Australian diva, Tracy Grimshaw is a television presenter with a scandalous background. She is the host of A Current Affair and was a co-host of Today for nine years. She is also known to anchor a political half-hour show in Channel 9.
Tracy has a known habit of using abusive and foul language on-screen along with a rude behavior but, with her experience and expertise in the field, she is still in the on-screen business. Although the fact that she is rude on-screen, she seems to raise her son in a controlled environment.
Is Tracy Gay Or Straight?
The questions about Tracy being a gay arose after the famous chef Gordon Ramsay publicly called her out saying lesbian and an ugly, fat pig. According to wiki sources, she became lesbian when she was in school. Tracy had a brief sexual session in her school camp. She was also rumored to have had a relationship with Deborah Hutton. She also has a reputation of having many sexual partners.
Along with this rumor, she is also speculated to have been married to the famous chef Gordan Ramsay. Tracy has not made any statement about this nor has Gordan Ramsay except calling her out in 2009 for abusing her verbally.
This is quite a controversial rumor as Gordan Ramsay has been happily married to Tana Ramsay since 1996. However, she has a son named Chris Williams who is adopted.
Tracy was further involved in manslaughter case back in 2004 when she reportedly punched her ex-girlfriend Julia Morris after being intimate with each other. After such an incident, she was sentenced to prison for six months. However, she pleaded guilty and her partner, Martha Stewart was responsible for her release.
Tracy Grimshaw's Short Bio
Tracy was born on 3 June 1960 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is of white ethnicity and Australian nationality. She stands tall at an impressive height of five feet and ten inches. Her mother, Barbara Grimshaw, was a Bank Teller while her father was a graphic designer with an undisclosed name.
She was raised along two brothers, each eight years older and another eight years younger. Barara died on 7 September 2011 due to lung cancer and was left with a family of four.
Tracy attended school in her hometown and eventually completed her University education as well. She had a fluctuating passion and changed her pursuit of a career from wanting to become a veterinary doctor to old English literature Tutor and finally pursuing journalism.
Her career started as a reporter for National Nine News when Tracy was 21 years. She had already begun presenting news bulletin by 1985 and presenting morning news in the National Nine Morning News in 1987.
Tracy was accused of pleasing the producers of ACA as she was interested in anchoring in their company although she has not made any statement about it. With all these years of success and controversy in her career, she earns an annual salary of over $650 thousand.
Tracy Grimshaw Makes Comeback In Media After A Decade
After being nominated as the worst dress at The 5th TV Logie award, Tracy boycotted from the red carpet since the year 2009. However, the 58-year-old TV personality managed to make a comeback in the Logie Awards in May 2018, after a long pause of 9 years at the red carpet.
Tracy was dressed with a loose-fitting red kaftan along with beaded neckline and sleeves. She garnered her curly shoulder length hair with curled fringes and red stoned earrings.
On May 2018, in the Jackie O Show, she stated that the dress she wore nine years back on the red carpet was not that bad. She also added that it was the fault of the cameramen, who made her pose in a wrong way and look bad.
Tracy Grimshaw attends the Gold Logie Awards after a decade in May 2018 (Photo: news.com.au)
With the comeback in the red carpet, it seems like Tracy has also been confident about herself.
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On July 2018, she claimed that she was sick of being followed by paparazzi in the street. Therefore, she uploaded two pictures on Instagram flaunting her make up free looks and backlashed the paparazzi.
Some of the celebrity including model Megan Gale praised her while some of her fans criticised her look.