Samantha Armytage: Dating Jet Tycoon, Paul O'Brien, Age, Net Worth

42, Samantha Armytage, an Australian television news presenter has always been in the centers of rumors when it came to her...

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Samantha Armytage: Dating Jet Tycoon, Paul O'Brien, Age, Net Worth

Samantha Armytage, an Australian television news presenter has always been in the centers of rumors when it came to her dating and relationship. Samantha is well known for her role as co-host of Sunrise along with fellow David Koch has previously co-hosted Weekend Sunrise and presented Seven 4.30 News.

She reveals her reveals her romance with the jet tycoon, Paul O'Brien on Women'Day magazine. Let have a close look at Samantha's net worth, age, weight, profession, and height.

Samantha Armytage is getting engaged to Paul O'Brien

If you are hoping for news on Sam Armytage's much-speculated dating life, don't expect to hear it from the journalist herself.

The Sunrise news reporter and journalist, Samantha Armytage revealed her romance with aviation tycoon Paul O'Brien on Women's Day magazine. Her boyfriend, Paul was previously married to Brisbane-based Ten Eyewitness News presenter Georgina Lewis but the two called it quits after nine of marriage.

Samantha with her boyfriend, Paul O'Brien The Australian news reporter and the private jet tycoon were spotted together during the AFL Grand Final weekend in September 2018 at the Crystal Club at Crown Towers, Melbourne.

the two has been dating each other for several months. In December 2018, the Sunrise host Samantha finally getting happier ever the duo told Woman's Day magazine that they were getting engaged in New York City. Previously, she was in relationship with Channel Seven reporter, Peter Fegan but split after a few months.

She also dated Welsh actor Michael Sheen from 2010 to 2013.


After majoring in Broadcast Journalism, an Australian Samantha Armytage began her career as a reporter and back-up at WIN Television in Canberra. Then she was appointed to work for Sky News in the Canberra Press Gallery as a political correspondent where she served one year.

She covered breaking stories like Bali bombings, the start of Iraq War and January 2003 Canberra bushfire that brought her to the attention of Channel Seven bosses in Sydney. In April 2003, she worked for Channel Seven as a journalist.

Samantha landed as a presenter on Seven News Sydney in December 2004. She has covered the Canterbury Bulldog's rape crisis as well as anchored from bulletin live from the Lismore flood disaster in 2005. In 2006, Armytage presents Seven's national 4:30 pm News bulletin and also presents late night updates every week.

In 2007, she co-hosted Weekend Sunrise along with Andrew O'Keefe who later moved to Today on the Nine Network. Samantha regularly fill-in on Seven's news including Sunrise, Today Tonight and The Morning Show. In June 2013, Samantha replaced the Sunrise co-host, Melissa Doyle.

In 2012, she presented the ill-fated makeover reality show Bringing Se*y Back.


Samantha Armytage is no stranger to controversies. In March 2015, the Australian presenter accused of racism in a Sunrise interview after congratulating a woman whiter than her twin and later she apologized an online petition calling for him to do so was signed by thousands of signatures.

Then the following year, she faced criticism from Se* and the City actress, Kristen Davis after the Sunrise focused on her role in the movie rather than in the topic Davis’ work with the UNHCR. Armytage was also due to MC a UN event in Sydney, she was asked to stand down from the event.

In March 2018, she hosted a segment on Aboriginal Adoption on Sunrise. She wrongly claimed that indigenous children could not be fostered by white families.

Samantha Armytage: Net Worth

Samantha belongs to one of the wealthiest family in Australia.

However, she earns a hefty salary as a presenter. Samantha Armytage is widely reported to earns $500,000 per year. However, she didn't talk much about how much she earns makes from her profession. She told The Daily Telegraph that her co-host, David Koch makes more than her but it didn't bother her.

Social Media Profile

The Aussie TV personality is active on over the social platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Her social pages are filled with her both professional and personal life in which she has the huge number of fan following. When she is not at work, she loves to travel as well as playing tennis and golf. She is also passionate about horse riding. Sam is very fond of dogs and keeps posting the pictures with dogs.

Short Bio

Samantha Armytage was born on September 4, 1976, and raised in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. No information is available regarding her parents, siblings and her early childhood. Samantha with her Dad She attended school in Sydney and later enrolled at Charles Sturt University where she earned a degree in Mass Communication.