Amanda “Mandy” Drury was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. There is no information about her early childhood and family. After high school she enrolled to Methodist Ladies’ College and graduated in 1990. Afterwards she attended the University of Melbourne and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, Japanese and French languages. She also continued her education at Australian Film Television and Radio School. At first she worked on radio.

She began her journalist career in Tokyo, Japan. She worked for Bloomberg television for a year since 1999 before she leaved Japan and joined to CNBC in early 2001. On her new job she becomes the co-anchor of the show “The Call”.

She worked for an eight years in Singapore at the Asia-Pacific headquarters. Then she was a reporter in Sydney, where she was an anchor of “Business Centre Australia”. Afterwards she moved to the United States and worked at CNBS in New York City since 2010. In the one interview she said: “It was my biggest dream to come to New York. For a business journalist and anchor I think there is probably just a few cities in the whole world where you can get as much of a stimulating challenge and opportunity as I have now in America”.

Recently she worked as the host of “Power Lunch” program telecasted in CNB channel. She is also known as the host of the show “Cash flow”. She got her breakthrough time with her work on program "Street Signs". It was a popular business news program. She is famous for covering major disasters like the Tsunami, the Gulf war as well as business problems like Global financial crisis.

In the 2007 she was nominated for Asian Television Awards for the best News Presenter. The next year she got the same nomination. She is also the television journalist of NBC and MSNBC. During her career years on television she also worked in such projects like “Asia Squawk Box” and “Market Watch”. She also was involved at feature programs for the network including the finance show “Grow Your Wealth,” which Amanda pioneered and the technology-focused “Generation-e.” In addition to her television career she also worked in Rotex Company as the president and involved in organizations which works for international student exchange program.

She is married to Tim Drury. There is no information about her previously relationship. Her husband is an American businessman, the president of White Stratus Company. Amanda met him during her work on CNBC. They welcomed two children, boys Dash and Baxter. Their sons have surname of Mandy. Amanda said that it was an idea of her husband. In his spare time, she tries to give as much attention to her sons and her husband. Currently, she is living with her family in United States and planning to return to her native Australia. A famous Australian television journalist has an estimated net worth of 2.5 million dollars and also earns good salary.

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020

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