Allison Langdon, a prominent figure in Australian media, is recognized for her work as a television presenter, journalist, and author. She’s well-known for hosting “A Current Affair” and her previous role on “Today.”

Langdon has also served as a presenter on “60 Minutes,” where she has reported on major global stories.

Additionally, her famous book, “The Child Who Never Was – The Tegan Lane Story,” is based on the investigation of a high-profile Australian legal case.

Let’s read the biography of Allison Langdon and explore her family, children, husband, education, career, and net worth in detail. 

Allison Langdon Wiki & Early Life

Allison Langdon Wiki

Allison Langdon was born on 20th May 1979 (Age: 44 years old), in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.  She had spent her childhood in King Creek. Her passion for media was evident from an early age, as she presented radio programs on the local community radio station, 2WAY FM, during her school years.

Full NameAllison Langdon
Nick NameAllison 
ProfessionAustralian Television Presenter, Journalist, Reporter, Author
Age44 years old
Date of Birth20 May 1979
NationalityAustralian
Zodiac/Sun SignTaurus
BirthplaceWollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Current AddressSydney, Australia

Allison Langdon Husband

Allison Langdon and Michael Willesee Jr. got married in 2008. The couple is blessed with two beautiful and smart kids. A son named Mack, born in January 2017, and a daughter named Scout, born in March 2019.

Relationship StatusMarried
Husband/BoyfriendHusband: Michael Willesee Jr.
ChildrenSon: Mack
Daughter: Scout

Allison Langdon Family

While Allison Langdon keeps her personal life private. However, there is some information about her sister Kristen who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11. After giving birth prematurely in 2010, her health deteriorated.

Parent’s NameFather: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
SiblingsSister:    Kristen     

Allison Langdon Education

Langdon went to Wauchope High School and MacKillop Senior College in Port Macquarie. After finishing school, she pursued a degree in journalism at Charles Sturt University and contributed to National Radio News, part of the Australian Community Radio Network.

SchoolWauchope High School, Port Macquarie
Alma MaterCharles Sturt University
Highest QualificationDegree in Journalism

Allison Langdon Career

Langdon began her media career in 2001 as a producer for “Nightline.” In 2002, she moved to a producer role for the 6:00 pm bulletin of National Nine News. Later, she relocated to the Nine Network’s newsroom in Darwin.

In 2011, Langdon joined “60 Minutes” as a reporter, where she has since covered major stories globally. Her ability to handle both in-studio presentations and field reporting became evident as she took on hosting roles, co-hosting “Weekend Today” and later the “Today” show alongside Karl Stefanovic.

In 2023, Langdon transitioned to her current role as host of “A Current Affair,” one of Australia’s most watched daily current affairs programs. Here, she continues to engage with significant national and international issues.

YearPositionNetwork/Program
2001ProducerNightline
2002ProducerNational Nine News
Early 2000sPolitical Reporter/JournalistNine Network (Darwin newsroom)
2004On-the-Ground JournalistNine Network
2008Author
2009ReporterNine Network
2011Reporter60 Minutes
2017Co-hostWeekend Today
2019Co-hostToday
2021HostParental Guidance
2023HostA Current Affair

Awards

Allison Langdon won the David Marchbank Award for her exceptional reporting while in Darwin. This award recognized her as the best new journalist in her early career.

Allison Langdon Net Worth, Salary

Net Worth in Dollars (Approx.)$3 million
Salary Annually (Approx.)Yet to be updated

Allison Langdon Height & Weight

Allison Langdon Height
Height In centimeters: 165 cm
In meters:1.65 m
In ft & inches: 5 feet and 5 inches
WeightYet to be updated

Allison Langdon Twitter, Instagram

TwitterTwitter Icon@AllisonLangdon
InstagramInstagram Profile@allisonlangdon

10 Interesting Facts About Allison Langdon

  1. Langdon pursued journalism early, starting radio presenting at age 12.
  2. In high school, she presented on 2WAY FM, living near Port Macquarie.
  3. She rose from journalism cadet to the youngest “60 Minutes” reporter since Jana Wendt.
  4. She met her husband, Michael Willesee Jr., by chance in a bar, and they’ve been married for 10 years.
  5. Langdon and her husband delayed having children due to work, and their son Mack just turned one.
  6. She supports several charities, including R U OK?, Mirabel Foundation, and Gidget Foundation.
  7. As the “60 Minutes” adventurer, she swam with manta rays and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.
  8. She enjoys cooking, working out, and supporting the Sydney Swans.
  9. Allison Langdon authored a book on Keli Lane. 
  10. She has covered significant global events like wars and terrorist attacks.

FAQs

What is Allison Langdon age?

Allison Landon is 44 years old, she was born on 20th May 1979 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. She is currently settled in Sydney, Australia.

Who is Allison Langdon married to?

She married journalist Michael Willesee Jr. in 2008, who is the son of former A Current Affair host Mike Willesee. The couple have two children.

What is Allison Langdon doing now?

Allison Langdon is currently the host of “A Current Affair,” Australia’s leading daily current affairs program.

What happened to Alison Langdon?

Allison Langdon will be taking a short break from her hosting duties on “A Current Affair” for a few weeks of annual leave. 

Where did Allison Langdon grow up?

Allison Langdon grew up in King Creek, where she attended Wauchope Primary School and Wauchope High School. She completed her HSC at Mackillop Senior College in Port Macquarie.

Who is Alison Langdon’s sister?

Allison Langdon’s sister, Kristen, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11. After giving birth prematurely in 2010, her health deteriorated.

Does Allison Langdon have children?

Allison Langdon children’s names are Scout her daughter born in March 2019 and her son Mack born in January 2017.