-hosted Weekend Sunrise.In 2020, Zempilas was elected Lord Mayor of Perth.

Basil Zempilas Biography

Real NameBasil Zempilas
Birthdate30 July 1971
Age (2024)52 years
Place of BirthAustralia
Marital Status Married
Spouse/PartnerAmy Graham (m. 2009)
Father NameAnthony
Mother NameJessie
BrotherNot KNown
SisterDiane, and Roslyn
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter and musician
Social ProfileSteve Crown on Profile
Home Page Businessld
Basil Zempilas with Daughter and Wife
Basil Zempilas with Daughter and Wife

Basil Zempilas Early Life and Education

Basil Zempilas was born on 30 July 1971 iAustralian.He attended Floreat Park Primary School and Hale School in Perth, where he also met Liberal Party participant and the lawyer Christian Porter. Zempilas earned a Media Studies and Mass Communications degree from Murdoch University in Perth in 1992.

Basil Zempilas Family, Parents

Basil Zempilas Parents are Anthony and Jessie.His mother Jessie was born on the island of Kastellorizo, and his father Anthony’s family also comes from over there.He has two sisters name Diane, and Roslyn.

Basil Zempilas Wife and Kids

Basil Zempilas with Wife

Basil Zempilas married with longtime girlfriend Amy Graham in Kastellorizo, Greece.The couple have three children together two daughters and one son.

Basil Zempilas Net Worth

Basil Zempilas has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million – $5 Million as per 2024.His primary source of earning comes from his career as Australian television and radio presenter, sports reporter, and politician.

NameBasil Zempilas
Net Worth 2024$2 Million – $5 Million
Income / SalaryWill Update
Income SourceAustralian television and radio presenter, sports reporter, and politician.
Last Update2024
Basil Zempilas Family

Basil Zempilas Career and Achivements

Zempilas began working as a cadet sports reporter for the Seven Network in February 1994.He won “Best News Story” at the annual Western Australia Football Commission media awards for his reporting on the Melbourne Football Club being kicked out of a West Coast Eagles closed training session. In 1996, he was named “Best Television Personality” at the same ceremony.

Zempilas rose to weekend sports anchor on Seven News in 1996, where he served until the end of 2001, when Seven lost the rights to broadcast the Australian Football League. In 1997, he began hosting Basil’s Footy Show, a locally produced football program. He hosted the 1998 World Aquatics Championships in Perth and co-presented the local television show Perth at Five with Yvette Mooney.

Zempilas has been part in the Seven Network’s Olympic coverage since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, when he co-hosted Tonight at the Games with Bruce Abernethy for the Western and South Australian markets. Zempilas predicted Steven Bradbury’s victory in the 1000 m speed skating event at the 2002 Winter Olympics, which gave Australia its first Winter Olympic gold medal.

Zempilas provided rowing and basketball commentary during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, as well as coverage of the 2005 World Aquatics Championships for Seven News. In 2006, he began presenting the AFL segment on the Seven Network’s Sportsworld with David Schwarz. He co-called the speed skating event alongside Bradbury in the 2006 Winter Olympics and also commented on rowing, canoe/kayak, and basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Zempilas is the lead sports presenter for Seven News Perth and has previously delivered AFL commentary on radio station 1116 SEN in Melbourne. He co-hosted the Lisa, Paul & Baz show on Perth’s 92.9, but quit in November 2013. In January 2014, he co-hosted the 6PR breakfast radio show with Steve Mills.

Zempilas has been a member of the enlarged AFL broadcast crew at Seven Network since 2012. Between 2012 and 2016, he primarily called Saturday afternoon matches, with occasional Friday night and Sunday afternoon matchups; in 2017, he called Saturday night matches while continuing to call Thursday and Friday night matches played in Perth.

He has provided commentary for Seven’s coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament and hosts the annual Channel Seven Perth Telethon.Zempilas was appointed co-host of Weekend Sunrise in March 2018, succeeding Andrew O’Keefe, who had previously hosted the show.

Zempilas stepped down as Weekend Sunrise’s regular host in September 2019, expressing a desire to spend more time with his family; however, he continues to appear on the show as a summer and fill-in presenter as needed.Matt Doran was revealed to take over Zempilas’ role on the show on October 12, 2019.

Zempilas and 6PR stated in October 2020 that they would part ways after his contract expired in November, due to 6PR’s ownership by Nine Entertainment Co.Zempilas left 6PR in December 2020, but the following week he was confirmed as the new host of Triple M Perth’s breakfast show, with Jenna Clarke and Xavier Ellis.In February 2022, Zempilas announced that he will reduce his duties with the Seven Network, including his employment as a sports presenter on Seven News Perth.