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(Sports presenter)

Mel McLaughlin is an Australian presenter for Seven Network and has also hosted in Fox Sports News. McLaughlin was married in 2012 before but divorced in 2014.

Relationship Facts of Mel McLaughlin

Mel McLaughlin is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Mel McLaughlin is dating a guy name Ashley Westwood

Mel McLaughlin is a divorced woman but is in a relationship.

Currently, She started to date Ashley Westwood in the year 2015 and they are still spending quality time.

Her boyfriend is a coach and a former football player.

Past Affairs

Prior, McLaughlin was a married woman. She was married to her longtime boyfriend, Luke Panic.

After having an affair for quite a long while the couple got hitched in 2012.

Her ex-husband is an outstanding artist and musician. They ended up their relationship after being married for two years and separated in the year 2014.

She also had a fling with James Stewart in 2017 and Mark Bosnich in 2009.

Who is Mel McLaughlin?

Mel McLaughlin is an Australian sports presenter for the Seven Network.

She beforehand worked for Fox Sports where she facilitated various football demonstrations including Kick Off, Indian Super League, and Fox Sports FC.

How many siblings does Mel McLaughlin have?

Mel McLaughlin was born Melanie Louise McLaughlin on September 3, 1979, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

She holds Australian Nationality and has Caucasian Ethnicity.

Her father was from Britain and he was a fan of Manchester United.

Hence, she would carry a Manchester United bag while going to school.

She had a sister named Tara McLaughlin who suffered from lung cancer and passed away in the year 2015.

She experienced childhood in the city of Sydney. When she was a kid, she would ride bikes in the neighborhood, play football in the streets, and also she would participate in cricket matches held in the nearby parks.

According to her, she says that she had the best childhood and she loves where she came from.


Mel went to St. Andrew’s Primary School and additionally St. Andrew’s College. Later she enlisted in Sydney University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science.

Mel McLaughlin: Professional Life, Career

During her career, Mel McLaughlin joined Fox Sports Network in 2007, where she facilitated numerous Football games that incorporate Kick-Off, Indian Super League, and Fox Sports FC. for quite a long while. She was a general games examiner and moderator on Fox Sports News.

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McLaughlin joined Network Ten to have the system’s scope of the Big Bash League.

She facilitated “Winter Olympics 2014 “, “Republic Games”, “The Thursday Night Sports Show” and “Australian F1 Grand Prix” on Network Ten.

Moreover, McLaughlin was delegated as a weeknight game moderator on Seven News Sydney and furthermore secured “2016 Summer Olympics”, “Australian Open” and “2017 Rugby League World Cup” on Seven Network.

Along with James Brayshaw, she was named host of Seven’s Test Cricket and Big Bash League coverage in 2018.

Net Worth of Mel McLaughlin

Her net worth is estimated to be around $3.5 million as of 2023. An average salary of an Australian sports presenter is $85000 (AU).

Is Mel McLaughlin involved in any rumors and controversies?

Rumors were that Mel and her musician husband, Luke Panic are not on good terms.

But in 2014 they were legally separated and the rumor was confirmed.

There are some controversies when she was interviewing cricketer Chris Henry Gayle.

Chris in a humorous way said, ‘Don’t blush, baby’ for which he was fined $10,000 by Melbourne Renegades

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

This presenter has a perfect height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m) and weighs around 59 kg. The body measurements are 37-27-36 inches.

Her bra size is 34C. She has black hair color with Hazel eye color. Her dress size is 6 (US) while her shoe size is 8.5 (US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram

Mel McLaughlin is active on different social networking platforms.

She has over 1.72k followers on Facebook and 42.5k followers on Instagram.

Also, on Twitter, she is followed by more than 103k people.


  • She is 43 years old as of 2022.
  • Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • She started her career in 2004.
  • Her Twitter account was made in April 2011.
  • The first car she bought was red color.

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Who was Mel McLaughlin's husband?

  • She divorced her spouse Luke Panic in 2014.

Where is Mel McLaughlin from?

  • She was born in Sydney, Australia.

Has Mel McLaughlin got a partner?

  • At present, she is possibly single.