Everything You Need to Know About Annika Smethurst! Explore Her Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Partner, Salary, Ethnicity!

Annika Smethurst wiki, bio, age, height, married, husband, partner, net worth ,salary, nationality, ethnicity
Annika Smethurst

Annika Smethurst is an award-winning journalist who works as a national political editor for the Sunday Telegraph and other News Corp Australia titles.

She is associated with The Herald Sun, Sunday Tele, Sunday Mail and more.

Recently, Ms. Smethurst made headlines after Australian police raided her Canberra home.

Following the news, many are inquisitive about Annika Smethurst background. Who is Annika Smethurst husband or partner? Is she married? How much is Annika Smethurst net worth and salary?

We broke down what you need to know about this journalist. As we begin with Annika Smethurst wiki, bio, age, and height scroll down to see her nationality and ethnicity.

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Political journalist Annika Smethurst. SOURCE: DAILY TELEGRAPH

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Annika Smethurst

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32 years old

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Why police raided Annika Smethurst’s home?

AFP raided the journalist’s home after she reported Australia’s Home and Defence ministries were planning to grant new powers to the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

If the ministers gave their approval, ASD, a cyber intelligence agency, can access the emails, bank records and text messages of Australians.

At present, the agency is not allowed to spy on Australians unless they have a warrant.

Ms Smethurst’s report had photos from a top secret document. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, police entered her home to search her computer and mobile phone. They raided the area on Tuesday for more than seven hours.


Annika Smethurst is a graduate student from Monash University and Clayton Campus. According to her wiki, she attended Girton Grammar School for her early education.


She cut her teeth in journalism in 2007, as per her wiki, and completed her Honours thesis in journalism in 2010.

Her first job began as a traineeship in News Corp Australia. Then she went on to work for Bendigo Weekly and joined the Herald Sun in June 2012.

In 2015, Ms. Smethurst was awarded the Walkley Award for her investigation of the “choppergate” expenses. The 32-year-old also won two Melbourne Press Club in the same year.

She received second Walkley Award for her story about taxpayer-funded tours to the Gold Coast made by Sussan Ley MP, to purchase a flat.


The Victorian reporter hasn’t disclosed much about her family, parents, and siblings.




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Husband and Married

Annika Smethurst is pretty popular on Tweeter with over 14.6k followers. She also has over a thousand followers on Instagram.

With such national-wide popularity and appreciable good looks, it’s not difficult for Smethurst to land on a good husband or partner.

However, the 32-year-old isn’t yet married. In fact, all her related articles address her as Ms. So, it infers Annika Smethurst is still single and doesn’t have a husband or partner.

On top of that, none of her online profiles and bio show her marital status as married. It means the Sunday Telegraph editor is apparently looking for a husband.

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Light Brown

Annika Smethurst Net Worth and Salary

According to PayScale, newspaper editors in Australia earn an average salary of AU$61,497 per year.

Nonetheless, Ms. Annika Smethurst has been in the industry for over a decade; so her yearly salary is estimated to be over $80,000.

The political editor also has several awards under her belt. Her estimated net worth is $200 thousand dollars. She owes most of these net worth to her career as a journalist and reporter.

Smethurst’s net worth and salary of 2019 is expected to see a substantial increase. With her popularity from the recent scandal, this Caribbean reporter is already receiving undivided attention in the industry.

Annika Smethurst wiki-bio

  • Annika Smethurst was born in the year 1987 in Victoria.
  • Annika Smethurst’s age is currently 32 years.
  • Annika Smethurst is unmarried and doesn’t have a husband or a partner.
  • Annika Smethurst’s estimated net worth is $200 thousand dollars and her salary is speculated to be over $80,000 yearly.
  • Annika Smethurst nationality is Australian and ethnicity is allegedly white.
  • On her Instagram bio, she describes herself as Nigella wannabe.
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  • Tweeter=@annikasmethurst

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