Laurie Oakes Wife: Is Australian Former Journalist Married?

In this article, we are going to learn about Laurie Oakes’s wife. We all knew about Laurie that he is a well-known former journalist. He has gained a lot of fame because of his unique journalism style. We all knew about him but a lot of people do not know anything about his wife. It is important to know who is his better half. A lot of people on the browser are currently searching for his wife. And also many people are curious to know about Laurie Oakes’s children. He is currently trending because of some controversial comments because of that he is trending. But leaving behind his controversy our main focus in this article is his family, so let’s check it out.

Laurie Oakes

Who Is Laurie Oakes Wife?

Laurie Oakes is a well-known Australian former journalist and political commentator. He was born on 14th August 1943 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. He has worked in the Canberra Press Gallery from 1969 to 2017. There he used to talk about the Parliament of Australia and federal elections for radio, television, and print. Laurie Oakes was born to Wes Oakes and Hazel Oakes. As per the reports, his father used to work for the BHP as an accountant. When Laurie was just six years old, his father got a transfer to Cockatoo Island which is a small island off the coast of Derby, Western Australia.

Laurie Oakes completed his schooling at Lithgow High School and then attended the University of Sydney where he completed his graduation in 1964 at that time he also worked part-time work at the Sydney Daily Mirror. He started his career in 1964 and then he took retirement in 2017. He is also known as the “Sphere of Influence”, this is his nickname and this name was given to him by Crikey.

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According to the source, Laurie Oakes married twice to the same woman. He is married to Kathryn Cole who is a former journalist and public relations consultant. They both tied the knot with each other in 1976. Then in 1993, the couple got divorced but they maintained a good friendship with each other and they did their parenting responsibilities as they both gave birth to four children. Then surprisingly in 2014, Laurie Oakes and Kathryn Cole again started a relationship and then in the same year, they again got married. Their marriage ceremony was held in Canberra. And currently, they are living a happy marriage life.

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