Kirsty Cockburn- Wiki, Age, Ethnicity, Husband, Height, Net Worth, Career

Kirsty Cockburn

Kirsty Cockburn is an Australian journalist, entrepreneur, writer, celebrity spouse, media face, and Internet personality. She is well-known in the country as the wife of George Negus, a well-known Australian journalist, and entrepreneur. Let me tell you that George is most well-known in the country for his show ‘6.30 with George Negus.’

Let me tell you that Kirsty will be in the spotlight in February 2022, following the discovery that her husband, George Negus, is suffering from dementia. George was moved to a nursing home in Sydney for his care. Many people are heartbroken about his health situation. Cockburn is also a well-known journalist who has spent more than three decades of her life reporting for various media outlets.

She is also the owner and director of the Negus Media International Company. On this page, we will learn about Kirsty Cockburn’s age, family, wiki, career, husband, children, biography, net worth, and fun facts.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameKirsty Ferguson Cockburn.
Other Name(s)1. Kirsty Cockburn.
2. Kirsty Negus.
Date of BirthB/W 1952-1955.
Age (as of 2024)B/W 67-70 years old.
Place of BirthAdelaide, Australia.
Net worthUSD 3-4 Million (approx.).
School/CollegeSt Peters Collegiate Girls School.
Scotch College.
EducationGraduate in Journalism.
ProfessionJournalist, entrepreneur, and celebrity spouse.

Kirsty Cockburn Biography

Cockburn did not reveal any information about her personal life. We conducted extensive research but were unable to obtain precise information regarding her age and birthdate. According to speculation, she was born in Adelaide, Australia, between 1952 and 1955. According to this, she is between the ages of 67 and 70. (as of 2024).

Kirsty Negus and Kirsty Ferguson Cockburn are her other names. She lived in New South Wales, Australia, with her husband and children for over 15 years.

Kirsty Cockburn Education

In terms of education, she received her primary and secondary education at a regional school. Her LinkedIn profile states that she joined St Peters Collegiate Girls School, Adelaide for her high school graduation. She then went on to Scotch College in Adelaide, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She later finished a three-year internship with the Adelaide Advertiser.

Kirsty Cockburn Height, Weight

Kirsty Cockburn has a height of 5 ft 7 inches and a weight of 54 KG. Her shoe size is 6 (US). Her body measurements are 35-28-36 inches. She has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Kirsty Cockburn
Kirsty Cockburn With Her Husband (Source: Pinterest)

Kirsty Cockburn Family

George Negus’ wife kept her social media handles private and preferred to keep her life away from the media reach. After searching a lot on the web, we came to know that the name of her father is Stewart Cockburn, who was a renowned award-winning journalist. As per the official website of ‘Negus Media’, her mother named, Beatrice Cockburn, passed away in the late ’80s.

Her father remarried Jennifer Cashmore, who was a politician. Talking about her siblings, she had a brother named Malcolm Cockburn, who also died in the late ’80s. She has an older sister named Carol Cockburn. Let me tell you that the name of Kirsty’s husband, George Negus’ mother is Doris Negus, who died a few years ago.

Moreover, the name of his father is not known, but he was a mechanic and passed away after a work accident. Moreover, she belongs to a white ethnical background and believes in the Christianity religion. She holds the nationality of Australia because of her birth.

Kirsty Cockburn Husband, Marriage

Kirsty Ferguson Cockburn is a talented and smart lady. According to the sources, she wedded to George Negus with the blessings of all the family members and relatives. It is unknown when the wedding will take place. Sources claimed that the two spent more than 35 years with each other. George Negus, as everyone knows, is a well-known reporter and entrepreneur.

He was also a radio host. According to reports, he is best known for hosting Network Ten’s ‘6.30 with George Negus’ show. According to official sources, George has been suffering from dementia for several months. He is receiving treatment in a nursing home in Sydney. Many celebrities and their fans are sending their best wishes to him.

George Negus and Kirsty Cockburn are proud parents of two wonderful children. Their elder son’s name is Ned Cockburn. Let me tell you that the couple had their second child, a son named Serge Cockburn, in 1990. He began his career as a child actor at a young age. Currently, he conducts extensive research on the various species of Snakes.


Kirsty Cockburn aspired to be a father figure and follow in his footsteps. Her LinkedIn profile states that she began working as an Investigative Reporter at the Adelaide Advertiser in 1973. She worked here for seven years before moving on to ‘The Western Mail.’ She began her career as a Features Writer. Kirsty began working as a reporter for ‘Channel Ten’ in June 1982. She also spent six years as a reporter for Channel Nine.

In March 1988, she and her husband founded a company called ‘Negus Media International Pvt Ltd.’ She started as a director and now handles the majority of her company’s work. She is also in charge of the incorporation’s administration.

Furthermore, she also oversees NMI’s business management, including financing, executive production, and marketing of several independent documentaries. She also helped George with research and logistics.

Kirsty Cockburn’s Net Worth

Kirsty Negus lives a luxurious lifestyle in addition to her income sources. For 15 years, she lived in a lavish home in New South Wales. After that, she moved to Bellingen with her better half. Aside from that, she owns several expensive cars and other electronic devices.

According to sources, she earns a good living from her position at Negus Media. She used to charge a high fee for reporting in various media outlets. She would have a net worth of around USD 3-4 million as of February 2024, based on rough calculations (approx.).


  • Kirsty’s Instagram account, which has 303 followers and 312 posts, has been privatized (as of 2024).
  • She has gone to a number of events and parties with George.
  • The well-known journalist volunteered as a media consultant for ‘Save The Kimberley.’
  • She enjoys going shopping with her husband.
  • George Negus’ wife is knowledgeable in research, public speaking, marketing, project facilitation, storytelling, and other areas.
  • She is passionate about conservation issues, wildlife, and a variety of other topics.
  • Kirsty Cockburn also gained knowledge of international politics.