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Full Name Andrew Demetriou
Date of Birth April 14, 1961
Age 62 years, 10 months, 27 days
Birthplace Australia
Country Australia
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Andrew Demetriou Biography

Andrew Demetriou is one of the most popular and richest Sports Executive who was born on April 14, 1961 in Australia, Australia. After ending his career as an Australian rules footballer for the North Melbourne Football Club, he became C.E.O. of the Australian Football League. While heading the AFL Commission, he restructured the league’s disciplinary committee and added two new teams to the AFL.

He and South American sports executive Nicolas Leoz both headed major football leagues.

Demetriou is the youngest son of Greek Cypriot immigrants. He has an older brother Jim Demetriou who played senior football for Essendon in the mid-1970s.

Recruited from Pascoe Vale, Demetriou played for the North Melbourne Football Club as a winger between 1981 and 1987, playing 103 games and kicking 47 goals.

Raised in Australia by Greek parents, he grew up with a brother named Jim who also pursued a football career. With his second wife, Symone, Demetriou raised twin daughters, as well as an additional daughter and a son.

NameAndrew Demetriou
First NameAndrew
Last NameDemetriou
OccupationSports Executive
BirthdayApril 14
Birth Year1961
Place of BirthAustralia
Home Town
Birth CountryAustralia
Birth SignAries
Full/Birth Name
ParentsTony Demetriou, Chrysi Demetriou
SiblingsJim Demetriou
SpouseSymone Demetriou
Children(s)Alexandra Demetriou, Francesca Demetriou

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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He had a brief move to Hawthorn in 1988, but played only three games and kicked one goal.

Andrew Demetriou Net Worth

Andrew Demetriou is one of the richest Sports Executive from Australia. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Andrew Demetriou's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He began serving as a winger on the North Melbourne Football Club in 1981 and played over one hundred games during his six-year tenure with the team.

In 2005 and 2011, respectively, he arranged multi-million-dollar and billion-dollar television rights deals for the AFL.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeSports Executive
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Between 1998 and 2000, Demetriou was CEO of the AFL Players Association.

Demetriou’s first wife died in 1999. In 2002 he married his current wife Symone, and they have three daughters and a son.

Andrew Demetriou's Height & Physical Stats

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He was educated at La Trobe University, where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and a Diploma of Education in 1984. He was awarded the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009 and a Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) in 2015 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to sport management and to Australian society through his leadership and support of important social issues, and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor.

In 2005 Demetriou criticised the Sydney Swans and then-coach Paul Roos, labelling the team’s play as “unattractive” and “ugly”. He also claimed that the Swans would not win a premiership with the way they were playing, and this statement was underlined when the team suffered a 43-point defeat to St Kilda in Round 10. The defeat was the turning point in the Swans’ season, with the Swans losing only two more home-and-away games for the season, both by single-figure margins and eventually winning the 2005 Premiership.

Who is Andrew Demetriou Dating?

According to our records, Andrew Demetriou married to Symone Demetriou. As of February 1, 2024, Andrew Demetriou’s is not dating anyone.

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Demetriou is best known for his position as CEO of the Australian Football League. He was elected by the board of directors at the end of the 2003 season, taking over from the outgoing CEO Wayne Jackson.

Facts & Trivia

Andrew Ranked on the list of most popular Sports Executive. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Australia. Andrew Demetriou celebrates birthday on April 14 of every year.

In 2005 he was instrumental in securing a record breaking A$780 million TV rights deal.

Is Andrew Demetriou greek?

Demetriou is the youngest son of Greek Cypriot immigrants. He has an older brother Jim Demetriou who played senior football for Essendon in the mid-1970s.

What is Andrew Demetriou?

Andy Demetriou is a corporate counselor and strategic advisor with deep experience in the health care industry.

Who is the boss of the AFL?

Gillon McLachlan (Jun 5, 2014–)

Why did Gill Mclaughlin resign?

“I’m leaving now because it feels right: right for the AFL, right for me, right for my family. It’s clearly more complicated than that but actually, in simple terms, it’s not.

Who is Travis Auld?

TRAVIS AULD Auld is the AFL’s executive general manager of finance, clubs and broadcasting, with the Marvel Stadium and Docklands Precinct redevelopment, as well as other AFL major projects, also included in his portfolio.

Key Events

  1. Andrew Demetriou (born 14 April 1961) is an Australian businessman, sports administrator, and former Australian rules football player who was chief executive officer (CEO) of the Australian Football League (AFL) up to June 2014..

  2. Demetriou is the youngest son of Greek Cypriot immigrants. He has an older brother Jim Demetriou who played senior football for Essendon in the mid-1970s. .

  3. Demetriou played 103 games for the North Melbourne Football Club between 1981 and 1987, finishing his playing career with a three-game stint for Hawthorn in 1988..

  4. Recruited from Pascoe Vale, Demetriou played for the North Melbourne Football Club as a winger between 1981 and 1987, playing 103 games and kicking 47 goals..

  5. He was educated at La Trobe University, where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and a Diploma of Education in 1984..

  6. He had a brief move to Hawthorn in 1988, but played only three games and kicked one goal..

  7. Between 1998 and 2000, Demetriou was CEO of the AFL Players Association..

  8. Chairing several companies after his retirement from playing, he was appointed CEO of the AFL Players Association in 1998, and was responsible for negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement between the league and the players..

  9. Demetriou's first wife died in 1999..

  10. In 2002 he married his current wife Symone, and they have three daughters and a son..

  11. Demetriou was made CEO of the AFL in 2003, replacing Wayne Jackson..

  12. He was elected by the board of directors at the end of the 2003 season, taking over from the outgoing CEO Wayne Jackson..

  13. In the first half of 2005, Demetriou criticised the Sydney Swans and then-coach Paul Roos, labelling the team's play as "unattractive" and "ugly"..

  14. In 2005 he was instrumental in securing a record breaking A$780 million TV rights deal..

  15. North Melbourne Football Club had played three home games there in 2007 and, at the conclusion of that season, Demetriou offered the club $100 million to relocate there permanently..

  16. In 2008, Demetriou earned an annual salary of $1.4 million, making him the highest paid administrator or player then employed by the AFL..

  17. North Melbourne rejected that offer and, in January 2008, the AFL chairman, Mike Fitzpatrick and Demetriou announced that the Gold Coast Football Club would enter the AFL in 2011..

  18. In 2009, Demetriou earned $1.8 million for his role at the AFL..

  19. He was awarded the University's Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009 and a Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) in 2015 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to sport management and to Australian society through his leadership and support of important social issues, and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor..

  20. In 2011, Demetriou was involved in securing a record breaking A$1.25 billion TV rights deal for the period of 2012–2016..

  21. Sydney won the 2012 premiership implementing a style of relentless tackling and attacking play..

  22. During the 2013 Finals Series he also co-hosted Talking Footy for the Seven Network..

  23. Demetriou announced on 3 March 2014 that he would step down from the role as AFL CEO after eleven years, at the conclusion of the 2014 AFL season..

  24. In April 2014, it was announced that Gillon McLachlan, Demetriou's then deputy, would be his successor..

  25. Demetriou in 2014 became the Chairman of the Advisory Board at Acquire Learning..

  26. Acquire Learning entered voluntary administration in May 2017, shortly after Demetriou left the company..