Laura McGoldrick is a multitalented woman who dorms multiple hats. She is a Radio host, News presenter, sports reporter, and an actress. She is also famous for being married to Martin Guptill, New Zealand Cricketer.
Name- Laura McGoldrick
Birthplace- Christchurch, New Zealand
Age- 30 years
Hometown- Auckland, New Zealand
Educational Qualification- Performing arts
College- Unitec, Auckland
Profession- Radio Host, News Presenter, Sports Reporter, Actress
Nationality- New Zealander
Marital Status- Married
Husband – Martin Guptill, New Zealand Cricketer (m. September 2014)
Children- 1 (Daughter)
Laura McGoldrick grew up in a close-knit family. She grew up in Christchurch. Her brothers Timothy and Christopher would often play cricket at their backyard. Since her early days, she has seen her family members play cricket at her house but that didn’t make her good at the sport. She studied performing arts as she always had the desire to be an actress.
Laura McGoldrick is a go-getter. She doesn’t let any opportunity pass by her without her grabbing it and making the most of it. She did a lot of theatre in her early years from 2006 to 2010. Few of plays she did as the lead were Hamlet, Snow White, Othello, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty & The Beast and more. She did two short films in 2007 named as ‘Charlie Don’t Surf’ and ‘Station Sane’ as the lead. In 2009 she got the opportunity to be on Television in a show ‘Shortland Street’ as a guest. She got her big break in 2011 to host ‘The Cricket Show’ for Sky Television. She became famous quite early and then started daily presenting ‘NZ Herald Focus’, a sports show on Sky. She shares that her secret to success is being thoroughly planned and prepared. Her heart always desires to do acting and in 2014 she got the opportunity to get casted in a drama series called ‘Westside’. Though she did not get the role she auditioned for but she got offered the role of a noisy neighbor which she happily took. She is open to any work that comes her way and she says that one day she might go back to radio and theatre.
Laura McGoldrick met Martin Guptill for the first time at the age of 19 when she was interviewing him on ‘The Cricket Show’. She shares that she doesn’t get nervous easily but Martin made her nervous. They became friends instantly and then started dating after a few years. The couple who was madly in love with each other got married in September 2014. They were beautiful daughter on 4th October 2017. Laura McGoldrick shares that earlier she would go to her family for if she needed to update herself with Cricket knowledge but now she goes to her super talented husband. As Martin travels a lot for his Cricket tournaments, Laura McGoldrick shared that being away from him makes her fonder of him each day.
Laura McGoldrick was already famous when she married Martin Guptill. She was one of the most talented Sports presenter and an actress. Marrying Martin only added to her self-earned fame. She is often seen interviewing people, on TV series, on Radio and much more. It is like there is nothing she can’t do. Laura McGoldrick supports her husband in every way and also accompanies him to cricket tournaments and events. She has 44.5K followers on her Instagram handle and is very active on it.
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