Luke Bradnam is 34 years old Channel Nine’s TV weatherman, in 2013 he joined 9News and serving as the Nine News Weekend Weather Presenter and Beach and Surf Reporter.
Curently, he’s now in the media headlines after he pulled the body of a man from the surf, Luke stripped to his underwear to help pull a swimmer from the surf at a Gold coast beach. However, it’s not confirmed yet if the dead body belongs to the missing British Gym manager, Jake Jacobs, 32.
This incident took place on Feb 5th, 2021 at Gold Coast beach, Luke was asked for help by the boogie board rider. 9News reporter Melissa Downes told the viewers that “Our Weatherman had just discovered a body in the surf.” Later, Luke appeared after the break to confirm that he and a boogie boarder had pulled the body from the sea, Mr. Bradnam said on-air after the rescue “A boogie border at Narrowneck alerted me, he thought he’d seen someone struggling again out in the surf.”
According to the report, missing British Gym manager, Jake Jacobs, 32 was last seen with a woman at Kurrawa Beach in Broadbeach about 6km away on Thursday night, and an hour later another body was also found on the beach, and from the report, it was confirmed unidentified body a woman.
He is serving as Nine News Weekend Weather Presenter and Beach and Surf Reporter since 2013. He grew up on the Gold Coast fishing and surfing, his dad ran a charter game boat, seeing Bradnam spend more than 30 years in the fishing community.
Bradnam is the host on the Luke Bradnam show on Triple M Brisbane and 92.5 Gold FM Monday – Friday. Furthermore, he is a lover of endurance sports. In 2017 he joined the Gold Coast Marathon Legends Club, and has completed 18 marathons, two IronMans, and is now moving into mountain climbing.
In 2017, Bradnam climbed Kilimanjaro with his daughter, where she became the youngest Australia to reach the summit.
On Twitter, he boasts 3.5k followers and his bio reads “I am a VERY VERY ORDINARY FISHERMAN who loves Rugby League, endurance sports, climbing mountains and gibbers on Triple M and Channel 9.”
He is 34 years old as of 2021, he was born to Jan Bradnam (Mother) and also has a brother Ashley Bradman and a sister named Pwtta Robertson.
He is married to Lauren Fitch, on December 23, 2020, Luke shared his picture along with his wife and wrote “Pt Lookout has always been a special place to my family after my parents met here and it just became a whole lot more special. Im so lucky and so grateful @laurenfitch welcome to our crazy loving family.”
Luke and his wife Lauren shares a daughter, Coralie Bradman. On Instagram, he quite often shares his wife and daughter’s pictures.
His Net Worth is $370K USD as of 2021. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 81KG.