Sammy Power Wiki
Sammy Power was 55 years old from Queensland, Australia. She is a former radio presenter turned chief executive of Farmers Markets Sammy Power has died aged 55.
Friends of the former Triple M host confirmed she had died on Monday, the Courier-Mail reports. It’s understood she had lost a long-term battle with alcoholism and mental illness.
Fans and fellow radio hosts paid tribute to Ms. Power on Twitter. “Very shocked and saddened to hear about the death of Sammy Power,” ABC Brisbane breakfast radio host Loretta Ryan tweeted. “I can still hear her talking about her cats and her infectious laugh.”
Former radio presenter Spencer Howson tweeted: “First Gary Ord and now Sammy Power. We’ve lost two Brisbane breakfast radio presenters within a week. Stunned.”
Ben Fordham said: “RIP Sammy Power. Sammy was a radio star and a trailblazer.” “I met her about 15 years ago and she was instantly nice. Here she is, photographed in 2017, for the Brisbane Times. Thanks for the laughs, Sammy.”
First Gary Ord and now Sammy Power. We’ve lost two Brisbane breakfast radio presenters within a week. Stunned.https://t.co/AxXhLJ0xak
— Spencer Howson 🍷🐈📻 (@SpencerHowson) December 16, 2019
Sammy Power Career
Curently, she was CEO at PowerSquared and she was a Breakfast Announcer in January 1984 and served there from January 1984 to April 2012.
In April 2012, she was Director at Jan Powers Farmers Markets and till now she was serving there and Sammy is also the CEO of PowerSquared and Sammy Powder Production.
Ms. Power previously told The Courier-Mail she ditched her 28-year radio career, which included a stint on Triple M because she was “burnt out” and “over it”. She came back to Brisbane to help her mother Jan Power run her famous farmers’ markets and to live a more peaceful existence.
Furthermore, in an interview with DailyMail, she revealed her previous health issues and her battle with the bulge. She said she was ‘fat and didn’t have a boyfriend’ and both became factors in why she ultimately decided to make a change.
Sammy Power Age
How old was Sammy Power? She was born in 1964 and from Queensland, Australia and she was 55 years old as of 2019. Power was found dead in her bedroom in Hendra after a long-term battle with alcoholism and mental illness.
Sammy Power Husband
She never married due to her health Issue but on her 50th Birthday, she celebrated by marrying and then divorcing herself in 2014.
During the ceremony, she invited 120 of her friends and family to her elaborate, fancy dress-themed nuptials where she wed cardboard cut out of herself in commemoration of a year of important life changes.
“I married a fat cut out of myself the day before my 50th birthday,” she told Confidential, which also featured a dwarf ring bearer dressed as a cat and an ordained minister.
Power, a former announcer on radio station MIX 106.5 FM (now KIIS 106.5 FM), said she weighed 122 kilos before losing weight. Celebrities flew in from LA to help celebrate Power’s wedding to herself, including Goldman who was with his girlfriend Courtney Piaud and a string of US celebrity chefs.